Indie-Pop at it's best

A Listmania! list by Stephanie Avis "Drunken_Butterfly" (Sheffield, UK)
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69 Love Songs
1.  69 Love Songs by The Magnetic Fields
The list author says:
  "Best to start with the best album ever i thought, nothing could beat the perfection of this album and Stephin Merrit's pure genius. Everyone should own this."
12.58   Used & New from: 4.65
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The Smiths
2.  The Smiths by The Smiths
The list author says:
  "Their first and their best, closely followed by Hatful of Hollow of course."
7.99   Used & New from: 1.85
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Biggest Bluest Hi-Fi
3.  Biggest Bluest Hi-Fi by Camera Obscura
The list author says:
  "One of the most beauitful albums ive ever heard, i could listen to it forever on repeat, just utter perfection in songs like Eighties Fan and I Don't Do Crowds. Ultimate indie-pop album"
9.12   Used & New from: 5.24
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

In Case We Die
4.  In Case We Die by Architecture in Helsinki
The list author says:
  "Such a happy, cute album you can clap and dance to throughout. Tiny Paintings is adorable."
12.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

El Perro Del Mar
5.  El Perro Del Mar by El Perro del Mar
The list author says:
  "Her voice is so amazing and beautiful, a perfect album. God Knows is one of those songs you never get sick of hearing."
18.67   Used & New from: 4.80
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Gulag Orkestar / Lon Gisland EP
6.  Gulag Orkestar / Lon Gisland EP by Beirut
The list author says:
  "Finally some amazing new music offering something new. This is an incredible album, every song is perfect and timeless. Perfect for any mood you're in!"
10.44   Used & New from: 4.26
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

The Letting Go
7.  The Letting Go by Bonnie Prince Billy
The list author says:
  "Another fine album from Will Oldham's Bonnie "Prince" Billy. Just beautiful."
9.46   Used & New from: 3.00
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Tigermilk
8.  Tigermilk by Belle & Sebastian
The list author says:
  "Again the first is the best, none of their other albums have the overall feel of this one, yeah there are other good songs on the others, but Tigermilk is perfect throughout."
8.90   Used & New from: 2.37
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Leaders Of The Pack
9.  Leaders Of The Pack by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "well im not usually a fan of compilations, but this is a must really for anyone into dancing and just great 60's girl pop. its just fantastic!"
Used & New from: 1.06
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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2
10.  2 by All Girl Summer Fun Band
The list author says:
  "Another adorable album which you can dance to all the way through."
12.99   Used & New from: 4.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Let Me Introduce My Friends
11.  Let Me Introduce My Friends by I'm from Barcelona
The list author says:
  "Are they for real?! i mean have you ever heard anything so twee it physically hurts as this?! fantastic!"
6.58   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Writer's Block
12.  Writer's Block by Peter Bjorn and John
The list author says:
  "Young Folks is a great song, all that whistling!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Bottoms Of Barrels [Us Import]
13.  Bottoms Of Barrels [Us Import] by Tilly and the Wall
The list author says:
  "Not so much twee as just really fun and danceable indie. And they are awesome live with their tapdancer as percussion!"
13.42   Used & New from: 0.82
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Smell of Our Own
14.  The Smell of Our Own by Hidden Cameras
The list author says:
  "Takes a bit of getting used to so not for everyone, but i think they are fantastic and really fun songs."
11.34   Used & New from: 0.23
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

#3
15.  #3 by Suburban Kids with Biblical Names
The list author says:
  "another so twee it hurts kind of band here i must say, fantastic throughout."
2.39   Used & New from: 0.01

Hyacinths & Thistles
16.  Hyacinths & Thistles by 6ths
The list author says:
  "Another fantastic band from Stephin Merrit's genius. Enough said."
Used & New from: 2.96
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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We Are The Pipettes
17.  We Are The Pipettes by The Pipettes
The list author says:
  "I was pleasantly suprised by this album and it definately grows on you. I think they're adorable, really cute, danceable songs."
7.94   Used & New from: 0.19
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Just Another Diamond Day
18.  Just Another Diamond Day by Vashti Bunyan
The list author says:
  "Such a beautiful album, she really has an amazing voice, and yes her song is on the T-Mobile advert."
10.89   Used & New from: 3.34
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Cmon Miracle
19.  Cmon Miracle by Mirah
The list author says:
  "a beautiful album and amazing voice, and it cant help that the genius that is Phil Elvrum collaborates on many songs with her."
12.99   Used & New from: 1.87
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Ballads Of Living And Dying
20.  Ballads Of Living And Dying by Marissa Nadler
The list author says:
  "Saw her a little while ago at this little venue in coventry and she was just amazing, such a beautiful, haunting voice and recorded it sounds even better."
Used & New from: 24.95

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Verses Of Comfort Assurance And Salvation
21.  Verses Of Comfort Assurance And Salvation by Au Revoir Simone
The list author says:
  "Srtay Goldne is such a gorgeous song i could listen to it on repeat for hours."
Used & New from: 3.71
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Demon
22.  Demon by Envelopes
The list author says:
  "wierd and wonderful, isabelle and leonard is such a cute song, very danceable and clappy!"
4.00   Used & New from: 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Let's Get Out Of This Country [CD]
23.  Let's Get Out Of This Country [CD] by Camera Obscura
The list author says:
  "well i had to include their newest album too, another faultless release from the indie-pop masters and Traceyanne's voice is superb as ever."
10.02   Used & New from: 3.96
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

The Wayward Bus/Plastic Trees
24.  The Wayward Bus/Plastic Trees by The Magnetic Fields
The list author says:
  "and another from Stephin Merrit, a beautiful album and any album with 100,000 Fireflies on it could be nothing less than perfect."
11.91   Used & New from: 4.74
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Rough Trade Shops - Indiepop 1
25.  Rough Trade Shops - Indiepop 1 by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "to end with another compilation, ever indie guy or girls must have, all amazing songs, it does what it says on the tin, finest indie-pop."
Used & New from: 6.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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