Best Albums of 2005

Genre:  Year:  

01
Gospel
The Moon Is a Dead World

Rating: 4.4
925 votes
02
Howard Shore
The Fellowship of the Ring: The Complete Recording

Rating: 4.39
66 votes
03
Pat Metheny Group
The Way Up

Rating: 4.38
25 votes
04
Kow Otani
Shadow of the Colossus: Roar of the Earth

Rating: 4.35
44 votes
05
Moonsorrow
Verisakeet

Rating: 4.31
245 votes
06
Rosetta
The Galilean Satellites

Rating: 4.31
558 votes
07
Johnny Hobo and the Freight Trains
Love Songs For The Apocalypse

Rating: 4.3
144 votes
08
Rapture
Silent Stage

Rating: 4.29
35 votes
09
The National
Alligator

Rating: 4.28
1296 votes
10
Colour Haze
Colour Haze

Rating: 4.28
68 votes
11
Fat Freddy's Drop
Based on a True Story

Rating: 4.27
42 votes
12
Kataxu
Hunger of Elements

Rating: 4.26
68 votes
13
Kamelot
The Black Halo

Rating: 4.26
732 votes
14
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

Rating: 4.25
1382 votes
15
Nujabes
Modal Soul

Rating: 4.23
356 votes
16
Opeth
Ghost Reveries

Rating: 4.23
3339 votes
17
Murcof
Remembranza

Rating: 4.22
25 votes
18
Taake
Hordalands Doedskvad

Rating: 4.22
141 votes
19
Choke
Slow Fade Or: How I Learned To Question Infinity

Rating: 4.22
23 votes
20
Marcus Miller
Silver Rain

Rating: 4.22
23 votes
21
Ceremony (USA-CA)
Ruined

Rating: 4.21
109 votes
22
Rotten Sound
Exit

Rating: 4.2
167 votes
23
Evoken
Antithesis of Light

Rating: 4.19
105 votes
24
Neal Morse
?

Rating: 4.19
27 votes
25
One Be Lo
S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M.

Rating: 4.18
46 votes
26
Coil
The Ape of Naples

Rating: 4.18
119 votes
27
Corrupted
El Mundo Frio

Rating: 4.18
84 votes
28
Primordial
The Gathering Wilderness

Rating: 4.17
178 votes
29
Mournful Congregation
The Monad of Creation

Rating: 4.17
41 votes
30
Shpongle
Nothing Lasts... But Nothing Is Lost

Rating: 4.17
323 votes
31
mind.in.a.box
Dreamweb

Rating: 4.17
21 votes
32
Deathspell Omega
Kenose

Rating: 4.16
154 votes
33
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

Rating: 4.16
394 votes
34
Venetian Snares
Rossz Csillag Allat Szuletett

Rating: 4.16
354 votes
35
Nevermore
This Godless Endeavor

Rating: 4.16
655 votes
36
Thrice
Vheissu

Rating: 4.16
2658 votes
37
Sigur Ros
Takk...

Rating: 4.15
1761 votes
38
Z-Ro
Let the Truth Be Told

Rating: 4.15
30 votes
39
Crashdiet
Rest In Sleaze

Rating: 4.15
30 votes
40
Porcupine Tree
Deadwing

Rating: 4.15
2117 votes
41
Strapping Young Lad
Alien

Rating: 4.14
775 votes
42
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

Rating: 4.14
393 votes
43
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

Rating: 4.14
340 votes
44
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

Rating: 4.14
1085 votes
45
Protest the Hero
Kezia

Rating: 4.14
2617 votes
46
Ataraxie
Slow Transcending Agony

Rating: 4.14
81 votes
47
John Williams
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Rating: 4.13
54 votes
48
port-royal
Flares

Rating: 4.13
27 votes
49
Redemption
The Fullness of Time

Rating: 4.13
59 votes
50
The Mars Volta
Frances the Mute

Rating: 4.13
2972 votes
51
Left For Dead
Splitting Heads

Rating: 4.13
24 votes
52
The Suicide File
Some Mistakes You Never Stop Paying For

