2006 Album Releases

2006
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Jan 23
Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Arctic Monkeys
Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
81
critic score
(19)
84
user score
(787)
Oct 23
My Chemical Romance - The Black Parade
My Chemical Romance
The Black Parade
77
critic score
(14)
84
user score
(360)
Nov 14
Joanna Newsom - Ys
Joanna Newsom
Ys
86
critic score
(24)
90
user score
(352)
Jul 3
Muse - Black Holes and Revelations
Muse
Black Holes and Revelations
75
critic score
(20)
77
user score
(351)
Feb 7
J Dilla - Donuts
J Dilla
Donuts
87
critic score
(8)
88
user score
(344)
Oct 27
Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
Amy Winehouse
Back to Black
78
critic score
(17)
84
user score
(339)
Nov 20
Brand New - The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
79
critic score
(11)
87
user score
(311)
Feb 17
The Knife - Silent Shout
The Knife
Silent Shout
81
critic score
(12)
86
user score
(287)
Sep 12
Justin Timberlake - FutureSex / LoveSounds
Justin Timberlake
FutureSex / LoveSounds
74
critic score
(12)
80
user score
(265)
Sep 5
Beyoncé - B'Day
Beyoncé
B'Day
68
critic score
(13)
73
user score
(241)
Jan 3
The Strokes - First Impressions of Earth
The Strokes
First Impressions of Earth
66
critic score
(15)
70
user score
(240)
Oct 3
Beach House - Beach House
Beach House
Beach House
67
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(210)
Sep 5
Grizzly Bear - Yellow House
Grizzly Bear
Yellow House
84
critic score
(11)
83
user score
(202)
Sep 12
TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain
TV on the Radio
Return to Cookie Mountain
87
critic score
(18)
83
user score
(198)
Oct 24
Taylor Swift - Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
67
critic score
(3)
62
user score
(190)
Oct 2
The Killers - Sam's Town
The Killers
Sam's Town
62
critic score
(17)
74
user score
(188)
May 9
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Stadium Arcadium
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Stadium Arcadium
68
critic score
(14)
73
user score
(170)
Nov 28
Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury
Clipse
Hell Hath No Fury
90
critic score
(14)
87
user score
(170)
Jul 11
Thom Yorke - The Eraser
Thom Yorke
The Eraser
73
critic score
(18)
80
user score
(156)
Apr 10
Rihanna - A Girl Like Me
Rihanna
A Girl Like Me
56
critic score
(5)
54
user score
(140)
Jul 14
Lily Allen - Alright, Still
Lily Allen
Alright, Still
78
critic score
(15)
80
user score
(137)
May 2
Tool - 10,000 Days
Tool
10,000 Days
71
critic score
(12)
81
user score
(128)
Sep 19
Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor
Lupe Fiasco
Food & Liquor
84
critic score
(12)
83
user score
(126)
Feb 21
Destroyer - Destroyer's Rubies
Destroyer
Destroyer's Rubies
87
critic score
(12)
84
user score
(124)
May 15
Burial - Burial
Burial
Burial
87
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(121)
Aug 15
Christina Aguilera - Back to Basics
Christina Aguilera
Back to Basics
66
critic score
(11)
76
user score
(118)
Apr 4
The Flaming Lips - At War With The Mystics
The Flaming Lips
At War With The Mystics
74
critic score
(15)
73
user score
(115)
Mar 21
Band of Horses - Everything All The Time
Band of Horses
Everything All The Time
73
critic score
(11)
82
user score
(111)
Feb 7
Belle & Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
Belle & Sebastian
The Life Pursuit
80
critic score
(16)
82
user score
(110)
Oct 3
The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
The Decemberists
The Crane Wife
82
critic score
(17)
84
user score
(108)
Oct 16
Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet
Tim Hecker
Harmony in Ultraviolet
84
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(97)
Mar 28
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Show Your Bones
77
critic score
(17)
78
