Albums that are a must have...

A Listmania! list by "martingholmes"
 
MTV Unplugged in New York
1.  MTV Unplugged in New York by Nirvana
The list author says:
  "A timeless masterpiece.  Possibly some of Nirvanas finest work captured in a live concert."
£7.04   Used & New from: £0.15
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

Final Straw
2.  Final Straw by Snow Patrol
The list author says:
  "Go and see this band live - they will not disappoint.  Also get When Its All Over We Will Still Have To Clear Up - another brilliant album."
£2.72   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews)

Comfort in Sound
3.  Comfort in Sound by Feeder
The list author says:
  "The new album is almost as good - but this is a brilliant album to play start to finish."
£2.65   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)

Doolittle
4.  Doolittle by Pixies
The list author says:
  "Not to be underestimated - this is the album to buy that will lead you into infectiously buying the entire back catalogue"
£7.67   Used & New from: £3.72
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Stone Roses
5.  The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
The list author says:
  "Not a very original choice - but everyone should own this!  The remixes album nearly made the list but the you must appreciate the original recordings first...."
£6.52   Used & New from: £0.15
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (263 customer reviews)

The Masterplan
6.  The Masterplan by Oasis
The list author says:
  "Another classic album - this album is testament to how good Oasis were in their prime - these are supposed to be the b-sides!!!"
£6.03   Used & New from: £0.55
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

Definitely Maybe
7.  Definitely Maybe by Oasis
The list author says:
  "No record collection should be without this."
£6.25   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (197 customer reviews)

21 Singles
8.  21 Singles by Jesus & Mary Chain
The list author says:
  "For someone who owns no other JAMC albums - get this although you will soon be buying the whole back catalogue...."
£6.92   Used & New from: £1.75
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Psycho Candy
9.  Psycho Candy by Jesus & Mary Chain
The list author says:
  "Not to everyones taste no doubt - but if you are an indie rock fan - this is a must have.  Virtually all bands around these days have copied/been inspired by the sounds of this album."
£8.80   Used & New from: £2.73
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tourist
10.  Tourist by Athlete
The list author says:
  "A new album that probably does not yet deserve the status as a classic - but I purchased this recently and was overwhelmed by it!"
£2.72   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

London Calling
11.  London Calling by The Clash
The list author says:
  "Again not an original choice but well worth owning."
£5.80   Used & New from: £0.28
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

Achtung Baby
12.  Achtung Baby by U2
The list author says:
  "I know the Joshua Tree has all the hits and is undoubtably a great album - but Achtung Baby is far cooler and does not seem to have aged despite being released 14 years ago!."
£4.90   Used & New from: £0.15
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

The Colour And The Shape
13.  The Colour And The Shape by Foo Fighters
The list author says:
  "I argue that this is their best album.  The debut is good but is a bit more grunge orientated."
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.75
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 customer reviews)

Chain Gang of Love
14.  Chain Gang of Love by The Raveonettes
The list author says:
  "Buy this - you won't be disappointed - especially after you've had it in the car for a week...."
Used & New from: £1.45
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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So Much For The Afterglow
15.  So Much For The Afterglow by Everclear
The list author says:
  "An album that I can still listen to now despite buying it years ago!!! Get this before any other Everclear album (Songs from an American Movie 1 and  2 are also good)."
£9.34   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Earth Versus The Wildhearts
16.  Earth Versus The Wildhearts by Wildhearts
The list author says:
  "Not as popular as they once were... but purchase this album if only for the Miles Away Girl and My Baby Is A..."
Used & New from: £5.85
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

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The Best Of The Wildhearts
17.  The Best Of The Wildhearts by Wildhearts
The list author says:
  "I do not own this - but only because I have all of these records one way or another - this is the perfect introduction to the Wildhearts and has "29 x the pain" on it"
Used & New from: £6.59
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Drawn from Memory
18.  Drawn from Memory by Embrace (UK)
The list author says:
  "A seriously brilliant album - includes the hit Save Me - if you have ever seen them live you will understand how good this record is!!!  The new album should also have made this list...."
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Let Your Dim Light Shine
19.  Let Your Dim Light Shine by Soul Asylum
The list author says:
  "I personally still hold this album in high regard despite Gravediggers Union being the more successful album.  Bittersweetheart is a personal favourite along with Misery."
£10.17   Used & New from: £0.01
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Elephant
20.  Elephant by The White Stripes
The list author says:
  "Another album choice that is not the most original and is probably in thousands of lists on here already - but well worth owning."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.15
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (168 customer reviews)

Jar Of Flies/Sap
21.  Jar Of Flies/Sap by Alice In Chains
The list author says:
  "Still one of the most important grunge albums ever released."
£9.50   Used & New from: £4.50
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Beat Surrender
22.  Beat Surrender by The Jam
The list author says:
  "A nostalgic choice for the list - this album is brilliant to listen to having hit after hit queued up - and contains In The City - my favourite Jam song."
£3.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Good Feeling
23.  Good Feeling by Travis
The list author says:
  "A Travis record has to be in these lists.... This one is good because the content is a bit more cutting edge than its successors."
£4.33   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Enjoy the Melodic Sunshine
24.  Enjoy the Melodic Sunshine by Cosmic Rough Riders
The list author says:
  "The sound of the summer - the ultimate summer album/festival album to own."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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The Beatles
25.  The Beatles by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "A difficult choice to include because there are so many great Beatles tracks.  This album does not disappoint."
£19.99   Used & New from: £3.03
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (221 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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