Rating: 4.13
68 votes
53
Hieronymus Bosch
Artificial Emotions

Rating: 4.12
25 votes
54
John Frusciante
Curtains

Rating: 4.12
360 votes
55
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy

Rating: 4.11
257 votes
56
Sieges Even
The Art of Navigating by the Stars

Rating: 4.11
61 votes
57
Patrick Wolf
Wind in the Wires

Rating: 4.11
81 votes
58
Sleater-Kinney
The Woods

Rating: 4.11
124 votes
59
toe
The Book About My Idle Plot on a Vague Anxiety

Rating: 4.11
131 votes
60
The Hold Steady
Separation Sunday

Rating: 4.11
166 votes
61
Kent
Du & Jag Doden

Rating: 4.11
57 votes
62
The Red Paintings
Walls

Rating: 4.1
91 votes
63
The Evpatoria Report
Golevka

Rating: 4.1
130 votes
64
Cyne
Evolution Fight

Rating: 4.1
78 votes
65
Sed Non Satiata
Le Ciel De Notre Enfance

Rating: 4.1
220 votes
66
Tally Hall
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Rating: 4.1
40 votes
67
Voxtrot
Raised By Wolves

Rating: 4.1
30 votes
68
Emptyself
Emptyself

Rating: 4.1
31 votes
69
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss EP

Rating: 4.1
83 votes
70
Cursed
II

Rating: 4.1
301 votes
71
Cog
The New Normal

Rating: 4.1
183 votes
72
Poets of the Fall
Signs of Life

Rating: 4.1
100 votes
73
Galneryus
Advance To The Fall

Rating: 4.09
37 votes
74
Matt Elliott
Drinking Songs

Rating: 4.09
27 votes
75
Eleventh He Reaches London
The Good Fight For Harmony

Rating: 4.09
87 votes
76
Tera Melos
Tera Melos

Rating: 4.09
415 votes
77
Edan
Beauty and the Beat

Rating: 4.09
75 votes
78
Ruiner
What Could Possibly Go Right...

Rating: 4.09
34 votes
79
Riverside
Second Life Syndrome

Rating: 4.09
407 votes
80
Wolf Parade
Apologies to the Queen Mary

Rating: 4.08
375 votes
81
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy Appendix

Rating: 4.08
25 votes
82
Solar Fields
Leaving Home

Rating: 4.08
32 votes
83
Mae
The Everglow

Rating: 4.08
375 votes
84
Bolt Thrower
Those Once Loyal

Rating: 4.08
301 votes
85
Nobuo Uematsu
FFVII: Advent Children OST

Rating: 4.08
59 votes
86
Akercocke
Words That Go Unspoken...

Rating: 4.07
202 votes
87
Secede
Tryshasla

Rating: 4.07
48 votes
88
!T.O.O.H.!
Rád a Trest

Rating: 4.07
37 votes
89
Jack's Mannequin
Everything in Transit

Rating: 4.07
404 votes
90
Overmars
Affliction, Endocrine...Vertigo

Rating: 4.07
30 votes
91
Hammock
Stranded Under Endless Sky

Rating: 4.07
38 votes
92
Little Brother
The Minstrel Show

Rating: 4.06
62 votes
93
Laura
Mapping Your Dreams

Rating: 4.06
40 votes
94
Thunderstone
Tools of Destruction

Rating: 4.06
25 votes
95
Iron Lung
Cold Storage

Rating: 4.06
25 votes
96
Dark Tranquillity
Character

Rating: 4.06
971 votes
97
Wintersleep
Untitled

Rating: 4.06
76 votes
98
Latterman
No Matter Where We Go...!

