Albums of 2006

A Listmania! list by elbuho (Holland)
 
Return To Cookie Mountain
1.  Return To Cookie Mountain by TV on the Radio
The list author says:
  "A masterpiece, pure and simple. All the promise of their debut album is achieved here. David Bowie features on Province."
12.49   Used & New from: 0.50
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Der Dang, Der Dang
2.  Der Dang, Der Dang by Archie Bronson Outfit
The list author says:
  "Another album that avoided second-album syndrome. But then they didn't have the kind of success with their first album that the likes of Razorlight, Killers, Kasabian had with theirs."
9.39   Used & New from: 5.91
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

The Eraser
3.  The Eraser by Thom Yorke
The list author says:
  "Everyone was expecting a new Radiohead album, and then suddenly this dropped out of the sky and quenched our 'head thirst perfectly."
8.58   Used & New from: 1.40
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)

The Loon
4.  The Loon by Tapes 'n Tapes
The list author says:
  "Strictly speaking a 2005 release, but this is too good to leave off"
14.45   Used & New from: 0.24
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Voices Of Animals And Men
5.  Voices Of Animals And Men by Young Knives
The list author says:
  "The Young Knives had the tunes but I wasn't expecting them to put together such a cohesive album"
2.94   Used & New from: 0.10
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Drop It Till It Pops
6.  Drop It Till It Pops by Hot Club de Paris
The list author says:
  "Fabulous spiky and danceable indie featuring wonky time signatures and chiming jazz guitar"
2.24   Used & New from: 0.24
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Soft Machine
7.  Soft Machine by Teddybears
The list author says:
  "Magic electronic indie from Sweden"
14.25   Used & New from: 0.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

We Are Not The Infadels
8.  We Are Not The Infadels by The Infadels
The list author says:
  "More magic electronic indie from London"
11.49   Used & New from: 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Costello Music
9.  Costello Music by The Fratellis
The list author says:
  "Packed with insanely catchy songs, I call it 'new music hall'. And they don't take themselves as seriously as others of their ilk"
3.51   Used & New from: 0.16
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

A Call and Response
10.  A Call and Response by The Longcut
The list author says:
  "They manage to do the Joy Division thing in a totally different way to the likes of Interpol and Editors. Plus they actually come from Manchester. Bonus!"
2.77   Used & New from: 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Nine Times That Same Song
11.  Nine Times That Same Song by Love Is All
The list author says:
  "Spiky shouty girl-fronted Scandinavian punk pop"
7.89   Used & New from: 0.76
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Howling Bells
12.  Howling Bells by Howling Bells
The list author says:
  "I thought this bunch were Scandinavian the first time I heard them, they've got that Scandi-indie vibe. Turns out they're Aussies, go figure. Great reverb-drenched album though."
Used & New from: 3.82
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Hind Hind Legs
13.  Hind Hind Legs by The Lovely Feathers
The list author says:
  "Fresh and funny, Wrong Choice is a classic"
4.48   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Easy Star All Stars - Radiodred: Tribute to OK Computer
14.  Easy Star All Stars - Radiodred: Tribute to OK Computer by Easy Star All-Stars
The list author says:
  "Surprisingly effective interpretation of OK Computer in a reggae style, featuring Horace Andy, Toots and the Maytals, Sugar Minott, etc."
9.64   Used & New from: 2.53
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Obliterati
15.  Obliterati by Mission Of Burma
The list author says:
  "In which MoB demonstrate that it is possible to make relevant music in your 50s. Eat that, The Horrors!"
9.43   Used & New from: 4.17

Captain Europe
16.  Captain Europe by Hess Is More
The list author says:
  "Denmark has been under-represented in the current Scandinavian love-fest. Hess is More aims to correct that. Eclectic yet melodious collection of songs"
13.84   Used & New from: 3.24

Dial Zero
17.  Dial Zero by My Robot Friend
The list author says:
  "One of my favourite 'dance' albums of the year"
13.35   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

THE VICTORIAN ENGLISH GENTLEMENS CLUB
18.  THE VICTORIAN ENGLISH GENTLEMENS CLUB by The Victorian English Gentlemens Club
The list author says:
  "Worth the price of admission for 'Ban the Gin' alone!"
3.47   Used & New from: 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Elan Vital
19.  Elan Vital by Pretty Girls Make Graves
The list author says:
  "Great album of spiky, female-fronted indie rock"
2.95   Used & New from: 0.19
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Freedom Spark: Special Edition
20.  The Freedom Spark: Special Edition by Larrikin Love
The list author says:
  "Downing Street Kindling's lyrics provoked some predictably nationalistic reactions ('I can no longer live in England' 'Well p*ss off, then' - Uncut) but appealed to a long-term ex-pat like myself."
14.00   Used & New from: 1.64
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Warning
21.  The Warning by Hot Chip
The list author says:
  "Hot Chip broke my legs"
Used & New from: 0.24
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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A Weekend in the City [CD + DVD]
22.  A Weekend in the City [CD + DVD] by Bloc Party
The list author says:
  "Finally a second album that lives up to the promise of the first. Spine-tinglingly good! Does it count for '06? Who cares :D"
6.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Love
23.  Love by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "Breathes new life into over-familiar songs. A wonderful treat for anyone who grew up with this music."
8.98   Used & New from: 0.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (213 customer reviews)

Nux Vomica
24.  Nux Vomica by The Veils
The list author says:
  "Discovered this lot at a recent festival, and this album's been on repeat play ever since. A masterpiece of dark, antipodean rock."
3.49   Used & New from: 1.49
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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