20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

Earlier this month we unveiled the NME Best Albums Of 2011. Then you had your say. Here's who you voted in the top twenty, starting with Foo Fighters - 'Wasting Light'. What We Said : "Sounds like (Dave Grohl)'s band are having too much fun."

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

19. Frankie And The Heartstrings - 'Hunger'. What We Said: "‘Hunger’ will, like all great albums, undoubtedly polarise opinions, but take Frankie to your hearts and it’ll swallow you whole."

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

18. James Blake - 'James Blake'. What We Said: "Too calculated an act of daring to really shine."

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

17. Lady Gaga - 'Born This Way'. What We Said : "‘Born This Way’ really is an exercise in the pushing of everything to its ultimate degree."

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

16. Beyoncé - '4'. What We Said: "There ain’t too much here that’s going to add to her legacy."

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

15. Foster The People - 'Torches'. What We Said: "There’s no escaping it: Foster The People are a great pop band".

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

14. The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - 'Belong'. What We Said: "...simply not good enough."

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

13. Gorillaz - 'The Fall'. What We Said: "This quiet but ambitious record is one of the best (Damon)’s been associated with."

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

12. Florence And The Machine - 'Ceremonials'. What We Said: "Its success will be richly deserved."

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

11. Miles Kane - 'Colour Of The Trap'. What We Said: "Miles Kane has come away smelling of roses."

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10. Elbow - 'Build A Rocket Boys!'. What We Said: "Elbow have retained their crowns as everyman kings."

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9. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - 'Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds'. What We Said: "Fuck radio, fuck the charts and fuck nerves. Noel’s still got it."

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

8. Kasabian - 'Velociraptor!'. What We Said: "This is an album with much to love about it."

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7. Alex Turner - 'Submarine' Soundtrack. The six song EP from the Arctic Monkey man wasn't just the soundtrack to the Richard Ayoade flick, it was the first fruits of Turner in singer/songwriter mode.

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6. Katy B‘On A Mission’. What We Said: "Fuck-all pretension or focus-grouped attitudinising, buckets and buckets of tunes. What more could you possibly want?"

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5. White Lies - 'Ritual'. What We Said: In the end, ‘Ritual’ is not a bad album. But neither is it the album it would like to think it is.

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4. Frank Turner - 'England Keep My Bones'. What We Said: "A fearless venture for an artist with something interesting to say."

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3. Arctic Monkeys - 'Suck It And See'. What We Said: "Four albums in, and they’ve yet to shed so much as an ounce of purpose or inspiration."

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2. The Strokes - 'Angles'. What We Said: "‘Angles’ isn’t perfect, but if it marks a new phase of creativity and togetherness for the group, then it could be more of a success than even ‘Is This It’."

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20 best albums of the year 2011, as voted by you

1. The Horrors - 'Skying'. What We Said: "Further proof of The Horrors’ overarching ambition – that they’re one of this generation’s most important bands." Check NME's Albums Of The Year 2011 now.

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