50 Best Albums of 2011

Little Dragon, 'Ritual Union'
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41. Little Dragon, 'Ritual Union'

Everyone knows that Swedes are pop wizards. But R&B? With their third album, the Gothenburg quintet spiked their synth-happy pop with freaky soul – injecting New Wave, dubstep, house and the niftiest Prince impersonation ever to drift across the Atlantic.

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