Best of 2011: The Los Angeles Times’ Top 10 Pop Albums

December 23rd, 2011, 11:00 am by Greg

PJ Harvey: Let England Shake
10. F-ed Up’s “David Comes to Life” (Matador Records)
9. Eleanor Friedberger’s “Last Summer” (Merge)
8. King Creosote and Jon Hopkins’ “Diamond Mine” (Domino)
7. Shabazz Palaces’ “Black Up” (Sub Pop)
6. James Pants’ “James Pants” (Stones Throw)
5. Adele’s “21” (Columbia Records)
4. Tom Waits’ “Bad as Me” (Anti- Records)
3. Frank Ocean’s “Nostalgia, Ultra” (tumblr download)
2. Ricardo Villalobos and Max Loderbauer’s “Re: ECM” (ECM Records)
1. PJ Harvey’s “Let England Shake” (Vagrant/Island/Def Jam)

By Randall Roberts of The Los Angeles Times

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