Album Releases by Score

In Rainbows 1.

In Rainbows

by Radiohead
October 10, 2007
Radiohead releases their latest with a pay-what-you-want price.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
9.0
Avenged Sevenfold 2.

Avenged Sevenfold

by Avenged Sevenfold
October 30, 2007
The Southern California group's self titled is their fourth album.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
8.2
Kala 3.

Kala

by M.I.A.
August 21, 2007
The UK rapper returns with her second album, which was recorded in several countries.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.6
Blackout 4.

Blackout

by Britney Spears
October 30, 2007
Britney newest release includes tracks written by T-Pain and Pharrell Williams.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.5
Back To Black 5.

Back To Black

by Amy Winehouse
March 13, 2007
Mark Ronson and Salaam Remi produced the British soul singer's second album, which was released to great acclaim in the UK in 2006.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.9
Graduation 6.

Graduation

by Kanye West
September 11, 2007
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.1
Myth Takes 7.

Myth Takes

by !!! [Chik Chik Chik]
March 6, 2007
The dance-punk outfit returns with a third LP.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.1
Exclusive 8.

Exclusive

by Chris Brown
November 6, 2007
The sophomore album from the R&B artist features guest appearances by Big Boi, the Game, Lil Wayne, and Kanye West.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
6.6
Boxer 9.

Boxer

by The National
May 22, 2007
Sufjan Stevens is among the guests on the Brooklyn band's follow-up to their acclaimed 2005 release 'Alligator.'
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.8
Sound Of Silver 10.

Sound Of Silver

by LCD Soundsystem
March 20, 2007
Dance-punk producer (and one-half of The DFA) James Murphy returns with his second LCD Soundsytem album.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.6
Neon Bible 11.

Neon Bible

by Arcade Fire
March 6, 2007
One of the most anticipated releases of 2007 is this second album from Montreal's Arcade Fire, the Win Butler- and Regine Chassagne-led band that won over bloggers, critics, and, ultimately, fans with their 2004 debut 'Funeral.'
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.8
Good Girl Gone Bad 12.

Good Girl Gone Bad

by Rihanna
June 5, 2007
The singer collaborated with Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and Ne-Yo for her third album.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.0
Dignity 13.

Dignity

by Hilary Duff
April 3, 2007
This is the third album for the actress/pop star.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.4
Frank 14.

Frank

by Amy Winehouse
November 20, 2007
Amy Winehouse's debut album is finally out in the US four years after it was first released in the UK.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.3
T.I. Vs T.I.P. 15.

T.I. Vs T.I.P.

by T.I.
July 3, 2007
The fifth studio album for the Atlanta rapper includes Alfamega, Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z, Eminem, and Nelly as guests.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.1
Minutes To Midnight 16.

Minutes To Midnight

by Linkin Park
May 15, 2007
Rick Rubin co-produced the band's third album, which is the result of over a year spent in the studio and represents a move away from their established rap-rock sound.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
6.8
Favourite Worst Nightmare 17.

Favourite Worst Nightmare

by Arctic Monkeys
April 24, 2007
The ultrahyped British rockers return with a quick successor to their Mercury Prize-winning 2006 debut.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.5
Our Love To Admire 18.

Our Love To Admire

by Interpol
July 10, 2007
Interpol moves to Capitol Records with their third studio album.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.2
Volta 19.

Volta

by Björk
May 8, 2007
The typically eclectic guest lineup on Bjork's first studio album in three years includes Timbaland, a ten-piece all-female horn section, and members of Konono No. 1, Lightning Bolt, Antony & The Johnsons, and LFO.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.7
American Doll Posse 20.

American Doll Posse

by Tori Amos
May 1, 2007
The singer-songwriter-pianist's ninth studio album is political, confrontational, and lengthy (at over 20 tracks)--and also falls under the dreaded "concept album" category, as its songs come from the viewpoints of five different characters.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.8
Alright, Still 21.

Alright, Still

by Lily Allen
January 30, 2007
This debut album from the British singer (and daughter of actor Keith Allen) mixes pop with ska and reggae.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.0
Untrue 22.

Untrue

by Burial
November 6, 2007
The second album for the London-based anonymous dubstep artist.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.0
Cookies 23.

