Best Albums by Year

Best Novels of 2003

USA Site

Best Albums of 2003
1Herman DüneMas Cambios1. With A Fistful of Faith
2. Red Blue Eyes
3. Show Me The Roof
4. My Friends Kill My Folks
5. In The Summer Camp
6. In August
7. You Stepped on Sticky Fingers
8. Sunny Sunny Cold Cold Day
9. At Your Luau Night
10. Winners Lose
11. The Static Comes from my Broken Heart
12. So Not What I Wanted
2DecemberistsHer Majesty the Decemberists1. Shanty for the Arethusa
2. Billy Liar
3. Los Angeles, I'm Yours
4. Gymnast, High Above the Ground
5. Bachelor and the Bride
6. Song for Myla Goldberg
7. Soldiering Life
8. Red Right Ankle
9. Chimbley Sweep
10. I Was Meant for the Stage
11. As I Rise
3WeakerthansReconstruction Site1. Manifest
2. The Reasons
3. Reconstruction Site
4. Psalm For The Elks Lodge Last Call
5. Plea From A Cat Named Virtute
6. Our Retired Explorer (Dines With Michel Foucault In Paris, 1961)
7. Time's Arrows
8. Hospital Vespers
9. Uncorrected Proofs
10. New Name For Everything
11. One Great City!
12. Benediction
13. Prescience Of Dawn
14. Past-Due
4Cat PowerYou Are Free1. I Don't Blame You
2. Free
3. Good Woman
4. Speak For Me
5. Werewolf
6. Fool
7. He War
8. Shaking Paper
9. Baby Doll
10. Maybe Not
11. Names
12. Half Of You
13. Keep On Runnin'
14. Evolution
5Okkervil RiverDown the River of Golden Dreams1. Down The River Of Golden Dreams
2. It Ends With A Fall
3. For The Enemy
4. Blanket And Crib
5. The War Criminal Rises And Speaks
6. Velocity Of Saul At The Time Of His Conversion
7. Dead Faces
8. Maine Island Lovers
9. Song About A Star
10. Yellow
11. Seas Too Far To Reach
6Casiotone for the Painfully AloneTwinkle Echo1. To My Mr. Smith
2. Jeane, If You're Ever in Portland
3. Toby, Take a Bow
4. It Wasn't the Same Somehow
5. Hey Eleanor
6. Half Ghost
7. Calloused Fingers Won't Make You Strong, Edith Wong
8. Blue Corolla
9. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone in a Yellow T-Shirt
10. Students for Scarves & Charm
11. Roberta C.
12. Attic Room
13. Giant
14. Twinkle Echo
7The ShinsChutes Too Narrow1. Kissing the Lipless
2. Mine's Not A High Horse
3. So Says I
4. Young Pilgrims
5. Saint Simon
6. Fighting In a Sack
7. Pink Bullets
8. Turn a Square
9. Gone For Good
10. Those to Come
8PhosphorescentA Hundred Times or More1. Salt & Blues
2. Where to Strip
3. Bullet
4. Little Pt.1
5. Little Pt.2
6. How Far We All Come Away
7. Remain
8. Last of the Hand-Me-Downs
9. Pretty Pt.1
Pretty Pt.2
9NoahjohnWater Hymns1. They Will Call
2. Rabbit Is Asleep
3. Saw Right
4. Two Members
5. First Communion
6. And the Lord
7. Faerie Wings
8. Promise Breakers
9. Shy Bladder
10. On East Whistlin'
11. Ballad of William Roy
12. Personal Best
13. Rabbit Reprise
10Fiery FurnacesGallowsbird's Bark1. South is Only a Home
2. I'm Gonna Run
3. Leaky Tunnel
4. Up in the North
5. Inca Rag/Name Game
6. Asthma Attack
7. Don't Dance Her Down
8. Crystal Clear
9. Two Fat Feet
10. Bow Wow
11. Gale Blow
12. Worry Worry
13. Bright Blue Tie
14. Tropical Iceland
15. Rub Alcohol Blues
16. We Got Back the Plague
11Postal ServiceGive Up1. District sleeps alone tonight
2. Such great heights
3. Sleeping in
4. Nothing better
5. Recycled air
6. Clark Gable
7. We will become silhouettes
8. This place is a prison
9. Brand new colony
10. Natural anthem
12Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsNocturama1. Wonderful Life
2. He Wants You
3. Right Out Of Your Hand
4. Bring It On
5. Dead Man In My Bed
6. Still In Love
7. There Is A Town
8. Rock Of Gibraltar
9. She Passed By My Window
10. Babe, I’m On Fire
13Death Cab for CutieTransatlanticism1. The New Year
2. Lightness
3. Title and Registration
4. Expo '86
5. The Sound of Settling
6. Tiny Vessels
7. Transatlanticism
8. Passenger Seat
9. Death of an Interior Decorator
10. We Looked Like Giants
11. A Lack of Color
14Fruit BatsMouthfuls1. Rainbow Sign
2. A Bit Of Wind
3. Magic Hour
4. The Little Acorn
5. Track Rabbits
6. Union Blanket
7. Lazy Eye
8. Slipping Through The Sensors
9. Seaweed
10. When U Love Somebody
15Handsome FamilySinging Bones1. The Forgotten Lake
2. Gail With The Golden Hair
3. 24-Hour Store
4. The Bottomless Hole
5. Far From Any Road
6. If The World Should End In Fire
7. A Shadow Underneath
8. Dry Bones
9. Fallen Peaches
10. Whitehaven
11. Sleepy
12. The Song Of A Hundred Toads
13. If The World Should End In Ice
16Centro-MaticLove You Just the Same1. Mighty Midshipman
2. Flashes and Cables
3. Argonne Limit Co.
4. Biology Tricks
5. Strahan Has Corralled the Freaks
6. All the Lightning Rods
7. Reset Anytime
8. Picking Up Too Fast
9. Spiraling Sideways
10. Supercar
11. Silver Plate Complaints
12. Breathe Deep Not Loud
13. Without You
17Pernice BrothersYours, Mine & Ours1. The Weakest Shade of Blue
2. Water Ban
3. One Foot In The Grave
4. Baby In Two
5. Blinded by the Stars
6. Waiting for the Universe
7. Judy
8. Sometimes I Remember
9. How To Live Alone
10. Number Two
18British Sea PowerThe Decline of1. Men Together Today
2. Apologies To Insect Life
3. Favours In The Beetroot Fields
4. Something Wicked
5. Remember Me
6. Fear Of Drowning
7. The Lonely
8. Carrion
9. Blackout
10. Lately
11. A Wooden Horse
19Go-BetweensBright Yellow, Bright Orange1. Caroline & I
2. Poison In The Walls
3. Mrs Morgan
4. In Her Diary
5. Too Much Of One Thing
6. Crooked Lines
7. Old Mexico
8. Make Her Day
9. Something For Myself
10. Unfinished Business
20CalifoneQuicksand/Cradlesnakes1. One
2. Horoscopic.Amputation.Honey
3. Michigan Girls
4. Cats Eat Coyote
5. Golden Ass
6. (red)
7. Million Dollar Funeral
8. When Leon Spinx Moved Into Town
9. Mean Little Seed
10. Vampiring Again
11. Slower Twin
12. Stepdaughter
Best Albums of 2002
Best Albums of 2004