The Best Albums of the 21st Century

A Listmania! list by MR S J GREENACRE
 
Riot Act
1.  Riot Act by Pearl Jam
The list author says:
  "Quite simply the greatest album released since the turn of the century, a masterpiece. Just because their image doesnt quite fit into the 'image' dominated music industry, it gets overlooked - so sad"
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Lateralus
2.  Lateralus by Tool
The list author says:
  "Original, inspiring and so creative, the Tool lads come back with a stunner. Danny Carey deserves a mention for the superb quality of drumming"
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By the Way
3.  By the Way by Red Hot Chili Peppers
The list author says:
  "By far and away the greatest album this band have written, it is absolute genius and I believe where the Chilis really found their true talents. Incredible"
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Binaural
4.  Binaural by Pearl Jam
The list author says:
  "Oh shock!! Another masterpiece by Pearl Jam completely overlooked by everyone, aside from the loyal fans who get treated to another absolute masterpiece - suppoted by one hell of a tour"
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Kick Up the Fire and Let the Flames Break Loose
5.  Kick Up the Fire and Let the Flames Break Loose by Cooper Temple Clause
The list author says:
  "Cooper Temple Clause - the best new band out there by a country mile. The 2nd album improves even on the first, creative, energized and refreshing from all the other **** coming out at the minute"
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Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea
6.  Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea by PJ Harvey
The list author says:
  "PJ Harvey really excelled herself here, personally my favourite album ever made by a solo female artist. The duet with Thom Yorke is something else"
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100 Broken Windows
7.  100 Broken Windows by Idlewild
The list author says:
  "The Waterfront, Norwich - the venue of the greatest gig I have ever been to, provided by this cracking band. My favourite album by them, astounding"
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Yanqui U.X.O.
8.  Yanqui U.X.O. by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
The list author says:
  "If you haven't heard of this band yet, you are missing out. A mix of orchestra and prog. rock, this group show a creative side rarely seen in this day and age, the music is just beautiful"
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Golden State
9.  Golden State by Bush
The list author says:
  "WHY oh WHY do Brits continually ignore one of the greatest bands this country has produced. Huge in America, and again produce another reason as to why they should be huge here"
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Final Straw
10.  Final Straw by Snow Patrol
The list author says:
  "A cracking album containing one of my favourite tracks of all time (Somewhere a Clock is Ticking). Again, refreshing break from this nu-metal, pop and general fake music scene we have to endure"
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