Best Albums of 2005


01
Howard Shore
The Fellowship of the Ring: The Complete Recording

4.4
70 votes
02
Gospel
The Moon Is a Dead World

4.4
1000 votes
03
Django Reinhardt
Djangology

4.33
24 votes
04
Kow Otani
Shadow of the Colossus: Roar of the Earth

4.33
46 votes
05
Rosetta
The Galilean Satellites

4.31
601 votes
06
Moonsorrow
Verisakeet

4.31
270 votes
07
The National
Alligator

4.29
1380 votes
08
Pat Metheny Group
The Way Up

4.28
29 votes
09
Kamelot
The Black Halo

4.27
779 votes
10
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.26
1570 votes
11
Taake
Hordalands Doedskvad

4.26
168 votes
12
mind.in.a.box
Dreamweb

4.25
22 votes
13
Johnny Hobo and the Freight Trains
Love Songs For The Apocalypse

4.24
161 votes
14
Murcof
Remembranza

4.24
27 votes
15
Nujabes
Modal Soul

4.24
400 votes
16
Ceremony (USA-CA)
Ruined

4.24
119 votes
17
Fat Freddy's Drop
Based on a True Story

4.23
47 votes
18
Kataxu
Hunger of Elements

4.23
77 votes
19
Opeth
Ghost Reveries

4.22
3528 votes
20
Colour Haze
Colour Haze

4.22
79 votes
21
Manilla Road
Gates of Fire

4.21
21 votes
22
Rotten Sound
Exit

4.21
194 votes
23
Coil
The Ape of Naples

4.2
139 votes
24
Rapture
Silent Stage

4.2
35 votes
25
Corrupted
El Mundo Frio

4.19
89 votes
26
Evoken
Antithesis of Light

4.19
110 votes
27
Left For Dead
Splitting Heads

4.18
30 votes
28
Primordial
The Gathering Wilderness

4.18
205 votes
29
Choke
Slow Fade Or: How I Learned To Question Infinity

4.17
23 votes
30
Deathspell Omega
Kenose

4.17
184 votes
31
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.17
400 votes
32
Venetian Snares
Rossz Csillag Allat Szuletett

4.16
386 votes
33
The Suicide File
Some Mistakes You Never Stop Paying For

4.16
68 votes
34
Neal Morse
?

4.16
31 votes
35
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.16
1862 votes
36
Shpongle
Nothing Lasts... But Nothing Is Lost

4.16
343 votes
37
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
2766 votes
38
Porcupine Tree
Deadwing

4.16
2247 votes
39
port-royal
Flares

4.16
29 votes
40
Thunderstone
Tools of Destruction

4.15
23 votes
41
One Be Lo
S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M.

4.15
50 votes
42
Marcus Miller
Silver Rain

4.15
27 votes
43
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.15
370 votes
44
John Williams
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

4.15
58 votes
45
Nevermore
This Godless Endeavor

4.14
681 votes
46
John Frusciante
Curtains

4.14
378 votes
47
Protest the Hero
Kezia

4.14
2703 votes
48
Strapping Young Lad
Alien

4.14
825 votes
49
The Mars Volta
Frances the Mute

4.14
3096 votes
50
Mournful Congregation
The Monad of Creation

4.14
48 votes
51
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.13
1138 votes
52
Voxtrot
Raised By Wolves