Cookies

by 1990s
July 31, 2007
Before forming the 1990s, Jackie McKeown and Jamie McMorrow were in The Yummy Furs, which once included two members of Franz Ferdinand.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.7
Long Road Out Of Eden 24.

Long Road Out Of Eden

by The Eagles
October 30, 2007
The band return with their first new material in 28 years.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
6.2
A Place To Bury Strangers 25.

A Place To Bury Strangers

by A Place to Bury Strangers
August 7, 2007
The debut album for the trio from New York.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.8
Taking Chances 26.

Taking Chances

by Celine Dion
November 13, 2007
Her first English-language album since 2003 includes songs written by the Eurythmics' David A. Stewart, Linda Perry, and Ne-Yo.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
6.9
Strawberry Jam 27.

Strawberry Jam

by Animal Collective
September 11, 2007
The eighth album from the New York-based group.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.8
Fear of a Blank Planet 28.

Fear of a Blank Planet

by Porcupine Tree
April 24, 2007
The ninth album from the British progressive-rock band.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.9
Cross 29.

Cross

by Justice
July 10, 2007
The French dance duo known for remixing songs from the likes of Franz Ferdinand emerge with their debut album.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.9
Infinity On High 30.

Infinity On High

by Fall Out Boy
February 6, 2007
The Chicago pop-punk band face high expectations for this fourth album after its predecessor, their major-label debut 'From Under The Cork Tree,' brought their first taste of mainstream success. Jay-Z (briefly) guests.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.1
Riot! 31.

Riot!

by Paramore
June 12, 2007
Hayley Williams leads her Franklin, Tennessee-based band in their second album.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.1
Year Zero 32.

Year Zero

by Nine Inch Nails
April 17, 2007
Trent Reznor offers his vision of a bleak future (the year 2022, to be exact) on this 16-track concept album.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.8
The Cool 33.

The Cool

by Lupe Fiasco
December 18, 2007
The sophomore album for the rapper from Chicago features artist such as Snoop Dogg, Pooh Bear and Unkle.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.8
As I Am 34.

As I Am

by Alicia Keys
November 13, 2007
Alicia Keys' third album includes guest vocalists Marsha Ambrosius, John Mayer, and Linda Perry.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.6
Person Pitch 35.

Person Pitch

by Panda Bear
March 20, 2007
The third solo album from Animal Collective's Noah Lennox (aka Panda Bear) is completely unlike its predecessor, as it is both upbeat and electronic, sounding like a spacey, 21st century Beach Boys album.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.7
Era Vulgaris 36.

Era Vulgaris

by Queens of the Stone Age
June 12, 2007
Josh Homme's fifth QOTSA disc includes guest appearances by The Strokes' Julian Casablancas and returnee Mark Lanegan. Oddly, however, the disc does not include its title track collaboration with Trent Reznor, which was released separately.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.3
The Best Damn Thing 37.

The Best Damn Thing

by Avril Lavigne
April 17, 2007
Rob Cavallo and Butch Walker are among the numerous producers on the Canadian pop singer's third album, which is preceeded by the single "Girlfriend."
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.1
The Bird And The Bee 38.

The Bird And The Bee

by The Bird And The Bee
January 23, 2007
Los Angeles-based singer Inara George teams with multi-instrumentalist Greg Kurstin for their first LP as The Bird And The Bee, which blends '60s pop, tropicalia, and electronic elements.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.8
Curtis 39.

Curtis

by 50 Cent
September 11, 2007
The rapper's first album in two years includes appearances by Eminem, Justin Timberlake, and Mary J. Blige and production from Timbaland and Dr. Dre.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
4.0
It Won't Be Soon Before Long 40.

It Won't Be Soon Before Long

by Maroon 5
May 22, 2007
It has been five years, but Maroon 5 finally return with a follow-up to their huge-selling 2002 debut 'Songs About Jane.' The producers include Mike Elizondo, Mark "Spike" Stent, and Eric Valentine.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.0
American Gangster 41.

American Gangster

by Jay-Z
November 6, 2007
Jay-Z's 10th studio album features Beyonce, Lil Wayne, Kayne West, Beanie Sigel, Nas, Bilal, and Pharrell Williams.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.4
Ma Fleur 42.

