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."
£4.97   Used & New from: £1.21
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 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."
£2.68   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (151 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."
£4.25   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"
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.32
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 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...."
£5.13   Used & New from: £0.42
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (304 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!!!"
£4.03   Used & New from: £1.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

Definitely Maybe
7.  Definitely Maybe by Oasis
The list author says:
  "No record collection should be without this."
£6.06   Used & New from: £0.04
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (242 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...."
£7.49   Used & New from: £2.34
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."
£6.74   Used & New from: £3.77
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 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!"
£2.17   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."
£5.01   Used & New from: £2.25
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 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!."
£7.67   Used & New from: £0.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (130 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."
£6.99   Used & New from: £1.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 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: £0.95
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 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)."
£9.20   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..."
£19.98   Used & New from: £0.98
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 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"
£18.89   Used & New from: £3.76
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...."
£2.85   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."
£10.60   Used & New from: £0.32
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."
£6.04   Used & New from: £0.34
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 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."
£7.78   Used & New from: £4.68
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."
£3.80   Used & New from: £0.01
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."
£2.85   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."
£13.73   Used & New from: £0.24
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 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."
£23.97   Used & New from: £4.42
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (264 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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