Wednesday, January 3, 2001

McQ's Favorite Albums Of 2001

We'll be revising/reassessing our rankings of the albums of 2001 all through 2021/2022.  Gotan Project's La revancha del tango leads the latest batch of additions to our rankings.

Highest Recommends
1.   Lateralus – Tool
2.   Is This It – The Strokes
3.  The Blueprint – Jay-Z
4. No More Shall We Part - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Strong Recommends
5. Amnesiac – Radiohead
6. Gold - Ryan Adams 
7. God Says No - Monster Magnet
8. White Blood Cells – The White Stripes
9.  Discovery – Daft Punk
10. Miss E...So Addictive - Missy Misdemeanor Elliot
11. Melody AM - Royksopp
12. The Moldy Peaches
13. Time (The Revelator) - Gillian Welch
14. Love and Theft - Bob Dylan
15. the id - Macy Gray
16.  Toxicity – System Of A Down
17. Behind The Music - The Soundtrack Of Our Lives
18. Songs In A Minor - Alicia Keys
19. B.R.M.C. - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Solid Recommends

20. Rooty - Basement Jaxx
21. Things We Lost In The Fire - Low
22. The Convincer - Nick Lowe
23. Rings Around The World - Super Furry Animals
24. The Tyranny Of Distance - Ted Leo And The Pharmacists
25. Get Ready - New Order
26.  Endless Summer – Fennesz
27. Fever - Kylie Minogue
28. Party Music - The Coup
29. Ten New Songs - Leonard Cohen
30. Aaliyah
31. All Is Dream - Mercury Rev
33. The Argument - Fugazi
34. Change - The Dismemberment Plan
35. Origin Of Symmetry - Muse
36.  The Invisible Band – Travis
37. Southern Rock Opera - Drive-By Truckers
38. Des Visages Des Figures - Noir Desir
39. La revancha del tango - Gotan Project
40. The Glow Pt. 2 - The Microphones
41. The Optimist - Turin Brakes
42. Leaves Turn Iniside You - Unwound
43. No More Drama - Mary J. Blige
44. Isolation Drills - Guided By Voices
45. Quiet Is the New Loud - Kings Of Convenience
46. Essence - Lucinda Williams
47. Here Be Monsters - Ed Harcourt
48. Weezer (Green Album)
49. Bleed American - Jimmy Eat World
50. Let It Come Down - Spiritualized
51. They Threw Us All In A Trench and Stuck A Monument On Top - Liars
52. Girls Can Tell - Spoon
53. Free Fall Angels - Ash
54. Missing You - Baaba Maal
55. At Dawn - My Morning Jacket
56. Survivor - Destiny's Child
57. Rock Action - Mogwai
58. Gran Fuerza - Astrud
59. Souljacker - Eels
60. Cold House - Hood
61. The World Won't End - Pernice Brothers
62.  Asleep In The Back – Elbow
63.  Gorillaz 
64. Vespertine - Bjork
65. Poses - Rufus Wainwright
66. The Cold Vein - Cannibal Ox

Mild Recommends
67. Oh, Inverted World - The Shins
68. Stephen Malkmus
69. It's A Wonderful Life - Sparklehorse
70.  Reveal – REM

2001 Albums Of Critical Note I've Yet To Assess In Full

10,000 Hz Legend - Air
Actos Inexplicables - Nacho Vegas
Band Of Gypsies - Taraf de Haidouks
Black Stars - Jason Moran
Bodily Functions - Herbert
Cachaito
Circulatory System
cLOUDDEAD
Drukqs - Aphex Twin
Hot Shots II - The Beta Band
I Get Wet - Andrew W.K.
In Search Of... - Nerd
Insignificance - Jim O'Rourke
Iowa - Slipknot
Jane Doe - Converge
Kittenz And Thee Glitz - Felix Da Housecat
Lifestyles Of The Laptop Cafe - The Other People Place
Love Is Here - Starsailor
...proxima estacion...Esperanza - Manu Chao
Rock Steady - No Doubt
Run Come Save Me - Roots Manuva
Simple Things - Zero 7
The Radio Tisdas Sessions - Tinariwen
Vocal Studies + Uprock Narratives - Prefuse 73
We Love Life - Pulp

Last Updated 10.01.22









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