That album allowed them to fit in with the emo-pop boom of the time, but their adventurous songwriting and technical proficiency allowed them to far outlast the bulk of their peers. Eventually, though, a handful of bands in this new wave of underground emo bands started offering up a much more original take on the genre that looked forward rather than backwards. Pianos Become the Teeth - Keep You (Epitaph, 2014). Polished, super mainstream pop punk in the mid to late 2000s did not get a very good reputation, but Paramore were always a cut above the rest. Before Mitski became one of the most iconic, definitive indie rock artists of the 2010s, she self-released a couple then-little-known albums and then had her first breakthrough with Bury Me At Makeout Creek, which came out on LVL UP's Double Double Whammy label and quickly led to Mitski becoming a regular in indie/punk circles. Before becoming one of the decade's most beloved indie rock bands, Hop Along grinded their way through the punk and DIY scene, playing tons of tiny rooms and opening for seemingly any band who asked. Their reunion was never going to be about nostalgia, and they didn't even do one round of dates dedicated to the classics. 26. Their politics are uncompromising, both in their lyrics and in the activist work they do, and it's hard not to get chills as Shawna Potter scream-sings about injustices that date all the way back to the 1800s up through ones we still experience today. That's why it's so interesting that they made an even better album when they dialed all that back. It's immaculately produced, it sounds like every single word and note was obsessed over, and it's really catchy too. Wavves - King of the Beach (Fat Possum, 2010), 63. There were probably at least 100 great punk/emo/etc albums each year during the 2010s. It's the kind of album that makes people clutch their hearts and scream every lyric anytime a song from it comes on. 27. This year, Phoebe Bridgers has been busy with Better Oblivion Community Center, a new collaborative project with Conor Oberst, and that's a great fit, as Phoebe is kind of the Conor Oberst of her generation. (Emo 101: Just because a band's debut album is whiny pop punk, doesn't mean they won't release some tremendous art rock record in like five years.) 11. Like other casually groundbreaking bands before them, Joyce Manor were just channelling all the music they loved at once and the results ended up being something entirely fresh. And on top of it all, it had these ridiculously catchy hooks that you probably still can't get out of your head a decade later. (SideOneDummy, 2016), 66. TWIABP were already an established band in the emo scene before making this album, thanks to some well-received EPs and splits, and though it's technically their first full-length, it feels weird to refer to it as a "debut" of something. It was the decade of the "emo revival," the decade of anti-Trump punk, and the decade where indie rock was often just as inspired by pop punk and emo as it was by other indie rock. (Joyce Manor had cool acoustic songs on their underrated sophomore record Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired too, but they really perfected it on Cody.) LP3 is just as much a dream pop album as it is a post-rock/math rock/emo album. Joyce Manor - Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired (Asian Man, 2012), 69. Time & Space often sounds like those '90s bands who made similar creative decisions, but Turnstile figured out how to do it while sounding entirely fresh. 42. The best albums of the 2010s, then, not only define the decade, they chart an artistic rebirth. The 2010s "emo revival" coaxed just about every major '90s emo band out of hibernation, though one of the most influential of them all, Sunny Day Real Estate, only scratched the surface of a comeback. Now, Julien regularly headlines bigger rooms than the one we saw her open for EL VY in (as a solo artist and as a member of boygenius with Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus), and it's all because of the doors Sprained Ankle opened. The album never really lulls, but like its predecessor, it peaks at the end. And instead of telling edge-of-your seat stories of desperation, Jordan wrote a mostly-fictional concept album that looks at people and places and objects and finds significance in the little things. They were not exactly a band who seemed on the verge of releasing an all-time classic record, which is why it's so interesting that that's exactly what they did. The first half ("~" through "Method Act") qualifies as a song cycle, with each under-two-minute song segueing directly into the next with hardly a moment for lead shouter Jeremy Bolm to take a breath. The top 10 (below) might be the least varied here... 10. Blurring the lines between pop punk, emo, and indie rock is now commonplace, but when Joyce Manor did it on their debut album, it felt revolutionary. Even if you can't relate to the depictions of small town American life, the feelings are nearly universal. Everyone Everywhere - Everyone Everywhere (2012) (self-released, 2012), 60. For an album with a mouthful of a title like Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me, you might be surprised how much these songs rely on brevity. EP (Dead Broke, 2014). (SDRE drummer William Goldsmith claims the album exists in the vaults, though bassist Nate Mendel denies the claims.) 