user score
(94)
May 9
Beirut - Gulag Orkestar
Beirut
Gulag Orkestar
81
critic score
(11)
82
user score
(87)
May 23
Phoenix - It's Never Been Like That
Phoenix
It's Never Been Like That
74
critic score
(14)
79
user score
(87)
Jan 23
The Kooks - Inside In/Inside Out
The Kooks
Inside In/Inside Out
74
critic score
(12)
74
user score
(81)
Jun 13
Hot Chip - The Warning
Hot Chip
The Warning
78
critic score
(13)
80
user score
(80)
Aug 29
Bob Dylan - Modern Times
Bob Dylan
Modern Times
88
critic score
(15)
80
user score
(80)
Oct 3
Beck - The Information
Beck
The Information
74
critic score
(17)
74
user score
(78)
Sep 12
Mastodon - Blood Mountain
Mastodon
Blood Mountain
78
critic score
(15)
83
user score
(77)
Aug 29
The Roots - Game Theory
The Roots
Game Theory
83
critic score
(13)
81
user score
(75)
Aug 8
Daughters - Hell Songs
Daughters
Hell Songs
80
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(70)
Sep 13
Fergie - The Dutchess
Fergie
The Dutchess
55
critic score
(7)
62
user score
(69)
Oct 10
Jay Reatard - Blood Visions
Jay Reatard
Blood Visions
81
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(68)
Mar 21
Liars - Drum's Not Dead
Liars
Drum's Not Dead
79
critic score
(17)
83
user score
(67)
Jun 13
Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
Sonic Youth
Rather Ripped
77
critic score
(14)
78
user score
(67)
May 2
Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam
75
critic score
(15)
71
user score
(65)
May 9
Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere
Gnarls Barkley
St. Elsewhere
81
critic score
(17)
82
user score
(65)
May 16
The Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers
The Raconteurs
Broken Boy Soldiers
71
critic score
(18)
75
user score
(65)
Jun 13
Regina Spektor - Begin To Hope
Regina Spektor
Begin To Hope
76
critic score
(15)
81
user score
(65)
Mar 28
Ghostface Killah - Fishscale
Ghostface Killah
Fishscale
84
critic score
(11)
84
user score
(64)
Sep 12
The Black Keys - Magic Potion
The Black Keys
Magic Potion
72
critic score
(13)
75
user score
(64)
Dec 1
Gwen Stefani - The Sweet Escape
Gwen Stefani
The Sweet Escape
56
critic score
(14)
64
user score
(63)
Sep 12
Yo La Tengo - I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
Yo La Tengo
I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
84
critic score
(17)
84
user score
(61)
Aug 22
OutKast - Idlewild
OutKast
Idlewild
70
critic score
(18)
69
user score
(59)
Sep 19
Kasabian - Empire
Kasabian
Empire
62
critic score
(10)
69
user score
(59)
Jan 24
Cat Power - The Greatest
Cat Power
The Greatest
80
critic score
(16)
77
user score
(58)
Jun 7
Nelly Furtado - Loose
Nelly Furtado
Loose
67
critic score
(13)
74
user score
(58)
Oct 31
Deftones - Saturday Night Wrist
Deftones
Saturday Night Wrist
78
critic score
(11)
79
user score
(58)
Sep 25
Evanescence - The Open Door
Evanescence
The Open Door
56
critic score
(9)
67
user score
(57)
Nov 21
Jay-Z - Kingdom Come
Jay-Z
Kingdom Come
67
critic score
(16)
57
user score
(57)
Dec 15
Nas - Hip Hop Is Dead
Nas
Hip Hop Is Dead
77
critic score
(10)
70
user score
(56)
Sep 12
John Mayer - Continuum
John Mayer
Continuum
78
critic score
(8)
82
user score
(55)
Sep 12
The Mars Volta - Amputechture
The Mars Volta
Amputechture
65
critic score
(13)
80
user score
(55)
Apr 4
Pink - I'm Not Dead
Pink
I'm Not Dead
72
critic score
(9)
74
user score
(53)
Aug 14
Peter Bjorn and John - Writer's Block
Peter Bjorn and John
Writer's Block
78
critic score
(13)
78
user score
(51)
Oct 3
The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America
The Hold Steady
Boys and Girls in America
83
critic score
(18)
81
user score
(51)
Aug 8
Agalloch - Ashes Against the Grain
Agalloch
Ashes Against the Grain
93
critic score
(4)
85
user score
(49)
Mar 7
Mogwai - Mr Beast
Mogwai
Mr Beast
76
critic score
(18)
78
user score
(48)
Jun 13
Three Days Grace - One-X
Three Days Grace
