Classic British rock, inimitable and

A Listmania! list by Richard Ireland (Manchester)
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Relayer
1.  Relayer by Yes
The list author says:
  "Yes at their most powerful, beautiful chaotic best. The atmosphere and imagery, like the band, is unique."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Second Coming
2.  Second Coming by The Stone Roses
The list author says:
  "Only the Stone Roses would have to arrogance to merge Led Zepelin with Madchester and get away with it. A driving powerful record."
£5.08   Used & New from: £0.34
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Nothing Like The Sun
3.  Nothing Like The Sun by Sting
The list author says:
  "England's finest musical poet showcases all of his excessive talent on this beautifully emotional album."
£10.49   Used & New from: £3.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Selling England By The Pound
4.  Selling England By The Pound by Genesis
The list author says:
  "All true classics need humour, power, emotion, subtelty and intelligence - and Genesis threw it all into this one."
£19.98   Used & New from: £3.79
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (164 customer reviews)

Animals
5.  Animals by Pink Floyd
The list author says:
  "You could decapitate yourself with the biting cynicism and raw rock power on Animals. Pure and focused music unlike any of their other work."
£11.95   Used & New from: £3.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (183 customer reviews)

So
6.  So by Peter Gabriel
The list author says:
  "Gabriel raises primal emotions in you that you can't understand and can't resist. Unique musical palettes and rhythms."
£14.99   Used & New from: £2.35
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (162 customer reviews)

The Snow Goose
7.  The Snow Goose by Camel
The list author says:
  "Simply beautiful instrumental album featuring the worlds finest melodic guitarist soaring higher than the bird in the title."
£6.49   Used & New from: £2.69
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Led Zeppelin IV
8.  Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "The pounding, thrusting arrogance of Black Dog and the immaculate Stairway To Heavan. Two tracks - not to mention the rest - that make this a classic."
£7.93   Used & New from: £1.65
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (306 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Argus
9.  Argus by Wishbone Ash
The list author says:
  "Argus has an atmosphere you can't quite define. The cover comes closest to encapsulating it."
£6.87   Used & New from: £2.48
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Night At The Opera
10.  A Night At The Opera by Queen
The list author says:
  "This album is absurd. But so were Queen, so revel in it."
£7.96   Used & New from: £1.31
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (179 customer reviews)

The Seeds Of Love
11.  The Seeds Of Love by Tears For Fears
The list author says:
  "A lush, meticulous album of powerful and heartfelt songs. The production and execution is immaculate."
£7.99   Used & New from: £4.12
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Synchronicity
12.  Synchronicity by The Police
The list author says:
  "Pop songs that make your hair stand on end? Every Breath You Take is pure genius."
£10.00   Used & New from: £1.11
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Going For The One
13.  Going For The One by Yes
The list author says:
  "Awaken on this album is one of the most amazing pieces of rock music every written. Simply stunning."
£7.12   Used & New from: £0.88
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Once Around the World
14.  Once Around the World by It Bites
The list author says:
  "The tightest rock band every assembled storm breathlessly through this album. The title track bares favourable comparison with Genesis' classic Suppers Ready."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Gone to Earth
15.  Gone to Earth by Barclay James Harvest
The list author says:
  "All finely crafted songs, all of which could have been hits had the band not been hopelessly unfashionable."
£8.11   Used & New from: £2.38
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

The Kick Inside
16.  The Kick Inside by Kate Bush
The list author says:
  "Sensual, erotic and melancholy, Kate Bush encapsulates something mystically feminine here."
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.70
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (137 customer reviews)

Leftoverture
17.  Leftoverture by Kansas
The list author says:
  "Okay, so they're not British, but Kansas get an honourary inclusion for this Brit-prog inspired album."
£31.95   Used & New from: £8.90
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Tales from Topographic Oceans
18.  Tales from Topographic Oceans by Yes
The list author says:
  "It took me twenty years to really appreciate this album. Although flawed, that only serves to accentuate the frequent moments of brilliance."
£10.34   Used & New from: £4.07
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

Please Don't Touch
19.  Please Don't Touch by Steve Hackett
The list author says:
  "An odd and occasionally disturbing record with an inspired vocal cameo from Randy Crawford. Very atmospheric."
£5.00   Used & New from: £3.31
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Mirage
20.  Mirage by Camel
The list author says:
  "Camel's second album full of raw energy precisely controlled."
£6.50   Used & New from: £4.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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