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Uncut’s Top 50 Albums Of 2006

Can we complain about Brit critics fawning over Scritti Pollitti if we haven’t listened to the new album? Didn’t Arctic Monkeys come out in, like, 2002? And while Stereogum loves us some Steely Dan … Donald Fagen, really? Over Gnarls? We’re getting sort of agitated now. [Deep breath.] It’s just a list… Via ILX:

Uncut’s Top 50 Albums Of 2006
50) Drive By Truckers – “A Blessing And A Curse”
49) Belle & Sebastian – “The Life Pursuit”
48) Muse – “Black Holes and Revelations”
47) Gnarls Barkley – “St. Elsewhere”
46) Band of Horses – “Everything All Of The Time”
45) The Walkmen – A Hundred Miles Off
44) Kasabian – “Empire”
43) Bruce Springsteen – “We Shall Overcome”
42) Donald Fagan – “Morph The Cat”
41) Jenny Lewis – “Rabbit Fur Coat”
40) Joan As Policewomen – “Real Life”
39) Lambchop – “Damaged”
38) Lily Allen – “Alright, Still”
37) OutKast – “Idlewild”
36) Scissor Sisters – “Ta-Dah”
35) Sonic Youth – “Rather Ripped”
34) Grandaddy – “Just Like The Fambly Cat”
33) Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – s/t
32) Johnny Cash – “American V”
31) Mastodon – “Blood Mountain”
30) Neko Case – “Fox Confessor Brings The Flood”
29) Oakley Hall – “Second Guessing”
28) Tom Waits – “Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards”
27) Yo La Tengo – “I am Not Afraid Of You and I Will Beat Your Ass”
26) TV On The Radio – “Return To Cookie Mountain”
25) Scott Walker – “The Drift”
24) Howlin’ Rain – s/t
23) Ghostface Killah – “Fishscale”
22) Espers – “Espers II”
21) Vetiver – “To Find Me Gone”
20) Burial – s/t
19) Beck – “The Information”
18) CSS – “Cansei Der Ser Sexy”
17) Ali Fakra Tourne – “Savane”
16) The Raconteurs – “Broken Boy Soldiers”
15) Brightblack Morning Light – s/t
14) Cat Power – “The Greatest”
13) Lindsey Buckingham – “Under The Skin”
12) Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – “The Letting Go”
11) The Flaming Lips – “At War With The Mystics”

You’re really not gonna like the top ten…

10) Thom Yorke – “The Eraser”
09) Sufjan Stevens – “The Avalanche”
08) Hot Chip – “The Warning”
07) Midlake – “The Trials of Van Occupanther”
06) Arctic Monkeys – “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not”
05) Neil Young – “Living With War”
04) Joanna Newsom – “Ys”
03) Comets On Fire – “Avatar”
02) Scritti Pollitti – “White Bread, Black Beer”
01) Bob Dylan – “Modern Times”

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