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Albums and tracks of the year

Live 8 dominates the musical year, which also sees the arrival of Bloc Party, Editors and Kaiser Chiefs.

The Futureheads - Hounds Of Love

The Futureheads

Hounds Of Love

  1. Arcade Fire - Rebellion (Lies)

    Arcade Fire
    Rebellion (Lies)

  2. Arctic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor

    Arctic Monkeys
    I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor

  3. Kanye West - Gold Digger

    Kanye West
    Gold Digger

  4. The White Stripes - My Doorbell

    The White Stripes
    My Doorbell

  5. Babyshambles - Fuck Forever

    Babyshambles
    Fuck Forever

  6. Antony And The Johnsons - Hope There's Someone

    Antony And The Johnsons
    Hope There's Someone

  7. Razorlight - Somewhere Else

    Razorlight
    Somewhere Else

  8. Franz Ferdinand - Do You Want To

    Franz Ferdinand
    Do You Want To

  9. The Strokes - Juicebox

    The Strokes
    Juicebox

  1. Arctic Monkeys - Fake Tales Of San Francisco

  2. Hard-Fi - Hard To Beat

  3. Bloc Party - Banquet

  4. Arcade Fire - Neighbourhood #2

  5. Sebastien Tellier - La Ritournelle

  6. Gorillaz - Dare

  7. LCD Soundsystem - Daft Punk Is Playing At My House

  8. Kaiser Chiefs - I Predict A Riot

  9. British Sea Power - Please Stand Up

  10. Amerie - 1 Thing

  11. The White Stripes - Blue Orchid

  12. Willy Mason - Oxygen

  13. Bright Eyes - First Day Of My Life

  14. The Rakes - Work Work Work (Pub, Club, Sleep)

  15. Snow White - Bored And Somewhat Detached

  16. Maximo Park - Apply Some Pressure

  17. The Rakes - 22 Grand Job

  18. Editors - Munich

  19. My Morning Jacket - Off The Record

  20. The Magic Numbers - Forever Lost

  21. Oasis - Lyla

  22. The Cribs - Hey Scenesters!

  23. Absentee - My Dead Wife

  24. Low - California

  25. Death From Above 1979 - Pull Out

  26. Eels - Hey Man (Now You're Really Living)

  27. The Rakes - Strasbourg

  28. Clor - Love And Pain

  29. Madonna - Hung Up

  30. Vitalic - My Friend Dario

  31. Mystery Jets - Zoo Time

  32. Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc

  33. Field Music - It's Not The Only Way To Feel Happy

  34. The Raveonettes - Love In A Trashcan

  35. Missy Elliott - Lose Control

  36. Graham Coxon - Freakin' Out

  37. Kaiser Chiefs - Oh My God

  38. We Are Scientists - The Great Escape

  39. Lupen Crook - Lucky 6

  40. Coldplay - Fix You

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