40 Greatest Punk Albums of All Time

The riot-starters and two-chord wonders that blew rock wide open

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs, 'Fever to Tell' (2003)
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31. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, 'Fever to Tell' (2003)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs were the finest product of the early-2000s "post-punk revival" that produced the Rapture and the Liars. Their debut LP was the work of three very smart New York art kids, starring a firecracker in a pink dress named Karen O. She howls like a cheetah in heat — until she bruises your heart in the surprise "Maps," which might be punk rock's greatest slow jam.

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