25 Albums you must own

A Listmania! list by Mr. T. D. Excell (UK)
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OK Computer
1.  OK Computer by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "classic album, best ever made. radiohead are genius."
£3.95   Used & New from: £0.12
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (324 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Velvet Underground & Nico
2.  The Velvet Underground & Nico by Velvet Underground
The list author says:
  "great album, sounds so raw and the fact that it is still regarded as one of the best albums ever says it all. uncut recently voted it the best debut ever, i agree"
£5.76   Used & New from: £1.07
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Pet Sounds
3.  Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
The list author says:
  "phantasmagorical!! another masterpiece, do not underestimate the beach boys, a classic band that must be heard!"
£2.99   Used & New from: £1.09
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Highway 61 Revisited
4.  Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "best album by my favourite artist of all time. Dylans a legend, cant wait for modern times, although nothing can beat this!"
£8.00   Used & New from: £2.78
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Is This It?
5.  Is This It? by The Strokes
The list author says:
  "another classic debut and an album that any artist will find hard to beat. best album of the noughties. 5000000000000000 times better than that arctic monkeys rubbish."
£5.64   Used & New from: £0.60
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Queen Is Dead
6.  The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
The list author says:
  "Morrissey at his best lyrically. he never has been quite the same without the smiths unfortunately."
£9.42   Used & New from: £1.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sticky Fingers
7.  Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "one of the stones' most underrated albums, yet a classic in my book."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

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Original Pirate Material
8.  Original Pirate Material by The Streets
The list author says:
  "genius is all that can be said about this."
£4.75   Used & New from: £0.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

Up the Bracket
9.  Up the Bracket by The Libertines
The list author says:
  "ignore what pete doherty is now and remember what he was then. he really was a poet and an amazing songwriter and the chemistry he had with carl barat never has or never will be bettered. amazing."
£9.90   Used & New from: £1.15
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews)

Kid A
10.  Kid A by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "radioheads second best. they really cant make a non-groundbreaking album. even pablo honey was ace!!!"
£4.95   Used & New from: £1.08
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (431 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Blood On The Tracks
11.  Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "another dylan masterpiece. if only for lily, rosemary and the jack of hearts. what a tune!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (152 customer reviews)

Exile On Main Street
12.  Exile On Main Street by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "widely regarded as the stones best. i can see why although i personally prefer sticky fingers."
£9.10   Used & New from: £0.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

London Calling
13.  London Calling by The Clash
The list author says:
  "an album that just fuses every musical genre imaginable at the time, punk, jazz, reggae. fantastic record."
£5.01   Used & New from: £1.41
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

The Clash [UK Version]
14.  The Clash [UK Version] by The Clash
The list author says:
  "and the clash again! the absolute best punk band of all time."
£5.47   Used & New from: £1.44
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

The Soft Bulletin
15.  The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips
The list author says:
  "the flaming lips are genius. never heard a bad album by them and this is probably their best."
£5.01   Used & New from: £1.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

The Lost Riots
16.  The Lost Riots by Hope of the States
The list author says:
  "how bands like the arctic monkeys are huge and HOTS are still virtual unknowns amazes me, although that just adds to the sheer brilliance of this record."
£10.43   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

A Grand Dont Come for Free [CD + DVD]
17.  A Grand Dont Come for Free [CD + DVD] by The Streets
The list author says:
  "who said concept albums werent any good. Mike Skinner still at his brilliant best, something that hed continue with the hardest way to make an easy living. fantastic stuff!"
£2.25   Used & New from: £0.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Surfer Rosa & Come On Pilgrim
18.  Surfer Rosa & Come On Pilgrim by Pixies
The list author says:
  "surfer rosa was fantastic and so was come on pilgrim. two classic albums on one cd. this is the band everyone should be obsessed about instead of nirvana."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Bringing It All Back Home
19.  Bringing It All Back Home by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "Dylan goes electric, who cares when he makes albums as good as this!"
£5.99   Used & New from: £3.58
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

The Bends
20.  The Bends by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "the album that propelled radiohead into the huge status they are still in today, and rightly so, a great album."
£5.01   Used & New from: £0.12
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (179 customer reviews)

Funeral
21.  Funeral by Arcade Fire
The list author says:
  "another great recent debut. i for one cant wait for arcade fire to return with their second album. also id recommend checking out the arcade fire ep, but funeral is brilliant!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

Unknown Pleasures
22.  Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
The list author says:
  "joy division only made two albums before ian curtis committed suicide and they became new order but with albums like this and closer then their legacy should live on forever."
£8.48   Used & New from: £2.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Daydream Nation
23.  Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
The list author says:
  "another great album by a band that influeneced nirvana. this really needs to be checked out."
£29.99   Used & New from: £1.69
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

At Folsom Prison
24.  At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash
The list author says:
  "the fact that this was a live album AND one of the best albums of all time is amazing. Johnny Cash RIP you are a legend."
£5.99   Used & New from: £1.05
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Turn On The Bright Lights
25.  Turn On The Bright Lights by Interpol
The list author says:
  "another band that should be bigger than they are but nevermind, this is a brilliant record."
£7.07   Used & New from: £1.08
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

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