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A Listmania! list by Paige (Here.)
The list author says: "Hi. So I always make book lists & I figured I could show what music I'm into in list form. So here are some of the best bands, CDs, etc. that I've heard & why. I'll add more as new bands come out with amazing stuff I think stands out. :]

And my opinion is just that - my opinion. The "Best Tracks" are especially my opinion. :]"
A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
1.  A Fever You Can't Sweat Out by Panic! at the Disco
The list author says:
  "[ A Fever You Can't Sweat Out - Panic at the Disco ]

Original sound. Amazing lyrics. Different from anything out there. Bold and clever. Words can't express how much I love, love, love this record and this band.

Best Track(s): all / Build God, Then We'll Talk / London Beckoned Songs About Money Written By Machines.
For fans of: Paramore, Cobra Starship, Fall Out Boy."
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Pretty. Odd.
2.  Pretty. Odd. by Panic! at the Disco
The list author says:
  "[ Pretty. Odd. - Panic at the Disco ]

Reminiscent of a time when music wasn't marketed fluff. Uplifting and fun. Beautiful and easygoing sound from an awesome band. It grows on you.

Best Track(s): all / Behind the Sea / Northern Downpour / Nine in the Afternoon.
For fans of: The Academy Is..., The Beatles, The Killers, The Beach Boys."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (249 customer reviews) | 13 customer discussions

All We Know Is Falling
3.  All We Know Is Falling by Paramore
The list author says:
  "[ All We Know Is Falling - Paramore ]

Good lyrics and an infectious sound. Really easy to rock out to and a really fun band to listen to.

Best Track: Emergency / Franklin.
For fans of: The Academy Is..., Death Cab for Cutie, Panic at the Disco."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (113 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Riot
4.  Riot by Paramore
The list author says:
  "[ Riot! - Paramore ]

A great album with an even more fun feel to it. Lots of variety on this record.

Best Track(s): Misery Business / That's What You Get.
For fans of: Paramore's first album, Panic at the Disco, 30 Seconds to Mars (at least, "The Kill")."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (228 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Plans
5.  Plans by Death Cab for Cutie
The list author says:
  "[ Plans - Death Cab for Cutie ]

Amazing lyrics. Mellow and really listenable music. Beautiful.

Best Track: I Will Follow You Into The Dark / What Sarah Said.
For fans of: The Hush Sound, The Postal Service, Coldplay."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (350 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Fallen
6.  Fallen by Evanescence
The list author says:
  "[ Fallen - Evanescence ]

Quietly haunting. Deep lyrics. A little depressing, but very beautiful and mellow.

Best Track(s): Everybody's Fool / Imaginary / My Last Breath.
For fans of: Linkin Park, My Chemical Romance, Within Temptation."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,663 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Open Door
7.  The Open Door by Evanescence
The list author says:
  "[ The Open Door - Evanescence ]

Great lyrics. Some tracks are odd and alienating, but overall, this is another great album magnified by Amy Lee's haunting voice and lyrics.

Best Track(s): Call Me When You're Sober / Like You / Snow White Queen / Good Enough.
For fans of: Within Temptation, Coldplay, My Chemical Romance."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (559 customer reviews) | 56 customer discussions

A Rush of Blood to the Head
8.  A Rush of Blood to the Head by Coldplay
The list author says:
  "[ A Rush of Blood to the Head - Coldplay ]

Really beautiful and highly uplifting without meaning to be. Great lyrics and haunting music.

Best Track: Clocks.
For fans of: Evanescence, Death Cab for Cutie, My Chemical Romance."
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Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
9.  Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends by Coldplay
The list author says:
  "[ Viva La Vida - Coldplay ]

I can't believe I forgot to mention this album. Fantastic. Your usual mellow Coldplay sound with more depth and more emotion, if possible. More listenable too.

Best Track(s): Lost! / Violet Hill / Viva La Vida.
For fans of: Death Cab for Cutie, Fall Out Boy, even Kanye West's 808s & Heartbreaks."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (604 customer reviews) | 44 customer discussions

The Con
10.  The Con by Tegan & Sara
The list author says:
  "[ The Con - Tegan & Sara ]

Great lyrics and a variety of songs. This group really interests me. Quirky and poignant.

Best Track: Call It Off.
For fans of: Meg & Dia, Kimya Dawson."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Beautiful Letdown
11.  The Beautiful Letdown by Switchfoot
The list author says:
  "[ The Beautiful Letdown - Switchfoot ]

Really inspiring and uplifting music. Like, folk and rock and country blending. Also check out "Only Hope" on their older album, New Way To Be Human.

Best Track: Dare You To Move.
For fans of: Rascal Flatts, Mercy Me, The Spill Canvas."
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Whisper War
12.  Whisper War by The Cab
The list author says:
  "[ Whisper War - The Cab ]

Fun stuff you can dance to or sing along to in the car. Great lyrics on fast beats. Soulful dance rock, if that makes any sense.

Best Track(s): Bounce / One Of THOSE Nights / Risky Business.
For fans of: Paramore, The Academy Is..., Fall Out Boy."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Take This to Your Grave
13.  Take This to Your Grave by Fall Out Boy
The list author says:
  "[ Take This To Your Grave - Fall Out Boy ]

Amazing and honest lyrics and killer beats you can rock out to.

Best Track: The Pros & Cons of Breathing.
For fans of: Panic at the Disco, All Time Low, New Found Glory."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (250 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

From Under The Cork Tree
14.  From Under The Cork Tree by Fall Out Boy
The list author says:
  "[ From Under the Cork Tree - Fall Out Boy ]

Again, fast-paced with great lyrics. A little more surreal than TTTYG. So I decided - THIS is their best album to date.