Rating: 4.06
137 votes
99
YOB
The Unreal Never Lived

Rating: 4.05
64 votes
100
Between the Buried and Me
Alaska

Rating: 4.05
3036 votes
101
Mew
And the Glass Handed Kites

Rating: 4.05
434 votes
102
Animal Collective
Feels

Rating: 4.05
1177 votes
103
Omar S
Just Ask the Lonely

Rating: 4.05
32 votes
104
Sound Tribe Sector 9
Artifact

Rating: 4.05
32 votes
105
Truckfighters
Gravity X

Rating: 4.05
66 votes
106
Starflyer 59
Talking Voice vs. Singing Voice

Rating: 4.05
22 votes
107
Infidel?/Castro!
Bioentropic Damage Fractal

Rating: 4.04
23 votes
108
Clutch
Robot Hive/Exodus

Rating: 4.04
311 votes
109
Paint It Black
Paradise

Rating: 4.04
71 votes
110
Shining (SWE)
IV - The Eerie Cold

Rating: 4.04
107 votes
111
John Petrucci
Suspended Animation

Rating: 4.04
196 votes
112
Manegarm
Vredens Tid

Rating: 4.04
26 votes
113
Dead Congregation
Purifying Consecrated Ground

Rating: 4.04
40 votes
114
Burst
Origo

Rating: 4.04
276 votes
115
Coheed and Cambria
From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness

Rating: 4.03
2505 votes
116
Antestor
The Forsaken

Rating: 4.03
59 votes
117
Bomb the Music Industry!
To Leave or Die in Long Island

Rating: 4.03
346 votes
118
Masterplan
Aeronautics

Rating: 4.03
69 votes
119
Pelican
The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...

Rating: 4.03
779 votes
120
Subterranean Masquerade
Suspended Animation Dreams

Rating: 4.03
37 votes
121
The Fall Of Boss Koala
Reference Points

Rating: 4.03
56 votes
122
The Frames
Burn The Maps

Rating: 4.02
21 votes
123
Gojira
From Mars to Sirius

Rating: 4.02
1210 votes
124
The Mayan Factor
44

Rating: 4.02
97 votes
125
The Receiving End of Sirens
Between the Heart and the Synapse

Rating: 4.02
581 votes
126
Toby Driver
In the L..L..Library Loft

Rating: 4.02
122 votes
127
A Wilhelm Scream
Ruiner

Rating: 4.02
336 votes
128
Nadja
Bodycage

Rating: 4.02
31 votes
129
Fields of the Nephilim
Mourning Sun

Rating: 4.02
32 votes
130
Kaizers Orchestra
Maestro

Rating: 4.02
33 votes
131
God Is An Astronaut
All Is Violent, All Is Bright

Rating: 4.01
706 votes
132
In Pieces
Lions Write History

Rating: 4.01
97 votes
133
Why?
Elephant Eyelash

Rating: 4.01
104 votes
134
Slightly Stoopid
Closer To The Sun

Rating: 4.01
151 votes
135
Boards of Canada
The Campfire Headphase

Rating: 4.01
589 votes
136
Buried Inside
Chronoclast

Rating: 4.01
97 votes
137
Eels
Blinking Lights & Other Revelations

Rating: 4
111 votes
138
Boris
Pink

Rating: 4
556 votes
139
Hypocrisy
Virus

Rating: 4
374 votes
140
The Fall of Troy
Doppelganger

Rating: 4
1918 votes
141
Nile
Annihilation of the Wicked

Rating: 4
891 votes
142
Bernard Fanning
Tea & Sympathy

Rating: 4
23 votes
143
Mischief Brew
Smash the Windows

Rating: 4
35 votes
144
World's End Girlfriend
The Lie Lay Land

Rating: 4
93 votes
145
My Morning Jacket
Z

Rating: 4
373 votes
146
Oceansize
Everyone Into Position

Rating: 4
385 votes
147
Scarling.
So Long, Scarecrow

Rating: 3.99
33 votes
148
The Samuel Jackson Five
Easily Misunderstood

Rating: 3.99
72 votes
149
Days Away
Mapping An Invisible World

Rating: 3.99
64 votes
150
DJ Muggs Vs GZA
Grandmasters

Rating: 3.99
53 votes
151
Propagandhi
Potemkin City Limits

Rating: 3.99
305 votes
152
Iron & Wine
Woman King

Rating: 3.99
186 votes
153
Cage
Hell's Winter

Rating: 3.99
109 votes
154
Beecher
This Elegy, His Autopsy

Rating: 3.99
36 votes
155
Arsis
A Diamond for Disease

Rating: 3.99
318 votes
156
Reuben
Very Fast Very Dangerous

Rating: 3.98
90 votes
157
Hammock
Kenotic

Rating: 3.98
174 votes
158
Brian McBride
When The Detail Lost Its Freedom

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
159
Andrew Bird
The Mysterious Production Of Eggs

Rating: 3.98
302 votes
160
The Flashbulb
Kirlian Selections

Rating: 3.98
108 votes
161
Dirty Projectors
The Getty Address

Rating: 3.98
26 votes
162
Bomb the Music Industry!
Album Minus Band.

Rating: 3.98
362 votes
163
Five Minute Ride
The World Needs Convincing of All That It’s Missin

Rating: 3.98
25 votes
164
Draconian
Arcane Rain Fell

Rating: 3.98
121 votes
165
Paul McCartney
Chaos and Creation in the Backyard

Rating: 3.98
93 votes
166
Lucero
Nobody's Darlings

Rating: 3.98
23 votes
167
Om
Variations on a Theme

Rating: 3.97
143 votes
168
Dead Meadow
Feathers

Rating: 3.97
99 votes
169
Necrophobic
Hrimthursum

Rating: 3.97
49 votes
170
The Red Paintings
Your Tears Are Warning Signs

Rating: 3.97
32 votes
171
Xavier Rudd
Food In The Belly

Rating: 3.97
31 votes
172
Darkspace
Dark Space II

Rating: 3.97
76 votes
173
Thee Silver Mount Zion
Horses in the Sky

Rating: 3.97
180 votes
174
Equilibrium
Turis Fratyr

Rating: 3.97
163 votes
175
Shihad
Love Is The New Hate

Rating: 3.96
28 votes
176
Million Dead
Harmony No Harmony

Rating: 3.96
102 votes
177
Dr. Dog
Easy Beat

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
178
The Sound of Animals Fighting
Tiger and the Duke

Rating: 3.96
509 votes
179
Paul Baribeau
Paul Baribeau

Rating: 3.96
83 votes
180
Meshuggah
Catch Thirtythree

Rating: 3.96
1265 votes
181
October Falls
Marras

Rating: 3.96
56 votes
182
Donavon Frankenreiter
Donavon Frankenreiter

Rating: 3.95
22 votes
183
Fightstar
They Liked You Better When You Were Dead

Rating: 3.95
121 votes
184
Kiuas
The Spirit of Ukko

Rating: 3.95
32 votes
185
Bayside
Bayside

Rating: 3.95
380 votes
186
Vendetta Red
Sisters of the Red Death

Rating: 3.95
69 votes
187
Sean Price
Monkey Barz

Rating: 3.95
29 votes
188
The Go! Team
Thunder, Lightning, Strike [US Reissue]

Rating: 3.94
27 votes
189
Blood Red Throne
Altered Genesis

Rating: 3.94
35 votes
190
Transistor Transistor
Erase All Name and Likeness

Rating: 3.94
33 votes
191
Pagan's Mind
Enigmatic: Calling

Rating: 3.94
41 votes
192
William Fitzsimmons
Until When We Are Ghosts

Rating: 3.94
114 votes
193
Trophy Scars
Goodnight Alchemy

Rating: 3.94
176 votes
194
The Axis of Perdition
Deleted Scenes From Transition Hospital

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
195
Glassjaw
El Mark

Rating: 3.94
280 votes
196
Sinch
Clearing the Channel

Rating: 3.94
31 votes
197
Smog
A River Ain't Too Much Too Love

Rating: 3.94
31 votes
198
Quasimoto
The Further Adventures of Lord Quas

Rating: 3.93
149 votes
199
Aesthetic Perfection
Close to Human

Rating: 3.93
23 votes
200
The New Pornographers
Twin Cinema

Rating: 3.93
237 votes



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