Top Albums of 2007

Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
Radiohead In Rainbows Alternative Rock, Art Rock
LCD Soundsystem Sound of Silver Dance-Punk, Indietronica
Burial Untrue Dubstep, Future Garage
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
M.I.A. Kala Electropop
The National Boxer Post-Punk Revival
Panda Bear Person Pitch Psychedelic Pop
Arcade Fire Neon Bible Indie Rock
MGMT Oracular Spectacular Indie Pop, Indietronica, Synthpop
Of Montreal Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? Indie Pop, Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
Battles Mirrored Math Rock
Justice Electro House
Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Indie Rock
Animal Collective Strawberry Jam Neo-Psychedelia
Kanye West Graduation Pop Rap
Feist The Reminder Indie Pop
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Raising Sand Americana, Country Rock
PJ Harvey White Chalk Singer/Songwriter
Arctic Monkeys Favourite Worst Nightmare Indie Rock
The Field From Here We Go Sublime Minimal Techno
Wilco Sky Blue Sky Alt-Country, Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
The Good, the Bad & the Queen The Good, the Bad and the Queen Indie Rock
Miranda Lambert Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Contemporary Country
Jens Lekman Night Falls Over Kortedala Chamber Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen Magic Heartland Rock, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Beirut The Flying Club Cup Indie Folk
Robert Wyatt Comicopera Canterbury Scene, Singer/Songwriter
Kings of Leon Because of the Times Alternative Rock, Southern Rock
Okkervil River The Stage Names Folk Rock, Indie Rock
Iron & Wine The Shepherd's Dog Americana, Folk Rock, Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
The White Stripes Icky Thump Alternative Rock, Blues Rock, Garage Rock Revival
Tinariwen Aman Iman: Water is Life Tishoumaren
El Guincho Alegranza Neo-Psychedelia
Grinderman Grinderman Blues Rock, Punk Blues
The Shins Wincing the Night Away Indie Pop
Yeasayer All Hour Cymbals Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
Andrew Bird Armchair Apocrypha Chamber Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Klaxons Myths of the Near Future Alternative Dance, Dance-Punk, Indie Rock
Stars Of The Lid And Their Refinement Of The Decline Ambient, Drone
Band of Horses Cease to Begin Folk Pop, Indie Rock

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Caribou Andorra Indietronica, Psychedelic Pop
Jamie T Panic Prevention Hip Hop, Indie Pop
Britney Spears Blackout Dance-Pop, Electropop
Deerhunter Cryptograms Experimental Rock, Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
Modest Mouse We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank Indie Rock
Lil Wayne Da Drought 3 Hip Hop
Bright Eyes Cassadaga Alt-Country, Indie Folk
Bloc Party A Weekend in the City Post-Punk Revival
Patrick Wolf The Magic Position Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Apparat Walls IDM
Pantha du Prince This Bliss Microhouse, Minimal Techno
Blonde Redhead 23 Dream Pop, Indie Rock
El-P I'll Sleep When You're Dead Abstract Hip Hop, Experimental Hip Hop
Against Me! New Wave Pop Punk
Interpol Our Love to Admire Post-Punk Revival
Matthew Dear Asa Breed Microhouse, Synthpop
Jay-Z American Gangster Hip Hop
Mika Life in Cartoon Motion Pop Rock
The Twilight Sad Fourteen Autumns and Fifteen Winters Indie Rock, Post-Punk
Los Planetas La Leyenda del Espacio Indie Rock
Róisín Murphy Overpowered Dance-Pop, Electropop
Florent Marchet Rio Baril French Pop, Indie Pop, Nouvelle chanson française
Menomena Friend and Foe Indie Rock
Les Savy Fav Let's Stay Friends Post-Punk Revival
Rufus Wainwright Release the Stars Chamber Pop, Singer/Songwriter
St. Vincent Marry Me Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Gui Boratto Chromophobia Microhouse, Tech House
