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."
£3.00   Used & New from: £1.14
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (137 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."
£3.20   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (156 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."
£3.77   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 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"
£5.75   Used & New from: £0.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 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...."
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.40
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (319 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!!!"
£5.63   Used & New from: £0.24
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Definitely Maybe
7.  Definitely Maybe by Oasis
The list author says:
  "No record collection should be without this."
£4.74   Used & New from: £0.25
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (257 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...."
£4.66   Used & New from: £1.16
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 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."
£5.89   Used & New from: £2.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 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!"
£2.75   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

London Calling
11.  London Calling by The Clash
The list author says:
  "Again not an original choice but well worth owning."
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.34
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 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!."
£4.53   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 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."
£5.01   Used & New from: £0.74
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (137 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: £0.83
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 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)."
£5.25   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..."
£7.89   Used & New from: £3.68
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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"
£12.20   Used & New from: £3.49
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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...."
£3.00   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 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."
£8.86   Used & New from: £0.24
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 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."
£4.92   Used & New from: £0.77
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (188 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."
£10.48   Used & New from: £2.02
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 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."
£1.98   Used & New from: £0.38
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 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."
£2.95   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."
£12.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

The White Album
25.  The White Album 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."
£25.99   Used & New from: £4.70
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (283 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions