Best Albums of 1996:

1. Suede Coming Up
2. REM New Adventures in Hi-Fi
3. Divine Comedy Casanova
4. Suzanne Vega Nine Objects of Desire
5. Sheryl Crow Sheryl Crow
6. Ocean Colour Scene Moseley Shoals
7. J. J. Cale Guitar Man
8. Midnight Oil Breathe
9. Cardigans First Band on the Moon
10. Tom Petty She's the One
11. Elvis Costello All This Useless Beauty
12. Manic Street Preachers Everything Must Go
13. The Kinks To the Bone
14. Counting Crows Recovering the Satellites
15. Miss B. Haven Marta Marta
16. The Band High on The Hog
17. Steve Harley Poetic Justice
18. Francoise Hardy Le Danger
19. Cranberries To the Faithful Departed
20. John Cale Walking on Locusts
21. Marshall Crenshaw Miracle of Science
22. Lisa Ekdahl Med Kroppen Mot Jorden
23. Cat Power What Would the Community Think
24. Cat Power Myra Lee
25. Crowded House Recurring Dream
26. Sixpence None the Richer Tickets for a Prayer Wheel
27. Nick Cave Murder Ballads
28. Neutral Milk Hotel On Avery Island
29. Maria McKee Life Is Sweet
30. Lisa Germano Excerpts From a Love Circus
31. Shawn Colvin A Few Small Repairs
32. Richard Thompson You? Me? Us?
33. Kula Shaker K
34. Los Lobos Colossal Head
35. Monkees Justus
36. Donovan Sutras
37. Counting Crows Recovering the Satellites
38. Lou Reed Set the Twilight Reeling
39. Paul Simon Songs from the Capeman
40. Steeleye Span Time

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