Acclaimed Music - The Top Albums from 2006
The Top Albums from 2006





RankAll
Time
ArtistAlbumBuy at
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Song
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1 132 Amy Winehouse
Back to Black
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2 143 Arctic Monkeys
Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not

3 250 Joanna Newsom
Ys
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4 287 TV on the Radio
Return to Cookie Mountain

5 295 The Knife
Silent Shout
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6 522 Bob Dylan
Modern Times
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7 572 Justin Timberlake
FutureSex/LoveSounds
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8 576 Hot Chip
The Warning
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9 597 Cat Power
The Greatest
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10 678 The Hold Steady
Boys and Girls in America
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11 681 Gnarls Barkley
St. Elsewhere
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12 713 Ghostface Killah
Fishscale
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13 730 J Dilla aka Jay Dee
Donuts
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14 819 Liars
Drum's Not Dead
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15 826 Clipse
Hell Hath No Fury

16 1002 Grizzly Bear
Yellow House
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17 1031 Burial
Burial

18 1051 Junior Boys
So This Is Goodbye
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19 1055 Lily Allen
Alright, Still
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20 1060 Scott Walker
The Drift

21 1068 Belle and Sebastian
The Life Pursuit
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22 1071 The Decemberists
The Crane Wife
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23 1164 Midlake
The Trials of Van Occupanther

24 1173 Neko Case
Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
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25 1216 Beirut
Gulag Orkestar
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26 1343 Tom Waits
Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards
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27 1409 Ali Farka Touré
Savane
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28 1489 Bonnie "Prince" Billy
The Letting Go
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29 1513 Band of Horses
Everything All the Time
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30 1610 Sonic Youth
Rather Ripped
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31 1619 Thom Yorke
The Eraser
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32 1766 M. Ward
Post-War
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33 1767 Camera Obscura
Let's Get Out Of This Country

34 1768 Yo La Tengo
I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
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35 1980 Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Show Your Bones
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36 2032 Destroyer
Destroyer's Rubies
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37 2047 Muse
Black Holes & Revelations
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38 2051 The Raconteurs
Broken Boy Soldiers
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39 2074 Girl Talk
Night Ripper
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40 2103 Bruce Springsteen
We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
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41 2156 The Thermals
The Body, The Blood, The Machine
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42 2167 Mastodon
Blood Mountain
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43 2206 Lupe Fiasco
Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor
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44 2327 The Roots
Game Theory
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45 2380 Johnny Cash
American V: A Hundred Highways
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46 2532 Peter Bjorn and John
Writer's Block

47 2620 Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins
Rabbit Fur Coat
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48 2661 Studio
West Coast/Yearbook 1
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49 2729 Regina Spektor
Begin to Hope
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50 2802 Bat for Lashes
Fur and Gold
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51 2813 Guillemots
Through the Windowpane

Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
My Chemical Romance
The Black Parade
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Built to Spill
You in Reverse
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Phoenix
It's Never Been Like That
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The Flaming Lips
At War with the Mystics
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T.I.
King
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Jarvis Cocker
Jarvis

Trentemoller
The Last Resort

Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam
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Herbert
Scale
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The Gossip
Standing in the Way of Control

Ellen Allien & Apparat
Orchestra of Bubbles

Scritti Politti
White Bread Black Beer
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Sr. Chinarro
El mundo según

Spank Rock
YOYOYOYOYO

Califone
Roots & Crowns
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Love Is All
Nine Times That Same Song

The Pipettes
We Are The Pipettes

Tim Hecker
Harmony in Ultraviolet

Subtle
For Hero: For Fool
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The Long Blondes
Someone to Drive You Home

Standstill
Vivalaguerra

Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan
Ballad of the Broken Seas
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Mogwai
Mr. Beast
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Morrissey
Ringleader of the Tormentors
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Espers
Espers II
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Beck
The Information
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Cold War Kids
Robbers & Cowards
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Booka Shade
Movements

The Killers
Sam's Town
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Ornette Coleman
Sound Grammar
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Beyoncé
B'Day
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Donald Fagen
Morph the Cat
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PeterLicht
Lieder vom Ende des Kapitalismus

