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
91
12 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
88
14 reviews

3. Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury

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Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury
November 28, 2006
Hip Hop
Critic Score
88
11 reviews

4. Destroyer - Destroyer's Rubies

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

5. Joanna Newsom - Ys

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Joanna Newsom - Ys
November 14, 2006
Indie Folk
Critic Score
88
20 reviews

6. 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

7. Ali Farka Toure - Savane

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Ali Farka Toure - Savane
July 25, 2006
World
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

8. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale

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Ghostface Killah - Fishscale
March 28, 2006
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
9 reviews

9. 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
85
14 reviews

10. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife

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The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
October 3, 2006
Folk Rock
Critic Score
85
14 reviews

11. Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet

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

12. Burial - Burial

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

13. 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
84
11 reviews

14. Liars - Drum's Not Dead

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

15. Herbert - Scale

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

16. Donald Fagen - Morph the Cat

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Donald Fagen - Morph the Cat
March 7, 2006
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

17. Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor

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

18. Grizzly Bear - Yellow House

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Grizzly Bear - Yellow House
September 5, 2006
Indie Folk
Critic Score
84
9 reviews

19. Howling Bells - Howling Bells

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Howling Bells - Howling Bells
May 8, 2006
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

20. J Dilla - Donuts

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

21. Tom Ze - Estudando o Pagode

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

22. Scott Walker - The Drift

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Scott Walker - The Drift
May 23, 2006
Experimental
Critic Score
83
10 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. Rosanne Cash - Black Cadillac

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Rosanne Cash - Black Cadillac
January 24, 2006
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

25. Booka Shade - Movements

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Booka Shade - Movements
May 16, 2006
House
Critic Score
83
5 reviews



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