Best Albums of 2005

Genre:  Year:  

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

Rating: 4.43
62 votes
02
Gospel
The Moon Is a Dead World

Rating: 4.4
911 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
240 votes
06
Rosetta
The Galilean Satellites

Rating: 4.3
553 votes
07
The National
Alligator

Rating: 4.28
1259 votes
08
Fat Freddy's Drop
Based on a True Story

Rating: 4.27
42 votes
09
Colour Haze
Colour Haze

Rating: 4.27
68 votes
10
Johnny Hobo and the Freight Trains
Love Songs For The Apocalypse

Rating: 4.26
142 votes
11
Kamelot
The Black Halo

Rating: 4.26
724 votes
12
Rapture
Silent Stage

Rating: 4.26
33 votes
13
Neal Morse
?

Rating: 4.25
26 votes
14
Kataxu
Hunger of Elements

Rating: 4.25
68 votes
15
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

Rating: 4.25
1373 votes
16
Nujabes
Modal Soul

Rating: 4.23
355 votes
17
Taake
Hordalands Doedskvad

Rating: 4.23
140 votes
18
Murcof
Remembranza

Rating: 4.22
25 votes
19
Opeth
Ghost Reveries

Rating: 4.22
3294 votes
20
Choke
Slow Fade Or: How I Learned To Question Infinity

Rating: 4.22
23 votes
21
Marcus Miller
Silver Rain

Rating: 4.22
23 votes
22
Ceremony (USA-CA)
Ruined

Rating: 4.21
110 votes
23
Rotten Sound
Exit

Rating: 4.2
165 votes
24
Evoken
Antithesis of Light

Rating: 4.18
103 votes
25
Primordial
The Gathering Wilderness

Rating: 4.18
177 votes
26
Corrupted
El Mundo Frio

Rating: 4.17
83 votes
27
Shpongle
Nothing Lasts... But Nothing Is Lost

Rating: 4.17
320 votes
28
Coil
The Ape of Naples

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

Rating: 4.17
42 votes
30
mind.in.a.box
Dreamweb

Rating: 4.17
21 votes
31
Venetian Snares
Rossz Csillag Allat Szuletett

Rating: 4.17
348 votes
32
Nevermore
This Godless Endeavor

Rating: 4.16
651 votes
33
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

Rating: 4.16
396 votes
34
One Be Lo
S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M.

Rating: 4.16
45 votes
35
Z-Ro
Let the Truth Be Told

Rating: 4.16
29 votes
36
Thrice
Vheissu

Rating: 4.15
2645 votes
37
Matt Elliott
Drinking Songs

Rating: 4.15
26 votes
38
Deathspell Omega
Kenose

Rating: 4.15
153 votes
39
Sigur Ros
Takk...

Rating: 4.15
1742 votes
40
Crashdiet
Rest In Sleaze

Rating: 4.15
30 votes
41
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

Rating: 4.14
390 votes
42
Strapping Young Lad
Alien

Rating: 4.14
767 votes
43
Porcupine Tree
Deadwing

Rating: 4.14
2072 votes
44
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

Rating: 4.14
336 votes
45
Ataraxie
Slow Transcending Agony

Rating: 4.14
81 votes
46
Protest the Hero
Kezia

Rating: 4.13
2607 votes
47
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

Rating: 4.13
1073 votes
48
port-royal
Flares

Rating: 4.13
27 votes
49
Redemption
The Fullness of Time

Rating: 4.13
59 votes
50
Left For Dead
Splitting Heads

Rating: 4.13
24 votes
51
The Suicide File
Some Mistakes You Never Stop Paying For

Rating: 4.13
68 votes
52
The Mars Volta
Frances the Mute

Rating: 4.12
2961 votes
53
Hieronymus Bosch
Artificial Emotions

Rating: 4.12
25 votes
54
John Williams
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Rating: 4.12
56 votes
55
John Frusciante
Curtains

Rating: 4.12
360 votes
56
Sieges Even
The Art of Navigating by the Stars

Rating: 4.11
61 votes
57
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy

Rating: 4.11
254 votes
58
Sleater-Kinney
The Woods

Rating: 4.11
122 votes
59
The Hold Steady
Separation Sunday

Rating: 4.11
166 votes
60
Thunderstone
Tools of Destruction

Rating: 4.1
24 votes
61
The Evpatoria Report
Golevka

Rating: 4.1
131 votes
62
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss EP

Rating: 4.1
84 votes
63
Poets of the Fall
Signs of Life

Rating: 4.1
99 votes
64
The Red Paintings
Walls

Rating: 4.1
90 votes
65
Patrick Wolf
Wind in the Wires

Rating: 4.1
80 votes
66
Sed Non Satiata
Le Ciel De Notre Enfance

Rating: 4.1
219 votes
67
Galneryus
Advance To The Fall

Rating: 4.1
36 votes
68
Emptyself
Emptyself

Rating: 4.1
31 votes
69
Solar Fields
Leaving Home

Rating: 4.1
31 votes
70
Cyne
Evolution Fight

Rating: 4.1
78 votes
71
Cog
The New Normal

Rating: 4.1
183 votes
72
toe
The Book About My Idle Plot on a Vague Anxiety

Rating: 4.09
125 votes
73
Cursed
II

Rating: 4.09
294 votes
74
Tera Melos
Tera Melos

Rating: 4.09
414 votes
75
Tally Hall
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Rating: 4.09
39 votes
76
Kent
Du & Jag Doden

Rating: 4.09
56 votes
77
Ruiner
What Could Possibly Go Right...