Ma Fleur

by The Cinematic Orchestra
June 5, 2007
Jason Swinscoe's first Cinematic Orchestra disc in five years is indeed a soundtrack... to an imaginary film.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.2
Mirrored 43.

Mirrored

by Battles
May 22, 2007
The unique New York four-piece math-rock outfit (that includes members of Helmet and Don Caballero) follows a string of three acclaimed 2004 EPs with this debut full-length, which adds (heavily processed) vocals into their mix of live and programmed instrumentation for the first time.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.0
From Here We Go Sublime 44.

From Here We Go Sublime

by The Field
April 3, 2007
This is the full-length debut for Stockholm, Sweden trance producer Axel Willner.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.7
Life In Cartoon Motion 45.

Life In Cartoon Motion

by Mika
March 27, 2007
Lebanon-born, London-based 23-year-old singer-songwriter Michael Holbrook Penniman makes his debut with this campy LP produced by Greg Wells.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
7.6
Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga 46.

Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga

by Spoon
July 10, 2007
The Austin band serves up their latest album hoping fans go ga ga over it.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.7
Icky Thump 47.

Icky Thump

by The White Stripes
June 19, 2007
Jack and Meg White spent a whopping three weeks (an eternity by White Stripes standards) in Nashville recording their sixth studio album.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.7
Snakes & Arrows 48.

Snakes & Arrows

by Rush
May 1, 2007
Their 18th album overall, 'Snakes' is the Canadian trio's first studio outing since 2002's 'Vapor Trails.' Nick Raskulinecz co-produced.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.8
Absolute Garbage 49.

Absolute Garbage

by Garbage
July 24, 2007
A best-of collection from the band led by singer Shirley Manson.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.6
Sky Blue Sky 50.

Sky Blue Sky

by Wilco
May 15, 2007
The sixth studio set for the Jeff Tweedy-fronted band is less experimental and adventurous than Wilco's previous few efforts. It is the first Wilco studio album to feature the work of touring guitarist Nels Cline.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.1
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend 51.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

by Miranda Lambert
May 1, 2007
This sophomore effort finds the former "Nashville Star" contestant becoming a bona-fide star (albeit from Texas rather than Tennessee). It combines eight Lambert originals with three covers.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.6
Grinderman 52.

Grinderman

by Grinderman
April 10, 2007
This self-titled disc is the first release for the new project from Nick Cave, who adds "guitar player" to his CV. Seeing as how most of the Bad Seeds join in as well, we're still not sure why the new name was necessary. (Actually, it sounds even more like their earlier band, The Birthday Party.)
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.4
The Con 53.

The Con

by Tegan and Sara
July 24, 2007
The Canadian twins' latest album features members of Death Cab for Cutie and AFI.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.7
23 54.

23

by Blonde Redhead
April 10, 2007
This Alan Moulder-produced disc from the Kazu Makino-fronted band follows three years after 'Misery Is A Butterfly.'
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.8
Jarvis 55.

Jarvis

by Jarvis Cocker
April 3, 2007
Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker makes his solo debut with this 14-song disc (which includes recent single "Running The World" as a secret bonus track).
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.4
We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank 56.

We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank

by Modest Mouse
March 20, 2007
'We Were Dead,' the Isaac Brock-led band's follow-up to its breakthrough 2004 hit 'Good News for People Who Love Bad News,' is their first release to feature their newest member, former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr. The Shins' James Mercer guests on three tracks.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.6
All The Lost Souls 57.

All The Lost Souls

by James Blunt
September 18, 2007
The English singer wrote half of the songs while at Ibiza.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
6.4
I Created Disco 58.

I Created Disco

by Calvin Harris
September 4, 2007
The debut album for the Scottish-born musician, who most recently worked on Kylie Minogue's comeback album.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.2
Memory Almost Full 59.

Memory Almost Full

by Paul McCartney
June 5, 2007
'Memory' marks the former Beatle's first release for Starbucks' Hear Music label. David Kahne produced the 13-song set.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.4
I-Empire 60.

I-Empire

by Angels and Airwaves
November 6, 2007
The sophomore album for the group led by the former singer/guitarist of Blink-182 and Box Car Racer, Tom DeLonge.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
8.0
White Chalk 61.

White Chalk

by PJ Harvey
September 25, 2007
The British singer's latest album was produced by John Parrish and Flood.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.0
Liars 62.

