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best albums I own: all time

A Listmania! list by "dimorphodon"
 
The Bends
1.  The Bends by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "perfection. an album that evokes every kind of emotion. not a mediocre note on it. TOP TRACKS: Fake Plastic Trees, Just, Street Spirit(Fade Out)"
4.07   Used & New from: 0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews)

The Stone Roses
2.  The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
The list author says:
  "no indie disco should be without a copy of this. come to think of it, this is all that some of them play! best debut ever. TOP TRACKS: I Wanna Be Adored, She Bangs The Drums, I Am The Resurrection"
5.00   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (232 customer reviews)

Definitely Maybe
3.  Definitely Maybe by Oasis
The list author says:
  "the follow-up sold more records but this what the fuss was all about. they really ought to have chucked it by now though. TOP TRACKS: Live Forever, Supersonic, Cigarettes And Alcohol"
6.25   Used & New from: 0.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (162 customer reviews)

The Holy Bible
4.  The Holy Bible by Manic Street Preachers
The list author says:
  "derranged genius. a violent and disturbing record containing consistently brilliant riffs and tunes. TOP TRACKS: Yes, Die In The Summertime, PCP"
4.57   Used & New from: 0.24
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

Absolution
5.  Absolution by Muse
The list author says:
  "sounds like the soundtrack to the end of the world but that's a good thing! can they better this? surely not. TOP TRACKS: Sing For Absolution, Stockholm Syndrome, Butterflies And Hurricanes"
4.12   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (289 customer reviews)

The Queen Is Dead
6.  The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
The list author says:
  "they wrote consistently brilliant music for four years but this masterpiece overshadowed it all. TOP TRACKS: The Queen Is Dead, Bigmouth Strikes Again, There Is A Light That Never Goes Out"
6.01   Used & New from: 0.37
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Radiator
7.  Radiator by Super Furry Animals
The list author says:
  "at the peak of their furry powers. still going strong but this remains their best record in my opinion. TOP TRACKS: Demons, Play It Cool, Hermann Loves Pauline"
9.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Parklife
8.  Parklife by Blur
The list author says:
  "unbeatable britpop. sounds that defined the times. TOP TRACKS: Girls And Boys, Parklife, This Is A Low"
4.99   Used & New from: 0.17
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

OK Computer
9.  OK Computer by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "their last great album. shockingly original. the most critically acclaimed album I can remember. TOP TRACKS: Paranoid Android, Exit Music(For A Film), Karma Police"
4.37   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (295 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Sophtware Slump
10.  The Sophtware Slump by Grandaddy
The list author says:
  "so criminally underrated. a concept album which has everything. opening track is sublime. TOP TRACKS: He's Simple He's Dumb He's The Pilot, The Crystal Lake, So You'll Aim Towards The Sky"
5.90   Used & New from: 0.24
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
11.  Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain by Pavement
The list author says:
  "seriously addictive album. completely barmy but cohesive and accessible alternative rock. TOP TRACKS: Stop Breathin, Cut Your Hair, Range Life"
10.72   Used & New from: 3.84
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

In Utero
12.  In Utero by Nirvana
The list author says:
  "beats nevermind for me. the potent mix of cobain's pain and the raw production make it essential listening. TOP TRACKS: Heart-Shaped Box, Rape Me, Pennyroyal Tea"
5.12   Used & New from: 0.89
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

Room On Fire
13.  Room On Fire by The Strokes
The list author says:
  "better than the debut in my opinion. no filler whatsoever. the perfect second album. TOP TRACKS: Reptilia, Under Control, The End Has No End"
5.79   Used & New from: 0.12
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews)

London Calling
14.  London Calling by The Clash
The list author says:
  "shows why they were the pick of the punks. surprisingly diverse. TOP TRACKS: London Calling, Guns Of Brixton, Death Or Glory"
4.99   Used & New from: 0.51
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

Highly Evolved [Australian Import]
15.  Highly Evolved [Australian Import] by The Vines
The list author says:
  "their second album never lived up to the standards set by this record. a stonewall classic. TOP TRACKS: Outtathaway, Get Free, Mary Jane"
4.94   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Never Mind the Bollocks
16.  Never Mind the Bollocks by Sex Pistols
The list author says:
  "a more obvious one but impossible to leave out. angry, funny and so influential. TOP TRACKS: Holidays In The Sun, Problems, God Save The Queen"
5.86   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (123 customer reviews)

XTRMNTR
17.  XTRMNTR by Primal Scream
The list author says:
  "much better than screamadelica. the best dance/rock album ever. TOP TRACKS: Kill All Hippies, Swastika Eyes, Keep Your Dreams"
6.03   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Is This It?
18.  Is This It? by The Strokes
The list author says:
  "a classic debut. soundtracked two great summers for me. some timeless tracks. TOP TRACKS: Someday, Last Nite, New York City Cops"
6.66   Used & New from: 0.14
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (174 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Remote Part
19.  The Remote Part by Idlewild
The list author says:
  "the reason they went from my favourite scottish art-punks to becoming household names. TOP TRACKS: American English, Live In A Hiding Place, In Remote Part/Scottish Fiction"
10.56   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Phantom Power
20.  Phantom Power by Super Furry Animals
The list author says:
  "a chilled-out darker album compared with their previous efforts. they could go on for another ten years and still make some amazing music. TOP TRACKS: Venus And Serena, Bleed Forever, Slow Life"
8.24   Used & New from: 0.19
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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