Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2005


01
Ingrid Michaelson
Slow the Rain

4.63
16 votes
02
Howards Alias
Beat Heart, Beat

4.38
13 votes
03
Nine Horses
Snow Borne Sorrow

4.33
15 votes
04
Sufjan Stevens
Illinois

4.3
4144 votes
05
The National
Alligator

4.3
3380 votes
06
Ghinzu
Blow

4.21
19 votes
07
Index Case
Index Case

4.19
16 votes
08
Matt Sweeney and Bonnie Prince Billy
Superwolf

4.18
20 votes
09
Thrice
Vheissu

4.17
6228 votes
10
Sigur Ros
Takk...

4.17
2102 votes
11
The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree

4.16
982 votes
12
Jaga Jazzist
What We Must

4.15
434 votes
13
Thee More Shallows
More Deep Cuts

4.15
26 votes
14
Bright Eyes
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

4.14
2636 votes
15
Funeral Diner
The Underdark

4.13
487 votes
16
Sleater-Kinney
The Woods

4.12
258 votes
17
QueenAdreena
The Butcher and the Butterfly

4.11
18 votes
18
John Frusciante
Curtains

4.11
421 votes
19
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy

4.1
646 votes
20
The Evpatoria Report
Golevka

4.1
169 votes
21
toe
The Book About My Idle Plot on a Vague Anxiety

4.1
246 votes
22
The Hold Steady
Separation Sunday

4.1
205 votes
23
Sed Non Satiata
Le Ciel De Notre Enfance

4.1
241 votes
24
Wolf Parade
Apologies to the Queen Mary

4.09
438 votes
25
Mae
The Everglow

4.08
435 votes
26
Jack's Mannequin
Everything in Transit

4.08
502 votes
27
Animal Collective
Feels

4.07
1488 votes
28
Poets of the Fall
Signs of Life

4.06
142 votes
29
Coheed and Cambria
From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness

4.06
2877 votes
30
The Red Paintings
Walls

4.06
198 votes
31
Mew
And the Glass Handed Kites

4.05
1106 votes
32
Yndi Halda
Enjoy Eternal Bliss EP

4.05
98 votes
33
Eleventh He Reaches London
The Good Fight For Harmony

4.04
103 votes
34
Patrick Wolf
Wind in the Wires

4.04
94 votes
35
Cog
The New Normal

4.04
210 votes
36
The Receiving End of Sirens
Between the Heart and the Synapse

4.04
702 votes
37
Why?
Elephant Eyelash

4.03
139 votes
38
The Samuel Jackson Five
Easily Misunderstood

4.02
81 votes
39
Pelican
The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...

4.02
895 votes
40
Wintersleep
Untitled

4.02
178 votes
41
Laura
Mapping Your Dreams

4.02
50 votes
42
World's End Girlfriend
The Lie Lay Land

4.02
109 votes
43
Hammock
Kenotic

4.02
482 votes
44
Amenra
Mass III

4.02
149 votes
45
Eels
Blinking Lights & Other Revelations

4.01
402 votes
46
Kaizers Orchestra
Maestro

4.01
80 votes
47
Slightly Stoopid
Closer To The Sun

4.01
164 votes
48
Tally Hall
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

4.01
110 votes
49
Oceansize
Everyone Into Position

4.01
902 votes
50
My Morning Jacket
Z

4.01
466 votes
51
Voxtrot
Raised By Wolves

4
129 votes
52
Okkervil River
Black Sheep Boy Appendix

4
58 votes
53
Land Of Talk
Applause Cheer Boo Hiss

4
34 votes
54
People In Planes
People in Planes EP

4
14 votes
55
Andrew Bird
The Mysterious Production Of Eggs

4
377 votes
56
God Is an Astronaut
All Is Violent, All Is Bright

4
868 votes
57
Kent
Du & Jag Doden

3.99
74 votes
58
Scarling.
So Long, Scarecrow

3.99
55 votes
59
Matt Elliott
Drinking Songs

3.99
70 votes
60
Klimt 1918
Dopoguerra

3.99
68 votes
61
Days Away
Mapping An Invisible World

3.98
69 votes
62
The Fall Of Boss Koala
Reference Points

3.98
65 votes
63
The Newfound Interest in Connecticut
Tell Me About the Long Dark Path Home

