The Ten Albums I'd Save In A Fire

A Listmania! list by "dave_segment"
 
Big Sleeping House
1.  Big Sleeping House by Microdisney
The list author says:
  "The Most Underrated Band Of The Eighties - Producer Lenny Kaye Described Lead singer Cathal Coughlin as The Greatest Soul Singer of His Generation"
8.49   Used & New from: 0.72
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Trouble Over Bridgwater
2.  Trouble Over Bridgwater by Half Man Half Biscuit
The list author says:
  "The Greatest Band In Britain - Nigel Blackthorns lyrics say more about modern Britain than a thousand social commentators"
12.95   Used & New from: 6.97
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Wasp Star (Apple Venus Vol.2)
3.  Wasp Star (Apple Venus Vol.2) by XTC
The list author says:
  "XTC (and in particular Andy Partridge's songwriting) just keeps getting better and better, and this their most recent outing is truly sublime"
Used & New from: 6.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Surf
4.  Surf by Roddy Frame
The list author says:
  "A Magnificant return to form from the former Aztec Camera frontman, doing what he does best with this acoustic set. Knocks spots off David Gray"
Used & New from: 6.93
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Peggy Suicide
5.  Peggy Suicide by Julian Cope
The list author says:
  "The Arch Drudes finest hour - A double Album of great variety and worthy ideals"
7.99   Used & New from: 1.86
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Merseybeast
6.  Merseybeast by Ian Mcnabb
The list author says:
  "A Little known classic from the ex Icicle works frontman - even better than his Mercury nominated head like a rock album."
16.95   Used & New from: 4.66
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Waking Hours
7.  Waking Hours by Del Amitri
The list author says:
  "I've  always loved 'em but this second album saw them change their sound and direction to win over a whole new audience"
3.40   Used & New from: 0.21
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Powdered Lobster Fiasco
8.  Powdered Lobster Fiasco by Tori Amos
The list author says:
  "Another band largely ignored - this seminal album of jangly guitar pop deserves a wider audience"
Used & New from: 6.43

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Eye
9.  Eye by Robyn Hitchcock
The list author says:
  "Robyn Hitchcock is a national treasure and this album a more mellow acoustic affair neatly showcases his exceptional (if slightly strange) songwriting prowess"
19.95   Used & New from: 13.56
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

What Are You Going to Do With Your Life
10.  What Are You Going to Do With Your Life by Echo & The Bunnymen
The list author says:
  "The bands finest hour (including the sublime rust) - the bunnymens influence continues to tower over most of todays current rock pretenders (Coldplay, U2, Doves, Radiohead etc etc)"
13.95   Used & New from: 4.06
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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