Top Albums of 2006 Poll

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Top Albums of 2006 Poll

Postby Old Forums » Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:38 am

Acclaimed Pazz & Jop Poll hosted by Rocky Raccoon
Results posted on January 2, 2007

1. Belle and Sebastian - "The Life Pursuit" (6) 67
2. The Hold Steady - "Boys and Girls in America" (4) 65
3. The Pipettes - "We Are the Pipettes" (4) 59
4. TV on the Radio - "Return to Cookie Mountain" (4) 50
5. Bob Dylan - "Modern Times" (6) 49
6. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Show Your Bones" (5) 49
7. Ghostface Killah - "Fishscale" (4) 49
8. Lily Allen - "Alright, Still" (5) 43
9. The Roots - "Game Theory" (3) 40
10. Midlake - "The Trials of Van Occupanther" (3) 39
11. Gnarles Barkley - "St. Elsewhere" (5) 38
12. Camera Obscura - "Let's Get Out of This Country" (2) 33
13. Arctic Monkeys - "Whatever People Say I Am ..." (4) 32
13. Joanna Newsom - "Ys" (4) 32
13. Yo La Tengo - "I Am Not Afraid of You ..." (4) 32
16. Bonnie "Prince" Billy - "The Letting Go" (2) 32
17. Cat Power - "The Greatest" (2) 31
18. Scott Walker - "The Drift" (2) 30
19. Anouar Brahem - "Le Voyage de Sahar" (1) 30
20. Dixie Chicks - "Taking the Long Way" (2) 29
20. Guillemots - "Through the Windowpane" (2) 29

With 19 ballots cast, here are the top twenty according to us. Unlike Sufjan Stevens last year, there was no consensus No. 1. I was pleasantly surprised to see my top two albums finish one-two, although in inverse order. If there is any interest, I can post the individual lists later.

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Individual Lists

Postby Old Forums » Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:44 am

Some of the individual lists, not all:

tim
1. Camera Obscura (18)
2. Belle and Sebastian (17)
3. Lily Allen (12)
4. the Guillemots (12)
5. the Gossip (8)
6. Artic Monkeys (7)
7. Muse (7)
8. Izzy Campbell and Mark Lanegan (7)
9. the Pipettes (6)
10.the Lilys (5)

bullfinch
1. Gomez - How We Operate (22)
2. Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers (16)
3. Alejandro Escavado - The Boxing Mirror (11)
4. Frances McKee - Sunny Moon (11)
5. PJ Harvey - Peel Sessions (11)
6. Pearl Jam - s/t (9)

Slush
1. The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America (21)
2. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale (17)
3. Destroyer - Destroyer's Rubies (17)
4. Belle and Sebastian - The Life Pursuit (12)
5. The Roots - Game Theory (8)
6-T. Ali Farka Toure - Savane (5)
6-T. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife (5)
6-T. Bob Dylan - Modern Times (5)
6-T. Lupe Fiasco - Lupe Fiasco's Food and Liquor (5)
6-T. Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood (5)

sonofsamiam
1. Nomo - New Tones (23 pts)
2. Scott Walker - The Drift (15 pts)
3. The Roots - Game Theory (14 pts)
4. Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury (8 pts)
5. TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain (8 pts)
6. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale (8 pts)
7. Bob Dylan - Modern Times (7 pts)
8. Joanna Newsom - Ys (7 pts)
9. The Divine Comedy - Victory for the Comic Muse (5 pts)
10. Charlotte Gainsbourg - 5:55 (5 pts)

bob
1. Love Is All - Nine Times That Same Song (25)
1. The Pipettes - s/t (25)
3. Peter Björn and John - Writer's Block (9)
4. Belle and Sebastian - The Life Pursuit (8)
5. Joanna Newsom - Ys (7)
6. The Fiery Furnaces - Bitter Tea (6)
7. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones (5)
7. Johnny Cash - A Hundred Highways (5)
7. Islands - Return to the Sea (5)
7. Tapes 'n Tapes - The Loon (5)

