Album Releases by User Score

From Here We Go Sublime 1.

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
Untrue 2.

Untrue

by Burial
November 6, 2007
The second album for the London-based anonymous dubstep artist.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.0
In Rainbows 3.

In Rainbows

by Radiohead
October 10, 2007
Radiohead releases their latest with a pay-what-you-want price.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
9.0
Person Pitch 4.

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
Raising Sand 5.

Raising Sand

by Robert Plant And Alison Krauss
October 23, 2007
The Led Zeppelin singer pairs up with Bluegrass singer Alison Krauss.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.7
And Their Refinement Of The Decline 6.

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
Let's Stay Friends 7.

Let's Stay Friends

by Les Savy Fav
September 18, 2007
The New York City-based band's fourth studio album.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.2
Neon Bible 8.

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
Children Running Through 9.

Children Running Through

by Patty Griffin
February 6, 2007
Mike McCarthy produced this fifth studio album for the singer-songwriter, her first in three years.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.6
Kala 10.

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
Sound Of Silver 11.

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
Comicopera 12.

Comicopera

by Robert Wyatt
October 9, 2007
The English singer's latest includes Brian Eno, Paul Weller, and Phil Manzanera as guests.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.6
Mirrored 13.

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
45:33 14.

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
Boxer 15.

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
New Moon 16.

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:
8.7
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend 17.

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
The World Has Made Me The Man Of My Dreams 18.

The World Has Made Me The Man Of My Dreams

by Me'Shell Ndegéocello
September 25, 2007
The seventh album for the German-born singer features Pat Metheny, Jason Lindner, and Robert Glasper.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.8
Ire Works 19.

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
Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga 20.

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:
8.8
Copia 21.

Copia

by Eluvium
February 20, 2007
Portland, Ore. ambient electronica artist Matthew Cooper returns with a fourth album.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.0
Sweet Warrior 22.

Sweet Warrior

by Richard Thompson
May 29, 2007
The famed guitarist and one-time Fairport Convention member reverts to plugged-in form for his latest collection of originals.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.8
The Shepherd's Dog 23.

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
Beauty & Crime 24.

Beauty & Crime

by Suzanne Vega
July 17, 2007
The folk singer returns after six years with her newest album.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.7
Vieux Farka Toure 25.

Vieux Farka Toure

by Vieux Farka Touré
February 13, 2007
This is the debut album for the son of the late Mali musician Ali Farka Toure.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.5
The Besnard Lakes Are The Dark Horse 26.

The Besnard Lakes Are The Dark Horse

by The Besnard Lakes
February 20, 2007
Album number two for the Canadian indie-rockers is their first for Jagjaguwar.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.2
Grinderman 27.

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
American Gangster 28.

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
23 29.

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
Andorra 30.

Andorra

by Caribou
August 21, 2007
Previously known as Manitoba, Daniel Snaith returns with his latest album.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.6
Overpowered 31.

Overpowered

by Róisín Murphy
October 15, 2007
The former Moloko singer returns with her second solo album.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.8
Favourite Worst Nightmare 32.

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:
8.6
Steingarten 33.

Steingarten

by Pole
April 3, 2007
Experimental electronica artist Stefan Betke returns with his first full-length in four years.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.5
Wild Mountain Nation 34.

Wild Mountain Nation

by Blitzen Trapper
June 12, 2007
The Portland-based indie band releases its third album.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.3
Fear of a Blank Planet 35.

Fear of a Blank Planet

by Porcupine Tree
April 24, 2007
The ninth album from the British progressive-rock band.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
9.0
Writer's Block 36.

Writer's Block

by Peter Bjorn and John
February 6, 2007
This third album from the Stockholm, Sweden indie-rock trio has attracted critical buzz on both sides of the Atlantic. Victoria Bergsman of the Concretes guests.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.6
Sojourner 37.

Sojourner

by Magnolia Electric Co.
August 7, 2007
Jason Molina releases four albums from four recordings sessions in a box set that includes a DVD, postcards, and a medallion.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.8
The Stage Names 38.

The Stage Names

by Okkervil River
August 7, 2007
The fourth studio album from the Austin, Texas-based band mixes it up with the help of Jim Eno of Spoon.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.8
The Magic Position 39.

The Magic Position

by Patrick Wolf
May 1, 2007
Quirky, flamboyant, and young, English multi-instrumentalist Wolf makes his major-label debut with this third album of electro-folk-glam-rock. Marianne Faithfull guests.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.7
At My Age 40.

At My Age

by Nick Lowe
June 26, 2007
His age? 58. And "At My Age" marks the first studio recording for the English singer-songwriter in six years.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.7
Jarvis 41.

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
Tears Of The Valedictorian 42.

Tears Of The Valedictorian

by Frog Eyes
May 1, 2007
This is the fourth full-length for the Canadian indie-rock band led by Carey Mercer (also of Swan Lake).
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.1
Cross 43.

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
Fur & Gold 44.

