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Angels & Airwaves
Stars indicate the most critically-acclaimed albums.
The following table displays the highest-scoring albums for the year in Metacritic's database. Also listed at the bottom of the page are year-end critic top ten lists culled from various music publications.The year-end picks from Metacritic users will arrive in January 2008.
Albums must have at least 7 reviews to qualify for high score lists. Reissues, "best-of" compilations and box sets are not eligible for inclusion. Year of release reflects U.S. release date unless title has not yet been released in the U.S.
Critic top ten lists will be posted as they appear.
NOTES: Asterisks above indicate that the album appeared in an alphabetical, unranked top ten list.
Our annual summary of users' picks for best albums and songs of the year arrives in January 2008.