MitchellStirling
Top 10 sent,
11 Shut Up I Am Dreaming Sunset Rubdown
12 Orchestra Of Bubbles Ellen Allien and Apparat
13 The Eraser Thom Yorke
14 The Howling Bells The Howling Bells
15 The Warning Hot Chip
16 Broken Boy Soldier The Raconteurs
17 Making Dens Mystery Jets
18 Somone To Drive Me Home The Long Blondes
19 Ys Joanna Newsom
20 Love Travels At Illegal Speeds Graham Coxon
21 The Beatific Visions Brakes
22 45:33 LCD Soundsystem
23 Return To Cookie Mountain TV On The Radio
24 The Bright Lights And What I Should Have Learned Duels
25 Ten Silver Drops The Secret Machines
26 Nine Times That Same Song Love Is All
27 The Trials of Van Occuppanther Midlake
28 We Are The Pipettes The Pipettes
29 Pet Grief The Radio Dept.
30 Jarvis Jarvis
31 Waiting for the Time to be Right The Brother Kite
32 Destroyer's Rubies Destroyer
33 Cansei de Ser Sexy CSS
34 Silent Shout The Knife
35 The Drift Scott Walker
36 Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain Sparklehorse
37 Let's Get Out Of The Country Camera Obscura
38 Post War M. Ward
39 The Life Pursuit Belle and Sebastian
40 This Is My Demo Sway

Dumbangel
1. The Pipettes - "We are the Pipettes" (18)
2. Midlake - "The trials of Van Occupanther" (16)
3. Camera Obscura - "Let's get out of this country" (15)
4. Belle and Sebastian - "The life pursuit" (10)
5. Ed Harcourt - "The beautiful lie" (9)
6. The Sleepy Jackson - "Personality - One was a spider, one was a bird" (8)
7. Jim Noir - "Tower of love" (7)
8. El Perro Del Mar - "El Perro Del Mar" (7)
9. Scissor Sisters - "Tah-da" (5)
10.Hot Chip - "The warning" (5)
11.Joseph Arthur - "Nuclear daydream"
12.Guillemots - "Through the windowpane"
13.David Mead - "Tangerine"
14.Barth - "Under the trampoline"
15.Mojave 3 - "Puzzles like you"
16.Phoenix - "It's never been like that"
17.Peter Von Poehl - "Going where the tea trees are"
18.Spearmint - "Paris in a bottle"
19.Peter Bjorn & John - "Writer's block"
20.Nigel Clark - "21th century man"

Henrik
1. Anouar Brahem - Le Voyage de Sahar (30)
2. Beirut - Gulag Orkestar (13)
3. Destroyer - Destroyer's Rubies (10)
4. Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere (10)
5. Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye (8)
6. Thom Yorke - The Eraser (8)
7. The Knife - Silent Shout (6)
8. Regina Spektor - Begin to Hope (5)
9. Ebba Forsberg - Ebba Forsberg (5)
10. Sufjan Stevens - The Avalanche: Outtakes & Extras from the Illinois Album (5)

fabien
SONIC YOUTH - RATHER RIPPED (20)
MIDLAKE - THE TRIALS OF VAN OCCUPANTHER (15)
YO LA TENGO - I'M NOT AFRAID OF YOU... (15)
THE SPINTO BAND - NICE AND NICELY DONE (10)
HERMAN DUNE - GIANT (10)
PETER VAN POEHL - GOING TO WHERE THE TEA-TREES ARE (10)
SPARKLEHORSE - DREAMT FOR LAST YEARS... (5)
PHOENIX - IT'S NEVER BEEN LIKE THAT (5)
CSS - CANSEI DE SER SEXY (5)
THE FLAMING LIPS - AT WAR WITH THE MYSTICS (5)

STEFAN
1 CAT POWER ´THE GREATEST´ (20)
2 NEKO CASE ´FOX CONFESSOR BRINGS THE FLOOD´ (16)
3 BONNIE ´PRINCE´BILLY ´THEW LETTING GO´ (14)
4 THE DECEMBERISTS ´THE CRANE WIFE´ (10)
5 MORRISSEY ´RINGLEADER OF THE TORMENTORS´ (9)
6 BELLE & SEBASTIAN ´THE LIFE PURSUIT´ (8)
7 PETER BJORN & JOHN ´WRITER´S BLOCK´ (7)
8 A HAWK AND A HACKSAW ´THE WAY THE WIND BLOWS´ (6)
9 BEIRUT ´GULAG ORKESTAR´ (5)
9 BLISS ´THEY MADE HISTORY´ (5)

SuperFurry
1. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones (21)
2. Muse - Black Holes & Revelations (18)
3. The Sleepy Jackson - Personality (12)
4. Comets On Fire - Avatar (10)
5. Howling Bells - Howling Bells (9)
6. Midlake - The Trials Of Van Occupanther (8)
7. Lily Allen - Alright, Still (6)
8. Beck - The Information (6)
9. The Long Blondes - Someone To Drive You Home (5)
10. The Flaming Lips - At War With The Mystics (5)


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