Desert Island Discs (not in order of preference)

A Listmania! list by "youresonorthern"
 
Mezzanine
1.  Mezzanine by Massive Attack
The list author says:
  "Some of it's scary, some of it is just very chilled out.  Horace Andy is ace!"
£3.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Violator
2.  Violator by Depeche Mode
The list author says:
  "Synthesizers don't have to be cold, as this album proves."
£11.30   Used & New from: £0.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

Jehovahkill
3.  Jehovahkill by Julian Cope
The list author says:
  "Jesus definitely doesn't want Julian for a sunbeam after this album.  When oh when will you stop doing bad puns, Julian?"
£14.95   Used & New from: £5.80
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

After The Gold Rush
4.  After The Gold Rush by Neil Young
The list author says:
  "Whiny-voiced folky hippy or absolutely fantastic?  I'm in the latter camp."
£5.11   Used & New from: £0.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Hex Enduction Hour
5.  Hex Enduction Hour by The Fall
The list author says:
  "Mark E. Smith-uh.  What a grumpy sod.  Bloody great album, mind."
£16.73   Used & New from: £6.18
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Different Class
6.  Different Class by Pulp
The list author says:
  "Sorry, I think Jarvis is a national treasure.  He'd got the hang of writing pop songs on this one."
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.91
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

Revolver
7.  Revolver by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "I think this is a lot of people's favourite Beatles album.  When they started taking lots of drugs and writing songs about things other than girls.  And Ringo only manages to destroy one track."
£11.68   Used & New from: £1.26
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (217 customer reviews)

Pet Sounds [2000 Re-issue]
8.  Pet Sounds [2000 Re-issue] by The Beach Boys
The list author says:
  "There's so much more to The Beach Boys than songs about girls and surfing.  Honestly.  A little masterpiece."
£5.84   Used & New from: £0.97
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tapestry
9.  Tapestry by Carole King
The list author says:
  "'You know more [Carol King] songs than you realise' as the advert would have it."
£11.05   Used & New from: £0.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (261 customer reviews)

Foxbase Alpha
10.  Foxbase Alpha by Saint Etienne
The list author says:
  "60s-influenced pop, very summery.  Samples Richard Whiteley on 'Countdown'"
Used & New from: £3.22
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Computer World
11.  Computer World by Kraftwerk
The list author says:
  "Strange German techno synthesizer pioneering boffins.  Who think they're robots.  And it doesn't sound dated even though it was recorded in 1977.  Wow."
£8.95   Used & New from: £4.21
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Greatest Hits
12.  Greatest Hits by Queen
The list author says:
  "Every home should have one and probably does.  Do compilation albums count?"
£14.54   Used & New from: £0.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

Surfer Rosa & Come On Pilgrim
13.  Surfer Rosa & Come On Pilgrim by Pixies
The list author says:
  "Two for the price of one, which is cheating, but hey.  My favourite band in my late teens, shouty vocals in Spanish, jangly guitars, lots of religious guilt."
£8.87   Used & New from: £2.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Nevermind
14.  Nevermind by Nirvana
The list author says:
  "Another predictable choice but a classic.  1991, doesn't time fly?"
£6.96   Used & New from: £0.91
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (320 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Odelay
15.  Odelay by Beck
The list author says:
  "Where else can you get hip-hop, country and just about every other musical genre in betwen?  This album, that's where."
£4.72   Used & New from: £0.96
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

A Spy In The House Of Love
16.  A Spy In The House Of Love by House Of Love (London)
The list author says:
  "No picture for this one.  I would sell my granny for a copy of this, it's dark jangly guitar stuff (can you see a pattern emerging here?) and it's utterly fantastic."
£19.95   Used & New from: £2.59
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Bends
17.  The Bends by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "You know it's great.  You don't need me to tell you."
£4.89   Used & New from: £0.72
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (168 customer reviews)

Purple Electric Violin Concerto 2
18.  Purple Electric Violin Concerto 2 by Ed Alleyne-Johnson
The list author says:
  "Shock!  I like classical music!  This guys busks in Oxford and he's brilliant."
£39.99   Used & New from: £3.78
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Queen Is Dead
19.  The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
The list author says:
  "You knew they'd sneak in somewhere.  'There is a Light That Never Goes Out' is lovely though."
£5.46   Used & New from: £0.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Infected
20.  Infected by The The
The list author says:
  "Matt Johnson is a bit cross, and he doesn't like Margaret Thatcher very much."
Used & New from: £1.26
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

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Eye Of The Hunter
21.  Eye Of The Hunter by Brendan Perry
The list author says:
  "Well, OK, Dead Can Dance have always been pretentious and this is hardly Brendan's finest moment.  But that voice!  And no, he DOES NOT sound like Barry Manilow!"
£5.90   Used & New from: £5.16
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Lapalco
22.  Lapalco by Brendan Benson
The list author says:
  "Another Brendan."
£4.54   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

I Should Coco
23.  I Should Coco by Supergrass
The list author says:
  "What I listen to when I'm getting ready to go out.  Never fails to cheer me up."
£4.00   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

What's Going On
24.  What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
The list author says:
  "Super-political soul and another great voice (sadly dead)."
£5.79   Used & New from: £1.82
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

Moon Safari
25.  Moon Safari by Air
The list author says:
  "Think all music made by French people is crap?  Think again!"
£4.30   Used & New from: £0.73
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

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