Fur & Gold

by Bat for Lashes
July 31, 2007
The debut album was nominated for the Mercury Prize for best British album this year.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.5
Armchair Apocrypha 45.

Armchair Apocrypha

by Andrew Bird
March 20, 2007
The Chicago-based singer-songwriter returns with his tenth album of literate and eclectic indie rock.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.8
Someone To Drive You Home 46.

Someone To Drive You Home

by The Long Blondes
June 5, 2007
This is the first LP for the Sheffield, England co-ed five-piece fronted by Kate Jackson. Steve Mackey (Pulp) produced.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.4
Ruff Draft [Reissue] 47.

Ruff Draft [Reissue]

by J Dilla aka Jay Dee
March 20, 2007
The second posthumous release from the acclaimed hip-hop producer, this double-disc set is actually a greatly-expanded resissue of his hard-to-find 2003 EP of the same name.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.5
Back To Black 48.

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
Drums And Guns 49.

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
Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? 50.

Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?

by Of Montreal
January 23, 2007
Kevin Barnes injects atypically autobiographical subject matter into his danceable indie-pop tunes on his latest Of Montreal release.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.8
Icky Thump 51.

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
LP 52.

LP

by Holy Fuck
October 23, 2007
The Canadian electronic band releases its sophomore album.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.9
Hey Hey My My Yo Yo 53.

Hey Hey My My Yo Yo

by Junior Senior
August 14, 2007
The Danish duo return with their second album.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.4
Tones Of Town 54.

Tones Of Town

by Field Music
February 13, 2007
This second studio LP for the Sunderland, England trio once again finds the band being compared to XTC.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.9
Dirt Farmer 55.

Dirt Farmer

by Levon Helm
October 30, 2007
Former The Band drummer/singer returns with a solo album.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.6
Night Falls Over Kortedala 56.

Night Falls Over Kortedala

by Jens Lekman
October 9, 2007
The Swedish singer's second studio album features guest singers Frida Hyvonen and El Perro del Mar.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.8
The Flying Club Cup 57.

The Flying Club Cup

by Beirut
October 9, 2007
The follow-up album from the trio headed by Zach Condon.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.8
The Return To Form Black Majick Party 58.

The Return To Form Black Majick Party

by Pop Levi
February 20, 2007
A member of Ladytron's touring band as well as the trio Super Numeri, English multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Pop Levi (yes, Pop is indeed his middle name) makes his full-length solo debut with this eclectic disc.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.7
Candylion 59.

Candylion

by Gruff Rhys
March 6, 2007
Unlike his Welsh-language solo debut, the more accessible 'Candylion' finds the Super Furry Animals leader singing mainly in English.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
White Chalk 60.

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
Prog 61.

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
Super Taranta! 62.

Super Taranta!

by Gogol Bordello
July 10, 2007
The second album from Side One Dummy Records for the New York band who are influenced by gypsy music.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.2
The Con 63.

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
All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone 64.

All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone

by Explosions in the Sky
February 20, 2007
The instrumental post-rock band from Texas returns after a four-year wait with this fourth studio album.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.5
A Place To Bury Strangers 65.

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
Pale Young Gentlemen 66.

Pale Young Gentlemen

by Pale Young Gentlemen
March 23, 2007
The quintet from Madison, Wisconsin self-releases their debut album.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.5
Unglamorous 67.

Unglamorous

by Lori McKenna
August 14, 2007
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw guest on Lori McKenna's first album with a major label.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.9
I'll Sleep When You're Dead 68.

I'll Sleep When You're Dead

by El-P
March 20, 2007
El-P's long-anticipated second solo disc features collaborations with Cat Power, Trent Reznor, Matt Sweeney, Aesop Rock, and The Mars Volta.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.7
Death Is This Communion 69.

Death Is This Communion

by High on Fire
September 18, 2007
The fourth album for the Oakland, California metal band.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
Emerald City 70.

Emerald City

by John Vanderslice
July 24, 2007
The producer of Spoon's Gimme Fiction, explore 9/11 and politics again.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.7
M.A.D.E. 71.

M.A.D.E.

by Scarface
December 4, 2007
The rapper from Houston releases his latest album, which features artists such as Lil Wayne, T.I., and Wacko.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.4
The Scene Of The Crime 72.

The Scene Of The Crime

by Bettye LaVette
September 25, 2007
LaVette's latest features the Drive-By Truckers as her backing band.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.0
Tromatic Reflexxions 73.

Tromatic Reflexxions

by Von Sudenfed
June 5, 2007
'Reflexxions' marks the first full-length collaboration between The Fall's Mark E. Smith and Mouse On Mars' Andi Toma and Jan St. Werner.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.6
In Advance Of The Broken Arm 74.

In Advance Of The Broken Arm

by Marnie Stern
February 20, 2007
New York guitarist Stern (who blends harder, experimental rock with more typical indie-rock tunes) makes her debut with this 13-song set co-produced by Zach Hill (Hella).
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.4
Beyond 75.

