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Top 25 Albums of 2006

A Listmania! list by IWFIcon
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Someone To Drive You Home
1.  Someone To Drive You Home by The Long Blondes
The list author says:
  "“Within two or three listens it feels like you're listening to a classic album that you've known for years""
£5.32   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Rabbit Fur Coat
2.  Rabbit Fur Coat by Jenny Lewis
The list author says:
  "“All in all this is a triumph.""
£11.70   Used & New from: £0.35
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Alright, Still
3.  Alright, Still by Lily Allen
The list author says:
  "Its one of those albums were almost every song could be a hit single."
£4.76   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews)

We Are The Pipettes
4.  We Are The Pipettes by The Pipettes
The list author says:
  "Something that could well have slipped into ill-advised pastiche has actually turned out to be one of the finds of the year."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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The Greatest
5.  The Greatest by Cat Power
The list author says:
  "“This is still a fantastic collection of songs, which certainly does live up there with her greatest work… She's pulled it off again.”"
Used & New from: £0.72
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Fundamental
6.  Fundamental by Pet Shop Boys
The list author says:
  "“Overall this is a triumph… in fact it's up there with the best they've ever done.”"
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.20
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

American V: A Hundred Highways
7.  American V: A Hundred Highways by Johnny Cash
The list author says:
  "It’s proof positive that whilst John R. Cash may be gone, he will never be forgotten."
£9.27   Used & New from: £2.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Cansei De Ser Sexy
8.  Cansei De Ser Sexy by CSS
The list author says:
  "“Ramshackle....bonkers...uplifting...smutty...infectious... a joyous and riotous album; if it doesn't get your hips shaking,[it] will get your head banging.”"
£8.21   Used & New from: £0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

5:55
9.  5:55 by Charlotte Gainsbourg
The list author says:
  "It doesn’t always come together, but for the most part it does and it’s very difficult indeed not to fall under it’s spell."
£9.14   Used & New from: £0.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Black Cadillac
10.  Black Cadillac by Rosanne Cash
The list author says:
  "This is an album which will touch anyone who listens to it"
£11.24   Used & New from: £6.19
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
11.  Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
The list author says:
  "It's an instant crowd-pleasing album"
£8.19   Used & New from: £0.36
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (317 customer reviews)

Voices Of Animals And Men
12.  Voices Of Animals And Men by Young Knives
The list author says:
  ""You could argue it's just XTC for the new generation, but then I would ask you...what would be wrong with that?”"
£3.37   Used & New from: £0.07
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Hearts And Unicorns
13.  Hearts And Unicorns by Giant Drag
The list author says:
  "“They have the tunes, they have the lyrics and they have the front woman with oodles of star-quality to spare.”"
Used & New from: £0.20
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Other People's Lives
14.  Other People's Lives by Ray Davies
The list author says:
  "“Davies is legitimately one of Britain's greatest songwriters… you can't help but feel glad that [he] is finally back amongst us.”"
£6.71   Used & New from: £0.72
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Orange Album
15.  Orange Album by Stefy
The list author says:
  "“The singer can sing, the band can play, and they have a knack for turning out catchy pop melodies that will stick in your brain for days.”"
Used & New from: £2.48
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Live It Out
16.  Live It Out by Metric
The list author says:
  "“Whilst never quite as clever as it thinks it is, this is still a great album to, you know, dance to. A rock band not afraid to have fun...whatever next?”"
Used & New from: £1.78
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Moon Over The Freeway [Us Import]
17.  Moon Over The Freeway [Us Import] by The Ditty Bops
The list author says:
  "“It’s perhaps a little too "off-the-wall" to gain any semblance of major success, but that shouldn't detract one iota from what is a really good record”"
£11.32   Used & New from: £3.77
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Black Holes And Revelations
18.  Black Holes And Revelations by Muse
The list author says:
  ""Whether more ardent fans will agree I don't know, but for me this is Muse's most thrilling and complete collection yet.”"
£5.62   Used & New from: £1.02
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (324 customer reviews)

Be Your Own Pet
19.  Be Your Own Pet by Be Your Own Pet
The list author says:
  ""A dynamic and exciting record""
£8.29   Used & New from: £0.24
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Begin To Hope
20.  Begin To Hope by Regina Spektor
The list author says:
  "“Newer fans may well have to take a few listens to really fall in love with her but no matter how long you have, or haven't, known of Regina, eventually this album will get you. It's that good.”"
£6.01   Used & New from: £0.53
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

The Warning
21.  The Warning by Hot Chip
The list author says:
  "“If there is one thing to take away from this album it may well be just how, well, fresh and original everything sounds.”"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Highway Companion
22.  Highway Companion by Tom Petty
The list author says:
  "“There are highlights aplenty; if this really is the last album Petty gives us, he's left on a high note.”"
£11.05   Used & New from: £3.22
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

B'day
23.  B'day by Beyonce
The list author says:
  "“[an] album which has as many highlights as Dangerously In Love and, crucially, virtually none of the filler…against all the odds, I'm impressed with this.”"
£3.93   Used & New from: £0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

THE VICTORIAN ENGLISH GENTLEMENS CLUB
24.  THE VICTORIAN ENGLISH GENTLEMENS CLUB by The Victorian English Gentlemens Club
The list author says:
  "“This is quite probably the best album this year that no-one will ever hear.”"
£3.69   Used & New from: £0.19
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Hurricane Glass
25.  Hurricane Glass by Catherine Feeny
The list author says:
  "“Indeed anyone who thinks Sandi Thom is the second coming of Jesus might like to check out what a really good album actually sounds like…”"
£5.84   Used & New from: £1.48
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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