24. Their production was never better than it was on this album, and their songwriting was never stronger. Ugly has some of their best hooks, some of their heaviest riffs, and some of their most fiery guitar solos. Deftones, Ghost, Code Orange and more. He's regularly mentioned in the same breath as a lot of the much newer artists on this list (like PUP, whose members all contributed to POST-), and that's pretty impressive for a guy who has been putting music out for over 20 years. Like with the actual Replacements, it was hard for Beach Slang to last forever writing beer-soaked rock and roll songs. - Transgender Dysphoria Blues (Total Treble/Xtra Mile, 2014). When pop punk exploded into the mainstream in the late '90s and early 2000s, it was often derided by punk fans as a bastardized form of punk music, too far removed from the genre's roots to even deserve the word "punk" in its name. It's not everyday that a band even tries to make an album like The Monitor, so when one attempts it and succeeds with flying colors -- like Titus Andronicus did -- you really just have to take a moment and treasure it. Whether Georgia is battling sexism on the #MeToo-era anthems "The Opener" and "The Face of God," or mourning the death of her father on the stunning acoustic album closer "I've Got You," she leaves the listener hanging on her every word. No Closer To Heaven hits all those same pleasure points that The Greatest Generation (and any good pop punk album) does. It's the rare reunion album that you quickly forget is a "reunion album," because it so naturally and quickly became an essential part of this band's already-fruitful discography. And they're one of those bands who create a sound and keep honing it from album to album, getting exponentially better each time. Close. The production, courtesy of Steve Evetts (who worked on pop punk-ish classics by Lifetime, Saves The Day, and more), is as human-sounding as Dan Campbell's lyrics, which are devastatingly honest, personal tales about the fears and anxieties of entering the real world (not whiny, bitter ex-boyfriend songs like many of TWY's peers and forebears wrote). Joyce Manor - Joyce Manor (6131, 2011). What do you do after you've written the best true-blue pop punk record of the last ten years? He then finally quietly self-released his first solo album since 2009, Ghosts, and it was a lush-sounding full-band record that felt like the spiritual sequel to Sunny Day Real Estate's 1998 classic How It Feels To Be Something On. They started out in a scene of bands who proudly wore their influences on their sleeves, but grew and came out with a sound that they can truly call their own. is the kind of career-best album that a lot artists take a long hiatus after, and never return to its heights. It holds up after all these years not just because it rocks so hard, though, but because underneath all the ruckus, Japandroids conveyed enough raw emotion to shake the hearts of anyone who listened to the core. I'm still not entirely sure which of those genres most accurately describes Joyce Manor, but it doesn't really matter and that's kind of the point. Minus the Bear - OMNI (Dangerbird, 2010), 52. And with On the Impossible Past, The Menzingers wrote a record so instantly classic that it rivaled all of those aforementioned forebears, and it still does. James tapped into his love of punk rock, reckless youth, and living every night like it's your last on earth, and he combined those feelings with Replacements and Jawbreaker worship that sounded instantly familiar yet as fresh as can be. 17. LP3 may never hold the same cultural significance as LP1, but, artistically speaking, it's a massive leap forward. Gerard Way - Hesitant Alien (Warner/Reprise, 2014), 93. And this album deserves to be latched onto the way so many fans have over the years. Their revolving-door lineup changes all the time, and the one on their 2013 debut album Whenever, If Ever looks almost nothing like the one they have today, yet somehow they always manage to maintain a strong identity. At 3 minutes, it's about twice as long as most other songs on this album. The Greatest Generation is well-polished like good pop punk should be, but it's never overproduced or drowning in auto-tune like a lot of pop punk is. 18. Every line Jeremy screams on this album feels like it belongs to him as much it belongs to the thousands of kids who yell these songs back in his face at shows. Knocked Loose - A Different Shade of Blue (Pure Noise, 2019), 50. But as soon as I