25 of the best: 2006

A Listmania! list by S. Lewis "evil_stu" (Musselburgh, Scotland)
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The Greatest
1.  The Greatest by Cat Power
The list author says:
  "Delightful soul/country from America's finest lady singer."
£17.74   Used & New from: £1.45
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

At War With the Mystics
2.  At War With the Mystics by The Flaming Lips
The list author says:
  "Touched by genius... and their most political album yet."
£4.69   Used & New from: £0.20
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

The Trials Of Van Occupanther
3.  The Trials Of Van Occupanther by Midlake
The list author says:
  "Invokes the heart of classic-period Fleetwood Mac."
£6.62   Used & New from: £1.19
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

Black Holes And Revelations
4.  Black Holes And Revelations by Muse
The list author says:
  "Cranking the operatic madness another notch."
£5.39   Used & New from: £1.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (332 customer reviews)

Wolves
5.  Wolves by My Latest Novel
The list author says:
  "Distinctly Scottish chamber pop."
£3.00   Used & New from: £0.49
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me
6.  The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me by Brand New
The list author says:
  "Thundrous American rock... but they're not emo"
£8.98   Used & New from: £1.24
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

So Divided
7.  So Divided by And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
The list author says:
  "Their most reflective album yet, but still hooked and barbed."
£7.99   Used & New from: £2.28
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Gang Of Losers
8.  Gang Of Losers by The Dears
The list author says:
  "Not just the Canadian Smiths... this album is a joy."
£7.20   Used & New from: £0.09
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Blood Mountain [U.S. Version]
9.  Blood Mountain [U.S. Version] by Mastodon
The list author says:
  "METAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
£5.31   Used & New from: £1.02
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Broken Social Scene
10.  Broken Social Scene by Broken Social Scene
The list author says:
  "Like "You Forgot It In People" to the power of 10."
£9.18   Used & New from: £1.54
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Begin To Hope
11.  Begin To Hope by Regina Spektor
The list author says:
  "Packed full of sweet and delicate melodies."
£5.98   Used & New from: £0.42
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Hearts And Unicorns
12.  Hearts And Unicorns by Giant Drag
The list author says:
  "Dirty, dirty girl coos over grunge riffs."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.24
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Ten Silver Drops
13.  Ten Silver Drops by Secret Machines
The list author says:
  "If Pink Floyd started a band tomorrow this is what they'd sound like!"
£7.58   Used & New from: £0.09
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Give Me A Wall
14.  Give Me A Wall by ¡Forward, Russia!
The list author says:
  "Aggressive, high-pitched, thrash near-metal. Glorious."
£1.45   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Personality: One Was A Spider. One Was A Bird
15.  Personality: One Was A Spider. One Was A Bird by The Sleepy Jackson
The list author says:
  "Absolutely barking gospel-infused pop."
£6.01   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Return To Cookie Mountain
16.  Return To Cookie Mountain by TV on the Radio
The list author says:
  "Powerful, cerebral and soulful."
£12.49   Used & New from: £0.58
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Be Your Own Pet
17.  Be Your Own Pet by Be Your Own Pet
The list author says:
  "Ferocious young Texans. This is what ASBOs were made for."
£8.89   Used & New from: £0.23
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

The Warning
18.  The Warning by Hot Chip
The list author says:
  "They were still "laid back" but you could really cut some rug to this."
Used & New from: £0.21
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Ballad of the Broken Seas
19.  Ballad of the Broken Seas by Isobel Campbell
The list author says:
  "A real beauty and the beast combo. Cooing vocals collide with the voice of a million cigarettes."
£8.49   Used & New from: £0.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Howling Bells
20.  Howling Bells by Howling Bells
The list author says:
  "Juanita Stein is a future rock icon. PJ Harvey ought to watch out."
Used & New from: £0.97
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Out Of The Angeles
21.  Out Of The Angeles by Amusement Parks on Fire
The list author says:
  "They started to shake off My Bloody Valentine comparisons with this expansive work."
£10.49   Used & New from: £1.10
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Letting Go
22.  The Letting Go by Bonnie Prince Billy
The list author says:
  "Beardy types creates minor classic in Iceland."
£9.70   Used & New from: £5.41
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Flock
23.  Flock by Bell X1
The list author says:
  "Deserve to be as big as Coldplay, Keane and that lot. Thankfully this is much better than the lot of them."
£7.80   Used & New from: £0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

News And Tributes (Standard Cd)
24.  News And Tributes (Standard Cd) by Futureheads
The list author says:
  "The Mackem lads start to grow up. Varies soft ballads to Fugazi-esque snarling."
£2.96   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Cansei De Ser Sexy
25.  Cansei De Ser Sexy by CSS
The list author says:
  "Dirty, fun, Brazilian pop!"
£10.79   Used & New from: £0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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