Liars

by Liars
August 28, 2007
The band releases its self-titled fourth album before it heads out on tour with Interpol this fall.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.8
None Shall Pass 63.

None Shall Pass

by Aesop Rock
August 28, 2007
Guest appearances by El-P, Cage, Breeze Brewin, Rob Sonic, and John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats are featured on Aesop Rock's latest album.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.6
The Reminder 64.

The Reminder

by Feist
May 1, 2007
Canadian singer-songwriter (and Broken Social Scene member) Leslie Feist returns with her third album and major label debut. Jamie Lidell guests.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.8
And Their Refinement Of The Decline 65.

And Their Refinement Of The Decline

by Stars Of The Lid
April 7, 2007
The Austin-based duo releases its first new album in six years.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.3
Pocket Symphony 66.

Pocket Symphony

by Air
March 6, 2007
Nigel Godrich produced this latest set from the French duo, who are joined by guest vocalists Jarvis Cocker (Pulp) and Neil Hannon (Divine Comedy).
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.2
Alive 2007 67.

Alive 2007

by Daft Punk
December 4, 2007
The second live album for the duo features the June 14th, 2007 concert at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.8
D-Sides 68.

D-Sides

by Gorillaz
November 20, 2007
The latest, two-disc album from one of Damon Albarn's bands contains remixes and demos.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.1
Overpowered 69.

Overpowered

by Roisin Murphy
October 15, 2007
The former Moloko singer returns with her second solo album.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.7
In Our Bedroom After The War 70.

In Our Bedroom After The War

by Stars
September 25, 2007
The fourth album for the Canadian indie rock band.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.4
The Shepherd's Dog 71.

The Shepherd's Dog

by Iron & Wine
September 25, 2007
The third album for the Austin-based singer Sam Beam.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.8
Into The Wild 72.

Into The Wild

by Eddie Vedder
September 18, 2007
Pearl Jam's lead singer goes solo with music based on his works for the film of the same name.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.8
Venus Doom 73.

Venus Doom

by H.I.M.
September 18, 2007
The Finnish hard rock band's sixth album includes one song that is over 10 minutes long.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.7
Panic Prevention 74.

Panic Prevention

by Jamie T
August 28, 2007
The British artist's debut album was one of the nominees for the 2007 Mercury Prize.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.7
Marry Me 75.

Marry Me

by St. Vincent
July 10, 2007
Polyphonic Spree member Annie Clark releases her debut album.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.4
The Mix-Up 76.

The Mix-Up

by Beastie Boys
June 26, 2007
Money Mark guests on this all-instrumental, post-punk-influenced, 12-track set for the veteran hip-hop outfit.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.4
Brett Anderson 77.

Brett Anderson

by Brett Anderson
March 26, 2007
This is the solo debut for the former frontman of Suede and The Tears.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
8.1
Drums And Guns 78.

Drums And Guns

by Low
March 20, 2007
The slowcore trio (including new bassist Matt Livingston) reunites with producer Dave Fridmann.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.3
Cryptograms 79.

Cryptograms

by Deerhunter
January 29, 2007
This is the second LP for the Atlanta five-piece known for their experimental psyche tunes and blistering live shows.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.4
Wincing The Night Away 80.

Wincing The Night Away

by The Shins
January 23, 2007
The increasingly-popular indie-pop outfit led by James Mercer returns with a third album.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
Carnival Ride 81.

Carnival Ride

by Carrie Underwood
October 23, 2007
The "American Idol" winner returns with her follow-up to her multiaward winning debut.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
5.5
In Our Nature 82.

In Our Nature

by Jose Gonzalez
September 25, 2007
Known for his appearance on Zero 7's album, he releases the follow-up to his debut.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.6
Untitled 83.

Untitled

by Korn
July 31, 2007
Drummer Terry Bozzio only features in half of the tracks on Korn's eighth album, which ends their current contract with Virgin.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
7.3
My December 84.

My December

by Kelly Clarkson
June 26, 2007
The singer's third disc was produced by David Kahne and features an unlikely contribution on bass from Mike Watt (The Minutemen).
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.9
Lost Highway 85.

Lost Highway

by Bon Jovi
June 19, 2007
Nashville producer Dann Huff helmed Bon Jovi's first album-length stab at country-rock. LeAnn Rimes and Big & Rich guest.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.3
New Moon 86.

