Arcade Fire - The Suburbs voted Best Album of 2010 by NPR All Songs Considered listeners

Arcade Fire's The Suburbs voted Best Album of 2010 by NPR Music's All Songs Considered listeners

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Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

The Black Keys, The National, Mumford & Sons, and Broken Bells complete the Top 5

Popular rock acts dominate NPR Music's sixth annual All Songs Considered "Listener Picks for Best Albums of 2010".

Thousands of All Songs Considered listeners voted in the highly anticipated year-end list, naming The Suburbs by Canadian band Arcade Fire their favorite record.

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Blues-inspired duo The Black Keys capture second place, with The National, Mumford & Sons, and Broken Bells rounding out the audiences' Top 5 albums of the year.

In addition to familiar favorites, some notable newcomers caught the attention of All Songs Considered listeners, including noise-pop twosome Sleigh Bells, indie-folk band Local Natives and Janelle Monae's inventive mix of hip-hop and pop.

The entire "Listener Picks for Best Albums of 2010" list is available at NPR Music, where users can listen to selections from all 25 records of the year, below:

1. Arcade Fire, The Suburbs
2. The Black Keys, Brothers
3. The National, High Violet
4. Mumford & Sons, Sigh No More
5. Broken Bells, Broken Bells
6. LCD Soundsystem, This Is Happening
7. Vampire Weekend, Contra
8. Sufjan Stevens, The Age Of Adz
9. Beach House, Teen Dream
10. Kanye West, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
11. Gorillaz, Plastic Beach
12. Sleigh Bells, Treats
13. Jonsi, Go
14. Local Natives, Gorilla Manor
15. Band Of Horses, Infinite Arms
16. The Tallest Man On Earth, The Wild Hunt
17. Deerhunter, Halcyon Digest
18. Spoon, Transference
19. Janelle Monae, The ArchAndroid
20. Yeasayer, Odd Blood
21. Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs, God Willin' And The Creek Don't Rise
22. New Pornographers, Together
23. Broken Social Scene, Forgiveness Rock Record
24. Joanna Newsom, Have One On Me
25. Cee Lo, The Ladykiller

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