Favourite music artists of all time

A Listmania! list by "djwlon"
 
The Dreaming
1.  The Dreaming by Kate Bush
The list author says:
  "A true poet, truly original, a voice to really touch you, the best British lyricist ever"
£22.29   Used & New from: £2.54
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews)

For Your Pleasure
2.  For Your Pleasure by Roxy Music
The list author says:
  "Roxy Music for me are brilliant. They had Eno, Ferry and a sharpness lyrically. The first two album outstanding"
£7.35   Used & New from: £2.53
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Gentlemen Take Polaroids
3.  Gentlemen Take Polaroids by Japan
The list author says:
  "Pass the new romantic leanings. This was the best band of the early 80's. The music 20 years on still stand up"
£18.26   Used & New from: £1.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

The Queen Is Dead
4.  The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
The list author says:
  "There;s an ironic wit in Morrisey's lyric. Musically the Smiths could not be touched in the mid 80's"
£5.53   Used & New from: £0.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Dog Man Star
5.  Dog Man Star by Suede
The list author says:
  "This album chosen for the adventure within. Suede very playful here, blurring edges and evoking a sense of sensitvity.It all goes a bit Bolan after this"
£5.11   Used & New from: £0.65
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

OK Computer
6.  OK Computer by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "Have taken the risks without going up their own backsides. Evololving. Nice to see a band not worried about too much image"
£3.95   Used & New from: £0.44
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (326 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Ray Of Light (U.S. Version)
7.  Ray Of Light (U.S. Version) by Madonna
The list author says:
  "Mmm I can leave the early toyboy garb but anything after 1989 I can go with"
£2.74   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Violator
8.  Violator by Depeche Mode
The list author says:
  "Again can leave the early twiddly pop pop leanings in the early 80's. Just give me the 90's"
£10.00   Used & New from: £1.88
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)

Sign 'o' The Times
9.  Sign 'o' The Times by Prince
The list author says:
  "Prince in the 80;s was genius.Would have been higher had it not been for the self indulgent 90's name changing and tedious music"
£5.43   Used & New from: £1.39
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
10.  It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back by Public Enemy
The list author says:
  "Mmmm what can you say....groundbreaking, edgy, a kind of danger. More than just another hiphop act....."
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.55
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Mezzanine
11.  Mezzanine by Massive Attack
The list author says:
  "Mmmm lovely feel to all their music. More dark than smooth now, but I always want to hear more"
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.75
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sinking
12.  Sinking by Aloof
The list author says:
  "Underated beyond words.This album is cinematic, sweeping and lush. Dark lyrics but the feel is still warm"
Used & New from: £6.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Low
13.  Low by David Bowie
The list author says:
  "Mmmm just the 70;s here please. A true influence on many things that have come after"
£6.50   Used & New from: £2.37
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

Parallel Lines
14.  Parallel Lines by Blondie
The list author says:
  "Oh why cant pop bands be like this now. Cool, with attitude. Not so much pop idol as pop ideal"
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)

Among My Swan
15.  Among My Swan by Mazzy Star
The list author says:
  "Mmm I love this band...Hope's voice. The epitmomy of ethereal vocals. Music lush and soft"
£5.95   Used & New from: £2.31
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Exodus
16.  Exodus by Bob Marley
The list author says:
  "Marley was a poet and ispirational. Iconic, his music still feels timeless"
£5.95   Used & New from: £3.66
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

Test Don't Test
17.  Test Don't Test by Attica Blues
The list author says:
  "A band to watch for the new century. Everything works for me here."
£9.08   Used & New from: £0.18
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

All Is Dream
18.  All Is Dream by Mercury Rev
The list author says:
  "Developing into one of the bands I am going to be forever loving. All is Dream is stunning"
£4.88   Used & New from: £0.23
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Album
19.  Album by Mantronix
The list author says:
  "Made a name for themselves mixing electro and hip hop. Love all this early stuff"
£10.05   Used & New from: £5.51
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

This Is Hardcore
20.  This Is Hardcore by Pulp
The list author says:
  "Jarvis is one of the wittiest lyricists around. Truly unforgetable"
£4.34   Used & New from: £0.75
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Dare!
21.  Dare! by Human League
The list author says:
  "Yes anything pre Hysteria I love. The best of all that synth pop stuff rom the early 80's"
£8.90   Used & New from: £1.45
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Bridge Over Troubled Water
22.  Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
The list author says:
  "Cant really stand folk music, but these guys work for me. Bridge is my one of my favourite songs of all time"
£3.00   Used & New from: £1.13
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (279 customer reviews)

Fulfillingness' First Finale
23.  Fulfillingness' First Finale by Stevie Wonder
The list author says:
  "Again chosen for the 70;s work only. All his albums were stunning at this time"
£6.62   Used & New from: £2.51
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

The Specials
24.  The Specials by The Specials
The list author says:
  "Takes me back two tone trousers, needle thin ties and Gangsters. Yep them were good times"
£6.00   Used & New from: £3.85
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Sulk
25.  Sulk by Associates
The list author says:
  "Chosen purely for Billy MacKenzie's voice. original and nerve shaking"
£38.53   Used & New from: £10.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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