The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2005

1. Wilco - Kicking Television: Live in Chicago

Wilco - Kicking Television: Live in Chicago
November 15, 2005
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

2. Thrice - Vheissu

Thrice - Vheissu
October 18, 2005
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

3. Beck - Guero

Beck - Guero
March 29, 2005
Critic Score
75
16 reviews

4. Bob Mould - Body of Song

Bob Mould - Body of Song
July 29, 2005
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

5. Mew - And the Glass Handed Kites

Mew - And the Glass Handed Kites
September 19, 2005
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

6. Gruff Rhys - Yr Atal Genhedlaeth

Gruff Rhys - Yr Atal Genhedlaeth
January 24, 2005
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

7. Supergrass - Road to Rouen

Supergrass - Road to Rouen
August 15, 2005
Critic Score
71
9 reviews

8. Coldplay - X&Y

Coldplay - X&Y
June 7, 2005
Critic Score
71
16 reviews

9. Harvey Danger - Little by Little...

Harvey Danger - Little by Little...
September 13, 2005
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

10. New Order - Waiting for the Sirens' Call

New Order - Waiting for the Sirens' Call
April 26, 2005
Critic Score
70
11 reviews

11. The Subways - Young for Eternity

The Subways - Young for Eternity
July 4, 2005
Critic Score
69
9 reviews

12. Hard-Fi - Stars of CCTV

Hard-Fi - Stars of CCTV
July 4, 2005
Critic Score
68
11 reviews

13. Echo & the Bunnymen - Siberia

Echo & the Bunnymen - Siberia
September 20, 2005
Critic Score
68
9 reviews

14. Foo Fighters - In Your Honor

Foo Fighters - In Your Honor
June 14, 2005
Critic Score
68
14 reviews

15. The Like - Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking?

The Like - Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking?
September 13, 2005
Critic Score
67
6 reviews

16. Idlewild - Warnings/Promises

Idlewild - Warnings/Promises
March 7, 2005
Critic Score
67
8 reviews

17. Mercury Rev - The Secret Migration

Mercury Rev - The Secret Migration
January 24, 2005
Critic Score
65
9 reviews

19. Beck - Guerolito

Beck - Guerolito
December 13, 2005
Critic Score
65
7 reviews

20. Kings of Leon - Aha Shake Heartbreak

Kings of Leon - Aha Shake Heartbreak
February 22, 2005
Critic Score
64
13 reviews

21. Caesars - Paper Tigers

Caesars - Paper Tigers
April 26, 2005
Critic Score
64
9 reviews

22. Oasis - Don't Believe The Truth

Oasis - Don't Believe The Truth
May 31, 2005
Critic Score
64
13 reviews

23. Team Sleep - Team Sleep

Team Sleep - Team Sleep
May 9, 2005
Critic Score
62
5 reviews

24. Garbage - Bleed Like Me

Garbage - Bleed Like Me
April 11, 2005
Critic Score
60
9 reviews

25. Silversun Pickups - Pikul

Silversun Pickups - Pikul
July 26, 2005
Critic Score
59
6 reviews
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