25 Favourite Records of All-Time

A Listmania! list by S. Wigley "bilbrew" (London)
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Endtroducing.....
1.  Endtroducing..... by DJ Shadow
The list author says:
  "In a category all by itself, and still to age a day"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

& Yet & Yet
2.  & Yet & Yet by Do Make Say Think
The list author says:
  "An underrated masterpiece.  Warm rhythms and incredible depth."
£7.17   Used & New from: £4.50
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Bootleg Series, Vol. 4: Bob Dylan Live 1966, The Royal Albert Hall Concert
3.  The Bootleg Series, Vol. 4: Bob Dylan Live 1966, The Royal Albert Hall Concert by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "More consistenly amazing than any of his albums, and the live atmosphere is literally electric"
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Neon Golden
4.  Neon Golden by Notwist
The list author says:
  "The perfect blend of crunchy beats and superb songwriting"
£27.37   Used & New from: £3.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Fyuti
5.  Fyuti by Bola
The list author says:
  "Another overlooked modern classic.  Even better than Bola's previous album, Soup."
£21.95   Used & New from: £8.98

In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
6.  In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
The list author says:
  "A classic record which the UK missed out on.  A warped fairytale masterpiece"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

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Martes
7.  Martes by Murcof
The list author says:
  "Beautifully atmospheric combination of classical samples and twitchy electronic beats.  A must have!"
£8.61   Used & New from: £1.93
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Ben Folds Five
8.  Ben Folds Five by Ben Folds Five
The list author says:
  "Song after song of funky, poppy singalong classics"
£10.00   Used & New from: £0.07
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Pet Sounds [2000 Re-issue]
9.  Pet Sounds [2000 Re-issue] by The Beach Boys
The list author says:
  "It makes it onto loads of lists, but not without reason. Beautiful pop harmonies."
£5.85   Used & New from: £0.97
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Amber
10.  Amber by Autechre
The list author says:
  "Less immediately fantastic than the earlier Incunabula, this creates a foreboding futuristic soundscape with hints of a natural world"
£19.75
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Meddle
11.  Meddle by Pink Floyd
The list author says:
  "Probably not as flat-out amazing as Dark Side of the Moon, but this is my favourite Floyd for its quirkier psychedelia and great songs"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun
12.  Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun by Sigur Rós
The list author says:
  "I considered this overrated until just the other day, when suddenly it completely bowled me over. Serene."
£19.99   Used & New from: £1.11
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

Richard D James Album
13.  Richard D James Album by Aphex Twin
The list author says:
  "Tantalisingly, if disappointingly, short, there is still no clearer evidence of Richard James's genius for electronic madness"
£10.85   Used & New from: £5.12
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Homogenic
14.  Homogenic by Björk
The list author says:
  "Another one that took a while to appreciate, but an album like no other.  Scary, beautiful, fragile and powerful at different moments"
£5.48   Used & New from: £1.06
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Deserters Songs
15.  Deserters Songs by Mercury Rev
The list author says:
  "Forget their overrated follow-up, this is magical.  Perfect for winter."
£9.06   Used & New from: £0.24
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

OK Computer
16.  OK Computer by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "Much as Radiohead are to be commended for their recent experimentation, Ok Computer remains their most sublime hour."
£4.07   Used & New from: £1.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (318 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Harvest
17.  Harvest by Neil Young
The list author says:
  "If you programme out the ambience destroying songs with a symphony orchestra, you are left with barely half an hour of music.  But what a half hour - autumnal songwriting mastery"
£4.88   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Yesterday was Dramatic - Today is OK
18.  Yesterday was Dramatic - Today is OK by Múm
The list author says:
  "More Icelandic genius. Less consistent than their follow-up, but when this is good it's even better."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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You Forgot It in People
19.  You Forgot It in People by Broken Social Scene
The list author says:
  "Best of 2003. Uplifting experimental pop - a rarity in other words"
£8.97   Used & New from: £1.75
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
20.  Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "There's a bit of a backlash against this record these days, but I still think it's their best and most complete. And A Day in the Life is extraordinary"
£25.10   Used & New from: £1.37
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (288 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Three EPs
21.  The Three EPs by The Beta Band
The list author says:
  "A quirky, eccentric collection of catchy, but insane songs. Highly recommended"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.25
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Incunabula
22.  Incunabula by Autechre
The list author says:
  "An influential, extremely inventive classic of techno/electronica.  It still sounds futuristic."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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My Way: The Best of Frank Sinatra
23.  My Way: The Best of Frank Sinatra by Frank Sinatra
The list author says:
  "The ultimate feel-good music.  Classy, timeless and essential"
£10.77   Used & New from: £0.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Millions Now Living Will Never Die
24.  Millions Now Living Will Never Die by Tortoise
The list author says:
  "The best Tortoise album.  Innovative, and often breathtakingly inventive.  An important record for any collection."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Hard Normal Daddy
25.  Hard Normal Daddy by Squarepusher
The list author says:
  "More essential Warp. Jazz/drum and bass hybrid - or drill and bass if you prefer."
£12.04   Used & New from: £1.94
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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