Reddit's Top Hits, 2011
Reddit's Top Hits

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I pulled data from this thread to make this list. Please see the criteria and stats page for information on how I composed it, plus some more info about the data. You can also see the raw data on this google doc. Feel free to PM me at rhettmd if you have any suggestions or corrections.

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Rank Song Album Artist Year
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1
Feather Modal Soul Nujabes2005
2
Time Dark Side of the Moon Pink Floyd1973
3
Paranoid Android OK Computer Radiohead1997
4
Rebellion (lies) Funeral Arcade Fire2004
5
For Emma For Emma, Forever Ago Bon Iver2008
6
When the Levee Breaks Led Zeppelin IV (aka ZOSO) Led Zeppelin1971
7
5th Symphony Symphonies 5 & 7 Beethoven1808
8
First Breath After a Coma The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place Explosions in the Sky2003
9
Concerning the UFO Sighting near Highland, IL Come On Feel the Illinoise Sufjan Stevens2005
10
All My Friends Sound of Silver LCD Soundsystem2007
11
Trains In Absentia Porcupine Tree2002
12
So What Kind of Blue Miles Davis1959
13
Blackwater Park Blackwater Park Opeth2001
14
Everything In Its Right Place Kid A Radiohead2000
15
Midnight in a perfect world Endtroducing DJ Shadow1996
16
Gobbledigook Med sud I eyrum vid spilum endalaustSigur Ros2008
17
Vicarious 10,000 Days Tool2006
18
Teen Age Riot Daydream Nation Sonic Youth1993
19
England High Violet The National2010
20
Sprawl 2 (mountains beyond mountains) The Suburbs Arcade Fire2010
21
Luv (Sic) Part 2 Hydeout Productions 1st Collection Nujabes2003
22
London Calling London Calling The Clash1979
23
Transatlanticism Transatlanticism Death Cab for Cutie2003
24
Where Do My Bluebird Fly Shallow Grave The Tallest Man On Earth2010
25
Dance Yrself Clean This is Happening LCD Soundsystem2010
26
The District Sleeps Alone Tonight Give Up The Postal Service2003
27
Only In Dreams Weezer Weezer1994
28
Dramamine This Is a Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About Modest Mouse1996
29
In Fiction Panopticon Isis2004
30
The Crane Wife 3 The Crane Wife The Decemberists2006
31
Collapse the light into earth In Absentia Porcupine Tree2002
32
Little Secrets Manners Passion Pit2009
33
I'll Believe in Anything Apologies to the Queen Mary Wolf Parade2005
34
Welcome Home Ghost Radical Face2007
35
Thank You I'm Back! Family & Friends Sly and the Family Stone1969
36
Peacebone Peacebone Animal Collective2007
37
Gathering Storm Lift Your Skinny Fists like Antennas to Heaven godspeed you! black emperor2007
38
Casmir Pulaski Day Come On Feel the Illinoise Sufjan Stevens2005
39
Soothsayer Crime Slunk Scene Buckethead2007
40
Debaser Doolittle The Pixies1990
41
Fairytale of New York If I Should Fall from Grace with God The Pogues1987
42
Takk Takk Sigur Ros2005
43
Keep Yourself Warm The Midnight Organ Fight Frightened Rabbit2008
44
Someone Great Sound of Silver LCD Soundsystem2007
45
Holy Wars Rust in Peace Megadeath1990
46
The Drapery Falls Blackwater Park Opeth2001
47
You Never Give Me Your Money Abbey Road The Beatles1969
48
Time Flies The Incident Porcupine Tree2009
49
The Wilhelm Scream James Blake James Blake2011
50
Octavarium Octavarium Dream Theater2005
51
Definition Black Star Black Star2002
52
Age of Adz The Age of Adz Sufjan Stevens2010
53
If You're Feeling Sinister If You're Feeling Sinister Belle and Sebastian1997
54
Blue in Green Kind of Blue Miles Davis1959
55
Sea of Love The Covers Record Cat Power2000
56
Bleak Blackwater Park Opeth2001
57
Only Shallow Loveless My Bloody Valentine1991
58
Sound of Muzak In Absentia Porcupine Tree2002
59
The Way Home! Addicted The Devin Townsend Project2009
60
Strobe For Lack of a Better Name Deadmau52009
61
Somebody I Used to Know Making Mirrors Gotye, Featuring Kimbra2011
