2006 Music Journal

The Best of 2006:
1. Vienna Teng – Dreaming Through the Noise A+
2. Jars of Clay – Good Monsters A
3. Muse – Black Holes and Revelations A
4. Anathallo – Floating World A-
5. Sleeping at Last – Keep No Score A-
6. MuteMath – MuteMath B+
7. The Listening – The Rock ‘N Roll Worship Circus Becomes The Listening B+
8. The Flaming Lips – At War with the Mystics B+
9. Copeland – Eat, Sleep, Repeat B+
10. Incubus – Light Grenades B+

Honorable Mention:
11. Switchfoot – Oh! Gravity B+
12. Iona – The Circling Hour B+
13. Barenaked Ladies – Barenaked Ladies Are Me B+
14. KT Tunstall – Eye to the Telescope B+
15. Pearl Jam – Pearl Jam B+
16. Michelle Tumes – Michelle Tumes B+
17. Robert Randolph & the Family Band – Colorblind B
18. The Elms – The Chess Hotel B
19. The Violet Burning – Drop-Dead B
20. Matisyahu – Youth B

The Rest:
Plumb – Chaotic Resolve B
Snowden – Anti-Anti B
Leigh Nash – Blue on Blue B
House of Heroes – Say No More B
Meg & Dia – Something Real B
Rosanne Cash – Black Cadillac B
Weird Al Yankovic – Straight Outta Lynwood B
Rock Kills Kid – Are You Nervous? B
The Corrs – Home B
The Wreckers – Stand Still, Look Pretty B
Cindy Morgan – Postcards B
downhere – Wide Eyed and Mystified B-
Sanctus Real – The Face of Love B-
Over the Rhine – Live From Nowhere, Vol. 1 B
Evanescence – The Open Door B-
P.O.D. – Testify B-
John Mayer – Continuum B-
Sufjan Stevens – The Avalanche B-
The Fiery Furnaces – Bitter Tea B-
Leeland – Sound of Melodies B-
Matt Wertz – Everything in Between B-
Peter Bradley Adams – Gather Up B-
Ron Sexsmith – Time Being B-
Various Artists – FREAKED: A Gotee Tribute to dc Talk’s Jesus Freak B-
Delirious? – Now Is the Time: Live at Willow Creek B-
Michael Giacchino – Lost Season One Soundtrack B-
Michael Giacchino – Lost Season Two Soundtrack B-
Jennifer Knapp – Live B-
Skillet – Comatose C+
Hellogoodbye – Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs! C+
Newsboys – Go C+
Sean Watkins – Blinders On C+
Chris Thile – How to Grow a Woman from the Ground C+
Dixie Chicks – Taking the Long Way C+
All Star United – Love and Radiation C+
Charlie Hall – Flying into Daybreak C+
Family Force 5 – Business Up Front/Party in Back C+
Yellowcard – Lights & Sounds C+
Belle & Sebastian – The Life Pursuit C+
Starfield – Beauty in the Broken C+
Tiny Rain – Mizzle C+
Tool – 10,000 Days C+
Adie – Don’t Wait C+
Mat Kearney – Nothing Left to Lose C
Caedmon’s Call – In the Company of Angels II: The World Will Sing C
Joseph Arthur – Nuclear Daydream C
Joanna Newsom – Ys C
Chris Tomlin – See the Morning C
Pillar – The Reckoning C
Red Umbrella – Wishing for Boardwalk C
Mark Schultz – Broken & Beautiful C

Dishonorable Mention:
24. Falling Up – Exit Lights C-
23. He Is Legend – Suck Out the Poison C-
22. Sufjan Stevens – Songs for Christmas C-
21. Thom Yorke – The Eraser C-
20. The Raconteurs – Broken Boy Soldiers C-
19. Bebo Norman – Between the Dreaming and the Coming True C-
18. Starflyer 59 – My Island C-
17. Train – For Me, It’s You C-
16. Brandon Heath – Don’t Get Comfortable C-
15. Warren Barfield – Reach C-
14. Day of Fire – Cut and Move C-
13. The Hold Steady – Boys and Girls in America C-
12. Ana Laura – Ana Laura C-
11. Building 429 – Rise C-
10. Red – End of Silence D+
9. Michael W. Smith – Stand D+
8. Brian Littrell – Welcome Home D+
7. Avalon – Stand D+
6. Nina Gordon – Bleeding Heart Graffiti D
5. Third Day – Christmas Offerings D
4. Krystal Meyers – Dying for a Heart D
3. The Killers – Sam’s Town D-
2. Kutless – Hearts of the Innocent D-
1. Kutless – Live in Portland D-

Don’t Get It, So I Can’t Rate It:
The Accident Experiment – United We Fear
Danielson – Ships
Drive-By Truckers – A Blessing and a Curse
Donald Fagen – Morph the Cat
The Little Willies – The Little Willies
Mars Ill – Pro*Pain
Tom Petty – Highway Companion

Compilations/EPs/Singles/Re-releases:
Future of Forestry – Future of Forestry EP B+
Olivia the Band – Back to Friends Where Summer Never Ends EP B
Mute Math – Live at the El Rey EP B
Lost Ocean – Night to Life EP B-
Joy Williams – Every Moment: The Best of Joy Williams B-
Mat Kearney – The Chicago EP C
David Crowder Band – B Collision: The Eschatology of Bluegrass EP D+
Casting Crowns – Lifesong Live EP/DVD D-

Last Update: 1/30/13

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