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A Listmania! list by Xavier Smith. "Unnaturally good taste in music." (Derby, England)
 
False Cathedrals
1.  False Cathedrals by Elliott
The list author says:
  "So good I feel like crying when I listen to it. Chris Higdon's voice is so fragile and haunting. The melodies are so lush it's like floating on a cloud. The lyrics are amazing as well"
£12.58   Used & New from: £1.41
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Grace
2.  Grace by Jeff Buckley
The list author says:
  "Best voice ever. EVER!"
£3.95   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (253 customer reviews)

Sometimes
3.  Sometimes by City and Colour
The list author says:
  "Best voice of anyone alive today. Interestingly Dallas Green is a huge fan of Elliott and Jeff Buckley."
Used & New from: £6.63
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Blonde On Blonde
4.  Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "Best album ever made by a country mile. This album is so good it actually hurts!"
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Pet Sounds
5.  Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
The list author says:
  "Amazing if you like falsettos and vocal harmonies you will love this"
£11.55   Used & New from: £0.40
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

The Moon Is Down
6.  The Moon Is Down by Further Seems Forever
The list author says:
  "Melodic rock does not come any better than this."
£1.73   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

My Heart Has A Wish That You Would Not Go
7.  My Heart Has A Wish That You Would Not Go by Aereogramme
The list author says:
  "The only album I have come across in the last 5 years that can compete with False Cathedrals."
£8.06   Used & New from: £1.08
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Changing Of Times The
8.  Changing Of Times The by Underoath
The list author says:
  "Criminally underrated Dallas Taylor has the best screamed vocals ever. Brutal, melodic, bold a genuine masterpiece."
Used & New from: £0.97
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Teaser and the Firecat
9.  Teaser and the Firecat by Yusuf/Cat Stevens
The list author says:
  "Music doesnít get much better than this. Amazing voice, compelling lyrics and excellent song structure. This is why I love music."
£3.99   Used & New from: £2.73
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

The Agony Scene
10.  The Agony Scene by The Agony Scene
The list author says:
  "This is an amazing album. Ignore their current work, which is quite frankly rubbish. This album is an absolute gem. Excellent screaming, fat melodic breakdowns, brutal and yet catchy as hell."
£18.73

Bless The Martyr And Kiss The Child
11.  Bless The Martyr And Kiss The Child by Norma Jean
The list author says:
  "Masterpiece, Masterpiece, Masterpiece."
£17.56   Used & New from: £1.40
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon The Thaw
12.  The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon The Thaw by Pelican
The list author says:
  "Listening to this album feels like being hypnotised. When the album is finished it takes a while to work out where you are or who you are."
Used & New from: £9.95
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Breaking the Fourth Wall
13.  Breaking the Fourth Wall by Beecher
The list author says:
  "Best live band I've ever seen. This album is criminally underrated as well. This will tear you a new arse hole."
£5.79   Used & New from: £0.24
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Artist In The Ambulance
14.  The Artist In The Ambulance by Thrice
The list author says:
  "Genre busting past hardcore genius."
£7.53   Used & New from: £0.44
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Vheissu
15.  Vheissu by Thrice
The list author says:
  "These guys donít make albums to sell records. They make the kind of music they want to make and let me tell you friend this is bloody good."
£8.54   Used & New from: £0.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Jane Doe
16.  Jane Doe by Converge
The list author says:
  "There will never be another album like Jane Doe. Perfect simply perfect."
£15.50   Used & New from: £4.04
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Saturday Night Wrist
17.  Saturday Night Wrist by Deftones
The list author says:
  "Like floating in space."
£3.99   Used & New from: £1.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

The Queen Is Dead
18.  The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
The list author says:
  "I tried really hard not to like this album, honestly I did. However, I was ultimately powerless to its charms. This album is more catchy than chicken pox. Johnny Marr you genius!"
£6.57   Used & New from: £1.20
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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