A great variety of excellent rock albums that had a long-lasting influence on the genre were released in the 2010s. The greatest were timeless classics like Arctic Monkeys’ “AM,” which incorporated rock and R&B elements and received praise for its lyrics and aural diversity. Furthermore, “Currents” by Tame Impala charmed listeners with its psychedelic soundscapes and genre-defying approach. Meanwhile, “Helplessness Blues” by Fleet Foxes struck a chord with many with its nostalgic yet upbeat vibe.
Best Rock Albums are selected on the basis of lyrics, innovative compositions, a unique approach to the genre, production quality, and public opinion.