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The Highest Rated Albums of 2005

1. Sufjan Stevens - Illinois

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

2. Sunn O))) - Black One

Sunn O))) - Black One
October 18, 2005
Critic Score
90
6 reviews

4. Edan - Beauty and the Beat

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

5. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods

Sleater-Kinney - The Woods
May 24, 2005
Critic Score
88
13 reviews

6. M.I.A. - Arular

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

7. Opeth - Ghost Reveries

Opeth - Ghost Reveries
August 30, 2005
Critic Score
87
7 reviews

8. The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema

The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema
August 23, 2005
Critic Score
86
13 reviews

9. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm

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

10. Robyn - Robyn

Robyn - Robyn
April 27, 2005
Critic Score
85
15 reviews

11. The Decemberists - Picaresque

The Decemberists - Picaresque
March 22, 2005
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

12. Cadence Weapon - Breaking Kayfabe

Cadence Weapon - Breaking Kayfabe
November 28, 2005
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

13. Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary

Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary
September 27, 2005
Critic Score
84
13 reviews

14. Spoon - Gimme Fiction

Spoon - Gimme Fiction
May 10, 2005
Critic Score
84
10 reviews

15. Kano - Home Sweet Home

Kano - Home Sweet Home
June 27, 2005
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

16. Anthony Hamilton - Ain't Nobody Worryin'

Anthony Hamilton - Ain't Nobody Worryin'
December 13, 2005
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

17. Kate Bush - Aerial

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

18. Ladytron - Witching Hour

Ladytron - Witching Hour
October 3, 2005
Critic Score
83
11 reviews

19. Stars - Set Yourself on Fire

Stars - Set Yourself on Fire
March 8, 2005
Critic Score
83
13 reviews

20. Hood - Outside Closer

Hood - Outside Closer
January 17, 2005
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

22. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
January 25, 2005
Critic Score
83
14 reviews

23. Konono N°1 - Congotronics

Konono N°1 - Congotronics
September 27, 2005
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

25. Archer Prewitt - Wilderness

Archer Prewitt - Wilderness
January 25, 2005
Critic Score
82
5 reviews
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