Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2005


01
Ingrid Michaelson
Slow the Rain

4.56
16 votes
02
Howards Alias
Beat Heart, Beat

4.38
13 votes
03
Index Case
Index Case

4.32
14 votes
04
The National
Alligator

4.3
3028 votes
05
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.29
3696 votes
06
Thee More Shallows
More Deep Cuts

4.27
22 votes
07
Land Of Talk
Applause Cheer Boo Hiss

4.23
26 votes
08
Los Hermanos
4

4.2
20 votes
09
Ghinzu
Blow

4.19
18 votes
10
PVT
Make Me Love You

4.18
22 votes
11
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.17
2007 votes
12
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.17
872 votes
13
Thrice
Vheissu

4.16
5948 votes
14
Matt Sweeney and Bonnie Prince Billy
Superwolf

4.16
19 votes
15
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.16
424 votes
16
Voxtrot
Raised By Wolves

4.14
111 votes
17
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.13
2460 votes
18
John Frusciante
Curtains

4.13
405 votes
19
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

4.13
458 votes
20
Patrick Wolf
Wind in the Wires

4.12
90 votes
21
Eleventh He Reaches London
The Good Fight For Harmony

4.12
98 votes
22
toe
The Book About My Idle Plot on a Vague Anxiety

4.11
211 votes
23
QueenAdreena
The Butcher and the Butterfly

4.11
18 votes
24
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy

4.11
602 votes
25
Sed Non Satiata
Le Ciel De Notre Enfance

4.11
232 votes
26
Sleater-Kinney
The Woods

4.1
239 votes
27
The Red Paintings
Walls

4.1
196 votes
28
Matt Elliott
Drinking Songs

4.09
49 votes
29
Wolf Parade
Apologies to the Queen Mary

4.09
421 votes
30
Kaizers Orchestra
Maestro

4.09
34 votes
31
Tera Melos
Untitled

4.09
448 votes
32
The Evpatoria Report
Golevka

4.08
160 votes
33
The Frames
Burn The Maps

4.08
24 votes
34
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss EP

4.08
97 votes
35
Jack's Mannequin
Everything in Transit

4.08
464 votes
36
Mae
The Everglow

4.08
415 votes
37
Tally Hall
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

4.08
104 votes
38
Poets of the Fall
Signs of Life

4.07
128 votes
39
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy Appendix

4.07
54 votes
40
Escape the Day
Ghostless

4.07
21 votes
41
Animal Collective
Feels

4.07
1396 votes
42
The Hold Steady
Separation Sunday

4.06
186 votes
43
Kent
Du & Jag Doden

4.06
66 votes
44
Cog
The New Normal

4.06
200 votes
45
Mew
And the Glass Handed Kites

4.05
1024 votes
46
Coheed and Cambria
From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness

4.05
2763 votes
47
Laura
Mapping Your Dreams

4.05
48 votes
48
Scarling.
So Long, Scarecrow

4.05
47 votes
49
Klimt 1918
Dopoguerra

4.05
66 votes
50
Magnolia Electric Co
Trials and Errors

4.04
14 votes
51
Wintersleep
Untitled

4.04
170 votes
52
The Receiving End of Sirens
Between the Heart and the Synapse

4.03
663 votes
53
port-royal
Flares

4.03
35 votes
54
Bomb the Music Industry!
To Leave or Die in Long Island

4.03
404 votes
55
Overmars
Affliction, Endocrine...Vertigo

4.03
38 votes
56
The Samuel Jackson Five
Easily Misunderstood

4.02
81 votes
57
Why?
Elephant Eyelash

4.02
128 votes
58
Days Away
Mapping An Invisible World

4.02
68 votes
59
Pelican
The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...

