Steve Edge's Top Albums
Favourite new releases of 2005

#ArtistAlbumlabel
 
1Steve Riley & The Mamou PlayboysDominosRounder
2Afro Celt Sound SystemAnatomicRealworld
3John SpillaneHey, DreamerEMI
4Ali Farka Toure & Toumani DiabateIn The Heart of the MoonWorld Circuit
5Souad MassiMesk ElilWrasse
 
6Salif KeitaM'BembaUniversal
7Karen SavocaIn The DirtAlcove
8Harry ManxMantras for MadmenDog My Cat
9Liz Carroll & John DoyleIn PlayCompass
10Le Vent du NordLes Amants du St. LaurentBorealis
 
11Sharon Shannon & co.TunesCompass
12Maria de BarrosDanca Ma MiNarada
13FerronTurning Into BeautifulFestival Distribution?
14Eivor PalsdottirEivor12 Tonar
15Dar WilliamsMy Better SelfRazor &tie
 
16Eliza GilkysonParadise HotelRed House
17Thione SeckOrientationStern's
18SolasWaiting for an EchoShanachie
19GenticorumMalins PlaisirsIndie
20DanuWhen All Is Said & DoneShanachie
 
21Niall Vallely etc.Builleindie
22Steve DawsonWe Belong to the Gold CoastKOCH
23Karan CaseyChasing the SunShanachie
24The PaperboysRoad to Ellensideindie
25Hot Club of MarsGypsy Fireindie
 
26Paul GitlitzTo Have & To Holdindie
27SlowdragSlow FidelityCorvus
28VariousRough Guide To ZydecoRough Guide
29Riccardo Tesi & BanditalianaLuneFelmay
30Dobet GnahoreAno NekoContre Jour
 
31Amos LeeAmos LeeBlue Note
32Tracy GrammerFlower of AvalonTrue North
33Boubacar TraoreKongo MagniMarabi
34Kate RusbyThe Girl Who Couldn't FlyCompass
35Marc Atkinson TrioM.A.T.3.Warner
 
36Lissa ScheckenburgerLissa ScheckenburgerFootprint
37Maria MuldaurSweet Lovin' Ol' SoulStony Plain
38Richard ThompsonFront Parlour BalladsCooking Vinyl
39MarizaTransparenteTime Square
40MkutanoTaj Mahal & Culture Musical Club of ZanzibarTradition & Modern
 
41Celso MachadoCapivaraFestival Distribtution
42SwamperellaBlack Cat BoogieCattail
43As My Heart IsJulie FowlisMacMeanmna
44Mary Jane LamondStorasTurtlemusik
45Mary GauthierMercy NowLost Highway
 
46Alison BrownStolen MomentsCompass
47Warsaw Village BandUprootingWorld Village
48Ian RobbJiigFallen Angle
49Uncle EarlShe Waits For NightRounder
50Foghorn StringbandWeiser SunriseNettwerk