Best Track(s): Of All the Gin Joints in the World / Sugar We're Goin Down.
For fans of: The Cab, Panic at the Disco, Motion City Soundtrack."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (581 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Infinity On High
15.  Infinity On High by Fall Out Boy
The list author says:
  "[ Infinity on High - Fall Out Boy ]

Some people think FOB sold out on this record, but there are some GOOD tracks on here. They keep their great lyrics & beats. They're here to stay.

Best Track(s): The Take Over, The Break's Over / This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race / Bang the Doldrums.
For fans of: Panic at the Disco, We the Kings, Forever the Sickest Kids."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (184 customer reviews) | 17 customer discussions

Folie à Deux
16.  Folie à Deux by Fall Out Boy
The list author says:
  "[ Folie A Deux - Fall Out Boy]

I was wary when this record came out. I thought the punk rock sound I'd once loved was gone. But Folie A Deux is an amazing record in itself. It's a change, but it's a good one. Wonderful lyrics and catchy beats.

Best Track(s): Tiffany Blews, 20 Dollar Nosebleed, What a Catch Donnie.
For fans of: Panic at the Disco, Kanye West's 808s & Heartbreaks, The Cab."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (136 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

¡Viva la Cobra!
17.  ¡Viva la Cobra! by Cobra Starship
The list author says:
  "[ Viva la Cobra! - Cobra Starship ]

Electro-pop would be this band's genre, if you could peg them down to a word. Fun beats and funny lyrics. A good refresher on those hard days, but fast-paced enough to keep you up.

Best Track(s): The City Is At War / Pleasure Ryland.
For fans of: Panic at the Disco, Kelly (Liam Sullivan)."
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Santi
18.  Santi by The Academy Is...
The list author says:
  "[ Santi - The Academy Is... ]

Well, Amazon doesn't have Fast Times at Barrington High in Listmania, so next up is the recommended Santi from The Academy Is... Great lyrics and awesome beats and a wide variety of songs make this an album you'll want to hear.

Best Track: Everything We Had.
For fans of: Panic at the Disco, Paramore, Motion City Soundtrack."
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Something Real
19.  Something Real by Meg & Dia
The list author says:
  "[ Something Real - Meg and Dia ]

Their actual first album includes a track "Timmy" that you should hear, but this album is a huge step up. From indie to alternative rock, this band easily has variety. It honestly might not be your thing but if you like it, you'll really like it. Genuine sound.

Best Track(s): Monster / Roses / Masterpiece.
For fans of: Tegan & Sara, Kimya Dawson, nevershoutnever!"
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You'll Rebel to Anything
20.  You'll Rebel to Anything by Mindless Self Indulgence
The list author says:
  "[ You'll Rebel to Anything - Mindless Self Indulgence ]

I love their style. You can't even peg them down to a GENRE. Funny, honest, uncensored. Also check out "Never Wanted to Dance," from the album IF.

Best Track(s): Stupid MF / Shut Me Up.
For fans of: Panic at the Disco, Weird Al Yankovic, Lady Gaga."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

Metro Station
21.  Metro Station by Metro Station
The list author says:
  "[ Metro Station - Metro Station ]

So they're something of a guilty pleasure, but they're consistently catchy and fun. Their songs stay in your head and are both great dance tracks and good sing-alongs.

Best Track: Seventeen Forever, Shake It, Control.
For fans of: Boys Like Girls, Lady Gaga, Chiodos."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Straylight Run
22.  Straylight Run by Straylight Run
The list author says:
  "[ Straylight Run - Straylight Run ]

Such a calming, beautiful sound from this band. I haven't heard the whole record, but I'm making it a priority to. Elegant and just gorgeous, the instrumentals especially.

Best Track(s): Existentialism on Prom Night / The Tension & The Terror.
For fans of: Taking Back Sunday, The Hush Sound, Manchester Orchestra."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Goodbye Blues
23.  Goodbye Blues by The Hush Sound
The list author says:
  "[ Goodbye Blues - The Hush Sound ]

This band is so underrated. A little repetitive, but gorgeous music. Greta's voice is so pure and Bob's is so melodic. Also check out "Crawling Towards the Sun" from So Sudden & "Wine Red" and "Momentum" from Like Vines.

Best Track(s): Honey, Molasses.
For fans of: Panic at the Disco's Pretty. Odd., This Providence, Forgive Durden."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Fame
24.  The Fame by Lady Gaga
The list author says:
  "[ The Fame - Lady Gaga ]

Lady Gaga exploded onto the music scene. She's ridiculously unique, ridiculously sex-crazed, and one of my favorite new artists. Techno-pop has never sounded better.

Best Track(s): Just Dance/LoveGame/Starstruck.
For fans of: Ashlee Simpson, Katy Perry, T-Pain, Metro Station, Madonna, Mindless Self Indulgence, Shiny Toy Guns."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (391 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Papercut Chronicles
25.  Papercut Chronicles by Gym Class Heroes
The list author says:
  "[ The Papercut Chronicles - Gym Class Heroes ]

I like this band a lot. Alternative rap? You wouldn't think it could work, but it does, and does it well. Travis's style is hard to ignore.

Best Track(s): Taxi Driver / Cupid's Chokehold.
For fans of: Drake, Lil' Wayne, Cobra Starship."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Versaemerge Ep
26.  Versaemerge Ep by VersaEmerge
The list author says:
  "[ VersaEmerge EP - VersaEmerge ]

I love this band. They're like Cirque du Soleil for your ears - fog and theatrics. Gorgeous lyrics, amazing vocals from Blake and Sierra, really unique & haunting sound. Can't wait for their LP.

Best Track(s): Whisperer / Past Praying For.
For fans of: Panic at the Disco's "A Fever You Can't Sweat Out", Paramore, Evanescence."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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