Pure Music Part 2

A Listmania! list by Green Fingers "polymath" (Cambridge)
 
Tinderbox
1.  Tinderbox by Siouxsie & The Banshees
The list author says:
  "Swirling sepia netherworld underlaid with glorious guitars"
Used & New from: £3.55
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Louder Than Bombs
2.  Louder Than Bombs by The Smiths
The list author says:
  "The early singles and b-sides managed to outshine the early albums"
£6.01   Used & New from: £1.04
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
3.  The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
The list author says:
  "The rock star incarnate "Moonage Daydream" I think is his best song"
£8.88   Used & New from: £2.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (256 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Scott 3
4.  Scott 3 by Scott Walker
The list author says:
  "Achingly beautiful, slower and more restrained than the others but by no means lesser"
£9.16   Used & New from: £3.93
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Victorialand
5.  Victorialand by Cocteau Twins
The list author says:
  "Frozen wasteland, coloured with ultra-beautiful vocals and shimmering guitar harmonies"
£10.05   Used & New from: £5.12
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The White Album
6.  The White Album by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "The Beatles go political and get heavier = fabulous"
£11.73   Used & New from: £6.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (273 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Colour Of Spring
7.  The Colour Of Spring by Talk Talk
The list author says:
  "Brit synthpop band morph themselves into stunning epic soft rock gods"
£12.67   Used & New from: £2.65
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

No More Sad Refrains: The Anthology
8.  No More Sad Refrains: The Anthology by Sandy Denny
The list author says:
  "The single greatest female folk voice, ever"
£4.99   Used & New from: £2.76
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

The Best Of Joy Division
9.  The Best Of Joy Division by Joy Division
The list author says:
  "Manchester's genius granite urban band with it's tragic frontman, go and see "Joy Division" now"
£7.99   Used & New from: £4.81
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Kimono My House
10.  Kimono My House by Sparks
The list author says:
  "70s glam with that extra dimension, terrific songs"
£6.87   Used & New from: £4.17
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Skylarking
11.  Skylarking by XTC
The list author says:
  "Warm English summers"
£10.06   Used & New from: £3.22
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

ELEMENTAL
12.  ELEMENTAL by Loreena McKennitt
The list author says:
  "Listen to the voices on "Lullaby" and tell me hairs don't stand up on your neck"
£16.74   Used & New from: £6.65
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

The Essential Collection
13.  The Essential Collection by The Small Faces
The list author says:
  "The orginal modfathers, listen to Steve Mariott howl!"
£11.14   Used & New from: £2.32
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

A Casual Introduction 1981 / 2001
14.  A Casual Introduction 1981 / 2001 by Edwyn Collins
The list author says:
  "A genius, proof = "Rip it up", here's to a swift recovery"
Used & New from: £6.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea
15.  Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea by PJ Harvey
The list author says:
  "A woman not afraid to experiment and change, we like"
£4.59   Used & New from: £0.54
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Rumours
16.  Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
The list author says:
  "Nicks and Buckingham at their best, roll on big hair and great harmonies"
£9.55   Used & New from: £2.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (650 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Aion
17.  Aion by Dead Can Dance
The list author says:
  "This album stands half in the past and half in the future - fantastic medieval folk pop"
£9.99   Used & New from: £3.22
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Lullabies To Violaine, Volume 1
18.  Lullabies To Violaine, Volume 1 by Cocteau Twins
The list author says:
  "The stunning beginnings of the best things to emerge from Grangemouth"
£11.46   Used & New from: £7.38
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Paul's Boutique
19.  Paul's Boutique by Beastie Boys
The list author says:
  "The best use of sampling I've heard, couldn't be made now apparently!"
£9.14   Used & New from: £2.04
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Body Riddle
20.  Body Riddle by Chris Clark
The list author says:
  "Fresh, smart electronica that doesn't give you a headache, just headjoy"
£14.46
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Dare
21.  Dare by Human League
The list author says:
  "Giant British dance-pop moments, a joy from start to finish"
£2.96   Used & New from: £1.39
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

Flesh + Blood
22.  Flesh + Blood by Roxy Music
The list author says:
  "Roxy Music when they did great tunes and weren't afraid to be a bit naff"
£6.69   Used & New from: £2.85
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Boy Child: 67-70
23.  Boy Child: 67-70 by Scott Walker
The list author says:
  "A fantastic compilation with gems like "The Plague" and "Montigue Terrace (In Blue)""
£2.99   Used & New from: £1.13
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Tropical Brainstorm
24.  Tropical Brainstorm by Kirsty MacColl
The list author says:
  "Here's to the late great Kirsty MacColl and all she may have achieved if she was still with us"
£4.18   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

Parallel Lines
25.  Parallel Lines by Blondie
The list author says:
  "Intelligent, fun and danceable"
£5.00   Used & New from: £0.71
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews)

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