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I'm making a list of the best ten albums of 2006 for Billboard.com. Jog my memory. What's your list look like?


Blogger Mark said...

I really don't know if I have a complete top 10, but definitely number 1 is downhere's Wide Eyed and Mistified.

Anonymous Charlie said...

Belle & Sebastien, The Life Pursuit.


The Postal Service's Give Up, even though it came out in 2003.

Blogger Loren said...

genre specific?

Blogger Loren said...

Here are my Top 5:

1. The Alcatraz Kid - http://www.jeremymessersmith.com/

2. A Greater Song -

3. Everything All the Time - http://www.bandofhorses.com/

4. Apendix a - Andrew Peterson

5. Everlasting God - Benton Brown

Anonymous Dustin said...

Matisyahu "Youth"

Blogger Matt Deane said...

Leeland - Sound Of Melodies

Blogger Cassandra said...

Joanna Newsom - Ys
Anathallo - Floating World

Blogger Jeremy Botter said...

Here's my working list of top albums. I'm a huge procrastinator when it comes to doing these lists (I do a top 20 every year), so I tend to start early and start compiling a list of my faves.

Bob Dylan -- Modern Times
Quickly Now -- Come And Listen
The Feeling -- Twelve Stops And Home
The Decemberists -- The Crane Wife
Sereenah Maneesh -- Sereenah Maneesh
Arctic Monkeys -- Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
The Roots -- Game Theory
Lupe Fiasco -- Food & Liquor
The Hold Steady -- Boys And Girls In America
Andrew Osenga -- The Morning
TV On The Radio -- Return To Cookie Mountain
Dashboard Confessional -- Dusk And Summer
Beck -- The Information
Blue October -- Foiled
Comets On Fire -- Avatar
Cursive -- Happy Hollow
Ben Kweller -- Ben Kweller
John Mayer -- Continuum
Justin Timberlake -- FutureSex/LoveSounds
My Morning Jacket -- Okonokos
Outkast -- Idlewild
Leeland -- Sound Of Melodies
Yo La Tengo -- I'm Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass
Keane -- Under The Iron Sea
Snow Patrol -- Eyes Open
Downhere -- Wide Eyed And Mystified

Anonymous jane said...

Appendix A- Andrew Peterson
Chasing Mississippi-Dave Barnes
Continuum-John Mayer
Twentysomething-Jamie Cullum
Sit Still Look Pretty-The Wreckers
Gravity/Love-Sandra McCracken
Supply and Demand-Amos Lee
Once Again-John Legend
Turn Around-Jonny Lang
Black Horse and the Cherry Tree-KT Tunstall

Blogger Vitamin Z said...

Keane - Under the Iron Sea
MuteMath - MuteMath

And anyone who doesn't put John Mayer's Continuum on the list has some serious issues.

Anonymous Dan da Man said...

Darn. And I wanted you to do it for my little music site (inReview.net). Oh well, I guess big-time bloggers are in high demand. Here's what my list is going to look like:

The Listening - The Listening
Mute Math - Mute Math
Pro*Pain - Mars ILL
The Chess Hotel - The Elms
Nothing Left To Lose - Mat Kearney

Anonymous brad andrews said...

My best 10 in no certain order...

Beck: The Information
Gomez: How We Operate
Margot & the Nuclear So & So’s: The Dust of Retreat
David Mead: Tangerine
needtobreathe: Daylight
Duncan Sheik: White Limousine
Snow Patrol: Eyes Open
The Stills: Without Feathers
Thom Yorke: The Eraser
John Mayer: Continnum [confirming I have no serious issues...]

Blogger GrovesFan said...

Taylor Sorensen and the Trigger Code: They May Lock Us Up, They May Make Us Bleed


Blogger Brack said...

Bob Dylan - Modern Times
Marty Stuart & F.S. - Soul's Chapel (oh, wait, was that 2005?)
Beck - The Information
John Mayer - Continuum
Leeland - Sound Of Melodies
DownHere - WideEyed&Mystified
Jonny Lang - Turn Around
Rosanne Cash - Black Cadillac
Keane - Under the Iron Sea
Andrew Osenga - The Morning

Blogger the boian chronicles ... said...

my top 15.

Mute Math - mute math
Copeland - eat, sleep, repeat
mewithoutYou - brother, sister
mat kearney - nothing left to lose
Leeland - sound of melodies
Fair - best worst case scenario
Sandra McCracken - gravity/love
Eliot Morris - what's mine is yours
Lakes - Photographs EP
Jeremy Enigk - world waits
David Bazan - fewer moving pieces
Damien Rice - 9
Ben Harper - both sides of the gun
Augustana - all the stars and boulevards
Brett Dennen - there is so much more
Sarah McLachlan - wintersong

Blogger Cory said...

How can any of you overlook Paul Simon's "Surprise"?

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Albums not mentioned above that are on my 2006 favs list:
Red- End of Silence
Edison Glass- Burn or a Shiver
Starfield - Beauty in the Broken


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