62
Such Great Heights 99 Songs of Revolution Streetlight Manifesto2010
63
In Keeping Secrets of
Silent Earth: 3
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 Coheed and Cambria2003
64
Insurgentes Insurgentes Steve Wilson2009
65
In the Mood Glenn Miller - Greatest Hits Glenn Miller1939
66
Day 19: Disclosure The Human Equation Ayreon2004
67
How to Dissappear Completely Kid A Radiohead2000
68
Holocene Bon Iver Bon Iver2011
69
Two Headed Boy In the Aeroplane Over the Sea Neutral Milk Hotel1998
70
Four Seasons Four Seasons Vivaldi1723
71
Pepper Electriclarryland Butthole Surfers1996
72
Galaxy In Janaki Cosmogramma Flying Lotus2010
73
Hajnal Rossz Csillag Allat Venetian Snares2005
74
Mad World The Hurting tears for fears1982
75
Mad World Trading Snakeoil for Wolftickets Gary Jules2009
76
Norwegian Wood
(This Bird Has Flown)
Rubber Soul The Beatles1965
77
Szamar Madar Rossz Csillag Allat Venetian Snares2005
78
Sleepyhead Manners Passion Pit2009
79
Space Walk Lost Horizons Lemon Jelly2002
80
New Born Origin of Symmetry Muse2005
81
Open Car Deadwing Porcupine Tree2005
82
Fur Alina
none
Arvo Part1976
83
Cote Themata Karnivool2007
84
Nutshell Jar of Flies Alice in Chains1993
85
Slowdive Slowdive EP Slowdive1990
86
Nantes The Flying Club Cup Beirut2007
87
Rosetta Stoned 10,000 Days Tool2006
88
Your English is Good Elephant Shell Tokyo Police Club2008
89
The Reeling Manners Passion Pit2009
90
Not Unlike the Waves Ashes Against the Grain Agalloch2006
91
This Year The Sunset Tree The Mountain Goats2005
92
Demons of the Fall My Arms, Your Hearse Opeth1998
93
7th symphony Symphonies 5 & 7 Beethoven1812
94
The Mariner's Revenge Song Picaresque The Decemberists2005
95
Windowpane Damnation Opeth2003
96
The Gardener Shallow Grave The Tallest Man On Earth2010
97
Sitting on top of the world Wheels of Fire Cream1968
98
Freddie Freeloader Kind of Blue Miles Davis1959
99
Elevator Love Letter Heart Stars2003
100
Cross the Breeze Daydream Nation Sonic Youth1993
101
Piece of My Heart Cheap Thrills Janice Joplin1968
102
Styrofoam Boots/It's All Nice on Ice, Alright The Lonesome Crowded West Modest Mouse2010
103
Poison Oak I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning Bright Eyes2005
104
Runaway It's Blitz! The Yeah Yeah Yeahs2009
105
Take Five Time Out Dave Brubeck1959
106
What You Know Tourist History Two Door Cinema Club2010
107
Somewhere in the Between Somewhere in the Between Streetlight Manifesto2007
108
My Body Young the Giant Young the Giant2011
109
The Crane Wife 1 and 2 The Crane Wife The Decemberists2006
110
Across the Sea Pinkerton Weezer1996
111
When the Levee Breaks Emotive A Perfect Circle2004
112
I'll Come Running Another Green World Brian Eno1975
113
It's A Wonderful Life A Call to Arms Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution1999
114
Cemetery Gates The Queen is Dead The Smiths1990
115
Rock & Roll Loaded The Velvet Underground1970
116
Leave House Swim Caribou2010
117
A Glorious Dawn
none
Carl Sagan2009
118
La Gloria Tango 3.0 Gotan Project2010
119
Rainmaker Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot Sparklehorse1995
120
The Ocean The Rising Tide Sunny Day Real Estate2000
121
Fenix Funk 5 Chosen Lords Aphex Twin2006
122
Forsaken Systemic Chaos Dream Theater2007
123
Helix Nebula Power Supply Anamanaguchi2006
124
Your Way Your Way/Daydreamin' Netsky2010
125
Music Music Erick Sermon2001
126
I'm Good, I'm Gone Youth Novels Lykke Li2008
127
Seasons Southernunderground Cunninlynguists2003
128
Lights Lights Ellie Goulding2011
129
John Wayne Gacy Jr. Come On Feel the Illinoise Sufjan Stevens2005
130
Raise Your Weapon 4x4=12 Deadmau52010
131
Don't Stop the Sandman Reimaginator Rock Sugar2010
132
Poison & Wine Barton Hollow The Civil Wars2011
133
Organ Donor Endtroducing DJ Shadow1996
134
Hey Doolittle The Pixies1990