The Best Indie Rock Albums of 2005

1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods

Sleater-Kinney - The Woods
May 24, 2005
Critic Score
87
12 reviews

2. Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary

Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary
September 27, 2005
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

3. Spoon - Gimme Fiction

Spoon - Gimme Fiction
May 10, 2005
Critic Score
85
9 reviews

4. My Morning Jacket - Z

My Morning Jacket - Z
October 4, 2005
Critic Score
84
16 reviews

5. Art Brut - Bang Bang Rock & Roll

Art Brut - Bang Bang Rock & Roll
May 30, 2005
Critic Score
84
11 reviews

6. Serena-Maneesh - Serena-Maneesh

Serena-Maneesh - Serena-Maneesh
August 29, 2005
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

7. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm

Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
March 22, 2005
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

9. Silver Jews - Tanglewood Numbers

Silver Jews - Tanglewood Numbers
October 18, 2005
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

10. The Fiery Furnaces - EP

The Fiery Furnaces - EP
January 11, 2005
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

13. Love As Laughter - Laughter's Fifth

Love As Laughter - Laughter's Fifth
April 26, 2005
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

14. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy

Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy
April 5, 2005
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

16. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy Appendix

Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy Appendix
November 22, 2005
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

17. Stephen Malkmus - Face the Truth

Stephen Malkmus - Face the Truth
May 23, 2005
Critic Score
79
12 reviews

18. Mando Diao - Hurricane Bar

Mando Diao - Hurricane Bar
March 8, 2005
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

20. The National - Alligator

The National - Alligator
April 12, 2005
Critic Score
77
11 reviews

21. Constantines - Tournament of Hearts

Constantines - Tournament of Hearts
October 11, 2005
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

22. Holopaw - Quit +/or Fight

Holopaw - Quit +/or Fight
August 9, 2005
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

23. Rogue Wave - Descended Like Vultures

Rogue Wave - Descended Like Vultures
October 25, 2005
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

24. The Ponys - Celebration Castle

The Ponys - Celebration Castle
May 3, 2005
Critic Score
76
8 reviews

25. The Go-Betweens - Oceans Apart

The Go-Betweens - Oceans Apart
May 3, 2005
Critic Score
76
7 reviews
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