hear that opening drum fill on album opener "Just Exist," I'm transported right back to the place I was the very first time I clicked play on this masterpiece. "Red" by Taylor Swift topped the list. The debut's youthful energy was as apparent in the lyrics as it was in the fast-paced power chords, but Cody saw Barry Johnson stretching his lyrical wings. It makes them sound more raw, more real, and more human, and, on an emotional level, this album is nothing but. The album arrived complete with unfiltered, incisive rage, guitar work that rivaled orchestras in its complexity, and choruses that were big enough for arenas but still perfectly suited for tiny punk shows. They needed to go through all the musical changes they went through and have all the life experiences they had in the 12 years since Brother, Sister to make an album like that. Though this list unsurprisingly has more bands than solo artists, emo needs that quiet singer/songwriter, that heartbreaker who gets thousands of people singing every word as if they were their own. A Great Big Pile of Leaves - You're Always on My Mind (Topshelf, 2013), 59. The solo albums were less ska and more indie rock, so naturally that helped gain Jeff a little more attention from music critics than he had ever gotten before, but I don't think any of that matters much to Jeff, his band, or his core fanbase. Note: These are albums that missed the cut on our general Best Albums Of The 2010s list, which you can find here. Nothing else gives you that heart-racing feeling of a singer scream-singing in the upper register to the point of nearly cracking their voice, while the band's rhythm section furiously pounds away. They weren’t the first critical indie darling band of the late ’00s/early ’10s with a record under the punk umbrella, and the emo revival (which Cloud Nothings never really fit into) was on the verge of a breakthrough anyway, but Attack On Memory felt like the moment when it became overwhelmingly clear that a large number of indie rock fans and critics were craving a hard-hitting, cathartic record like this. and "remember when our favorite music sounded like this?" A huge leap forward from the band's more lo-fi 2008 debut The Airing of Grievances, The Monitor saw Titus embracing hard-hitting punk, Springsteenian heartland rock, and ambitious song cycles, and coming out with a punk concept record that tied the civil war to modern-day life and also really fucking rocked. And their masterpiece thus far is 2016's Goodness, an album that transcends any specific subgenre and feels like a monumental album for underground rock overall. The melodies and chord progressions were in the Ramones-style tradition of recalling '50s/'60s rock n' roll and girl groups, but the album also treated things like waiting for a call from a partner or not being as attractive as the person your crush is dating as these monumental things, and that's pretty fucking emo. It ditched the lo-fi indie pop of their early work in favor of abrasive post-hardcore, and it tied together elements of various '90s rock bands -- from Nirvana to Sonic Youth to Weezer to Sunny Day Real Estate -- in a way that felt both like the nostalgia dose you didn't know you needed and the freshest new rock record around. American Football - LP3 (Polyvinyl, 2019). Touché Amoré - Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me (Deathwish, 2011). It's perhaps more accurately described as the last release with co-founder and original lead singer Tom Diaz (who sadly and unexpectedly passed away in 2018, six years after leaving the band). It also put SY on a creative streak that lasted nearly a decade. 100 best punk and emo albums of 2010s. After starting out in the early 2000s as a beloved underground folk punk band, they went through a divisive major-label period in the late '00s and early '10s, and then took a bit of a hiatus from music as singer Laura Jane Grace became one of the most high-profile rock singers to come out as transgender. Conor Oberst - Ruminations (Nonesuch, 2016), 76. They toured in 2018 with Thrice, and Nest scratches a similar itch for me that Thrice scratched around the time of 2003's The Artist In The Ambulance. Share. Brooklyn Vegan's choice of 100 best emo and punk albums of 2010s includes a whole lot of it found in between Converge and Mitski, meaning "punk" and "emo" is taken as an attitude/philosophy, rather than a genre. When The Hotelier did it, it was a revelation. Screaming Females' live show has always been the best way to experience them, but the closest they ever came to replicating the intensity of their show in the studio was 2012's Ugly. 40. Also, WAY too much frigging Ghost (one of the most overrated bands ever). History repeats itself, and the story of Modern Baseball's discography is one of the oldest emo stories ever told. Marci', "Almost too good to be true" new Blood From the Soul album. They had previously been a relatively straightforward screamo band (and a very good one at that), but their 2013 self-titled record saw them bringing in a Murder City Devils-style punk n' roll stomp, a clean goth-rock baritone, and jangly guitars, warped keyboards, and trumpet lines that often sound more like Neutral Milk Hotel than like screamo. The whole thing is just ten songs that clock in at under 20 minutes, with one whiplash-inducing song crashing right into the next, and even after seven and a half years, it never feels predictable or gets old. Like forebears The Get Up Kids and The Promise Ring, later-career maturations were great but never captured the hearts of the emo community at large the way the punchy classic album did. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s. And though Parting the Sea sometimes threatens to become too ambitious for its own good, it never does. A few years before the #MeToo and #BelieveWomen hashtags went viral, White Lung captured the essence of both on Deep Fantasy highlight "I Believe You," a takedown of rape culture that could've been an anthem for the #MeToo movement if it had been released a few years later. Before any of that happened, they released Whenever, If Ever, a clear progression from their early EPs but still more flawed than the two albums that would follow. Deep Fantasy did everything that its excellent 2012 predecessor Sorry did but with better production and even nastier songs. WORRY. Updated August 6, 2020 – By Mac Randall. As these mini epics come together, they create a whole that covers a shockingly huge amount of ground. It should have made Titus Andronicus huge, and even though it didn't, it's at least become a cult classic. PUP - The Dream Is Over (SideOneDummy, 2016), 61. Brooklyn Vegan's choice of 100 best emo and punk albums of 2010s includes a whole lot of it found in between Converge and Mitski, meaning "punk" and "emo" is taken as an attitude/philosophy, rather than a genre. It's more dynamic, more atmospheric, and more musically diverse than its predecessor, and it's a much grander sounding album. The Best Emo Songs Are So Deeply Loved Because Of The Emotional Outlet They Provide For Teenage (and Let's Face It, Adult) Angst Everywhere. Instead of a proper SDRE comeback, elusive frontman Jeremy Enigk quietly focused on his solo career, playing solo acoustic shows -- often in people's living rooms -- without the media attention that, say, Jawbreaker or American Football got. Mitski - Bury Me At Makeout Creek (Double Double Whammy, 2014). Check out what the Billboard.com staff chose as the 20 best albums of the 2010s so far by clicking the link below! If you don’t see your fave, it might be on the general list. These eight songs sound like all the most fun parts of rock, stripped of all the pretension. The indie hype machine may have stopped paying attention, but veteran emo musicians like Kevin Devine and Say Anything took notice, and it wasn't hard to see why they gravitated to this after LOSE came out. But pop punk encouraged a lot of people to pick up guitars, and a new crop of bands started to emerge in the late 2000s and early 2010s who loved pop punk for what it was, and saw it as an entirely valid way to write heartfelt, communal music. As long as kids are getting drunk and breaking each other's hearts, there will be a need for songs like this one, and "Constant Headache" remains one of the best. The artists on this list come from all across the punk spectrum, including bands that fall under punk, emo, hardcore, post-hardcore, screamo, metalcore, pop punk, noise punk, garage punk, ska-punk, and more. Like OK Computer did, Nearer My God pulls from all across the musical spectrum, and it brings tons of seemingly incongruous styles of music together in a way that somehow feels natural. And that's just what The Hotelier spend this album's lengthy, now-iconic intro song building towards. It's exactly what this album does; it celebrates the pure thrill that you can only get from rock and roll. 44. They're cult classics, and for good reason. 25. The 200 Best Albums of the 2000s From M.I.A. 43. They are still hardcore through and through, but when they put this genre-defying record in February 2018 they sounded like the genre's future. PUP had already been one of the leading voices in 2010s indie-pop-punk thanks to their first two albums, but Morbid Stuff came out in April 2019 and blew both of its predecessors out of the water upon arrival. It's the kind of song that, years after this whole indie-punk movement is far in the rearview, people will still be singing. Before White Lung signed to Domino, embraced cleaner production, and got widespread hipster cred, they were regulars on the DIY punk/hardcore scene, and they put out a record bursting with so much songcraft and ambition that it's no wonder the punk scene couldn't contain them much longer. It's one of those albums where almost every song was my favorite at one point or another, and I imagine I'm not alone in feeling this. 41. The album came