TVOTR top Metacritic, at the moment

TV On The Radio's latest album, 'Dear Science', presently sits pretty at the top of Metacritic's albums of the year.

The record - the follow-up to the similarly acclaimed 'Return To Cookie Mountain' (2006) - was only released on Monday (September 22), but already looks likely to rank amongst critical favourites come the year's end.

At two according to Metacritic - find their top 30 of 2008 so far here - is 'What Does It All Mean? 1983-2006 Retrospective' by Steinski, with The Bug's superb 'London Zoo' at three.

Last year's pile-topping release was 'From Here We Go Sublime' by The Field. Metacritic's lists are based on reviews worldwide, both online and in print.

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