Seattle Gay News reveals its picks for the best albums and singles of the year, featured in this week's "Best of Music 2006" special segment of the newspaper's Arts & Entertainment section. Pick up a copy at your nearest coffee shop, bar-lounge, or favorite hangout spot, and view our full list of the year's best music choices.
Best Albums/CDs of 2006 - in order
1 Fox Confessor Brings the Flood - Neko Case
2 With Love and Squalor - We Are Scientists
3 Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not - Arctic Monkeys
4 Carnavas - Silversun Pickups
5 Wolfmother - Wolfmother
6 The Eraser - Thom Yorke
7 Taking the Long Way - Dixie Chicks
8 Everything All the Time - Band of Horses
9 We Were Here - Joshua Radin
10 Cansei De Ser Sexy - CSS
Best Singles/Tracks of 2006 - in order
1 Well Thought Out Twinkles - Silversun Pickups
2 Hold On, Hold On - Neko Case
3 Analyse - Thom Yorke
4 My Love - Justin Timberlake featuring T.I.
5 Woman - Wolfmother
6 Not Ready to Make Nice - Dixie Chicks
7 The Great Escape - We Are Scientists
8 Ooh La La - Goldfrapp
9 Be Without You - Mary J. Blige
10 God Knows (You Gotta Give to Get) - El Perro Del Mar
Photo of Fox Confessor Brings the Flood CD cover, courtesy of Anti Records. Photo of Silversun Pickups, courtesy of Ink-Tank.