The Best CDs of 2003: Listeners' Picks

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The mail poured in from listeners telling us their picks for 2003's best CDs. There were a few ties and a number of albums we'd never heard of before. But in the end there were some clear winners. Below you'll find the ten most popular.

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The Best CDs of 2003: Listeners' Picks

Elephant

Seven Nation Army

  • Artist: The White Stripes
  • Album: Elephant
  • Song: Seven Nation Army
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  • "Seven Nation Army"
  • Album: Elephant
  • Artist: The White Stripes
  • Label: V2
 
Speakerboxxx / The Love Below

Hey Ya!

  • Artist: OutKast
  • Album: Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
  • Song: Hey Ya!
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  • "Hey Ya!"
  • Album: Speakerboxxx / The Love Below
  • Artist: Outkast
  • Label: Laface
 
Soft Spot

All Green

  • Artist: Clem Snide
  • Album: Soft Spot
  • Song: All Green
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  • "All Green"
  • Album: Soft Spot
  • Artist: Clem Snide
  • Label: Fargo
 
Hail to the Thief

Sit Down Stand Up

  • Artist: Radiohead
  • Album: Hail to the Thief
  • Song: Sit Down Stand Up
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  • "Sit Down Stand Up"
  • Album: Hail to the Thief
  • Artist: Radiohead
  • Label: Capitol
 
Welcome Interstate Managers

Mexican Wine

  • Artist: Fountains of Wayne
  • Album: Welcome Interstate Managers
  • Song: Mexican Wine
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  • "Mexican Wine"
  • Album: Welcome Interstate Managers
  • Artist: Fountains of Wayne
  • Label: S-Curve/Virgin
 
Rainy Day Music

Save It for a Rainy Day

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  • Album:
  • Song: Save It for a Rainy Day
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  • "Save It for a Rainy Day"
  • Album: Rainy Day Music
  • Artist: The Jayhawks
 
Bare

Wonderful

  • Artist: Annie Lennox
  • Album: Bare
  • Song: Wonderful
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  • "Wonderful"
  • Album: Bare
  • Artist: Annie Lennox
  • Label: J-Records
 
Chutes Too Narrow

Those To Come

  • Artist: The Shins
  • Album: Chutes Too Narrow
  • Song: Those To Come
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  • "Those To Come"
  • Album: Chutes Too Narrow
  • Artist: The Shins
  • Label: Sub Pop
 
Dear Catastrophe Waitress

Step into My Office, Baby

  • Artist: Belle and Sebastian
  • Album: Dear Catastrophe Waitress
  • Song: Step into My Office, Baby
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  • "Step into My Office, Baby"
  • Album: Dear Catastrophe Waitress
  • Artist: Belle and Sebastian
 
Fate's Right Hand

Fate's Right Hand

  • Artist: Rodney Crowell
  • Album: Fate's Right Hand
  • Song: Fate's Right Hand
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  • "Fate's Right Hand"
  • Album: Fate's Right Hand
  • Artist: Rodney Crowell
  • Label: DMZ/Epic
 

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