Rating: 4.09
34 votes
78
Eleventh He Reaches London
The Good Fight For Harmony

Rating: 4.09
86 votes
79
Secede
Tryshasla

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

Rating: 4.08
373 votes
81
Riverside
Second Life Syndrome

Rating: 4.08
405 votes
82
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy Appendix

Rating: 4.08
25 votes
83
Akercocke
Words That Go Unspoken...

Rating: 4.08
202 votes
84
Edan
Beauty and the Beat

Rating: 4.08
72 votes
85
Latterman
No Matter Where We Go...!

Rating: 4.08
134 votes
86
Nobuo Uematsu
FFVII: Advent Children OST

Rating: 4.08
59 votes
87
Mae
The Everglow

Rating: 4.07
374 votes
88
Bolt Thrower
Those Once Loyal

Rating: 4.07
298 votes
89
YOB
The Unreal Never Lived

Rating: 4.07
58 votes
90
!T.O.O.H.!
Rád a Trest

Rating: 4.07
37 votes
91
Overmars
Affliction, Endocrine...Vertigo

Rating: 4.07
30 votes
92
Hammock
Stranded Under Endless Sky

Rating: 4.07
38 votes
93
Laura
Mapping Your Dreams

Rating: 4.06
40 votes
94
Iron Lung
Cold Storage

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
95
Dark Tranquillity
Character

Rating: 4.06
959 votes
96
Little Brother
The Minstrel Show

Rating: 4.06
58 votes
97
Jack's Mannequin
Everything in Transit

Rating: 4.06
400 votes
98
Wintersleep
Untitled

Rating: 4.06
76 votes
99
Voxtrot
Raised By Wolves

Rating: 4.06
27 votes
100
Between the Buried and Me
Alaska

Rating: 4.05
3019 votes
101
Mew
And the Glass Handed Kites

Rating: 4.05
431 votes
102
Animal Collective
Feels

Rating: 4.05
1169 votes
103
The Frames
Burn The Maps

Rating: 4.05
21 votes
104
Sound Tribe Sector 9
Artifact

Rating: 4.05
32 votes
105
Kaizers Orchestra
Maestro

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

Rating: 4.05
22 votes
107
Clutch
Robot Hive/Exodus

Rating: 4.04
309 votes
108
Infidel?/Castro!
Bioentropic Damage Fractal

Rating: 4.04
23 votes
109
Paint It Black
Paradise

Rating: 4.04
71 votes
110
John Petrucci
Suspended Animation

Rating: 4.04
196 votes
111
Truckfighters
Gravity X

Rating: 4.04
64 votes
112
Shining (SWE)
IV - The Eerie Cold

Rating: 4.04
105 votes
113
Dead Congregation
Purifying Consecrated Ground

Rating: 4.04
40 votes
114
Coheed and Cambria
From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness

Rating: 4.03
2497 votes
115
Omar S
Just Ask the Lonely

Rating: 4.03
30 votes
116
Burst
Origo

Rating: 4.03
271 votes
117
Masterplan
Aeronautics

Rating: 4.03
69 votes
118
Subterranean Masquerade
Suspended Animation Dreams

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

Rating: 4.03
777 votes
120
The Fall Of Boss Koala
Reference Points

Rating: 4.03
56 votes
121
The Mayan Factor
44

Rating: 4.03
97 votes
122
Antestor
The Forsaken

Rating: 4.03
59 votes
123
Bomb the Music Industry!
To Leave or Die in Long Island

Rating: 4.02
335 votes
124
Toby Driver
In the L..L..Library Loft

Rating: 4.02
121 votes
125
Gojira
From Mars to Sirius

Rating: 4.02
1194 votes
126
Manegarm
Vredens Tid

Rating: 4.02
25 votes
127
The Receiving End of Sirens
Between the Heart and the Synapse

