Cult US rockers TV ON THE RADIO have claimed the year's top album in Spin magazine's 2006 poll.
The release, RETURN TO COOKIE MOUNTAIN, beat Gnarls Barkley's ST ELSEWHERE and WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM, THAT'S WHAT I'M NOT by Britain's Arctic Monkeys to the top spot in the newly-released end-of-year album poll.
The 40 Best Albums of 2006 features mostly indie-style rock and pop with a heavy mix of British and American talent.
The top 10 is:
1. RETURN TO COOKIE MOUNTAIN by TV ON THE RADIO
2. ST ELSEWHERE by GNARLS BARKLEY
3. WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM, THAT'S WHAT I'M NOT by ARCTIC MONKEYS
4. FISHSCALE by Ghostface Killah
5. THE BLACK PARADE by My Chemical Romance
6. YS by JOANNA NEWSOM
7. The Greatest by Cat Power
8. OKONOKOS by My Morning Jacket
9. HELL HATH NO FURY by CLIPSE
10. THE INFORMATION by Beck