The Best Albums of All Time

A Listmania! list by ElmoDelmo
 
Blue
1.  Blue by Joni Mitchell
The list author says:
  "Every track is brilliant. Her most popular album, also her best."
£5.20   Used & New from: £0.66
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Slanted and Enchanted (Luxe & Reduxe 2CD Edition)
2.  Slanted and Enchanted (Luxe & Reduxe 2CD Edition) by Pavement
The list author says:
  "Lyrical and musical genius. Everybody should own and love this album"
Used & New from: £11.53
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Surfer Rosa & Come On Pilgrim
3.  Surfer Rosa & Come On Pilgrim by Pixies
The list author says:
  "Faultless genius. Their best by a mile!"
£7.47   Used & New from: £3.58
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Pet Sounds
4.  Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
The list author says:
  "Perfect in every way"
£6.63   Used & New from: £0.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Velvet Underground
5.  The Velvet Underground by Velvet Underground
The list author says:
  "Their third, and first without John Cale, but their best. Pale Blue Eyes is a perfect song."
£5.42   Used & New from: £1.16
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Either/Or
6.  Either/Or by Elliott Smith
The list author says:
  "A heartbreaking work of staggering genius"
£6.15   Used & New from: £2.37
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Crooked Rain Crooked Rain [Special Edition]
7.  Crooked Rain Crooked Rain [Special Edition] by Pavement
The list author says:
  "Cut Your Hair, Gold Soundz. Enough said!"
£12.05   Used & New from: £4.57
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Harvest
8.  Harvest by Neil Young
The list author says:
  "A perfect album"
£4.88   Used & New from: £0.25
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

After The Gold Rush
9.  After The Gold Rush by Neil Young
The list author says:
  "Anotther perfect album"
£7.99   Used & New from: £1.17
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

On the Beach
10.  On the Beach by Neil Young
The list author says:
  "Anotther perfect album!"
£5.87   Used & New from: £2.95
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Candy Apple Grey
11.  Candy Apple Grey by Hüsker Dü
The list author says:
  "It's a close call, but this is Husker Du at their best!"
£6.02   Used & New from: £2.94
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Copper Blue
12.  Copper Blue by Sugar
The list author says:
  "What Bob did next. Bloody Brilliant!"
£12.99   Used & New from: £1.28
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Rumours
13.  Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
The list author says:
  "This makes it in due to the addition of the sublime 'Silver Springs'"
£14.83   Used & New from: £1.35
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (445 customer reviews)

Stephen Malkmus
14.  Stephen Malkmus by Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks
The list author says:
  "You can take the man out of Pavement, but you can't take Pavement out of the man!"
£8.83   Used & New from: £1.48
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Dust
15.  Dust by Screaming Trees
The list author says:
  "Their best and sadly their last."
£5.21   Used & New from: £0.91
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Dirty
16.  Dirty by Sonic Youth
The list author says:
  "Teenage Riot is their best song, but this is their best album."
£8.51   Used & New from: £1.25
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

#1 Record/Radio City
17.  #1 Record/Radio City by Big Star
The list author says:
  "You won't get far without a little Big Star"
£12.90   Used & New from: £3.85
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Bandwagonesque
18.  Bandwagonesque by Teenage Fanclub
The list author says:
  "FAN-tastic!"
£4.96   Used & New from: £0.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

GP / Grievous Angel
19.  GP / Grievous Angel by Gram Parsons
The list author says:
  "Cosmic American Music, as Gram put it."
£7.39   Used & New from: £1.49
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Sticky Fingers
20.  Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "All the Stones albums between 1968-72 are brilliant, this one just shades it for me."
£10.84   Used & New from: £1.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

No Other
21.  No Other by Gene Clark
The list author says:
  "Gene at his creative peak."
£15.10   Used & New from: £5.98
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Bubble And Scrape (Expanded)
22.  Bubble And Scrape (Expanded) by Sebadoh
The list author says:
  "Essentially three bands in one. This album shows each one at their best."
£11.79   Used & New from: £4.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Where You Been
23.  Where You Been by Dinosaur Jr.
The list author says:
  "Guitar, guitar, and more guitar. And who better to play it!"
£7.48   Used & New from: £2.80
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

You're Living All Over Me
24.  You're Living All Over Me by Dinosaur Jr.
The list author says:
  "Magical."
£10.35   Used & New from: £5.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Alien Lanes
25.  Alien Lanes by Guided by Voices
The list author says:
  "You won't go wrong with any of their albums, but this one is my favourite."
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