3.97
39 votes
64
The Mayan Factor
44

3.97
228 votes
65
The Panic Division
Versus

3.97
18 votes
66
31knots
Talk Like Blood

3.97
34 votes
67
Oceansize
Heaven Alive

3.97
34 votes
68
Carpark North
All Things to All People

3.97
17 votes
69
Reuben
Very Fast Very Dangerous

3.97
116 votes
70
Iron And Wine
Woman King

3.97
414 votes
71
Antony and the Johnsons
I Am A Bird Now

3.96
398 votes
72
Lucero
Nobody's Darlings

3.96
28 votes
73
Motion City Soundtrack
Commit This to Memory

3.96
748 votes
74
Emptyself
Emptyself

3.96
36 votes
75
Gravenhurst
Fires In Distant Buildings

3.95
20 votes
76
Shipping News
Flies The Fields

3.95
56 votes
77
William Fitzsimmons
Until When We Are Ghosts

3.95
121 votes
78
port-royal
Flares

3.95
37 votes
79
Smog
A River Ain't Too Much To Love

3.95
138 votes
80
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Storyboard

3.94
54 votes
81
Raised By Swans
Codes and Secret Longing

3.94
18 votes
82
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra
Horses in the Sky

3.94
233 votes
83
Gorillaz
Demon Days

3.94
2622 votes
84
Hammock
Stranded Under Endless Sky

3.94
108 votes
85
Nadja
Bodycage

3.94
42 votes
86
Richard Hawley
Coles Corner

3.94
25 votes
87
The Red Paintings
Your Tears Are Warning Signs

3.94
66 votes
88
Terminal
How the Lonely Keep

3.94
47 votes
89
Dr. Dog
Easy Beat

3.94
39 votes
90
Kiss Kiss
Kiss Kiss

3.93
23 votes
91
The New Pornographers
Twin Cinema

3.93
548 votes
92
Goldmund
Corduroy Road

3.93
21 votes
93
Wilderness
Wilderness

3.93
14 votes
94
Bloc Party
Silent Alarm

3.93
1491 votes
95
Fightstar
They Liked You Better When You Were Dead

3.92
139 votes
96
Five Minute Ride
The World Needs Convincing...

3.92
33 votes
97
Jimmy Chamberlin Complex
Life Begins Again

3.92
26 votes
98
65daysofstatic
One Time for All Time

3.92
439 votes
99
The Frames
Burn The Maps

3.92
25 votes
100
Circa Survive
Juturna

3.92
3646 votes
101
The Hush Sound
So Sudden

3.92
61 votes
102
PVT
Make Me Love You

3.92
36 votes
103
Medications
Medications

3.91
17 votes
104
Broken Social Scene
Broken Social Scene

3.91
1146 votes
105
Starflyer 59
Talking Voice vs. Singing Voice

3.91
56 votes
106
Minus the Bear
Menos El Oso

3.91
2124 votes
107
Earth
Hex: Or Printing In the Infernal Method

3.91
253 votes
108
Eisley
Room Noises

3.91
141 votes
109
Cloud Cult
Advice from the Happy Hippopotamus

3.9
72 votes
110
Dirty Projectors
The Getty Address

3.9
82 votes
111
Vendetta Red
Sisters of the Red Death

3.9
71 votes
112
Escape the Day
Ghostless

3.9
25 votes
113
Aimee Mann
The Forgotten Arm

3.9
15 votes
114
Red Sparowes
At The Soundless Dawn

3.9
421 votes
115
M. Ward
Transistor Radio

3.9
62 votes
116
Imogen Heap
Speak For Yourself

3.89
347 votes
117
Chad VanGaalen
Infiniheart

3.89
66 votes
118
Stars
Set Yourself On Fire

3.89
574 votes
119
The Decemberists
Picaresque

3.89
1266 votes
120
Bear vs. Shark
Terrorhawk

3.89
297 votes
121
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Blue Train

3.88
26 votes
122
Page France
Come, I'm a Lion!

3.88
26 votes
123
Caspian
You Are The Conductor

3.88
149 votes
124
Arctic Monkeys
Five Minutes With Arctic Monkeys

3.88
170 votes
125
David Crowder Band
A Collision Or (3 + 4 = 7)

3.88
17 votes
126
The Boxer Rebellion
Exits

3.88
63 votes
127
Ling Tosite Sigure
#4

3.88
150 votes
128
Blackfield
Blackfield

3.88
400 votes
129
Spoon
Gimme Fiction

3.88
768 votes
130
Tides
Resurface

3.87
31 votes
131
Justin Vernon
Self Record

3.87
90 votes
132
Camille
Le Fil

3.87
30 votes
133
M83
Before The Dawn Heals Us

3.87
355 votes
134
Team Sleep
Team Sleep

3.86
530 votes
135
Broadcast
Tender Buttons

3.86
66 votes
136
The Radio Dept.
This Past Week

3.86
22 votes
137
Tom Vek
We Have Sound

3.86
18 votes
138
Polysics
Now Is The Time!

