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A Listmania! list by Mr. Richard M. Wilson "ricardoeviltwin" (UK)
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The Beginning Stages Of ...
1.  The Beginning Stages Of ... by The Polyphonic Spree
The list author says:
  "The Langley School Music Project grew up. A joy-packed LP that only hints at the thrill of seeing them live. You will grin from ear to ear."
£9.48   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Under The Western Freeway
2.  Under The Western Freeway by Grandaddy
The list author says:
  "Here comes the anti-cool. Everything is busted and old movies play in my head. Sublime rock music for lonely computers."
£7.85   Used & New from: £1.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Lack of Communication
3.  Lack of Communication by The Von Bondies
The list author says:
  "Dirty, bluesy, chug-muffin music for skinny people from Detroit."
£7.44   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Hunky Dory
4.  Hunky Dory by David Bowie
The list author says:
  "Easy listening music about gender bending and sexual revolution. But track down the Ryko version with the bonus tracks."
£7.53   Used & New from: £3.94
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (132 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Modern Life Is Rubbish
5.  Modern Life Is Rubbish by Blur
The list author says:
  "The birth of Britpop. Not as poptastic (mate) as Parklife but essential all the same. Punky, spunky and Graham's on top form."
£5.30   Used & New from: £1.07
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

The Specials
6.  The Specials by The Specials
The list author says:
  "Terrific jump-up-and-down party music about politics, council estates, nasty night clubs and unwanted pregnancy."
£5.99   Used & New from: £4.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Giant Steps
7.  Giant Steps by Boo Radleys
The list author says:
  "Like an acid trip in a kiddy ball pool with the lights off. Like the Beatles having a scrap with The Magic Band while King Tubby throws food. The bits that work are amazing."
£6.49   Used & New from: £2.67
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

The Pet Sounds Sessions: Produced By Brian Wilson
8.  The Pet Sounds Sessions: Produced By Brian Wilson by The Beach Boys
The list author says:
  "Listening to the new stereo mix of Pet Sounds is like growing a whole new set of ears, really lovely ears."
£47.12   Used & New from: £25.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Radiator
9.  Radiator by Super Furry Animals
The list author says:
  "About as close as you'll get to a difinitive SFA record until they release a singles compilation. Joyful, brainy always a thrill."
£10.17   Used & New from: £0.24
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

The Soft Bulletin
10.  The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips
The list author says:
  "A bit rougher around the edges than Yoshimi, and the better for it. Buggin almost out pet sounds the Beach Boys."
£4.99   Used & New from: £1.20
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

Deserter's Songs
11.  Deserter's Songs by Mercury Rev
The list author says:
  "Any record that features a saw solo is worth a look. This is a sonic masterpiece. Uplifting."
£4.83   Used & New from: £0.34
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Revolver
12.  Revolver by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "Better songs than Pepper. Mod meets psychadelia, a golden moment."
£14.01   Used & New from: £0.85
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (222 customer reviews)

Screamadelica
13.  Screamadelica by Primal Scream
The list author says:
  "At the end of Trip Inside This House a voice says, We blew your mind! They ain't whistling Dixie."
£3.95   Used & New from: £1.17
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Talking Book
14.  Talking Book by Stevie Wonder
The list author says:
  "Isn't She Lovely and Superstition. Everything else is just gilding the lily."
£7.08   Used & New from: £1.35
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Suede
15.  Suede by Suede
The list author says:
  "It couldn't live up to the hype at the time but Suede's debut can now be seen as a great rock record. Bernard Butler's guitar on Metal Micky is wicked."
£5.89   Used & New from: £1.16
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

No Regrets - The Best Of Scott Walker & The Walker Brothers 1965 - 1976
16.  No Regrets - The Best Of Scott Walker & The Walker Brothers 1965 - 1976 by Scott Walker & The Walker Brothers
The list author says:
  "If I could be, for just one little hour, cute! in a stupid ass way!"
£7.99   Used & New from: £1.67
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

I Should Coco
17.  I Should Coco by Supergrass
The list author says:
  "Hunky Dory on speed. Plinky-plonk, falling over music for the coolest geeks in the class. Makes me want to bounce off the walls and do jerky dancing."
£3.95   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

A Nod Is As Good As a Wink... to a Blind Horse
18.  A Nod Is As Good As a Wink... to a Blind Horse by Faces
The list author says:
  "The faces on top form here with a pre-spandex Rod and pre-Stones Ronnie. Laddish, witty, slightly misogynist, wicked to jump around to and I have an Aunty Rene too."
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul: Complete & Unbelievable
19.  The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul: Complete & Unbelievable by Otis Redding
The list author says:
  "One of the best Otis original LPs. It features Try A Little Tenderness, which must be played very loudly to anyone foolish enough to think the Commitments are credible."
£9.83   Used & New from: £2.70
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Intro: The Gift Recordings
20.  Intro: The Gift Recordings by Pulp
The list author says:
  "The council estate Roxy Music. Not as consistant here as His and Hers, nor as anthemic as Different Class, but the sound of a band revelling in a new found identity and vitality."
£10.03   Used & New from: £1.13
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Sleepy Jackson
21.  The Sleepy Jackson by The Sleepy Jackson
The list author says:
  "Very promising stuff this. Like the vines more trippy moments with Flaming lips and sparklehorse thrown in, plus really wonderful songs. Seek it out."
£4.69   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument on Top
22.  They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument on Top by Liars
The list author says:
  "Spikey New York, Brit infected, punk pop with shouty bits and some bleepy noises thrown in for good measure. Much better than I've just made it sound!"
£8.61   Used & New from: £0.81
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Songs From Northern Britain
23.  Songs From Northern Britain by Teenage Fanclub
The list author says:
  "Timeless, harmony drenched pop-rock. Melodies so catchy you'll think you've known them all your life. Travis skulk in the corner and take notes."
£6.04   Used & New from: £0.32
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

High and Dry [CD 2] [CD 2]
24.  High and Dry [CD 2] [CD 2] by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "I didn't want to bore you with another glowing review of OK Computer. Get this for the greatest Radiohead B-Side, Killer Cars, Guitars so good you'll want to die there and then."
£8.72   Used & New from: £0.94
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Late Night Final
25.  Late Night Final by Richard Hawley
The list author says:
  "lovely, lovely, lovely, lovely, lovely, lovely. He likes Santo and Johnny you know (ask your dad)"
£8.99   Used & New from: £5.79
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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