Best of 2005 (or what i bought, at least)

A Listmania! list by Josh Petrusa "Librarian" (Indianapolis, IN, United States)
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Come On Feel the Illinoise
1.  Come On Feel the Illinoise by Sufjan Stevens
The list author says:
  "nothing had more heart - plus it's my state"
$11.99   Used & New from: $4.46
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (327 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Plans
2.  Plans by Death Cab for Cutie
The list author says:
  "i really wanted to be let down . . . but it's good"
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.27
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (349 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Let It Die
3.  Let It Die by Feist
The list author says:
  "wow . . . a little bit of everything all rendered in fine detail"
$7.39   Used & New from: $0.05
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

Man Made
4.  Man Made by Teenage Fanclub
The list author says:
  "fannies + mcentire = quite a comeback"
$14.94   Used & New from: $1.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Discover a Lovelier You
5.  Discover a Lovelier You by Pernice Brothers
The list author says:
  "a more varied sound than the previous record, with higher highs this time"
$8.99   Used & New from: $1.79
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Some Cities
6.  Some Cities by Doves
The list author says:
  "texture, intensity, mood - it's got it all"
$6.52   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Twin Cinema
7.  Twin Cinema by New Pornographers
The list author says:
  "hooks galore.  'nuff said."
$9.99   Used & New from: $0.09
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

Tiny Cities
8.  Tiny Cities by Sun Kil Moon
The list author says:
  "only mark kozelek could make me appreciate modest mouse"
$12.99   Used & New from: $2.85
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Nashville
9.  Nashville by Josh Rouse
The list author says:
  "a moody manchester meets memphis return to form from mr. rouse"
$13.96   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Haughty Melodic
10.  Haughty Melodic by Mike Doughty
The list author says:
  "it's pretty straightforward . . . but the songs are there"
$9.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

Strange Geometry
11.  Strange Geometry by Clientele
The list author says:
  "i'm late to the clientele party myself - but please, join us"
$11.99   Used & New from: $0.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Great Destroyer
12.  Great Destroyer by Low
The list author says:
  "also could have been a disappointment, but fridmann pulled it off (plus some of their strongest songs)"
$11.91   Used & New from: $0.98
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Andrew Bird & The Mysterious Production of Eggs
13.  Andrew Bird & The Mysterious Production of Eggs by Andrew Bird
The list author says:
  "chicago's favoite whistler goes full-bore on the singer-songwriter thing with glorious results"
$13.99   Used & New from: $1.40
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

River Ain't Too Much to Love
14.  River Ain't Too Much to Love by Smog
The list author says:
  "more subdued americana and metaphor from mr. callahan"
$13.99   Used & New from: $5.02
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Gimme Fiction
15.  Gimme Fiction by Spoon
The list author says:
  "just reading the song titles should tell you how cool this record is"
$12.99   Used & New from: $3.42
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Sunset Tree
16.  The Sunset Tree by Mountain Goats
The list author says:
  "full of fire and perserverence and hope and aw heck just get it"
$11.99   Used & New from: $6.15
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

Who's Your New Professor
17.  Who's Your New Professor by Sam Prekop
The list author says:
  "not as breathtaking as his first solo effort but still a great listen"
$16.23   Used & New from: $0.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Nights Bloom
18.  Nights Bloom by Pinetop Seven
The list author says:
  "a most welcome return to form -  it had been too long"
Used & New from: $6.93
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Don't Believe The Truth
19.  Don't Believe The Truth by Oasis
The list author says:
  "(see above)"
$7.37   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (252 customer reviews)

The Fitzgerald
20.  The Fitzgerald by Richmond Fontaine
The list author says:
  "portland's boys strip away the rock and make their "nebraska""
$11.99   Used & New from: $6.69
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Casa
21.  Casa by Natalia Lafourcade
The list author says:
  "still deciphering it, but quite a sound - roars and whispers and croons"
$8.94   Used & New from: $3.41
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Back to Me
22.  Back to Me by Kathleen Edwards
The list author says:
  "deftly avoids the sophmore slump"
$12.11   Used & New from: $1.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

In the Clear
23.  In the Clear by Ivy
The list author says:
  "thankfully adam saved some songs for ivy"
$10.99   Used & New from: $0.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Fishermans Woman
24.  Fishermans Woman by Emiliana Torrini
The list author says:
  "shhh. . . listen"
Used & New from: $0.24
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

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X&Y
25.  X&Y by Coldplay
The list author says:
  "either i'm getting old or lame or something, but i kinda liked it"
$7.46   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,379 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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