The Decade-End Readers' Poll


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I can't believe half the artists that are on all of those lists made it on there at all. But Green Day in top spot for all of them is laughable.


The Rock is cooking atm..
Green Day at the top of the list makes sense imo....out of all the rubbish that came out this year, green day definitely had quality music imo.


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The poll ranks exposure as much as anything. It would have been surprising if, say, Sufjan Stevens got the top spot. Green Day? Not so much. Everyone heard something off American Idiot. It was an insanely radio-friendly album.
Here are the highest-reviewed albums of the decade, according to Metacritic. Looks like critics and the general public can't agree on anything. :) I'm going to have to make my own list, just for fun.
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Son of Liberty
I agree, but then again, I don't like or listen to (either or both) any of those artists :lol: Apart from maybe one.
I couldn't name one song on any of those albums except Green Day's American Idiot, and I'm not a Green Day fan. I think this goes towards the amount of radio play that album got over the decade, and there was TONS of it.


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The Official ExpectantlyIronic's Best Albums of the Decade list (because nobody asked for it):

20. Funeral by Arcade Fire
YouTube - Arcade Fire - Laika

19. Destroyer's Rubies by Destroyer
YouTube - Destroyer - Rubies

18. I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning by Bright Eyes
YouTube - Bright Eyes- At the bottom of everything (intro included)

17. The Empire Strikes First by Bad Religion
YouTube - Bad Religion - The Empire Strikes First - 14 - Live Again (The Fall of Man)

16. Almost Human by Voltaire
YouTube - Voltaire-The Headlesss Waltz

15. We Are Night Sky by Deadboy & the Elephantmen
YouTube - Deadboy & The Elephantmen - "Stop, I'm Already Dead"

14. Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
YouTube - Jesus of the Moon

13. Michigan by Sufjan Stevens
YouTube - Sufjan Stevens - For the Widows in Paradise

12. Neon Bible by Arcade Fire
YouTube - Arcade Fire - Intervention

11. Silent Shout by The Knife
YouTube - The Knife - Marble House

10. Fever Ray by Fever Ray
YouTube - Fever Ray 'When I Grow Up'

9. Waiter: "You Vultures!" by Portugal. The Man
YouTube - Portugal. The Man - AKA M80 The Wolf

8. Blood Money by Tom Waits

7. Young Machetes by The Blood Brothers
YouTube - The Blood Brothers "Laser Life"

6. The Runners Four by Deerhoof
YouTube - Twin Killers

5. A Grand Don't Come For Free by The Streets
YouTube - The Streets - Dry your eyes

4. Illinois by Sufjan Stevens
YouTube - Chicago - Sufjan Stevens

3. Ys by Joanna Newsom
YouTube - Joanna Newsom - Emily (Part 1)

2. Franz Ferdinand by Franz Ferdinand
YouTube - Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out

1. Good News for People Who Love Bad News by Modest Mouse
YouTube - Modest Mouse Satin In a Coffin
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The Rock is cooking atm..
It makes sense though for GD to take the top of the list....Boulevard of Broken dreams played so much that it got to the point where I was humming it every where I went lol.


Do What Thou Wilt
GREEN DAY GARGLES MY BALLS! I think Clapton/Winwood shoulda gotten best album for their live at Madison Square Garden wins......... Me and Mr Johnson was great too. Even Back in Black was better than that shit.