Year-End Lists

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Owl Mag: Best Albums of 2011

17 December 2011

The Owl Mag: Best Albums of 2011

  1. Bon IverBon Iver
  2. M83Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
  3. Fleet FoxesHelplessness Blues
  4. Lykke LiWounded Rhymes
  5. RadioheadThe King of Limbs
  6. The DecemberistsThe King is Dead
  7. Cut CopyZonoscope
  8. TV on the RadioNine Types of Light
  9. St. VincentStrange Mercy
  10. GirlsFather, Son, Holy Ghost

    Honorable Mentions

  1. Wye OakCivilian
  2. The AntlersBurst Apart
  3. Explosions in the SkyTake Care, Take Care, Take Care
  4. Tune-YardsWhokill
  5. Peter Bjorn and JohnGimme Some