2005 Flashback: Kanye, Sufjan, The Stones and the Year’s Best Albums

December 29th, 2009 by Daniel Kreps Leave a reply »

As we continue to look back at the Best Albums and Songs of the 2000s, today we journey back to 2005, a year that featured the best Rolling Stones album in two decades, Kanye West’s second LP and the rookie discs from M.I.A. and LCD Soundsystem. It was also an eclectic year for music, and Rolling Stone’s list ranged from The Rough Guide to Music of the Sahara to Sweden with Dungen’s Ta Det Lungt to Mali with Amadou & Mariam’s Dimanche a Bamako and finally Sufjan Stevens’ Illinois. Which album was named the best of 2005? Check out our Top 50 below:

• The Top 50 Records of 2005


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Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily

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