Best Alternative Albums of All Time

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21 We're Here Because We're Here - Anathema
22 Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine
23 In Utero - Nirvana
24 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends - Coldplay

Great from start to finish. It has such a distinct sound from anything else and it makes it even better! The theme and message of this album is clear and persistent in every song, and every single song sounds so different from the other. But every song is absolutely incredible, especially Lovers in Japan, Lost!, and Death and all of his friends

25 Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morrisette
26 Kid A - Radiohead
27 Dookie - Green Day
28 Am - Arctic Monkeys
29 Weezer (Blue Album) - Weezer
30 The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
31 Minutes to Midnight - Linkin Park

This album is a joke

32 The Black Parade - My Chemical Romance
33 Ghost Stories - Coldplay

True genius by coldplay. Alhough a lot of people criticized it because of its mellow tone and its deviation from other albums, it is definitely one that deserves way more credit. If you actually listen to the album, you would see how incredible it actually is. It shows pain and heartbreak, but also light after the darkness. Each somg flows into the other and creates this incredible journey that each listener is taken through. It has no label, there are electronic elements, angels singing, beautiful guitar in every song, etc, that makes this album stand out as something different and unique from anything else done by anybody.

34 Funeral - Arcade Fire

It is such a good album! The group chose to use so many instruments, it's great. Each song is directly fallowed by another in a perfect chain and every single one of them tells a beautiful story.

35 Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! - Devo

I think this one should be in the top ten. - Caleb9000

36 The Colour and the Shape - Foo Fighters
37 Lonerism - Tame Impala
38 Unplugged - Nirvana
39 Blood Sugar Magik - Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers' best album, probably the best album they ever going to make.

40 Black Holes and Revelations - Muse

No, I don't necessarily think it should be number one, but I just want to point out that this album contains some of Muse's best work, songs like Exo-politics, Assassin and Take a Bow are just incredible. Even soldiers poem is a great little almost interlude type of song. Even its bonus tracks are awesome, like Glorious and Assassin GOB edition. And let's not forget the epic Knights of Cydonia to finish off the album! - uofmfan1221

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