4.13
32 votes
53
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

4.12
414 votes
54
Redemption
The Fullness of Time

4.12
58 votes
55
Ataraxie
Slow Transcending Agony

4.12
88 votes
56
Solar Fields
Leaving Home

4.12
38 votes
57
Hieronymus Bosch
Artificial Emotions

4.12
26 votes
58
Sleater-Kinney
The Woods

4.11
184 votes
59
Edan
Beauty and the Beat

4.11
82 votes
60
toe
The Book About My Idle Plot on a Vague Anxiety

4.11
157 votes
61
Sed Non Satiata
Le Ciel De Notre Enfance

4.1
225 votes
62
The Red Paintings
Walls

4.1
91 votes
63
Secede
Tryshasla

4.1
53 votes
64
The Evpatoria Report
Golevka

4.1
140 votes
65
Galneryus
Advance To The Fall

4.1
39 votes
66
Tally Hall
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

4.1
44 votes
67
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy

4.1
272 votes
68
Patrick Wolf
Wind in the Wires

4.1
85 votes
69
The Hold Steady
Separation Sunday

4.1
177 votes
70
Eleventh He Reaches London
The Good Fight For Harmony

4.1
93 votes
71
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy Appendix

4.1
26 votes
72
Emptyself
Emptyself

4.09
32 votes
73
Wolf Parade
Apologies to the Queen Mary

4.09
387 votes
74
Tera Melos
Untitled

4.09
432 votes
75
Cursed
II

4.09
327 votes
76
!T.O.O.H.!
Rád a Trest

4.09
39 votes
77
Nobuo Uematsu
FFVII: Advent Children OST

4.09
62 votes
78
Sieges Even
The Art of Navigating by the Stars

4.09
63 votes
79
Poets of the Fall
Signs of Life

4.09
109 votes
80
YOB
The Unreal Never Lived

4.08
79 votes
81
Kent
Du & Jag Doden

4.08
62 votes
82
Riverside
Second Life Syndrome

4.08
443 votes
83
Mae
The Everglow

4.08
393 votes
84
Cog
The New Normal

4.08
192 votes
85
Crashdiet
Rest In Sleaze

4.08
33 votes
86
Akercocke
Words That Go Unspoken...

4.07
215 votes
87
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss EP

4.07
88 votes
88
Ruiner
What Could Possibly Go Right...

4.07
34 votes
89
Hammock
Stranded Under Endless Sky

4.07
42 votes
90
The Frames
Burn The Maps

4.07
21 votes
91
Omar S
Just Ask the Lonely

4.07
35 votes
92
Bolt Thrower
Those Once Loyal

4.07
329 votes
93
Little Brother
The Minstrel Show

4.07
64 votes
94
Dark Tranquillity
Character

4.07
1017 votes
95
Overmars
Affliction, Endocrine...Vertigo

4.07
30 votes
96
Latterman
No Matter Where We Go...!

4.07
143 votes
97
Laura
Mapping Your Dreams

4.06
39 votes
98
Mew
And the Glass Handed Kites

4.06
465 votes
99
Animal Collective
Feels

4.06
1255 votes
100
Z-Ro
Let the Truth Be Told

4.06
32 votes
101
Truckfighters
Gravity X

4.06
74 votes
102
Why?
Elephant Eyelash

4.06
114 votes
103
Bomb the Music Industry!
To Leave or Die in Long Island

4.06
380 votes
104
Between the Buried and Me
Alaska

4.05
3156 votes
105
Jack's Mannequin
Everything in Transit

4.05
421 votes
106
Shining (SWE)
IV - The Eerie Cold

4.05
131 votes
107
Subterranean Masquerade
Suspended Animation Dreams

4.05
41 votes
108
Scarling.
So Long, Scarecrow

4.05
37 votes
109
Cyanotic
Transhuman

4.05
21 votes
110
Kekal
Acidity

4.05
21 votes
111
Sound Tribe Sector 9
Artifact

4.05
33 votes
112
Coheed and Cambria
From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness

4.04
2619 votes
113
Burst
Origo

4.04
294 votes
114
Clutch
Robot Hive/Exodus

4.04
329 votes
115
Infidel?/Castro!
Bioentropic Damage Fractal

4.04
23 votes
116
Buried Inside
Chronoclast

4.04
104 votes
117
Mischief Brew
Smash the Windows

4.04
36 votes
118
Cyne
Evolution Fight

4.04
84 votes
119
Wintersleep
Untitled

4.04
78 votes
120
Dead Congregation
Purifying Consecrated Ground

4.04
40 votes
121
John Petrucci
Suspended Animation

4.03
201 votes
122
Masterplan
Aeronautics

4.03
71 votes
123
Fields of the Nephilim
Mourning Sun

4.03
37 votes
124
The Receiving End of Sirens
Between the Heart and the Synapse

4.03
605 votes
125
The Fall Of Boss Koala
Reference Points

4.03
57 votes
126
Pelican
The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...

