Best Albums of the 21st Century


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41 Songs From the Heart - Celtic Woman
42 Taking the Long Way - Dixie Chicks
43 Velocity : Design : Comfort - Sweet Trip
44 Minutes to Midnight - Linkin Park

Best linkin park album, so low in this chart

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45 Living Things - Linkin Park
46 Elephant - The White Stripes

A comment can't do this album justice. Read my post to know why I think this album's so awesome. - Zach808

47 Black & Blue - Backstreet Boys
48 Evanescence - Evanescence
49 One Heart - Celine Dion
50 Discovery - Daft Punk
51 Since I Left You - The Avalanches
52 Phobia - Breaking Benjamin

What the hell this album should be number 1. Listen to diary of jane, breath, had enough and until the end. This is a great album by breaking benjamin.

53 One X - Three Days Grace
54 Modern Times - Bob Dylan
55 Sound of Silver - LCD Soundsystem
56 It Won't Be Soon Before Long - Maroon 5
57 Century Child - Nightwish

This album is truly a masterpiece in every possible way. All of its 10 songs are of true beauty, perfect composition and performance. Tuomas Holopainen's lyrics are modern poetry, of such depth and grace, they have the quality of classic literature. Tarja Turunen, their then-lead singer, gives her most gentle and yet powerful vocal delivery ever. The album deals with the topic of loss of innocence. For Holopainen, this means also the loss of faith ("End of all Hope"), not valuing your childhood ("Bless the Child", which takes the unexpected twist to the formula as it is sung from the childhood's performed from the childhood's view) or giving up your dreams ("Slaying the Dreamer"). Propably the most stunning lyricism is in "Feel for You" which is about a man seducing a woman into losing her virginity to him. Even this song never gets any vulgar or casual, it always stays high quality poetry, more on a metaphorical level. The album ends with the ...more - Martin_Canine

58 Oops!... I Did It Again - Britney Spears
59 Avenged Sevenfold - Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold had been evolving from their original sound for a long time before this album was released, and it shows. Every song on this album has it's own story to it, and it always keeps you interested, particularly the song "Little Piece of Heaven" which is essentially the climax of the album.

60 Absolution - Muse

One of Muse's best albums, and one of the best rock/metal albums ever made

A beautifully written album which particularly lets Chris Wolstenholme's bass playing show.

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