BEST OF
2014
Pitchfork

Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2006

pitchfork.com

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

1. Joanna Newsom - Ys

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

2. The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America

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

3. Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury
November 28, 2006
Hip Hop
Score
9.1

4. TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain

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

5. Danielson - Ships

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Danielson - Ships
May 9, 2006
Indie Pop
Score
9.1

6. Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye

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

7. Scott Walker - The Drift

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Scott Walker - The Drift
May 23, 2006
Experimental
Score
9.0

8. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale

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

9. Liars - Drum's Not Dead

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Liars - Drum's Not Dead
March 21, 2006
Experimental Rock
Score
9.0

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

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

11. Herbert - Scale

Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Herbert - Scale
May 29, 2006
Electronica
Score
8.8

12. Band of Horses - Everything All The Time

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

13. Namelessnumberheadman - Your Voice Repeating

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Namelessnumberheadman - Your Voice Repeating
December 25, 2006
Score
8.7

14. Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet

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

15. Califone - Roots & Crowns

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

16. Mastodon - Blood Mountain

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Mastodon - Blood Mountain
September 12, 2006
Progressive Metal
Score
8.7

17. Grizzly Bear - Yellow House

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Grizzly Bear - Yellow House
September 5, 2006
Indie Folk
Score
8.7

18. Love Is All - Nine Times That Same Song

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

19. Prince - Ultimate Prince

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Prince - Ultimate Prince
August 22, 2006
Score
8.6

20. The Knife - Silent Shout

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
The Knife - Silent Shout
July 25, 2006
Electronic
Score
8.6

21. Booka Shade - Movements

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Booka Shade - Movements
May 16, 2006
House
Score
8.6

22. Sunset Rubdown - Shut Up I Am Dreaming

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

23. Keith Fullerton Whitman - Lisbon

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Lisbon
March 1, 2006
Score
8.6

24. Clark - Body Riddle

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
Clark - Body Riddle
October 2, 2006
Score
8.5

25. The Thermals - The Body, The Blood, The Machine

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio
The Thermals - The Body, The Blood, The Machine
August 22, 2006
Indie Rock
Score
8.5
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2006.


Page Select:

PITCHFORK'S HIGHEST RATED ALBUMS OF ...
2014
2013
2007
2005

2006 YEAR END LISTS