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There's four lists at that link. I'm not sure if they qualify because they're genre specific (best jazz of '06, etc.)

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Yay! Camera Obscura #2. I have no Idea who the hell these other bands are but that doesn't matter.

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"On Monday, 18 December, we’ll reveal our big official list of the best albums of the year"

That's what will be used at AM.

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Oh yeah, Camera Obscura at #2 it's f***in' awesome.
It was still listening to the album today, and I can only say that it's great, I love this !

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They were dead on about their other two records especially the era defining Underachievers Please Try Harder. They should have gotten better reception than being called a Belle and Sebastian knockoff. Especially since Stuart Murdoch produced it. That's like saying Phil Spector is a knockoff of himself.

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This is a cool list because they have videos of the singles posted beside the albums (usually live broadcasts):

1. Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere
2. The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America
3. Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I am...
4. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale
5. The Ark - The State of the Ark
6. Mastodon - Blood Mountain
7. Ali Farka Toure - Savane
8. Joanna Newsom - Ys
9. TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain
10. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band - What's Going On
11. Coldcut - Sound Mirrors
12. Rachid Taha - Diwan 2
13. Dixie Chicks - Taking the Long Way
14. Tanya Stevens - Rebelution
15. Guillemots - Through the Window Pane
16. J Dilla (Jay Dee) - Donuts
17. Bob Dylan - Modern Times
18. Cat Power - The Greatest
19. The Decemberists - Crane Wife
20. Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury
21. Yeah Yeah Yeah's - Show Your Bones
22. The Roots - Game Theory
23. Ojos de Brujo - Techari
24. Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
25. Casey Driessen - 3-D
26. The Coup - Pick a Bigger Weapon
27. Cibelle - The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves
28. Thom Yorke - The Eraser
29. Kelley Stoltz - Below the Branches
30. Boris - Pink
31. Pearl Jam - S/T
32. Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins - Rabbit Fur Coat
33. Bruce Springsteen - We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
34. Yo La Tengo - I am not Afraid of you and I will Beat Your Ass
35. Tom Waits - Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards
36. Quantic - An Announcement to Answer
37. Lindsay Buckingham - Under the Skin
38. The Flaming Lips - At War With the Mystics
39. Love is All - Nine Times that Same Song
40. Radio Citizen - Berlin Seregeti
41. Band of Horses - Everything All the Time
42. Belle and Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
43. Amel Larrieux - Morning
44. Gotan Project - Lunatico
45. John Legend - Once Again
46. Hebden/Reid - The Exchange Sessions
47. Lambchop - Damaged
48. Michelle Malone - Sugarfoot
49. Ramblin' Jack Elliot - I Stand Alone
50. Lupe Fiasco - Food and Liquor
51. Beth Orton - Comfort of Strangers
52. M. Ward - Post-War
53. The Brand New Heavies - Get Used To It
54. Destroyer - Destroyer's Rubies
55. Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
56. Johnny Cash - American V: A Hundred Highways
57. The Mountain Goats - Get Lonely
58. The Thermals - The Body, The Blood, The Machine
59. Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra - MTO Volume 1
60. Camera Obscura - Let's Get Out of This Country

Also, Henrik, are all lists considered equal? I'd think that the longer a publication has been around the more valuable their lists would be.

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It's quite complicated to get into the weights of each list. The history of a publication (or rather, the number of previous EOY lists) has an impact, although a very small one.