Gigwise's Best 50 Albums of 2005

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50. Dogs - Turn Against This Land

Dogs - Turn Against This Land
September 19, 2005
Critic Score
58
4 reviews

48. Edan - Beauty and the Beat

Edan - Beauty and the Beat
March 29, 2005
Critic Score
89
7 reviews

46. Pure Reason Revolution - Cautionary Tales for the Brave

Pure Reason Revolution - Cautionary Tales for the Brave
May 3, 2005
Critic Score
65
2 reviews

45. Audioslave - Out of Exile

Audioslave - Out of Exile
May 23, 2005
Critic Score
68
9 reviews

44. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Howl

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Howl
August 23, 2005
Critic Score
72
13 reviews

43. Babyshambles - Down in Albion

Babyshambles - Down in Albion
November 14, 2005
Critic Score
62
10 reviews

42. Deerhoof - The Runners Four

Deerhoof - The Runners Four
October 11, 2005
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

41. Goldfrapp - Supernature

Goldfrapp - Supernature
August 17, 2005
Critic Score
73
14 reviews

40. The Chemical Brothers - Push the Button

The Chemical Brothers - Push the Button
January 24, 2005
Critic Score
70
13 reviews

39. My Morning Jacket - Z

My Morning Jacket - Z
October 4, 2005
Critic Score
82
18 reviews

38. Madonna - Confessions on a Dance Floor

Madonna - Confessions on a Dance Floor
November 11, 2005
Critic Score
76
12 reviews

36. M.I.A. - Arular

M.I.A. - Arular
March 22, 2005
Critic Score
88
15 reviews

35. Super Furry Animals - Love Kraft

Super Furry Animals - Love Kraft
September 13, 2005
Critic Score
71
11 reviews

32. Hard-Fi - Stars of CCTV

Hard-Fi - Stars of CCTV
July 4, 2005
Critic Score
67
14 reviews

30. Roots Manuva - Awfully Deep

Roots Manuva - Awfully Deep
January 28, 2005
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

29. Röyksopp - The Understanding

Röyksopp - The Understanding
July 4, 2005
Critic Score
69
13 reviews

28. Vitalic - OK Cowboy

Vitalic - OK Cowboy
April 4, 2005
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

27. Kate Bush - Aerial

Kate Bush - Aerial
November 7, 2005
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

26. Supergrass - Road to Rouen

Supergrass - Road to Rouen
August 15, 2005
Critic Score
73
12 reviews

25. Devendra Banhart - Cripple Crow

Devendra Banhart - Cripple Crow
September 13, 2005
Critic Score
73
13 reviews

23. Sufjan Stevens - Illinois

Sufjan Stevens - Illinois
July 5, 2005
Critic Score
92
20 reviews

19. Jamie Lidell - Multiply

Jamie Lidell - Multiply
June 28, 2005
Critic Score
76
10 reviews

18. The National - Alligator

The National - Alligator
April 12, 2005
Critic Score
79
12 reviews

17. Gorillaz - Demon Days

Gorillaz - Demon Days
May 24, 2005
Critic Score
77
21 reviews

16. Kaiser Chiefs - Employment

Kaiser Chiefs - Employment
March 7, 2005
Critic Score
77
14 reviews

14. Kanye West - Late Registration

Kanye West - Late Registration
August 30, 2005
Critic Score
82
19 reviews

All in all 'Late Registration' is exactly what commercial fans wanted and hip-hop fans needed.

13. The Cribs - The New Fellas

The Cribs - The New Fellas
June 20, 2005
Critic Score
69
7 reviews

12. Maximo Park - A Certain Trigger

Maximo Park - A Certain Trigger
May 16, 2005
Critic Score
77
13 reviews

11. Tom Vek - We Have Sound

Tom Vek - We Have Sound
October 25, 2005
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

10. Clor - Clor

Clor - Clor
July 25, 2005
Critic Score
77
10 reviews

9. Sigur Rós - Takk...

Sigur Rós - Takk...
September 13, 2005
Critic Score
81
19 reviews

8. Test Icicles - For Screening Purposes Only

Test Icicles - For Screening Purposes Only
October 31, 2005
Critic Score
62
11 reviews

6. Editors - The Back Room

Editors - The Back Room
July 25, 2005
Critic Score
74
15 reviews

5. Elbow - Leaders Of The Free World

Elbow - Leaders Of The Free World
September 12, 2005
Critic Score
76
16 reviews

4. The Rakes - Capture/Release

The Rakes - Capture/Release
August 15, 2005
Critic Score
74
12 reviews

3. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm

Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
March 22, 2005
Critic Score
86
14 reviews

2. LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem

LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem
February 15, 2005
Critic Score
82
17 reviews

1. Arcade Fire - Funeral

Arcade Fire - Funeral
September 14, 2004
Critic Score
93
19 reviews
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