2005, pick of the year (so far)

A Listmania! list by Richard Mcallister "weerick" (UK)
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Illinoise
1.  Illinoise by Sufjan Stevens
The list author says:
  "Very rapidly has become my pick of the year so far.  He is a genius, the scope, intelligence and beauty of this album is pretty amazing.  Possibly the best abum I have ever heard....."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Eveningland
2.  Eveningland by Hem
The list author says:
  "One of the most beautiful albums you are ever likely to hear."
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Nashville
3.  Nashville by Josh Rouse
The list author says:
  "Another superb album from possible my favourite artist.  Not quite as good as 'Cold Blue Stars', but still way ahead of nearly every other album released this year."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

I'm Wide Awake It's Morning
4.  I'm Wide Awake It's Morning by Bright Eyes
The list author says:
  "Such a  great album.  To think this guy is only 24.  Emotional, political and heartfelt."
9.69   Used & New from: 2.58
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Funeral
5.  Funeral by Arcade Fire
The list author says:
  "Most original album in the top 5.  A hybrid of rock, 80s rock, Americana....quite undefinable but a real grower. Just outside the top 5........"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (151 customer reviews)

Digital Ash In A Digital Urn
6.  Digital Ash In A Digital Urn by Bright Eyes
The list author says:
  "Not quite as good as 'Its Morning...', but still excellent. If you are a fan of Kid A by Radiohead, worth checking out.."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Man-Made
7.  Man-Made by Teenage Fanclub
The list author says:
  "Its a disgrace that these guys aren't legends.  Fantastic stuff, if its breezy, summer melodies you want, these are the guys..."
10.29   Used & New from: 0.82
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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