One-X
70
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(48)
Mar 13
Placebo - Meds
Placebo
Meds
61
critic score
(11)
73
user score
(45)
Aug 22
Ratatat - Classics
Ratatat
Classics
69
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(45)
Jun 12
Keane - Under the Iron Sea
Keane
Under the Iron Sea
62
critic score
(14)
69
user score
(44)
Jan 24
CunninLynguists - A Piece of Strange
CunninLynguists
A Piece of Strange
78
critic score
(3)
87
user score
(43)
May 1
Snow Patrol - Eyes Open
Snow Patrol
Eyes Open
60
critic score
(13)
72
user score
(43)
Oct 3
Flying Lotus - 1983
Flying Lotus
1983
72
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(43)
Mar 7
Goldfrapp - Supernature
Goldfrapp
Supernature
74
critic score
(13)
80
user score
(41)
May 23
Scott Walker - The Drift
Scott Walker
The Drift
82
critic score
(14)
81
user score
(41)
Apr 11
The Black Angels - Passover
The Black Angels
Passover
73
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(36)
Jun 6
Camera Obscura - Let's Get Out Of This Country
Camera Obscura
Let's Get Out Of This Country
73
critic score
(14)
81
user score
(36)
Jul 4
Rise Against - The Sufferer & the Witness
Rise Against
The Sufferer & the Witness
79
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(36)
Aug 28
Iron Maiden - A Matter of Life and Death
Iron Maiden
A Matter of Life and Death
76
critic score
(5)
68
user score
(36)
Sep 11
The Fratellis - Costello Music
The Fratellis
Costello Music
70
critic score
(11)
72
user score
(36)
May 30
Asobi Seksu - Citrus
Asobi Seksu
Citrus
80
critic score
(12)
82
user score
(35)
Jul 11
CSS - Cansei de Ser Sexy
CSS
Cansei de Ser Sexy
70
critic score
(11)
79
user score
(35)
Apr 11
Built to Spill - You in Reverse
Built to Spill
You in Reverse
75
critic score
(17)
79
user score
(34)
Jul 25
Silversun Pickups - Carnavas
Silversun Pickups
Carnavas
67
critic score
(8)
76
user score
(34)
Nov 28
Incubus - Light Grenades
Incubus
Light Grenades
68
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(34)
Jul 25
Midlake - The Trials of Van Occupanther
Midlake
The Trials of Van Occupanther
79
critic score
(12)
78
user score
(33)
Jan 13
Sibylle Baier - Colour Green
Sibylle Baier
Colour Green
85
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(31)
Sep 26
mewithoutYou - Brother, Sister
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister
78
critic score
(5)
86
user score
(31)
Oct 24
Converge - No Heroes
Converge
No Heroes
80
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(31)
Oct 30
Bring Me The Horizon - Count Your Blessings
Bring Me The Horizon
Count Your Blessings
50
critic score
(2)
46
user score
(31)
Mar 7
Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
Neko Case
Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
86
critic score
(15)
86
user score
(29)
Sep 12
Xiu Xiu - The Air Force
Xiu Xiu
The Air Force
79
critic score
(8)
78
user score
(29)
Oct 9
Trentemøller - The Last Resort
Trentemøller
The Last Resort
84
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(29)
May 30
The Radio Dept. - Pet Grief
The Radio Dept.
Pet Grief
61
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(28)
Aug 22
The Thermals - The Body, The Blood, The Machine
The Thermals
The Body, The Blood, The Machine
81
critic score
(10)
83
user score
(28)
Sep 5
Audioslave - Revelations
Audioslave
Revelations
64
critic score
(6)
61
user score
(28)
Oct 2
Bonobo - Days to Come
Bonobo
Days to Come
80
user score
(27)
Jun 27
Billy Talent - Billy Talent II
Billy Talent
Billy Talent II
69
critic score
(6)
68
user score
(26)
Sep 20
Janet Jackson - 20 Y.O.
Janet Jackson
20 Y.O.
56
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(26)
Nov 21
Killswitch Engage - As Daylight Dies
Killswitch Engage
As Daylight Dies
84
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(26)
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