New Moon

by Elliott Smith
May 8, 2007
The twin-CD set 'New Moon' compiles two dozen rare tracks recorded by the late singer-songwriter from 1994-1997.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.8
Cassadaga 87.

Cassadaga

by Bright Eyes
April 10, 2007
Conor Oberst & co. branch out into country and orchestral pop on their latest 13-track set, which finds them joined by guests Gillian Welch, Janet Weiss, and M. Ward.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.8
A Weekend In The City 88.

A Weekend In The City

by Bloc Party
February 6, 2007
Kele Okereke & co. try to avoid the sophomore slump with this highly-anticipated follow-up to their acclaimed debut 'Silent Alarm.'
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.6
45:33 89.

45:33

by LCD Soundsystem
November 13, 2007
Originally conceived for Nike as a workout mix and released on iTunes, the physical release includes three songs previously available only in the UK.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.8
Ire Works 90.

Ire Works

by The Dillinger Escape Plan
November 13, 2007
The New Jersey hardcore rock band's third album is their first without drummer Chris Pennie.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.2
Sawdust 91.

Sawdust

by The Killers
November 13, 2007
The collection of b-sides and remixes also features Lou Reed on one track.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.9
Brave 92.

Brave

by Jennifer Lopez
October 9, 2007
After the Spanish-only album "Como Ama Una Mujer" earlier this year, Jennifer Lopez returns with her latest English-language album.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
7.5
Challengers 93.

Challengers

by The New Pornographers
August 21, 2007
The Canadian indie rock band's mellow fourth album.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.6
The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter 94.

The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter

by Josh Ritter
August 21, 2007
It's the fifth album for the Idaho-born singer-songwriter.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.8
Finding Forever 95.

Finding Forever

by Common
July 31, 2007
The seventh album produced by Kanye West (who also guests on one track), features appearances from Lily Allen, DJ Premier, D'Angelo, and Bilal.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.4
Young Modern 96.

Young Modern

by Silverchair
July 24, 2007
The fifth album from the Australian band includes Luke Steele, Julian Hamilton, and Paul Mac as guests.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.0
The Else 97.

The Else

by They Might Be Giants
July 10, 2007
They Might Be Giants with co-producers The Dust Brothers come with their latest rock album after a children's album for Disney in 2005.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.9
Prog 98.

Prog

by The Bad Plus
May 8, 2007
The rock-influenced piano trio's fifth album mixes originals with covers of songs by David Bowie ("Life On Mars"), Tears For Fears ("Everybody Wants To Rule The World") and Rush ("Tom Sawyer").
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
The Boy With No Name 99.

The Boy With No Name

by Travis
May 8, 2007
The fifth studio album for the Scottish four-piece includes production work from Nigel Godrich and Brian Eno.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
8.4
Traffic And Weather 100.

Traffic And Weather

by Fountains of Wayne
April 3, 2007
Band member Adam Schlesinger produced FOW's long-awaited fourth studio album, which follows four years after their breakthrough hit 'Welcome Interstate Managers.'
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.2
Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 94

    Hard Luck Stories: 1972-1982 [Box Set] - Richard & Linda Thompson

    • Release Date: Sep 18, 2020
  2. 87

    By the Fire - Thurston Moore

    • Release Date: Sep 25, 2020
  3. 86

    Beyond the Pale - Jarv Is...

    • Release Date: Jul 17, 2020
    • User Score: 7.8
  4. 86

    Gold Record - Bill Callahan

    • Release Date: Sep 4, 2020
    • User Score: 8.4
  5. 85

    Hannah - Lomelda

    • Release Date: Sep 4, 2020
Lowest of the Month
  1. 62

    Orca - Gus Dapperton

    • Release Date: Sep 18, 2020
    • User Score: 7.7
  2. 66

    What Is There - Delta Spirit

    • Release Date: Sep 11, 2020
  3. 68

    Tea for the Tillerman 2 - Yusuf

    • Release Date: Sep 18, 2020
  4. 68

    Every Feeling on a Loop - Josiah Johnson

    • Release Date: Sep 4, 2020
  5. 69

    Faith - Hurts

    • Release Date: Sep 4, 2020
    • User Score: 9.6