Top 100 Greatest Albums of the 2000s by New Music Express (2009)

The Top 100 albums released between January 2000 and December 2009, as voted for by NME staff (past and present) plus a selection of musicians and industry figures that included Arctic Monkeys, Carl Barat, The Killers, Jarvis Cocker, Pete Doherty, Elbow, Johnny Marr, MGMT, Ian Brown, The Big Pink, Snoop Dogg, Alan McGee, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Michael Eavis and many, many more
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Top 100 Greatest Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 12 12%
2001 10 10%
2002 11 11%
2003 11 11%
2004 9 9%
2005 11 11%
2006 11 11%
2007 14 14%
2008 6 6%
2009 3 3%
Country Albums %


United Kingdom 44 44%
United States 41 41%
Canada 5 5%
Mixed Nationality 4 4%
Iceland 2 2%
Australia 2 2%
Sweden 2 2%

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From 04/04/2019 10:15
This list, although I know very little about 2000s music vis-à-vis earlier decades, is even worse if anything than NME’s all-time Top 500 Albums list from 2016.

For starters, why is Joanna Newsom, whose four albums are a series of masterpieces not rivalled by anyone, not included for even one of them??

Then there is the whole “freak folk” scene entirely omitted, and too many soppy, annoying pop bands like Blur, the White Stripes, the Strokes and even the overrated Arcade Fire. Having industry representatives, as one “janitor-x” said back when ‘Rolling Stone’ did their first ‘Top 500 Albums’, on a panel is a sure way to make a bad list. It also tend to contradict a great deal of what musicians themselves are likely to know.
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From 07/19/2017 17:38
Kinda hard to do a greatest list for this decade without at least mentioning Kanye...
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From 03/27/2017 21:09
I keep trying to like This Is It as much as everyone else does ... it's a cool album but not the best of the decade. Funeral, In Rainbows, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot are all better, to me
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From 03/09/2016 19:00
Much better than Rolling Stone's list. Arctic Monkeys are well deserving of that spot. Good to see In Rainbows getting the credit it deserves as well.
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From 07/21/2015 20:28
NME, the best musical magazine ever! take that rolling stone and q the music.
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From 01/14/2015 16:54
Shocking order really, so-called music experts should know In Rainbows and Kid A are better than where they are. As well as Muse albums should be higher too as well as missing Origins of symmetry...
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From 06/20/2014 13:26
It's a good one, though very indie-leaning.
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From 03/27/2014 03:23
Is This It better that Whatever People Say I am, I don´t if that´s ok
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From 03/16/2014 21:51
I dig The Streets, but not over Dizzee Rascal.
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From 12/14/2013 02:42
Pretty good list. I like it because as it doesn't put Kid A or Funeral on top as most 2000's charts do. Insteed it shows more of the rock side of the 2000's with Is This It?, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not and Up The Bracket.
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1. Doolittle by Pixies
2. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
3. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
4. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
5. Disintegration by The Cure
6. The Joshua Tree by U2
7. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
8. Closer by Joy Division
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10. Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
11. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
12. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
13. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
14. Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
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16. Graceland by Paul Simon
17. Back In Black by AC/DC
18. Murmur by R.E.M.
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20. Moving Pictures by Rush
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