4.02
804 votes
127
Starflyer 59
Talking Voice vs. Singing Voice

4.02
24 votes
128
A Wilhelm Scream
Ruiner

4.02
342 votes
129
Gojira
From Mars to Sirius

4.02
1282 votes
130
Paint It Black
Paradise

4.02
75 votes
131
Hammock
Kenotic

4.02
190 votes
132
Boards of Canada
The Campfire Headphase

4.02
638 votes
133
Boris
Pink

4.02
598 votes
134
Dr. Dog
Easy Beat

4.02
31 votes
135
Kaizers Orchestra
Maestro

4.01
34 votes
136
Eels
Blinking Lights & Other Revelations

4.01
114 votes
137
Nile
Annihilation of the Wicked

4.01
931 votes
138
God Is An Astronaut
All Is Violent, All Is Bright

4.01
747 votes
139
Days Away
Mapping An Invisible World

4.01
64 votes
140
The Fall of Troy
Doppelganger

4.01
2005 votes
141
Slightly Stoopid
Closer To The Sun

4
157 votes
142
The Red Paintings
Your Tears Are Warning Signs

4
31 votes
143
Bernard Fanning
Tea & Sympathy

4
23 votes
144
Hypocrisy
Virus

4
394 votes
145
Oceansize
Everyone Into Position

4
399 votes
146
Propagandhi
Potemkin City Limits

4
310 votes
147
Arsis
A Diamond for Disease

4
324 votes
148
The Mayan Factor
44

4
101 votes
149
In Pieces
Lions Write History

4
100 votes
150
The Samuel Jackson Five
Easily Misunderstood

3.99
73 votes
151
My Morning Jacket
Z

3.99
392 votes
152
Beecher
This Elegy, His Autopsy

3.99
44 votes
153
Iron & Wine
Woman King

3.99
190 votes
154
The Flashbulb
Kirlian Selections

3.99
113 votes
155
Andrew Bird
The Mysterious Production Of Eggs

3.99
315 votes
156
Nadja
Bodycage

3.98
33 votes
157
World's End Girlfriend
The Lie Lay Land

3.98
98 votes
158
Antestor
The Forsaken

3.98
64 votes
159
Manegarm
Vredens Tid

3.98
29 votes
160
DJ Muggs Vs GZA
Grandmasters

3.98
57 votes
161
The Evens
The Evens

3.98
26 votes
162
Dead Meadow
Feathers

3.98
104 votes
163
Cage
Hell's Winter

3.98
115 votes
164
Spiritual Beggars
Demons

3.98
44 votes
165
Toby Driver
In the L..L..Library Loft

3.98
125 votes
166
Bomb the Music Industry!
Album Minus Band

3.97
383 votes
167
Kate Bush
Aerial

3.97
161 votes
168
Om
Variations on a Theme

3.97
159 votes
169
Brian McBride
When The Detail Lost Its Freedom

3.97
31 votes
170
The Hope and the Failure
The Lights Are on But This Dance Never Ends

3.97
31 votes
171
Dirty Projectors
The Getty Address

3.97
31 votes
172
Meshuggah
Catch Thirtythree

3.96
1343 votes
173
Five Minute Ride
The World Needs Convincing...

3.96
28 votes
174
Draconian
Arcane Rain Fell

3.96
126 votes
175
Necrophobic
Hrimthursum

3.96
53 votes
176
Equilibrium
Turis Fratyr

3.96
172 votes
177
William Fitzsimmons
Until When We Are Ghosts

3.96
117 votes
178
October Falls
Marras

3.96
63 votes
179
Million Dead
Harmony No Harmony

3.96
112 votes
180
The Sound of Animals Fighting
Tiger and the Duke

3.96
519 votes
181
MF Grimm
Scars & Memories

3.96
23 votes
182
Matt Elliott
Drinking Songs

3.96
34 votes
183
Paul McCartney
Chaos and Creation in the Backyard

3.96
101 votes
184
Justin Vernon
Self Record

3.95
33 votes
185
Donavon Frankenreiter
Donavon Frankenreiter

3.95
22 votes
186
Sean Price
Monkey Barz

3.95
31 votes
187
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra
Horses in the Sky

3.95
193 votes
188
Common
Be

3.95
511 votes
189
Bayside
Bayside

3.95
411 votes
190
Shihad
Love Is The New Hate

3.95
30 votes
191
Mago de Oz
Gaia II: La Voz Dormida

3.95
40 votes
192
Vendetta Red
Sisters of the Red Death

3.95
69 votes
193
Paul Baribeau
Paul Baribeau

3.95
88 votes
194
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Storyboard

3.95
48 votes
195
Eisley
Room Noises

3.95
128 votes
196
Ling Tosite Sigure
#4

3.95
46 votes
197
The New Pornographers
Twin Cinema

3.95
246 votes
198
Trophy Scars
Goodnight Alchemy

3.94
180 votes
199
Motion City Soundtrack
Commit This To Memory

3.94
610 votes



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