4.02
868 votes
60
Hammock
Kenotic

4.02
448 votes
61
Eels
Blinking Lights & Other Revelations

4.02
378 votes
62
Slightly Stoopid
Closer To The Sun

4.01
162 votes
63
My Morning Jacket
Z

4.01
437 votes
64
God Is an Astronaut
All Is Violent, All Is Bright

4
827 votes
65
World's End Girlfriend
The Lie Lay Land

4
107 votes
66
The Red Paintings
Your Tears Are Warning Signs

4
64 votes
67
Starflyer 59
Talking Voice vs. Singing Voice

4
54 votes
68
Emptyself
Emptyself

4
35 votes
69
31knots
Talk Like Blood

4
32 votes
70
Richard Hawley
Coles Corner

4
20 votes
71
The Go-Betweens
Oceans Apart

4
16 votes
72
People In Planes
People in Planes EP

4
14 votes
73
Oceansize
Everyone Into Position

4
868 votes
74
Hammock
Stranded Under Endless Sky

4
98 votes
75
The Mayan Factor
44

3.99
216 votes
76
Andrew Bird
The Mysterious Production Of Eggs

3.99
351 votes
77
Amenra
Mass III

3.99
128 votes
78
Nadja
Bodycage

3.99
38 votes
79
Antony and the Johnsons
I Am A Bird Now

3.98
189 votes
80
The Panic Division
Versus

3.97
18 votes
81
Camille
Le Fil

3.97
29 votes
82
Iron & Wine
Woman King

3.96
398 votes
83
Lucero
Nobody's Darlings

3.96
27 votes
84
Tides
Resurface

3.96
26 votes
85
The Newfound Interest in Connecticut
Tell Me About the Long Dark Path Home

3.96
26 votes
86
Aimee Mann
The Forgotten Arm

3.96
13 votes
87
Bomb the Music Industry!
Album Minus Band.

3.96
404 votes
88
Cage
Hell's Winter

3.96
126 votes
89
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra
Horses in the Sky

3.95
208 votes
90
Goldmund
Corduroy Road

3.95
20 votes
91
Vendetta Red
Sisters of the Red Death

3.95
68 votes
92
Shipping News
Flies The Fields

3.95
56 votes
93
William Fitzsimmons
Until When We Are Ghosts

3.95
121 votes
94
Raised By Swans
Codes and Secret Longing

3.94
18 votes
95
The New Pornographers
Twin Cinema

3.94
518 votes
96
Medications
Medications

3.94
17 votes
97
The Radio Dept.
This Past Week

3.94
16 votes
98
Terminal
How the Lonely Keep

3.94
47 votes
99
Five Minute Ride
The World Needs Convincing...

3.94
31 votes
100
Dr. Dog
Easy Beat

3.93
38 votes
101
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Storyboard

3.93
53 votes
102
Gorillaz
Demon Days

3.93
2335 votes
103
Kiss Kiss
Kiss Kiss

3.93
22 votes
104
Jimmy Chamberlin Complex
Life Begins Again

3.93
22 votes
105
Dirty Projectors
The Getty Address

3.93
72 votes
106
Wilderness
Wilderness

3.93
14 votes
107
Reuben
Very Fast Very Dangerous

3.93
104 votes
108
Bloc Party
Silent Alarm

3.92
2826 votes
109
Earth
Hex: Or Printing In the Infernal Method

3.92
234 votes
110
Circa Survive
Juturna

3.92
3468 votes
111
Fields of the Nephilim
Mourning Sun

3.92
43 votes
112
Ling Tosite Sigure
#4

3.92
134 votes
113
Fightstar
They Liked You Better When You Were Dead

3.92
139 votes
114
Oceansize
Heaven Alive

3.92
36 votes
115
Page France
Come, I'm a Lion!

3.92
24 votes
116
Carpark North
All Things to All People

3.92
18 votes
117
Eisley
Room Noises

3.91
132 votes
118
65daysofstatic
One Time for All Time

3.91
417 votes
119
Broken Social Scene
Broken Social Scene

3.91
1056 votes
120
The Hush Sound
So Sudden

3.91
60 votes
121
M. Ward
Transistor Radio

3.91
60 votes
122
Chad VanGaalen
Infiniheart

3.91
64 votes
123
Minus the Bear
Menos El Oso

3.91
2026 votes
124
Red Sparowes
At The Soundless Dawn

3.9
401 votes
125
Arctic Monkeys
Five Minutes With Arctic Monkeys

3.89
160 votes
126
L'arc-en-Ciel
AWAKE

3.89
18 votes
127
Gravenhurst
Fires In Distant Buildings

3.89
18 votes
128
Tom Vek
We Have Sound

3.89
18 votes
129
Imogen Heap
Speak For Yourself

3.89
333 votes
130
Ryan Adams
Cold Roses

3.89
98 votes
131
Justin Vernon
Self Record

3.88
78 votes
132
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Blue Train

