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Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2006

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This is an ordered list of Pitchfork's highest rated albums of 2006. Check out Pitchfork's Year End List.

1. Various Artists - Tropicália: A Brazilian Revolution in Sound

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Various Artists - Tropicália: A Brazilian Revolution in Sound
February 13, 2006
Score
9.5

2. Joanna Newsom - Ys

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Joanna Newsom - Ys
November 14, 2006
Indie Folk
Score
9.4

3. The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America

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The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America
October 3, 2006
Rock
Score
9.4

4. Missy Elliott - Respect M.E.

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Missy Elliott - Respect M.E.
September 4, 2006
Score
9.2

5. Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury

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Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury
November 28, 2006
Hip Hop
Score
9.1

6. TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain

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TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain
September 12, 2006
Experimental Rock
Score
9.1

7. Danielson - Ships

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Danielson - Ships
May 9, 2006
Indie Pop
Score
9.1

8. Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye

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Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye
September 12, 2006
Electronic
Score
9.0

9. Scott Walker - The Drift

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Scott Walker - The Drift
May 23, 2006
Experimental
Score
9.0

10. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale

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Ghostface Killah - Fishscale
March 28, 2006
Hip Hop
Score
9.0

11. Liars - Drum's Not Dead

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Liars - Drum's Not Dead
March 21, 2006
Experimental Rock
Score
9.0

12. The Replacements - Don't You Know Who I Think I Was?

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The Replacements - Don't You Know Who I Think I Was?
June 3, 2006
Punk Rock
Score
8.8

13. Herbert - Scale

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Herbert - Scale
May 29, 2006
Electronica
Score
8.8

14. Band of Horses - Everything All The Time

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Band of Horses - Everything All The Time
March 21, 2006
Indie Rock
Score
8.8

15. Namelessnumberheadman - Your Voice Repeating

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Namelessnumberheadman - Your Voice Repeating
December 25, 2006
Score
8.7

16. Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet

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Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet
October 16, 2006
Drone
Score
8.7

17. Califone - Roots & Crowns

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Califone - Roots & Crowns
October 10, 2006
Indie Folk
Score
8.7

18. Mastodon - Blood Mountain

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Mastodon - Blood Mountain
September 12, 2006
Progressive Metal
Score
8.7

19. Grizzly Bear - Yellow House

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Grizzly Bear - Yellow House
September 5, 2006
Indie Folk
Score
8.7

20. Love Is All - Nine Times That Same Song

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Love Is All - Nine Times That Same Song
January 24, 2006
Indie Pop
Score
8.7

21. Prince - Ultimate Prince

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Prince - Ultimate Prince
August 22, 2006
Score
8.6

22. The Knife - Silent Shout

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The Knife - Silent Shout
July 25, 2006
Electronic
Score
8.6

23. Booka Shade - Movements

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Booka Shade - Movements
May 16, 2006
House
Score
8.6

24. Sunset Rubdown - Shut Up I Am Dreaming

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Sunset Rubdown - Shut Up I Am Dreaming
May 2, 2006
Indie Rock
Score
8.6

25. Keith Fullerton Whitman - Lisbon

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Keith Fullerton Whitman - Lisbon
March 1, 2006
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8.6
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2006.


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