SPIN's 40 Best Albums of 2006

SPIN's 40 Best Albums of 2006

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40. Cold War Kids - Robbers & Cowards

Cold War Kids - Robbers & Cowards
October 10, 2006
Critic Score
73
12 reviews

39. The Thermals - The Body, The Blood, The Machine

The Thermals - The Body, The Blood, The Machine
August 22, 2006
Critic Score
81
10 reviews

There's still something small and handmade about the Thermals' music

38. M. Ward - Post-War

M. Ward - Post-War
August 22, 2006
Critic Score
79
15 reviews

37. Wolfmother - Wolfmother

Wolfmother - Wolfmother
October 31, 2005
Critic Score
71
12 reviews

36. The Bronx - The Bronx (II)

The Bronx - The Bronx (II)
July 4, 2006
Critic Score
65
4 reviews

35. J Dilla - The Shining

J Dilla - The Shining
August 22, 2006
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

33. The Rapture - Pieces of the People We Love

The Rapture - Pieces of the People We Love
September 12, 2006
Critic Score
75
12 reviews

32. The Fags - Light 'em Up

The Fags - Light 'em Up
October 31, 2006
Critic Score
70
1 review

31. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones
March 28, 2006
Critic Score
77
17 reviews

30. The Dears - Gang of Losers

The Dears - Gang of Losers
October 3, 2006
Critic Score
78
12 reviews

29. Tapes 'n Tapes - The Loon

Tapes 'n Tapes - The Loon
April 4, 2006
Critic Score
79
15 reviews

28. Thom Yorke - The Eraser

Thom Yorke - The Eraser
July 11, 2006
Critic Score
73
18 reviews

27. Girl Talk - Night Ripper

Girl Talk - Night Ripper
May 9, 2006
Critic Score
70
10 reviews

26. Boris - Pink

Boris - Pink
November 18, 2005
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

25. OutKast - Idlewild

OutKast - Idlewild
August 22, 2006
Critic Score
70
18 reviews

24. Pernice Brothers - Live a Little

Pernice Brothers - Live a Little
October 3, 2006
Critic Score
74
8 reviews

23. The Roots - Game Theory

The Roots - Game Theory
August 29, 2006
Critic Score
83
13 reviews

22. Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped

Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
June 13, 2006
Critic Score
77
14 reviews

20. Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor

Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor
September 19, 2006
Critic Score
84
12 reviews

16. Editors - The Back Room

Editors - The Back Room
July 25, 2005
Critic Score
76
12 reviews

15. Lady Sovereign - Public Warning

Lady Sovereign - Public Warning
October 31, 2006
Critic Score
69
12 reviews

14. T.I. - King

T.I. - King
March 28, 2006
Critic Score
77
9 reviews

12. Hot Chip - The Warning

Hot Chip - The Warning
June 13, 2006
Critic Score
78
13 reviews

11. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife

The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
October 3, 2006
Critic Score
82
17 reviews

10. Beck - The Information

Beck - The Information
October 3, 2006
Critic Score
74
17 reviews

9. Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury

Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury
November 28, 2006
Critic Score
90
14 reviews

8. My Morning Jacket - Okonokos

My Morning Jacket - Okonokos
September 26, 2006
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

7. Cat Power - The Greatest

Cat Power - The Greatest
January 24, 2006
Critic Score
80
16 reviews

6. Joanna Newsom - Ys

Joanna Newsom - Ys
November 14, 2006
Critic Score
86
24 reviews
She doesn’t just rescue the freak-folk scene from hollow caricature, she bestows it with real human depth.

5. My Chemical Romance - The Black Parade

My Chemical Romance - The Black Parade
October 23, 2006
Critic Score
77
14 reviews

4. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale

Ghostface Killah - Fishscale
March 28, 2006
Critic Score
84
11 reviews
Ghost has made the definitive blow opus.

3. 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
January 23, 2006
Critic Score
81
19 reviews

Blunt and bratty, emotionally pubescent even.

2. Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere

Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere
May 9, 2006
Critic Score
81
17 reviews
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