3.88
26 votes
133
The Decemberists
Picaresque

3.88
1204 votes
134
The Evens
The Evens

3.88
34 votes
135
The Boxer Rebellion
Exits

3.88
21 votes
136
Solstafir
Masterpiece of Bitterness

3.88
50 votes
137
Bear vs. Shark
Terrorhawk

3.88
283 votes
138
Spoon
Gimme Fiction

3.88
339 votes
139
Team Sleep
Team Sleep

3.88
494 votes
140
Sinch
Clearing the Channel

3.87
35 votes
141
Stars
Set Yourself On Fire

3.87
271 votes
142
M83
Before The Dawn Heals Us

3.87
337 votes
143
Hrsta
Stem Stem in Electro

3.87
38 votes
144
Smile Empty Soul
Anxiety

3.86
96 votes
145
Caspian
You Are The Conductor

3.86
139 votes
146
Shihad
Love Is The New Hate

3.86
32 votes
147
Smog
A River Ain't Too Much Too Love

3.86
78 votes
148
Blackfield
Blackfield

3.86
361 votes
149
Broadcast
Tender Buttons

3.86
53 votes
150
Polysics
Now Is The Time!

3.86
21 votes
151
Crime In Stereo
The Contract /Love EP

3.86
21 votes
152
Pelican
March Into the Sea

3.86
163 votes
153
dredg
Catch Without Arms

3.85
1139 votes
154
Fiona Apple
Extraordinary Machine

3.85
448 votes
155
JamisonParker
Sleepwalker

3.85
60 votes
156
Josh Rouse
Nashville

3.85
20 votes
157
Meg and Dia
Our Home is Gone

3.85
13 votes
158
Iron & Wine
In The Reins (feat. Calexico)

3.83
230 votes
159
Nadja
Bliss Torn From Emptiness

3.83
26 votes
160
The Spill Canvas
One Fell Swoop

3.83
95 votes
161
The Cardigans
Super Extra Gravity

3.83
46 votes
162
Laura Veirs
Year Of Meteors

3.83
23 votes
163
Finch
Say Hello to Sunshine

3.83
644 votes
164
Dishwalla
Dishwalla

3.82
28 votes
165
City and Colour
Sometimes

3.81
790 votes
166
By The End Of Tonight
A Tribute To Tigers

3.81
53 votes
167
Copeland
In Motion

3.81
462 votes
168
yourcodenameis:milo
Ignoto

3.81
47 votes
169
Madrugada
The Deep end

3.81
18 votes
170
Death Cab for Cutie
Plans

3.8
3192 votes
171
Owen Pallett
Has a Good Home

3.8
60 votes
172
Annie
Anniemal

3.8
55 votes
173
Dungen
Stadsvandringar

3.8
22 votes
174
Of Montreal
The Sunlandic Twins

3.8
237 votes
175
Tapes N Tapes
The Loon

3.79
48 votes
176
Giant Squid
Monster in the Creek

3.79
24 votes
177
The Birthday Massacre
Violet

3.79
230 votes
178
Mihai Edrisch
Un Jour Sans Lendemain

3.79
73 votes
179
MUCC
Houyoku

3.79
14 votes
180
Circa Survive
The Inuit Sessions

3.78
504 votes
181
Neverending White Lights
Act 1: Goodbye Friends of the Heavenly Bodies

3.78
61 votes
182
Ladytron
Witching Hour

3.78
112 votes
183
Kevin Devine
Split the Country, Split the Street

3.77
142 votes
184
As Cities Burn
Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest

3.77
661 votes
185
3
Wake Pig

3.77
179 votes
186
Devil Sold His Soul
Darkness Prevails

3.77
99 votes
187
Constantines
Tournament of Hearts

3.77
22 votes
188
Emery
The Question

3.77
694 votes
189
Junior Senior
Hey Hey My My Yo Yo

3.77
24 votes
190
The Postal Service
We Will Become Silhouettes

3.77
50 votes
191
David Thomas Broughton
The Complete Guide to Insufficiency

3.77
39 votes
192
Eluvium
Talk Amongst the Trees

3.76
105 votes
193
ASG
Feeling Good is Good Enough

3.76
23 votes
194
Nightmare Of You
Nightmare Of You

3.76
50 votes
195
Youth Group
Skeleton Jar

3.76
25 votes
196
Deerhoof
The Runners Four

3.76
91 votes
197
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
Broom

3.75
84 votes
198
Daturah
Daturah

3.75
20 votes
199
Funeral Diner
Swept Under

3.75
20 votes
200
The Fiery Furnaces
EP

3.75
20 votes



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