Best Albums Year by Year
2005The Hold SteadySeparation Sunday
2004Arcade FireFuneral
2003Herman DŁneMas Cambios
2002Iron and WineThe Creek Drank the Cradle
2001The ShinsOh, Inverted World
2000Herman DŁneTurn Off the Light
1999HefnerThe Fidelity Wars
1998Bright EyesLetting Off the Happiness
1997Lullaby for the Working ClassI Never Even Asked for Light
1996Lullaby for the Working ClassBlanket Warm
1993The AuteursNew Wave
1992StereolabSwitched On
1991My Bloody ValentineLoveless
1990Lou Reed & John CaleSongs for Drella
1989The PixiesDoolittle
1988My Bloody ValentineIsn't Anything
1987MicrodisneyCrooked Mile
1986MicrodisneyThe Clock Comes Down the Stairs
1985Jesus & Mary ChainPsychocandy
1984The Go BetweensSpring Hill Fair
1983The FallPerverted by Language
1982The FallHex Enduction Hour
1981Gang of FourSolid Gold
1980The FallGrotesque (After the Gramme)
1979Joy DivisionUnknown Pleasures
1978Pere UbuDub Housing
1977TelevisionMarquee Moon
1976The RamonesThe Ramones
1975Patti SmithHorses
1974Neil YoungOn the Beach
1973Lou ReedBerlin
1972Roxy MusicRoxy Music
1971David BowieHunky Dory
1970Mott the HoopleMad Shadows
1969The StoogesThe Stooges
1968Mothers of InventionWe're Only in it for the Money
1967NicoChelsea Girl
1966Bob DylanBlonde on Blonde
1965Bob DylanHighway 61 Revisited
1964Bob DylanAnother Side of
1963Bob DylanThe Freewheelin'
1957Robert MitchumCalypso - Is Like So