almost exactly a decade after Full Collapse (ten years and two days, to be exact), and it's a real trip to compare the band's breakthrough to their swan song. Because emo is often a youth-oriented genre, a lot of these bands get attention when they're very young, and we end up seeing the good ones drastically evolve before our eyes. They reunited to tour in 2009 before the whole revival really took off, and they haven't played again since 2010. It's Wavves' shiniest LP on the outside, but it's got a dark interior. That tactic became one of TWIABP's signature moves, and one of the many things that made them stand out from their peers. The songs hook you on first listen, and the lyrical depth keeps you hanging around to further explore the emotional weight that they carry. Some artists on this list have other albums that wouldn't count as punk or emo, and some albums on this list clearly defy the genre but come from an artist whose impact on the genre(s) is strong enough that they will always be part of The Conversation. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory (Carpark, 2012). Matching the emotional complexity was a musical backdrop that pulled from folk, post-rock, metal, indie rock, punk, emo, post-hardcore, and more, and made it look effortless as they bounced between all these different sounds. They started to get widespread critical acclaim, play bigger venues than ever before, and eventually they signed to an imprint of a major label. Underneath the genre-blurring exterior was a natural knack for songwriting that tons of bands only dream of. There were probably at least 100 great punk/emo/etc albums each year during the 2010s. It's home to "Picture of a Tree That Doesn't Look Okay," one of the band's earliest (and still best) examples of their ability to fit like seven subgenres of rock music into one song and still come out with something people want to sing along to. La Dispute - Wildlife (No Sleep, 2011), 77. They had planned a new album, but it never materialized, save for one song from those sessions that came out on a 2014 split with Circa Survive. "I got your picture sitting on the sink / You were so young, so skinny, so quick to laugh," he sings, and it manages to hit even harder than a more direct rumination on grief. But Jeff Rosenstock returned just 14 months later with a harder, better, faster, stronger followup. The best classical music written for the flute, Tekashi 6ix9ine sentenced to two years in prison, Mark Ronson's manager: Real artists are breaking very big, very fast because there’s a thirst for superstars. Tom's voice was a big appeal of early TWIABP, though they managed to further perfect their sound and grow in popularity with new lead singer David Bello (who joined in 2012 and helped finish Whenever, If Ever), which is tough for a lot of bands to pull off but TWIABP did it. It delivers pretty much the same kind of fist-raising punk anthems as those two albums, just in a way that's bigger, better, tighter, and smarter. Ranking the 50 Best R&B Albums of the 2010s. But initially, Get Disowned came out on Algernon Cadwallader's tiny, seemingly now-defunct label Hot Green Records, and it was the kind of album that was just too good to stay underground forever. La Dispute are a band that are known for really going for it, and often hitting grand slams when they swing for the fences. Top 20 best selling albums released in the 2010s. And War On Women back up their very strong messages with very strong writing. Over It. But even as it's grown to be loved and influential, no one -- not even Titus Andronicus themselves -- have really made an album that sounds like it. Custom chart of the greatest albums of all-time, as voted by RYM users; including genres Midwest Emo ; include Live or archival releases. 3. History repeats itself, and just like hardcore bands in the early '90s started experimenting with slower tempos, flashes of metal, and pop choruses, hardcore bands about two and a half decades later started doing the same thing. When Ned Russin sings "I never wanted sympathy / Just wanted to be something," somehow gutturally screaming and sighing at the same time, he tugs at the heartstrings about as hard as the best emo bands ever did. It almost nears "guilty pleasure" territory -- if you believe in such a thing -- but The Hotelier prove throughout the rest of Home, Like Noplace Is There that they're so much more than just another mid-2000s-style emo band. It's the age-old approach that's been winning music nerds over since Pet Sounds -- experimentalism with an underlying pop song, making for something that's too weird for the radio to ever touch but as catchy as anything they do play. It was always obvious this band was destined for a breakthrough, and that was because of how damn near perfect the songs on Get Disowned were. Nearer My God is to "emo revival" what OK Computer is to Britpop and grunge; the roots are there, but it takes those roots into nearly-undefinable