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Stadium Arcadium
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Silversun Pickups
Carnavas
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Alejandro Escovedo
The Boxing Mirror
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Nelly Furtado
Loose
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Los Lobos
The Town and the City
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DJ Drama & Lil Wayne
Dedication 2: Gangsta Grillz

Neil Young
Living with War
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Sparklehorse
Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain
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The Dears
Gang of Losers

Lindsey Buckingham
Under the Skin
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Rosanne Cash
Black Cadillac
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Kante
Die Tiere sind unruhig

Tool
10,000 Days
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The Kooks
Inside In Inside Out
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Comets On Fire
Avatar
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Drive-By Truckers
A Blessing and a Curse
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12Twelve
L'univers

The Coup
Pick a Bigger Weapon
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Matmos
The Rose Has Teeth in the Mouth of a Beast

Iron Maiden
A Matter of Life and Death
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Sunset Rubdown
Shut Up I Am Dreaming
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Dixie Chicks
Taking the Long Way
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The DFA
The DFA Remixes: Chapter One
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Danielson
Ships
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Howe Gelb
'Sno Angel Like You
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New York Dolls
One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This
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Damien Rice
9
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The Beatles
Love

The Rapture
Pieces of the People We Love

Brightblack Morning Light
Brightblack Morning Light
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My Morning Jacket
Okonokos
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Mission of Burma
The Obliterati
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Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint
The River in Reverse
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Scissor Sisters
Ta-Dah
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Carla Bozulich
Evangelista

Islands
Return to the Sea

John Legend
Once Again
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J Dilla aka Jay Dee
The Shining
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The Streets
The Hardest Way to Make an Easy Living
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Blumfeld
Verbotene Früchte

The Strokes
First Impressions of Earth
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Nathan Fake
Drowning in a Sea of Love

Die Goldenen Zitronen
Lenin

Lambchop
Damaged
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Slayer
Christ Illusion
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Fujiya & Miyagi
Transparent Things

Paul Simon
Surprise
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Final Fantasy
He Poos Clouds

Sparks
Hello Young Lovers
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Sunn O))) & Boris
Altar

...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
So Divided
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Man Man
Six Demon Bag

Patrick Watson
Close to Paradise

Converge
No Heroes
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Kasabian
Empire
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AFX
Chosen Lords

Pet Shop Boys
Fundamental
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Current 93
Black Ships Ate the Sky

Archie Bronson Outfit
Derdang Derdang
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Juana Molina
Son
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Isis
In the Absence of Truth
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Bunbury & Vegas
El tiempo de las cerezas
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Cursive
Happy Hollow
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Sufjan Stevens
The Avalanche: Outtakes and Extras from the Illinois Album
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Wolf Eyes
Human Animal
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Vetiver
To Find Me Gone
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Kelley Stoltz
Below the Branches
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Toumani Diabaté
Boulevard de l'indépendence
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Beth Orton
Comfort of Strangers
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Bert Jansch
The Black Swan
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Sway
This Is My Demo

Corinne Bailey Rae
Corinne Bailey Rae
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Secret Machines
Ten Silver Drops
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OOIOO
Taiga

OutKast
Idlewild
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John Mayer
Continuum
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Graham Coxon
Love Travels at Illegal Speeds

Nellie McKay
Pretty Little Head
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Oneida
Happy New Year
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The Sleepy Jackson
Personality: One Was a Spider, One Was a Bird

Plan B
Who Needs Actions When You Got Words

Basement Jaxx
Crazy Itch Radio
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The Rifles
No Love Lost

Jolie Holland
Springtime Can Kill You
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The Young Knives
Voices of Animals & Men

Calexico
Garden Ruin
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The Handsome Family
Last Days of Wonder

The Blood Brothers
Young Machetes
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120 Days
120 Days
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Howling Bells
Howling Bells

Josh Rouse
Subtitulo
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Candi Staton
His Hands
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Grandaddy
Just Like the Fambly Cat
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Razorlight
Razorlight
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The Futureheads
News and Tributes
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The Mountain Goats
Get Lonely
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