The Highest Rated Albums of 2006


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1. Bob Dylan - Modern Times

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Bob Dylan - Modern Times
August 29, 2006
Folk
Critic Score
90
11 reviews

2. 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
Critic Score
89
13 reviews

3. Destroyer - Destroyer's Rubies

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Destroyer - Destroyer's Rubies
February 21, 2006
Indie Rock
Critic Score
88
9 reviews

4. Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury

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Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury
November 28, 2006
Hip Hop
Critic Score
87
10 reviews

5. Joanna Newsom - Ys

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Joanna Newsom - Ys
November 14, 2006
Indie Folk
Critic Score
87
16 reviews

6. Grizzly Bear - Yellow House

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Grizzly Bear - Yellow House
September 5, 2006
Indie Folk
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

7. Tom Waits - Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards

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Tom Waits - Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards
November 21, 2006
Blues
Critic Score
86
9 reviews

8. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale

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Ghostface Killah - Fishscale
March 28, 2006
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

9. Bruce Springsteen - We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions

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Bruce Springsteen - We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
April 25, 2006
Americana
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

10. Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet

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Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet
October 16, 2006
Drone
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

11. Burial - Burial

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Burial - Burial
May 15, 2006
Dubstep
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

12. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife

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The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
October 3, 2006
Folk Rock
Critic Score
84
11 reviews

13. Liars - Drum's Not Dead

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Liars - Drum's Not Dead
March 21, 2006
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
84
9 reviews

14. Herbert - Scale

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Herbert - Scale
May 29, 2006
Electronica
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

15. Yo La Tengo - I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass

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Yo La Tengo - I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
September 12, 2006
Indie Rock
Critic Score
84
12 reviews

16. Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor

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Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor
September 19, 2006
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
11 reviews

17. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - The Letting Go

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - The Letting Go
September 19, 2006
Folk
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

18. Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood

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Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
March 7, 2006
Alt-Country
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

19. J Dilla - Donuts

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J Dilla - Donuts
February 7, 2006
Hip Hop
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

20. The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America

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The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America
October 3, 2006
Rock
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

21. Rhymefest - Blue Collar

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Rhymefest - Blue Collar
July 11, 2006
Hip Hop
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

22. Tom Ze - Estudando o Pagode

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Tom Ze - Estudando o Pagode
April 11, 2006
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

23. Los Lobos - The Town and the City

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Los Lobos - The Town and the City
September 12, 2006
Rock
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

24. The Roots - Game Theory

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The Roots - Game Theory
August 29, 2006
Hip Hop
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

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

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The Thermals - The Body, The Blood, The Machine
August 22, 2006
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
10 reviews



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