Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2006


01
The Cambiata
Into the Night

4.69
16 votes
02
Kunek
Flight of The Flynns

4.63
16 votes
03
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

4.47
9106 votes
04
Foals
Try This On Your Piano

4.43
21 votes
05
CapaRezza
Habemus Capa

4.34
19 votes
06
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

4.33
2808 votes
07
The Pants Situation
The Ugly Man

4.31
16 votes
08
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

4.24
360 votes
09
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain

4.23
123 votes
10
Grace Cathedral Park
In The Evenings Of Regret

4.23
13 votes
11
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

4.23
566 votes
12
Joanna Newsom
Ys

4.22
488 votes
13
Tom Waits
Orphans

4.22
288 votes
14
Page France
Hello, Dear Wind

4.19
24 votes
15
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

4.18
141 votes
16
Moros Eros
I Saw The Devil Last Night and Now The S

4.15
52 votes
17
Jeremy Enigk
World Waits

4.15
23 votes
18
The Twilight Singers
Powder Burns

4.14
21 votes
19
The Mayan Factor
Heaven & Hell

4.14
14 votes
20
Owen
At Home With Owen

4.14
278 votes
21
Sarah Blasko
What the Sea Wants, the Sea Will Have

4.13
30 votes
22
Rookie of the Year
The Goodnight Moon

4.12
17 votes
23
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
The Dust of Retreat

4.12
402 votes
24
Arctic Monkeys
When The Sun Goes Down

4.11
70 votes
25
The Paper Chase
Now You Are One of Us

4.11
51 votes
26
Brigade
Lights

4.11
14 votes
27
Arctic Monkeys
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor

4.1
108 votes
28
Arctic Monkeys
Leave Before The Lights Come On

4.1
70 votes
29
The Outline
You Smash It, We'll Build Around It

4.1
20 votes
30
Amesoeurs
Ruines Humaines

4.1
127 votes
31
Poets of the Fall
Carnival of Rust

4.09
117 votes
32
Trespassers William
Having

4.09
76 votes
33
Jakob
Solace

4.09
196 votes
34
The Dudes
Brain Heart Guitar

4.09
44 votes
35
David Bazan
Fewer Moving Parts

4.09
22 votes
36
Mono
You Are There

4.09
541 votes
37
Shora
Malval

4.09
35 votes
38
Guillemots
Through the Windowpane

4.08
48 votes
39
Tokyo Incidents
Adult

4.08
25 votes
40
Joseph Arthur
Nuclear Daydream

4.08
13 votes
41
Last Winter
Transmission Skyline

4.08
13 votes
42
The Swell Season
The Swell Season

4.08
46 votes
43
Hop Along Queen Ansleis
Freshman Year

4.08
33 votes
44
Rise Against
The Sufferer and the Witness

4.07
2425 votes
45
Cire
Wholesale Buyout

4.07
51 votes
46
Pure Reason Revolution
The Dark Third

4.07
157 votes
47
The Veils
Nux Vomica

4.06
142 votes
48
Helios
Eingya

4.06
192 votes
49
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Fanclub

4.06
86 votes
50
The Red Paintings
Destroy The Robots

4.05
56 votes
51
Josh Ritter
The Animal Years

4.05
43 votes
52
The Morningside
The Wind, The Trees And The Shadows...