Tegan and Sara The Con Indie Pop
Editors An End Has a Start Post-Punk Revival
Liars Liars Art Rock, Experimental Rock
Vic Chesnutt North Star Deserter Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter, Slowcore
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings 100 Days, 100 Nights Funk, Soul
Triángulo de Amor Bizarro Triángulo de Amor Bizarro Indie Rock, Noise Pop
Tocotronic Kapitulation Indie Rock
Baroness Red Album Progressive Metal, Sludge Metal
Manu Chao La Radiolina Latin Alternative, Singer/Songwriter
The Coral Roots & Echoes Indie Pop, Indie Rock
Björk Volta Art Pop, Electronic
Dinosaur Jr. Beyond Indie Rock
Eluvium Copia Ambient
Calle 13 Residente o Visitante Latin Rap
Nine Inch Nails Year Zero Alternative Rock, Electronic, Industrial Rock
Low Drums and Guns Slowcore
Nick Lowe At My Age Singer/Songwriter
Electrelane No Shouts No Calls Indie Rock
Simian Mobile Disco Attack Decay Sustain Release Electro, Electro House, Tech House
Neil Young Chrome Dreams II Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Dizzee Rascal Maths + English UK Hip Hop
!!! Myth Takes Dance-Punk, Indie Rock
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works Mathcore
Rilo Kiley Under the Blacklight Indie Pop
Mavis Staples We'll Never Turn Back Country Soul, Southern Soul
Josh Ritter The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Babyshambles Shotter's Nation Indie Rock
Andy Palacio & The Garifuna Collective Wátina Garifuna Folk Music
Patty Griffin Children Running Through Contemporary Folk, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
The New Pornographers Challengers Indie Pop, Power Pop
Deerhoof Friend Opportunity Indie Rock
Bettye LaVette The Scene of the Crime Rhythm & Blues
Foo Fighters Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace Post-Grunge
Eddie Vedder Into the Wild Acoustic Rock, Film Soundtrack, Singer/Songwriter
High on Fire Death Is This Communion Sludge Metal, Stoner Metal
The Swell Season / Various Artists Once: Music from the Motion Picture Film Soundtrack, Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Queens of the Stone Age Era Vulgaris Alternative Rock
The Besnard Lakes The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
Neil Young Live at Massey Hall 1971 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Supersilent 8 Free Improvisation
Alcest Souvenirs d'un Autre Monde Blackgaze, Post-Metal, Shoegaze
The Raveonettes Lust Lust Lust Noise Pop
Von Südenfed Tromatic Reflexxions Electronic
Dirty Projectors Rise Above Art Rock, Progressive Pop
Modeselektor Happy Birthday! IDM
Thurston Moore Trees Outside the Academy Alternative Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter
Säkert! Säkert! Indie Pop
The Cribs Men's Needs, Women's Needs, Whatever Post-Punk Revival
Ryan Adams Easy Tiger Alt-Country, Singer/Songwriter
Alicia Keys As I Am Contemporary R&B
Dan Deacon Spiderman of the Rings Indietronica
Phosphorescent Pride Americana, Contemporary Folk
Richard Hawley Lady's Bridge Chamber Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Daft Punk Alive 2007 French House
Elliott Smith New Moon Indie Folk, Lo-Fi / Slacker Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Neurosis Given to the Rising Atmospheric Sludge Metal
Marissa Nadler Songs III: Bird on the Water Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Akron/Family Love Is Simple Folk Rock, Psychedelic Folk, Psychedelic Rock
Aesop Rock None Shall Pass Abstract Hip Hop
Devendra Banhart Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet Progressive Rock
Black Moth Super Rainbow Dandelion Gum Indietronica, Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
Shugo Tokumaru Exit Art Pop, Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Explosions in the Sky All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone Post-Rock
