I finally have some titles to call best of 2005...
Fiona Apple - Extraordinary Machine (this is just plain sexy! Her voice, her passion and her quirly creativity)
Alejandro Escovedo - Room of Songs (a live recording of his string 5tet, lush recording and super hot performance of this variation of Al's band)
Susan Tedeschi - Hope & Desire (SOUL Music!)
There are a couple of more but I'll have to come back later.