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Best Of 2002: Albums
1. THE ALUMINUM GROUP - Happyness (Wishing Tree)
2. FUTURE BIBLE HEROES - Eternal Youth (Instinct)
3. THE STREETS - Original Pirate Material (Atlantic/Vice)
4. VARIOUS - The Best Bootlegs In The World Ever (No Label - U.K. import bootleg)
5. RHETT MILLER - The Instigator (Elektra)
6. SAINT ETIENNE - Finisterre (Mantra/Beggars)
7. IVY - Guest Room (Minty Fresh)
8. THE HIVES - Veni Vidi Vicious (Sire/Epitaph/Burning Heart) (2000)
9. EDWYN COLLINS - Doctor Syntax (Setanta - U.K. import)
10. SLOAN - Pretty Together (RCA)

11. THE DROWNERS - Muted To A Whisper (Morphine Lane - Swedish import)
12. BEN KWELLER - Sha Sha (ATO/RCA)
13. GENE - Libertine (Contra/iMusic/ArtistDirect)
14. THE DONNAS - Spend The Night (Atlantic)
15. THE POETS OF RHYTHM - Discern/Define (Quannum) (2001)
16. TAHITI 80 - Wallpaper For The Soul (Minty Fresh)
17. KEVIN TIHISTA'S RED TERROR - Judo (Parasol)
18. BLACKALICIOUS - Blazing Arrow (Quannum/MCA)
19. SPOON - Kill The Moonlight (Merge)
20. GEORGE HARRISON - Brainwashed (Capitol)

21. JOEY RAMONE - Don't Worry About Me (Sanctuary)
22. INTERPOL - Turn On The Bright Lights (Matador)
23. THE LIBERTINES - Up The Bracket (Rough Trade - U.K. import)
24. MR. ENCRYPTO - Hero And Villain (Death Barney)
25. PERNICE BROTHERS - Australia 2002 (Ashmont/Spunk - Australian import)
26. COLDPLAY - A Rush Of Blood To The Head (Capitol)
27. I AM THE WORLD TRADE CENTER - The Tight Connection (Kindercore)
28. BERTRAND BURGALAT - The Sssound Of Mmmusic (Emperor Norton) (2001)
29. LADYTRON - Light & Magic (Emperor Norton)
30. THE BIGGER LOVERS - Honey In The Hive (Yep Roc)

31. OK GO - OK Go (Capitol)
32. PERMER - Summerdays Attract The Pain (Hidden Agenda)
33. PAUL WESTERBERG/GRANDPABOY - Stereo/Mono (Vagrant)
34. ASH - Free All Angels (Kinetic)
35. FOO FIGHTERS - One By One (RCA/Roswell)
36. WEEZER - Maladroit (Geffen)
37. DAVID POE - The Late Album (Epic)
38. PET SHOP BOYS - Release (Sanctuary)
39. SLEATER-KINNEY - One Beat (Kill Rock Stars)
40. HOLMES - Pure Rock (The Kid's Dominion)

41. BADLY DRAWN BOY - About A Boy (ArtistDirect)
42. WILCO - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (Nonesuch)
43. DAVID BOWIE - Heathen (Columbia)
44. SKANATRA - It's Happy Hour Somewhere (P.O.S.)
45. THE CAPITOL YEARS - Jewelry Store (Full Frame)
46. ELVIS COSTELLO - When I Was Cruel (Island)
47. MOUNT SIMS - Ultra Sex (Emperor Norton)
48. SNOOP DOGG - Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Bo$$ (Priority/Capitol)
49. AIMEE MANN - Lost In Space (Superego/United Musicians)
50. THE SHAZAM - Tomorrow The World (Not Lame)