Angels of Light We Are Him Experimental Rock, Folk Rock
Shout Out Louds Our Ill Wills Indie Pop
Jesu Conqueror Drone Metal, Post-Metal, Shoegaze
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's The Cool Conscious Hip Hop
The Avett Brothers Emotionalism Alt-Country, Contemporary Folk
Brother Ali The Undisputed Truth Conscious Hip Hop
Do Make Say Think You, You're A History In Rust Post-Rock
The Tough Alliance A New Chance Balearic Beat, Dance-Pop, Indie Pop
Keren Ann Keren Ann Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Biffy Clyro Puzzle Alternative Rock
Lisabö Ezlekuak Post-Hardcore
UNKLE War Stories Alternative Rock, Trip Hop
Maxïmo Park Our Earthly Pleasures Indie Rock
Airbourne Runnin' Wild Hard Rock
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists Living with the Living Indie Rock
Gogol Bordello Super Taranta! Gypsy Punk
No Age Weirdo Rippers Indie Rock
Hidrogenesse Animalitos Art Pop, Indie Pop
Pharoahe Monch Desire Conscious Hip Hop
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Contemporary R&B, Pop
The Go! Team Proof of Youth Indie Rock, Indietronica
Kevin Drew Spirit If… Indie Rock
The Cinematic Orchestra Ma fleur Downtempo, Nu Jazz
Murcof Cosmos Ambient, Glitch
Common Finding Forever Conscious Hip Hop
Mark Ronson Version Pop Soul
La Casa Azul La revolución sexual Indie Pop
Black Lips Good Bad Not Evil Garage Punk
Holy Fuck Holy Fuck LP Indietronica
Lucinda Williams West Alt-Country, Singer/Songwriter
Stars In Our Bedroom After the War Indie Pop
UGK Underground Kingz Dirty South, Gangsta Rap, Southern Hip Hop
Art Brut It's a Bit Complicated Post-Punk Revival
Wu-Tang Clan 8 Diagrams Hardcore Hip Hop
Shellac Excellent Italian Greyhound Math Rock, Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore
Bill Callahan Woke on a Whaleheart Alt-Country, Singer/Songwriter
Madee L'Antartica Indie Rock
Chloé The Waiting Room Minimal Techno, Tech House
Machine Head The Blackening Groove Metal, Thrash Metal
Orchestra Baobab Made in Dakar Wolof Music
dälek Abandoned Language Abstract Hip Hop, Industrial Hip Hop
The Apples in Stereo New Magnetic Wonder Indie Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
Ricardo Villalobos Fabric 36 Microhouse
Sunset Rubdown Random Spirit Lover Indie Rock
Kate Nash Made of Bricks Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
The Clientele God Save The Clientele Indie Pop
Gravenhurst The Western Lands Indie Rock
The Maccabees Colour It In Post-Punk Revival
Digitalism Idealism Electro House, Electroclash
Future of the Left Curses Post-Hardcore
José González In Our Nature Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Deathspell Omega Fas—Ite, Maledicti, in Ignem Aeternum Black Metal
The Fiery Furnaces Widow City Art Pop, Indie Pop, Progressive Pop
Blu & Exile Below the Heavens Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop, Jazz Rap
Fall Out Boy Infinity on High Pop Punk, Pop Rock
Maps We Can Create Dream Pop
Watain Sworn to the Dark Black Metal
Soulsavers It's Not How Far You Fall, It's the Way You Land Slowcore, Trip Hop
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba Segu Blue Mande Music
Tunng Good Arrows Folktronica, Indie Folk, Indie Pop
Cass McCombs Dropping the Writ Singer/Songwriter
Thrice The Alchemy Index: Vols. I & II - Fire & Water Art Rock, Post-Hardcore
Paul McCartney Memory Almost Full Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Electric Wizard Witchcult Today Doom Metal, Stoner Metal
Manic Street Preachers Send Away the Tigers Alternative Rock
Nothink Spotlights Alternative Rock, Post-Hardcore
Om Pilgrimage Stoner Metal, Stoner Rock
Down III: Over the Under Southern Metal, Stoner Metal
Primordial To the Nameless Dead Folk Metal
Municipal Waste The Art of Partying Crossover Thrash
Ulver Shadows of the Sun Ambient, Electronic
Between the Buried and Me Colors Metalcore, Progressive Metal