Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011

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Les Inrockuptibles: 100 Best Albums of 2011 [also: songs and movies]

  1. Black Keys – El Camino
  2. Metronomy – The English Riviera
  3. WU LYF – Go Tell Fire to the Mountain
  4. François & the Atlas Mountains – E Volo Love
  5. Jonathan Wilson – Gentle Spirit
  6. Daniel Darc – La Taille de mon âme
  7. Connan Mockasin – Forever Dolphin Love
  8. PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
  9. The Shoes – Crack My Bones
  10. Tyler, The Creator – Goblin
  11. Gruff Rhys – Hotel Shampoo
  12. Cults – Cults
  13. Baxter Dury – Happy Soup
  14. Other Lives – Tamer Animals
  15. James Blake – James Blake
  16. Cat’s Eyes – Cat’s Eyes
  17. Tinariwen – Tassili
  18. Dirty Beaches – Badlands
  19. M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
  20. SBTRKT – SBTRKT
  21. Tom Waits – Bad as Me
  22. Anthony Joseph & the Spasm Band – Rubber Orchestra
  23. Yelle – Safari Disco Club
  24. Justice – Audio, Video, Disco
  25. The Drums – Portamento
  26. Nicolas Jaar – Space is Only Noise
  27. Feist – Metals
  28. Timber Timbre – Creep On Creepin’ On
  29. Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost
  30. The Rapture – In The Grace of Your Love
  31. Beirut – The Rip Tide
  32. Drake – Take Care
  33. Miles Kane – Colour of the Trap
  34. The War on Drugs – Slave Ambient
  35. Salem – King Night
  36. Dum Dum Girls – Only in Dreams
  37. The Go! Team – Rolling Blackouts
  38. The Horrors – Skying
  39. The Do – Both Ways Open Jaws
  40. Zola Jesus – Conatus
  41. Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi
  42. Bon Iver – Bon Iver
  43. Orelsan – Le Chant des Sirènes
  44. Hanni El Khatib – Will the Guns Come Out
  45. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
  46. EMA – Past Life Martyred Saints
  47. Theophilus London – Timez Are Weird These Days
  48. Mansfield.TYA – Nyx
  49. Miossec – Chanson Ordinaires
  50. Arctic Monkeys – Suck It and See
  51. Yuck – Yuck
  52. David Lynch – Crazy Clown Time
  53. Jay-Jay Johanson – Spellbound
  54. Austra – Feel It Break
  55. Discodeine – Discodeine
  56. Hollie Cook – Hollie Cook
  57. Piers Faccini – My Wilderness
  58. Smith Westerns – Dye it Blonde
  59. Sebastian – Total
  60. tUnE-yArDs – w h o k i l l
  61. Housse de Racket – Alesia
  62. Blood Orange – Coastal Grooves
  63. Le Prince Miiaou – Fill the Blank with Your Own Emptiness
  64. Brazzaville – Jetlag Poetry
  65. Bill Callahan – Apocalypse
  66. Yuksek – Living on the Edge of Time
  67. The Vaccines – What Did You Expect from the Vaccines
  68. Keren Ann – 101
  69. Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx – We’re New Here
  70. Black Lips – Arabia Mountain
  71. Zomby – Dedication
  72. Michel Cloup – Notre Silence
  73. Friend Fires – Pala
  74. John Maus – We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
  75. Mehdi Zannad – Fugue
  76. Emmanuelle Parrenin – Maison Cube
  77. The Antlers – Burst Apart
  78. PLANNINGTOROCK – W
  79. Weekend – Sports
  80. Smith & Burrows – Funny Looking Angels
  81. Jeffrey Lewis – A Turn in the Dream-Songs
  82. Kouyaté-Neerman – Skyscrapers & Deities
  83. Apparat – The Devil’s Walk
  84. The Middle East – I Want That You Are Always Happy
  85. Battles – Gloss Drop
  86. Lil Wayne – Tha Carter IV
  87. Jono McCleery – There Is
  88. Shabazz Palaces – Black Up
  89. Alex Beaupain – Pourquoi battait mon coeur
  90. Puro Instinct – Headbangers in Ecstasy
  91. Cliff Martinez & various artists – Drive Original Soundtrack
  92. The Kills – Blood Pressure
  93. The Kooks – Junk of the Heart
  94. TV on the Radio – Nine Types of Light
  95. Class Actress – Rapprocher
  96. Saul Williams – Volcanic Sunlight
  97. Cascadeur – The Human Octopus
  98. Birdy Nam Nam – Defiant Order
  99. Foster the People – Torches
  100. Dengue Fever – Cannibal Courtship