3.86
21 votes
139
Pelican
March Into the Sea

3.86
164 votes
140
David Thomas Broughton
The Complete Guide to Insufficiency

3.85
47 votes
141
Sinch
Clearing the Channel

3.85
36 votes
142
dredg
Catch Without Arms

3.85
1174 votes
143
Meg and Dia
Our Home is Gone

3.85
13 votes
144
L'arc-en-Ciel
AWAKE

3.84
19 votes
145
Fiona Apple
Extraordinary Machine

3.83
245 votes
146
Finch
Say Hello to Sunshine

3.83
685 votes
147
Smile Empty Soul
Anxiety

3.83
102 votes
148
Hrsta
Stem Stem in Electro

3.83
42 votes
149
Shihad
Love Is The New Hate

3.83
33 votes
150
Iron And Wine
In The Reins (feat. Calexico)

3.83
232 votes
151
Youth Group
Skeleton Jar

3.83
26 votes
152
Dishwalla
Dishwalla

3.82
28 votes
153
Copeland
In Motion

3.82
474 votes
154
City and Colour
Sometimes

3.82
824 votes
155
Madrugada
The Deep end

3.82
19 votes
156
By The End Of Tonight
A Tribute To Tigers

3.81
54 votes
157
Laura Veirs
Year Of Meteors

3.81
24 votes
158
Death Cab for Cutie
Plans

3.81
3344 votes
159
The Spill Canvas
One Fell Swoop

3.81
99 votes
160
Medications
Your Favourite People All in One Place

3.8
23 votes
161
Solstafir
Masterpiece of Bitterness

3.8
58 votes
162
Junior Senior
Hey Hey My My Yo Yo

3.8
25 votes
163
Giant Squid
Monster in the Creek

3.8
25 votes
164
Nightmare Of You
Nightmare Of You

3.8
104 votes
165
Neverending White Lights
Act 1: Goodbye Friends of the Heavenly Bodies

3.79
63 votes
166
As Cities Burn
Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest

3.79
687 votes
167
Mihai Edrisch
Un Jour Sans Lendemain

3.78
79 votes
168
Circa Survive
The Inuit Sessions

3.78
520 votes
169
The Birthday Massacre
Violet

3.78
241 votes
170
yourcodenameis:milo
Ignoto

3.78
48 votes
171
Mount Eerie
No Flashlight

3.78
230 votes
172
Ladytron
Witching Hour

3.78
117 votes
173
The Moirai
Bury Yourself

3.78
18 votes
174
Of Montreal
The Sunlandic Twins

3.78
253 votes
175
Emery
The Question

3.77
704 votes
176
3
Wake Pig

3.77
186 votes
177
Deerhoof
The Runners Four

3.77
104 votes
178
The Go-Betweens
Oceans Apart

3.77
22 votes
179
Tapes N Tapes
The Loon

3.77
50 votes
180
JamisonParker
Sleepwalker

3.77
56 votes
181
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
Broom

3.77
86 votes
182
Devil Sold His Soul
Darkness Prevails

3.77
101 votes
183
Biology
Making Moves

3.77
15 votes
184
The Evens
The Evens

3.76
36 votes
185
ASG
Feeling Good is Good Enough

3.76
25 votes
186
Kevin Devine
Split the Country, Split the Street

3.76
162 votes
187
The Postal Service
We Will Become Silhouettes

3.76
54 votes
188
Nadja
Bliss Torn From Emptiness

3.76
29 votes
189
Final Fantasy
Has a Good Home

3.76
82 votes
190
Daturah
Daturah

3.75
20 votes
191
Oh No Ono
Yes

3.75
16 votes
192
MUCC
Houyoku

3.75
16 votes
193
Waking Ashland
Composure

3.74
70 votes
194
Silverstein
Discovering the Waterfront

3.74
1268 votes
195
The Fiery Furnaces
EP

3.74
21 votes
196
10 Years
The Autumn Effect

3.74
597 votes
197
Eluvium
Talk Amongst the Trees

3.74
116 votes
198
Annie
Anniemal

3.73
62 votes
199
Kaddisfly
Buy Our Intention; We'll Buy You a Unicorn

3.73
54 votes
200
Ani DiFranco
Knuckle Down

3.73
13 votes



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