4.05
77 votes
53
Sunset Rubdown
Shut Up I Am Dreaming

4.04
79 votes
54
Sylvan
Posthumous Silence

4.04
34 votes
55
Ling Tosite Sigure
Feeling Your UFO

4.04
48 votes
56
Liars
Drum's Not Dead

4.04
192 votes
57
Malajube
Trompe-l'oeil

4.03
60 votes
58
Laura
Radio Swan is Down

4.03
70 votes
59
...Of Sinking Ships
...Of Sinking Ships

4.03
35 votes
60
The Coma Recovery
Drown That Holy End in Wine

4.03
29 votes
61
The Hold Steady
Boys and Girls in America

4.02
285 votes
62
Electric President
Electric President

4.02
42 votes
63
The Butterfly Effect
Imago

4.02
256 votes
64
Hey Rosetta!
Plan Your Escape

4.02
66 votes
65
Linda Martini
Olhos de Mongol

4.02
25 votes
66
Algernon Cadwallader
Demo

4.01
77 votes
67
Year of No Light
Nord

4.01
113 votes
68
Boris With Michio Kurihara
Rainbow

4.01
107 votes
69
Daitro
Laisser Vivre Les Squelettes

4
238 votes
70
The Format
Dog Problems

4
318 votes
71
Jesu
Silver

4
654 votes
72
Sigur Ros
Sæglópur

4
88 votes
73
Kashiwa Daisuke
April. #02

4
83 votes
74
Regina Spektor
Begin To Hope

4
64 votes
75
Oceansize
New Pin

4
18 votes
76
Anberlin
Godspeed

4
16 votes
77
Dead Combo
Quando a Alma Não é Pequena

4
16 votes
78
B.M. Sharp
Music is Tight

4
14 votes
79
Lvmen
Mondo

4
13 votes
80
P.O.S.
Audition

4
246 votes
81
Neko Case
Fox Confessor Brings The Flood

3.99
84 votes
82
Suis La Lune
Quiet, Pull the Strings!

3.98
224 votes
83
Two Gallants
What the Toll Tells

3.98
83 votes
84
Wolves in the Throne Room
Diadem of 12 Stars

3.98
509 votes
85
Midlake
The Trials of Van Occupanther

3.98
258 votes
86
Colour Revolt
Colour Revolt

3.98
60 votes
87
Destroyer
Destroyer's Rubies

3.97
250 votes
88
Arctic Monkeys
Whatever People Say I Am, That's What...

3.97
4422 votes
89
Patrick Watson
Close To Paradise

3.97
49 votes
90
The Thermals
The Body, The Blood, The Machine

3.97
318 votes
91
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
The Letting Go

3.96
55 votes
92
toe
New Sentimentality

3.96
64 votes
93
The Angelic Process
We All Die Laughing

3.96
16 votes
94
Jay Reatard
Blood Visions

3.96
90 votes
95
Mono
Memorie Dal Futuro EP

3.95
22 votes
96
Belong
October Language

3.95
64 votes
97
Khoma
The Second Wave

3.95
142 votes
98
The Mountain Goats
Babylon Springs

3.95
20 votes
99
As Tall As Lions
As Tall As Lions

3.95
796 votes
100
State Radio
Us Against the Crown

3.95
58 votes
101
Voxtrot
Mothers, Daughters, Sisters and Wives

3.95
57 votes
102
andtheywillriot!
Kick Up The Leaves, This Is Autumn

3.95
19 votes
103
Bad Astronaut
Twelve Small Steps, One Giant Disappointment

3.94
63 votes
104
Ingrid Michaelson
Girls And Boys

3.94
70 votes
105
Asobi Seksu
Citrus

3.94
342 votes
106
My Epic
This Is Rescue

3.94
34 votes
107
Kaki King
Until We Felt Red

3.94
42 votes
108
Beth Orton
Comfort In Strangers

3.94
13 votes
109
Faunts
M4

3.94
64 votes
110
Gotye
Like Drawing Blood

3.94
268 votes
111
Fightstar
Grand Unification

3.94
283 votes
112
Sam Roberts Band
Chemical City

3.94
70 votes
113
Rocky Votolato
Makers

3.93
30 votes
114
Grizzly Bear
Yellow House

3.93
1038 votes
115
Tool
10,000 Days

3.93
4493 votes
116
Evaline
Postpartum Modesty. A Portrait of Skin EP

3.93
28 votes
117
Talkdemonic
Beat Romantic

3.93
14 votes
118
Coheed and Cambria
Kerrang! / XFM UK Acoustic Sessions

3.93
118 votes
119
Slow Dancing Society
The Sound of Lights When Dim

3.93
27 votes
120
The Decemberists
The Crane Wife

3.93
1576 votes
121
Sucioperro
Random Acts of Intimacy

3.93
20 votes
122
Mutemath
Mute Math

3.92
336 votes
123
Manchester Orchestra
I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child