Beyond

by Dinosaur Jr.
May 1, 2007
'Beyond' is the alt-rock band's first album with its original lineup--including J. Mascis and Lou Barlow--since 1988.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.8
Liars 76.

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
Desire 77.

Desire

by Pharoahe Monch
June 26, 2007
After eght years Pharoah Monch returns with his new album.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.7
Tio Bitar 78.

Tio Bitar

by Dungen
May 15, 2007
"Ten Pieces" is the fourth album for Swedish psych-rocker Gustav Ejstes, who is joined here by guitarist Reine Fiske.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.3
Alright, Still 79.

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
The Real Thing: Words And Sounds Vol. 3 80.

The Real Thing: Words And Sounds Vol. 3

by Jill Scott
September 25, 2007
The third album for the soul singer.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.4
Autumn of the Seraphs 81.

Autumn of the Seraphs

by Pinback
September 11, 2007
The San Diego indie rock band releases their fourth album.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.1
Transparent Things 82.

Transparent Things

by Fujiya & Miyagi
January 23, 2007
As their name suggests, Fujiya & Miyagi are an English trio who make German electronic rock. (OK, so maybe it doesn't suggest that.) 'Things' compiles some of the Brighton band's previously-released singles.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.3
The Reminder 83.

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
Heroes & Thieves 84.

Heroes & Thieves

by Vanessa Carlton
October 9, 2007
Vanessa Carlton's third album is her first on The Inc. label.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.8
100 Days, 100 Nights 85.

100 Days, 100 Nights

by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
October 2, 2007
This is the New York-based funk band's third studio album.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.7
In Defense Of The Genre 86.

In Defense Of The Genre

by Say Anything
October 23, 2007
The two-disc album contains more than two dozen guests, including Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance, Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional, and Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.9
The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter 87.

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
Wincing The Night Away 88.

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
Red Gone Wild: Thee Album 89.

Red Gone Wild: Thee Album

by Redman
March 27, 2007
The rapper's delayed follow-up to 2001's 'Malpractice' was produced by Timbaland, Eminem, Erick Sermon, Scott Storch, and Rockwilder. Method Man and Nate Dogg also guest.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.4
Level Live Wires 90.

Level Live Wires

by Odd Nosdam
August 28, 2007
San Francisco Bay Area DJ/producer David P. Madson's latest album.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.0
Graduation 91.

Graduation

by Kanye West
September 11, 2007
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
Strawberry Jam 92.

Strawberry Jam

by Animal Collective
September 11, 2007
The eighth album from the New York-based group.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.8
Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters 93.

Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters

by The Twilight Sad
April 3, 2007
This is the debut full-length for the Glasgow band fronted by James Graham.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.4
Because Of The Times 94.

Because Of The Times

by Kings of Leon
April 3, 2007
The Brothers Followill reunite with producers Ethan Johns and Angelo Petraglia for their first album in over two years.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
Five Roses 95.

Five Roses

by Miracle Fortress
May 22, 2007
The debut album for the Canadian indie artist, who was nominated for the Polaris Music Prize in 2007.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.7
Cease To Begin 96.

Cease To Begin

by Band of Horses
October 9, 2007
The Seattle band's follow-up to their debut album.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.3
Ma Fleur 97.

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:
8.1
Maths + English 98.

Maths + English

by Dizzee Rascal
June 5, 2007
Lily Allen and the Arctic Monkeys guest on the UK artist's third album.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.2
Revival 99.

Revival

by John Fogerty
October 2, 2007
The former Creedence Clearwater Revival singer returns after three years with his latest solo album.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.4
Marry Me 100.

Marry Me

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

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Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 88

    And Then Life Was Beautiful - Nao

    • Release Date: Sep 24, 2021
    • User Score: 8.4
  2. 88

    Sometimes I Might Be Introvert - Little Simz

    • Release Date: Sep 3, 2021
    • User Score: 9.2
  3. 88

    Springtime in New York: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 16, 1980-1985 - Bob Dylan

    • Release Date: Sep 17, 2021
    • User Score: 8.3
  4. 85

    A Beginner's Mind - Sufjan Stevens

    • Release Date: Sep 24, 2021
    • User Score: 9.1
  5. 85

    Montero - Lil Nas X

    • Release Date: Sep 17, 2021
    • User Score: 8.4
Lowest of the Month
  1. 61

    Certified Lover Boy - Drake

    • Release Date: Sep 3, 2021
    • User Score: 3.5
  2. 72

    JOSE - J Balvin

    • Release Date: Sep 10, 2021
  3. 72

    Bright Magic - Public Service Broadcasting

    • Release Date: Sep 24, 2021
  4. 74

    Spanish Model - Elvis Costello & the Attractions

    • Release Date: Sep 10, 2021
  5. 75

    One Hand on the Steering Wheel the Other Sewing a Garden - Ada Lea

    • Release Date: Sep 24, 2021