Feature: Best Albums of 2010 - Reverb

Feature: Best Albums of 2010

Did M.I.A.'s latest record, MAYA, make your Top 10 albums of the year? We think her foray into perverse beats and booming dubstep was the hotness.

Did M.I.A.'s latest record, MAYA, make your Top 10 albums of the year? We think her foray into perverse beats and booming dubstep was the hotness.

All week long we’re taking a look back at the music and moments that shaped 2010. Here our some of our favorite national albums of the past 12 months.

Ricardo Baca, Pop Music Critic/Reverb founder and executive editor

1. Kanye West, “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”
2. The Dead Weather, “Sea of Cowards”
3. Gorillaz, “Plastic Beach”
4. Mumford & Sons, “Sigh No More”
5. Sade, “Soldier of Love”
6. Eminem, “Recovery”
7. The Black Keys, “Brothers”
8. M.I.A., “MAYA”
9. Band of Horses, “Infinite Arms”
10. Kings of Leon, “Come Around Sundown”

John Wenzel, Reverb executive editor

1. Phantogram, “Eyelid Movies”
2. Midlake, “The Courage of Others”
3. Land of Talk, “Cloak and Cipher”
4. The National, “High Violet”
5. Arcade Fire, “The Suburbs”
6. Laura Veirs, “July Flame”
7. Girl Talk, “All Day”
8. Blonde Redhead, “Penny Sparkle”
9. Superchunk, ”Majesty Shredding”
10. Kanye West, “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”

John Hendrickson, Reverb managing editor

1. Sufjan Stevens, “The Age of Adz”
2. LCD Soundsystem, “This Is Happening”
3. The Walkmen, “Lisbon”
4. The Tallest Man on Earth, “The Wild Hunt”
5. Girls, “Broken Dreams Club” (EP)
6. Titus Andronicus, “The Monitor”
7. Arcade Fire, “The Suburbs”
8. The Soft Pack, “Self-Titled”
9. The Black Keys, “Brothers”
10. Best Coast, “Crazy For You”

Honorable mentions: Real Estate, Kanye West, Local Natives, Spoon, Gorillaz, Dr. Dog, Avett Brothers Live vol. 3

Michael Behrenhausen, Reverb writer

1. Broken Social Scene, “Forgiveness Rock Record”
2. Paul Weller, “Wake Up The Nation”
3. The Coral, “Butterfly House” (Deluxe Edition)
4. Laura Marling, “I Speak Because I Can”
5. Cherry Ghost, “Beneath This Burning Shoreline”
6. Liars, “Sisterworld”

Sam DeLeo, Reverb writer

1. The Books, “The Way Out”
2. Gorillaz, “Plastic Beach”
3. Broken Social Scene, “Forgiveness Rock Record”
4. Mi Ami, “Steal Your Face”
5. Paul Weller, “Wake Up the Nation”
6. The Fall, “Your Future, Our Clutter”
7. Women, “Women”
8. Big Boi, “Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty”
9. The Roots, “How I Got Over”
10. Nothing People, “Soft Crash”

Honorable Mentions: Sleepy Sun, Tinsel Teeth, Charlotte Gainsbourg

Allison Berger, Reverb columnist

1. Broken Social Scene, “Forgiveness Rock Record”
2. Ellie Goulding, “Lights”
3. The Radio Dept., “Clinging to a Scheme”
4. Band of Horses, “Infinite Arms”
5. Robyn, “Body Talk Part 1″
6. The Shout Out Louds, “Work”
7. Arcade Fire, “The Suburbs”
8. Feist, “Look At What the Light Did Now”
9. Yeasayer, “Odd Blood”
10. S. Carey, “All We Grow”

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