Melancholy Masterpieces

A Listmania! list by Mr. Scott J. Collet "tocsscott" (Birmingham UK)
Things We Lost in the Fire
1.  Things We Lost in the Fire by Low
The list author says:
  "Low's best effort to date, believe it or not their most up tempo album before The Great Destroyer.  Strangely good in the summer........"
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Five Leaves Left
2.  Five Leaves Left by Nick Drake
The list author says:
  "The man that made sadness an artform, so beautiful it's hard not to smile whilst listening. Why did they change the cover??"
£7.05   Used & New from: £2.17
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews)

Sea Change
3.  Sea Change by Beck
The list author says:
  "Lonesome Tears indeed, may be a bit of a shock to fans of the man's other incarnations, Mutations excepted.  Been dumped? This one's for you."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

Ease Down The Road
4.  Ease Down The Road by Bonnie Prince Billy
The list author says:
  "A dark country heart wrapped in a suprising warmth, listen for the twisted lyrics!"
£10.38   Used & New from: £4.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

5.  Either/Or by Elliott Smith
The list author says:
  "One of the many triumphs of Mr Smith, not as lo-fi as some and easier on the ear as a result.  A shame he can't provide us with more moments like these."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Time (The Revelator)
6.  Time (The Revelator) by Gillian Welch
The list author says:
  "I came to this via the more upbeat Soul Journey which like all this artist's work is excellent, gillian sounds like someone fron the 1920's with better recording gear."
£20.00   Used & New from: £2.21
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Spirit Of Eden
7.  Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
The list author says:
  "One of a pair of magical albums made with care you can hear. Rare and astounding.  Check out Laughing Stock too."
£11.92   Used & New from: £4.06
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

Cast Of Thousands
8.  Cast Of Thousands by elbow
The list author says:
  "Often dismissed as indie nonsense, I think they achieved what their previous output suggested they were capable of.  Emotion was felt."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

9.  Levitate by Idaho
The list author says:
  "This proves the guitar's possibilities haven't been exhausted, chiming and melodic.  Check out Hearts of Palm too."
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The Creek Drank The Cradle
10.  The Creek Drank The Cradle by Iron & Wine
The list author says:
  "Seemingly recorded on a dictaphone but still oozes character.  A man, an acoustic, possibly a bottle and eventually an album."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

The Golden Band
11.  The Golden Band by Joe Cocker
The list author says:
  "A  gentle breeze of melody glides over listeners, anger is not an option.  For a more upbeat version try Know By Heart."
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12.  Superwolf by Bonnie Prince Billy
The list author says:
  "There is something creepy about this, as with all of will oldham's stuff there is a dark sexual edge to it.  Nice because it's Matt Sweeney doing the music for a change, atmospheric."
£19.10   Used & New from: £4.99

No Earthly Man
13.  No Earthly Man by Alasdair Roberts
The list author says:
  "Hard going, done in a thick Scottish style which may not be to everyone's taste but a world away from the norm, which can't be bad."
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