territory. ... Of course, Tool's latest opus, Fear Inoculum — for which fans waited more than a decade — is one of the albums of 2010s. Title Fight emerged as a melodic hardcore band indebted to Lifetime, Kid Dynamite, etc, and they ended up as leaders of the punk/shoegaze crossover movement that a lot of fellow punk bands latched onto in the mid-to-late 2010s. Sometimes it is, like on "Coral Blue," which might be the most pure pop moment in the band's career -- but All We Love We Leave Behind is still an intense, extremely heavy album. Not only did Nathan Williams fully embrace his inner Tom Delonge and Billie Joe Armstrong on this one, he embraced Kurt Cobain and the dark side of Rivers Cuomo too. was born. It's the best-produced and most gorgeous sounding album the band ever made, and it sets no limits for what it means to be an "American Football album." It was the last album recorded with the classic lineup of Ben Walsh, Brianna Collins, Adam McIlwee, Dennis Mishko, and Pat Brier -- the latter three of which left the band before its release -- but it opened the doors for Tigers Jaw to reach a bigger audience than ever before. Citizen - Everybody Is Going To Heaven (Run For Cover, 2015), 71. 38. It's a little reductive to say the album is only about those things -- there are also more personal songs like "DNA" where Jeremy Bolm sings about the fear of becoming his father -- but it is definitely a dominant theme. The first time we saw Julien Baker play, she was opening first of three for The National side project EL VY, and she was added to the show long after it sold out, so it was safe to say no one had bought their tickets to see her. The album is as lush as the greenery on the artwork, and without the in-your-face parts of the other two albums, it relies on pure sonic beauty and Conor Murphy's storytelling to keep you hooked, which it has no trouble doing. And that type of melodic yet heavy post-hardcore lives on through Nest. [Untitled] wasn't a return to form, though. The Decade in Review: Best Jazz Albums of the 2010s. Like all Touche Amore albums, Parting the Sea is overwhelmingly personal, but more so on this one than any other, Jeremy tapped into feelings of desperation that feel near-universally relatable. As fantastic as their later, better-produced records are, it was clear that they had already figured out everything about their sound on their rawer 2012 sophomore record Sorry. After the more experimental sophomore album (2011's Lenses Alien), LOSE saw Cymbals Eat Guitars going all in on the big, soaring choruses that got people slapping the "emo" tag on them ("Warning," "Chambers"), while also flexing their prog muscles ("Laramie") and diving into some real-deal punk too ("XR"). With these decade lists, it's always hard to try to put albums that came out just a few months ago against ten-year-old albums that already feel like classics, but sometimes you get an album as instant-classic as Morbid Stuff and you just know it already measures up. In the 2000s, they cemented the lineup of Jacob Bannon, Kurt Ballou, Nate Newton, and Ben Koller, and released classic after classic, from 2001's generation-defining Jane Doe up through 2009's wildly ambitious Axe to Fall. 8. Some of the decade's best punk records were very visible on a large scale, and many of the others took a little more digging, but they were there. As the frontman of ska-punk bands The Arrogant Sons of Bitches and Bomb the Music Industry! It's a little slower, really giving Barry Johnson's words room to breathe, and it peaks with a stripped-back bridge, where everything drops out except bass and vocals, as Barry delivers one of the best one-liners ever sung about the emptiness of a one night stand. Superheaven - Ours Is Chrome (SideOneDummy, 2015), 70. The records that made the decade, starring Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, Bon Iver, Solange, Lana Del Rey, ... the blueprint for a decade of emo rock bands. It's hard to say who the best band to come out of the emo revival is, but The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die are definitely the most unique. And the reason it all happened, is because Charmer contains the best songs Tigers Jaw ever wrote. They made it with Steve Albini, whose raw, bare-bones style and killer snare sound was the perfect fit for a record that bounced seamlessly between punchy hooks ("Fall In," "Stay Useless"), entrancing noise rock ("Wasted Days"), dark post-hardcore ("No Future/No Past"), angst-ridden grunge ("No Sentiment"), and more. It was another step forward, a new beginning. That's what The Wonder Years did with No Closer To Heaven, the followup to The Greatest Generation, which pretty much closed the book on the whole "defend pop punk" thing two years prior. Charmer saw Tigers Jaw sounding like pros. The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die - Harmlessness (Epitaph, 2015). 20. 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