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. R.E.M. - And I Feel Fine... The Best of the I.R.S. Years 1982-1987

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R.E.M. - And I Feel Fine... The Best of the I.R.S. Years 1982-1987
September 11, 2006
Score
97

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

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Various Artists - Tropicália: A Brazilian Revolution in Sound
February 13, 2006
Score
95

3. Joanna Newsom - Ys

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Joanna Newsom - Ys
November 14, 2006
Indie Folk
Score
94

4. Chavez - Better Days Will Haunt You

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Chavez - Better Days Will Haunt You
October 10, 2006
Score
94

5. 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
94

6. Missy Elliott - Respect M.E.

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Missy Elliott - Respect M.E.
September 4, 2006
Score
92

7. Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury

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Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury
November 28, 2006
Hip Hop
Score
91

8. Jay Reatard - Blood Visions

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Jay Reatard - Blood Visions
October 10, 2006
Garage Punk
Score
91

9. 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
91

10. Danielson - Ships

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Danielson - Ships
May 9, 2006
Indie Pop
Score
91

11. Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye

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Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye
September 12, 2006
Electronic
Score
90

12. Scott Walker - The Drift

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Scott Walker - The Drift
May 23, 2006
Experimental
Score
90

13. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale

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Ghostface Killah - Fishscale
March 28, 2006
Hip Hop
Score
90

14. Liars - Drum's Not Dead

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Liars - Drum's Not Dead
March 21, 2006
Experimental Rock
Score
90

15. Various Artists - Journey Into Paradise: The Larry Levan Story

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Various Artists - Journey Into Paradise: The Larry Levan Story
April 11, 2006
Score
89

16. 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
88

17. Herbert - Scale

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Herbert - Scale
May 29, 2006
House
Score
88

18. Band of Horses - Everything All The Time

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Band of Horses - Everything All The Time
March 21, 2006
Indie Rock
Score
88

19. Namelessnumberheadman - Your Voice Repeating

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Namelessnumberheadman - Your Voice Repeating
December 25, 2006
Score
87

20. Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet

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Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet
October 16, 2006
Drone
Score
87

21. Califone - Roots & Crowns

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Califone - Roots & Crowns
October 10, 2006
Indie Folk
Score
87

22. Mastodon - Blood Mountain

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Mastodon - Blood Mountain
September 12, 2006
Progressive Metal
Score
87

23. Grizzly Bear - Yellow House

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Grizzly Bear - Yellow House
September 5, 2006
Psychedelic Folk
Score
87

24. 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
87

25. Prince - Ultimate Prince

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Prince - Ultimate Prince
August 22, 2006
Score
86
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2006.


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