3.91
1406 votes
124
Russian Circles
Enter

3.91
533 votes
125
The Velvet Teen
Cum Laude

3.91
22 votes
126
Callisto
Noir

3.9
112 votes
127
Sleeping at Last
Keep No Score

3.9
60 votes
128
Cornelius
Sensuous

3.9
20 votes
129
Deftones
Saturday Night Wrist

3.9
2448 votes
130
The Gathering
Home

3.9
156 votes
131
House Of Heroes
Say No More

3.9
48 votes
132
After The Sirens
What I Have To Give, Let It Be Enough

3.89
28 votes
133
Giant Squid
Metridium Fields

3.89
119 votes
134
Amusement Parks On Fire
Out Of The Angeles

3.89
96 votes
135
Shearwater
Palo Santo

3.89
32 votes
136
the GazettE
NIL

3.89
50 votes
137
Starflyer 59
My Island

3.89
36 votes
138
Voxtrot
Your Biggest Fan

3.89
27 votes
139
iLiKETRAiNS
Progress Reform

3.89
18 votes
140
Silversun Pickups
Carnavas

3.89
2409 votes
141
Say Hi
Impeccable Blahs

3.89
22 votes
142
This Will Destroy You
Young Mountain

3.89
493 votes
143
M. Ward
Post-War

3.89
100 votes
144
That Handsome Devil
That Handsome Devil EP

3.88
29 votes
145
Thrice
Red Sky

3.87
494 votes
146
Man Man
Six Demon Bag

3.87
160 votes
147
Portugal. The Man
Waiter: ''You Vultures!''

3.87
988 votes
148
Beirut
Gulag Orkestar

3.87
646 votes
149
Ef
Give Me Beauty... Or Give Me Death!

3.87
83 votes
150
Danielson
Ships

3.86
29 votes
151
Nightmare
The WORLD Ruler

3.86
25 votes
152
Tokyo Police Club
A Lesson in Crime

3.86
290 votes
153
The Evens
Get Evens

3.85
24 votes
154
Bossk
.1

3.85
44 votes
155
Hisato Higuchi
Dialogue

3.85
20 votes
156
The Dear Hunter
Act I: The Lake South, the River North

3.85
1340 votes
157
Attack in Black
Widows EP

3.85
13 votes
158
Gregor Samsa
55:12

3.84
93 votes
159
Regina Spektor
Begin To Hope

3.84
890 votes
160
TV on the Radio
Return to Cookie Mountain

3.84
1062 votes
161
Disco Ensemble
First aid kit

3.84
31 votes
162
Ben Kweller
Ben Kweller

3.84
74 votes
163
Monty Are I
Wall Of People

3.84
37 votes
164
The Pineapple Thief
Little Man

3.84
89 votes
165
Beirut
Lon Gisland

3.83
254 votes
166
Chad VanGaalen
Skelliconnection

3.83
42 votes
167
Califone
Roots and Crowns

3.83
33 votes
168
Switchfoot
Oh!

3.83
15 votes
169
Horse Feathers
Words Are Dead

3.83
88 votes
170
So Many Dynamos
Flashlights

3.83
35 votes
171
Leeland
Sound of Melodies

3.82
17 votes
172
Alexisonfire
Crisis

3.82
1620 votes
173
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
The Chronicles Of A Bohemian Teenager

3.82
14 votes
174
Moving Mountains
Moving Mountains Demo

3.82
14 votes
175
Boy Hits Car
The Passage

3.82
25 votes
176
The Black Keys
Chulahoma

3.82
282 votes
177
June Paik
June Paik

3.81
43 votes
178
Aidan Baker
The Sea Swells A Bit...

3.81
32 votes
179
Fair
The Best Worst-Case Scenario

3.81
26 votes
180
Alela Diane
The Pirate's Gospel

3.81
13 votes
181
Nightmare
Anima

3.81
13 votes
182
Astronautalis
The Mighty Ocean and Nine Dark Theaters

3.81
31 votes
183
La Dispute
Vancouver

3.81
474 votes
184
Yo La Tengo
I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass

3.8
468 votes
185
Kevin Devine
Put Your Ghost To Rest

3.8
132 votes
186
Mayday Parade
Tales Told By Dead Friends

3.8
187 votes
187
Comets on Fire
Avatar

3.8
68 votes
188
Forgive Durden
Wonderland

3.8
88 votes
189
My Brightest Diamond
Bring Me the Workhorse

3.8
124 votes
190
Annuals
Be He Me

3.8
57 votes
191
Alexi Murdoch
Time Without Consequence

3.8
57 votes
192
Anathallo
Floating World

3.8
208 votes
193
The Angelic Process
Sigh

3.8
22 votes
194
Mogwai
Mr. Beast

3.79
604 votes
195
Red Sparowes
Every Red Heart Shines Toward The Red...

3.79
302 votes
196
Gomez
How We Operate

3.79
70 votes
197
Mesa Verde
Amor Fati

3.79
21 votes
198
Mogwai
Travel Is Dangerous

3.79
14 votes
199
Envy
Insomniac Doze

3.78
289 votes
200
Heavens
Patent Pending

3.78
46 votes



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