The Best Alternative Rock Albums of All Time - Album of The Year
AOTY 2020

1.

Pixies - Doolittle
April 18, 1989
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

2.

R.E.M. - Automatic for the People
October 5, 1992
Critic Score
100
6 reviews

3.

U2 - Achtung Baby
November 18, 1991
Critic Score
99
7 reviews

4.

Oasis - Definitely Maybe
August 30, 1994
Critic Score
96
7 reviews

5.

Weezer - Weezer (Blue Album)
May 10, 1994
Critic Score
95
5 reviews

6.

R.E.M. - Murmur
April 12, 1983
Critic Score
95
7 reviews

7.

Radiohead - OK Computer
June 16, 1997
Critic Score
94
11 reviews

8.

Beck - Odelay
June 18, 1996
Critic Score
94
8 reviews

9.

Nirvana - Nevermind
September 24, 1991
Critic Score
94
6 reviews

10.

Soundgarden - Superunknown
March 8, 1994
Critic Score
93
5 reviews

11.

Nirvana - Live at Reading
November 3, 2009
Critic Score
93
14 reviews

12.

Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
April 23, 2002
Critic Score
92
13 reviews

13.

Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
October 1, 1988
Critic Score
92
6 reviews

14.

Jeff Buckley - Grace
August 23, 1994
Critic Score
92
8 reviews

15.

Pixies - Surfer Rosa
March 21, 1988
Critic Score
91
5 reviews

16.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Let Love In
April 18, 1994
Critic Score
91
5 reviews

17.

PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love
February 28, 1995
Critic Score
91
6 reviews

18.

Nirvana - MTV Unplugged in New York
November 1, 1994
Critic Score
91
7 reviews

19.

Super Furry Animals - Songbook: The Singles, Vol. 1
October 4, 2004
Critic Score
91
7 reviews

21.

Super Furry Animals - Radiator
August 25, 1997
Critic Score
90
5 reviews

23.

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
89
37 reviews

24.

Sonic Youth - EVOL
May 1, 1986
Critic Score
89
5 reviews

25.

R.E.M. - Document
September 1, 1987
Critic Score
89
5 reviews
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