Some of the greatest albums ever!

A Listmania! list by James Archer "talking_head" (Sheffield, England)
 
Grotesque - After The Gramme
1.  Grotesque - After The Gramme by The Fall
The list author says:
  "Good old English rock and roll from the ultimate English rock band, Smith growls and yelps his way through each track. Sheer poetry"
£4.99   Used & New from: £4.13
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

(What's the Story) Morning Glory?
2.  (What's the Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis
The list author says:
  "Oasis's best album. Classic track after classic track."
£9.82   Used & New from: £0.19
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (210 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Safe As Milk
3.  Safe As Milk by Captain Beefheart
The list author says:
  "Mindblowingly good debut from Don Van Vliet. Better than Trout Mask!"
£5.31   Used & New from: £2.09
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Big Hits (High Tide & Green Grass) (Remastered Super Audio)
4.  Big Hits (High Tide & Green Grass) (Remastered Super Audio) by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "Swaggering stuff from the Stones, great compilation of their early work. Includes THAT riff!!"
£26.42   Used & New from: £15.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Their Law: The Singles 1990-2005
5.  Their Law: The Singles 1990-2005 by The Prodigy
The list author says:
  "Stomping techno from the pill popping Prodigy. If you dont know their other stuff, this is the place to start!"
£17.98   Used & New from: £1.13
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Dookie
6.  Dookie by Green Day
The list author says:
  "Bratty, wide-eyed punk from Billy Joe Armstrong and co."
£4.83   Used & New from: £0.20
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews)

Paul's Boutique
7.  Paul's Boutique by Beastie Boys
The list author says:
  "Funky good time hip-hop from the car-badge nicking goofballs. Sample heaven!!"
£8.48   Used & New from: £1.12
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Thriller
8.  Thriller by Michael Jackson
The list author says:
  "Chamone!! Perfect album from the King Of Pop."
£5.16   Used & New from: £1.73
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)

Room On Fire
9.  Room On Fire by The Strokes
The list author says:
  "Criminally underrated album from the New York five-piece."
£5.21   Used & New from: £0.95
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

There's A Riot Goin' On
10.  There's A Riot Goin' On by Sly & The Family Stone
The list author says:
  "Yodelling aplenty, the Rosetta Stone (ha!) of funk."
£11.20   Used & New from: £0.41
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Led Zeppelin IV
11.  Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "Pure music education."
£13.81   Used & New from: £1.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (140 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Bends
12.  The Bends by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "Their best album, full of gloom and doom."
£4.57   Used & New from: £0.20
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

Hits
13.  Hits by Pulp
The list author says:
  "All the best bits from Sheffield's finest. Cocker's superb songwriting and the feel good pop make this a great compilation."
£6.21   Used & New from: £0.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Sounding Amosaic
14.  Sounding Amosaic by Snowdogs
The list author says:
  "Album of 2006!! Perfect pick-me-up reggae/ska."
£7.96   Used & New from: £0.05
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Innervisions
15.  Innervisions by Stevie Wonder
The list author says:
  "Stevie's best, a truely great album."
£23.75   Used & New from: £3.39
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

The Stooges
16.  The Stooges by Iggy & The Stooges
The list author says:
  "No record collection is complete without the Stooges debut LP, full of brutal guitar and Iggy's urgent whine. Avoid We Will Fall like the plague though."
£5.76   Used & New from: £1.48
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Live!
17.  Live! by Bob Marley
The list author says:
  "The best live album ever, from Reggae's first great superstar, including the mighty version of No Woman, No Cry."
£5.92   Used & New from: £2.69
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Are You Experienced
18.  Are You Experienced by Jimi Hendrix
The list author says:
  "Rock's guitar magician counjours up a landmark album."
£15.94   Used & New from: £2.03
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Original Sound Of Sheffield
19.  The Original Sound Of Sheffield by Cabaret Voltaire
The list author says:
  "Edgy, murky electronics from my hometown of Sheffield."
£9.48   Used & New from: £3.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

New York Dolls
20.  New York Dolls by New York Dolls
The list author says:
  "Snarling glam punk, full of blood sweat and attitude."
£8.03   Used & New from: £1.81
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Revolver
21.  Revolver by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "Towers above the hugely overrated Abbey Road, Lennon and McCarthy fulfill their genius tag."
£13.99   Used & New from: £1.29
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (210 customer reviews)

Pet Sounds
22.  Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
The list author says:
  "One of the most innovative albums of all time."
£7.35   Used & New from: £0.52
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

Space Ritual Alive In London
23.  Space Ritual Alive In London by Hawkwind
The list author says:
  "Long haired wall of sound, the ultimate space oddity."
£9.78   Used & New from: £4.26
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

Blood On The Tracks
24.  Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "Glorified busker? No. One of the greatest songwriters ever? Yes."
£6.49   Used & New from: £2.41
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (124 customer reviews)

Unknown Pleasures
25.  Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
The list author says:
  "Curtis's haunted lyrics, spooky mechanical drumming, and foreboding bass, make this brilliant LP a tangle of disturbing and enchanting songs."
£6.39   Used & New from: £3.44
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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