Why is Doves so incredibly overlooked? For me, Some Cities is the most remarkable, rich, and beautifully constructed album of 2005. It was released to massive acclaim upon hitting shelves back in February. Critics were already hailing it as album of the year and now it has been forgotten. I don't know what it is, but a lot of these lists from critics are looking rather samey with predictable usual suspects at the top: Sufjan, Antony, The Arcade Fire (HUGELY overappreciated album) I just feel while these artists definitely made excellent albums this year (or last, like The Arcade Fire), critics have this thing about jumping on bandwagons to compete with one another and make themselves look up the par.