Albums that I will always love

A Listmania! list by "star_shaped"
 
Daydream Nation
1.  Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
The list author says:
  "Utterly inspired, every single noisenik second of it - Highlight; 'Teenage Riot'"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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Dog Man Star
2.  Dog Man Star by SUEDE
The list author says:
  "Grandious, pompous and verging on the ridiculous in places, but a masterpiece nonetheless - Hightlight; 'The Asphalt World'"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

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Fear Of Music
3.  Fear Of Music by Talking Heads
The list author says:
  "Arty, weird and funky as hell - Highlight; 'Air'"
£6.75   Used & New from: £2.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Intro: The Gift Recordings
4.  Intro: The Gift Recordings by Pulp
The list author says:
  "Pulp at their synth-pop best. Songs of bad sex and worse drugs and greasy spoon cafes - Highlight; 'Styloroc (Nites of Suburbia)'"
£12.93   Used & New from: £0.67
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

For Your Pleasure
5.  For Your Pleasure by Roxy Music
The list author says:
  "Art-school schmoozing, but with the tunes to back it up. Highlight; 'The Bogus Man'"
£7.05   Used & New from: £2.40
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Green
6.  Green by R.E.M.
The list author says:
  "Michael Stipe's most lyrically poignant album, ranges from the heavily political (World Leader Pretend) to dumb pop (Stand). Highlight; 'Orange Crush'"
£4.75   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Parklife
7.  Parklife by Blur
The list author says:
  "A brilliant snapshot of mid-90s Britain with tales of Ibiza holidays, failed relationships and the joys and problems of city living. Highlight; 'Trouble in the Message Centre'"
£3.68   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Debut
8.  Debut by Björk
The list author says:
  "The ultimate post-club album. Lush melodies, nice beats and beautiful vocals. Everyone should own it. Highlight; 'Big Time Sensuality'"
£4.34   Used & New from: £0.29
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Screamadelica
9.  Screamadelica by Primal Scream
The list author says:
  "One of the greatest 'up' albums ever, ever recorded. A truly irresistable masterpiece of rock/dance crossover. Highlight; 'Come Together'"
£4.82   Used & New from: £0.77
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Kittenz And Thee Glitz
10.  Kittenz And Thee Glitz by Felix Da Housecat
The list author says:
  "Fizzy synths, bouncy beats, and joyous melodies create a rapturous album, made even more complete with Miss Kitten's mere presence. Highlight; 'Madam Hollywood'"
£37.87   Used & New from: £0.09
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea
11.  Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea by PJ Harvey
The list author says:
  "Raw and powerful but fragile and intense simultaneously. A soundtrack to the sadness, joy and anger that city living brings. Highlight; 'We Float'"
£4.72   Used & New from: £0.35
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

Q: Are We Not Men
12.  Q: Are We Not Men by Devo
The list author says:
  "Subversive and danceable new wave robot funk. Jagged guitars and weird synths. Highlight; 'Mongoloid'"
Used & New from: £5.08
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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B-52's
13.  B-52's by B-52's
The list author says:
  "A great party album. A danceable reaction to punk which is both quirky and innovative. A truly individual sound that is never likely to be repeated. Highlight; 'Rock Lobster'"
£7.65   Used & New from: £3.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Stooges
14.  The Stooges by Iggy & The Stooges
The list author says:
  "The true godfathers of punk in their raw, stripped and sleazy debut. Listen only at top volume. Highlight; 'I Wanna Be Your Dog'"
£5.34   Used & New from: £1.21
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Doolittle
15.  Doolittle by Pixies
The list author says:
  "Hard to pick a best Pixies album, but this pretty much covers it. Loud, shouty pop songs before Nirvana came along and spoiled the party. Highlight; 'Here Comes Your Man'"
£7.85   Used & New from: £1.82
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Marquee Moon
16.  Marquee Moon by Television
The list author says:
  "A majestic album. Swirling guitars, driving drums, and songs to blow your mind. Highlight; 'Marquee Moon'"
£9.41   Used & New from: £3.95
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

The Bends
17.  The Bends by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "Introspective beauty. The soundtrack for any emotionally painful time in your life. Highlight; 'Just'"
£4.88   Used & New from: £0.55
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

The Velvet Underground & Nico
18.  The Velvet Underground & Nico by Velvet Underground
The list author says:
  "The musical equivalent of laying in a dirt New York basement in a gimp mask with a syringe in your arm. True innovation, and godfathers of alt.rock. Highlight; 'Heroin'"
£5.47   Used & New from: £1.20
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Idiot
19.  The Idiot by Iggy Pop
The list author says:
  "Strange, enigmatic and intelligent. A soundtrack to a world void of feelings, but still holding out hope. Highlight; 'Sister Midnight"
£7.74   Used & New from: £3.53
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Or
20.  Or by Goldenboy
The list author says:
  "Stylish, sexy, synth pop, with its feet in the club, and its eyes wide open. Miss Kitten's vocals here sounds fresher than ever. Highlight; 'Rippin Kitten'"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Teaches Of Peaches
21.  The Teaches Of Peaches by Peaches
The list author says:
  "Dirtier than a whore's suspender belt, this album mixes electro-rock beats and synth sounds with the sluttiest lyrics since, well, ever... Highlight; 'F**k the Pain Away'"
£7.87   Used & New from: £0.24
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Fever To Tell
22.  Fever To Tell by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The list author says:
  "Art-rock at its best. Sultry, sleek and cool as can be. Highlight; 'Date With The Night'"
£4.88   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Little Earthquakes
23.  Little Earthquakes by Tori Amos
The list author says:
  "Intense, beautiful and occasionally disturbing. Even the most hardened, cynical listener will have to fight the tears. Highlight; 'Silent All These Years'"
£4.55   Used & New from: £0.18
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Second Edition
24.  Second Edition by Public Image Limited
The list author says:
  "Heavy dub reggae bass, spiky guitars and John Lydon screaming like a demented banshee. Hard work, but well worth it. Highlight; 'Swan Lake'"
£12.95   Used & New from: £4.24
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Thirteen Tales From Urban Bohemia
25.  Thirteen Tales From Urban Bohemia by Dandy Warhols
The list author says:
  "A cross between Galaxie 500 and T-Rex. Power pop ballads and druggy melodies. Listen under the influence. Highlight; 'Godless'"
£4.57   Used & New from: £0.08
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

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