Rating: 4.02
578 votes
128
Fields of the Nephilim
Mourning Sun

Rating: 4.02
31 votes
129
Nadja
Bodycage

Rating: 4.02
31 votes
130
God Is An Astronaut
All Is Violent, All Is Bright

Rating: 4.01
699 votes
131
A Wilhelm Scream
Ruiner

Rating: 4.01
333 votes
132
In Pieces
Lions Write History

Rating: 4.01
96 votes
133
Why?
Elephant Eyelash

Rating: 4.01
104 votes
134
Buried Inside
Chronoclast

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

Rating: 4
584 votes
136
Eels
Blinking Lights & Other Revelations

Rating: 4
111 votes
137
Hypocrisy
Virus

Rating: 4
368 votes
138
My Morning Jacket
Z

Rating: 4
371 votes
139
Bernard Fanning
Tea & Sympathy

Rating: 4
23 votes
140
DJ Muggs Vs GZA
Grandmasters

Rating: 4
51 votes
141
Slightly Stoopid
Closer To The Sun

Rating: 4
151 votes
142
Boris
Pink

Rating: 4
544 votes
143
The Fall of Troy
Doppelganger

Rating: 4
1904 votes
144
Nile
Annihilation of the Wicked

Rating: 4
885 votes
145
World's End Girlfriend
The Lie Lay Land

Rating: 3.99
92 votes
146
Scarling.
So Long, Scarecrow

Rating: 3.99
33 votes
147
Propagandhi
Potemkin City Limits

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

Rating: 3.99
72 votes
149
Oceansize
Everyone Into Position

Rating: 3.99
384 votes
150
Cage
Hell's Winter

Rating: 3.99
107 votes
151
Paul McCartney
Chaos and Creation in the Backyard

Rating: 3.99
92 votes
152
Iron & Wine
Woman King

Rating: 3.99
186 votes
153
Beecher
This Elegy, His Autopsy

Rating: 3.99
36 votes
154
Arsis
A Diamond for Disease

Rating: 3.99
317 votes
155
Reuben
Very Fast Very Dangerous

Rating: 3.98
89 votes
156
Brian McBride
When The Detail Lost Its Freedom

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
157
Andrew Bird
The Mysterious Production Of Eggs

Rating: 3.98
299 votes
158
Shihad
Love Is The New Hate

Rating: 3.98
27 votes
159
The Flashbulb
Kirlian Selections

Rating: 3.98
108 votes
160
Dirty Projectors
The Getty Address

Rating: 3.98
26 votes
161
Bomb the Music Industry!
Album Minus Band

Rating: 3.98
354 votes
162
Five Minute Ride
The World Needs Convincing of All That It’s Missin

Rating: 3.98
25 votes
163
Hammock
Kenotic

Rating: 3.98
170 votes
164
Draconian
Arcane Rain Fell

Rating: 3.98
121 votes
165
Lucero
Nobody's Darlings

Rating: 3.98
23 votes
166
Days Away
Mapping An Invisible World

Rating: 3.98
63 votes
167
Om
Variations on a Theme

Rating: 3.98
141 votes
168
Equilibrium
Turis Fratyr

Rating: 3.97
159 votes
169
Darkspace
Dark Space II

Rating: 3.97
76 votes
170
Mischief Brew
Smash the Windows

Rating: 3.97
36 votes
171
Paul Baribeau
Paul Baribeau

Rating: 3.97
83 votes
172
Necrophobic
Hrimthursum

Rating: 3.97
49 votes
173
The Red Paintings
Your Tears Are Warning Signs

Rating: 3.97
32 votes
174
Xavier Rudd
Food In The Belly

Rating: 3.97
31 votes
175
October Falls
Marras

Rating: 3.96
56 votes
176
Thee Silver Mount Zion
Horses in the Sky

Rating: 3.96
181 votes
177
Dead Meadow
Feathers

Rating: 3.96
96 votes
178
Million Dead
Harmony No Harmony

Rating: 3.96
103 votes
179
The Sound of Animals Fighting
Tiger and the Duke

Rating: 3.96
508 votes
180
Dr. Dog
Easy Beat

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
181
Donavon Frankenreiter
Donavon Frankenreiter

Rating: 3.95
22 votes
182
Fightstar
They Liked You Better When You Were Dead

Rating: 3.95
120 votes
183
Kiuas
The Spirit of Ukko

Rating: 3.95
32 votes
184
Meshuggah
Catch Thirtythree

Rating: 3.95
1250 votes
185
Vendetta Red
Sisters of the Red Death

Rating: 3.95
69 votes
186
Sean Price
Monkey Barz

Rating: 3.95
29 votes
187
Bayside
Bayside

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

Rating: 3.94
27 votes
189
Transistor Transistor
Erase All Name and Likeness

Rating: 3.94
33 votes
190
Pagan's Mind
Enigmatic: Calling

Rating: 3.94
41 votes
191
Glassjaw
El Mark

Rating: 3.94
280 votes
192
The Axis of Perdition
Deleted Scenes From Transition Hospital

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
193
Macklemore
The Language of My World

Rating: 3.94
87 votes
194
The Jonbenet
The Plot Thickens

Rating: 3.94
94 votes
195
Smog
A River Ain't Too Much Too Love

Rating: 3.94
31 votes
196
Sinch
Clearing the Channel

Rating: 3.94
31 votes
197
Aesthetic Perfection
Close to Human

Rating: 3.93
23 votes
198
Trophy Scars
Goodnight Alchemy

Rating: 3.93
176 votes
199
Quasimoto
The Further Adventures of Lord Quas

Rating: 3.93
148 votes
200
William Fitzsimmons
Until When We Are Ghosts

Rating: 3.93
114 votes



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