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favourite 25 albums from the last 25 years. no real order.

A Listmania! list by P. J. Slaney "bearnow" (london UK)
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Erasure
1.  Erasure by Erasure
The list author says:
  "erasure have been around most of my adult life, but this has to be my favourite. beautiful, powerful and complex, reminds me of chester.. the worlds best ever cat xx chesty"
12.99   Used & New from: 0.25
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Felt Mountain
2.  Felt Mountain by Goldfrapp
The list author says:
  "there really has never been anything else quite like this."
7.25   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Astronauts+
3.  Astronauts+ by Lilac Time
The list author says:
  "being reissued. treat yourself to this if you love melody. heart-wrenching beauty"
44.95   Used & New from: 19.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Pocket Universe
4.  Pocket Universe by Yello
The list author says:
  "my jaw hit the deck when i first heard this...who says old guys don't make amazing noises?"
9.44   Used & New from: 3.21
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Emperor Tomato Ketchup
5.  Emperor Tomato Ketchup by Stereolab
The list author says:
  "the best album of a brilliant band. they've been around so long that they feel like old friends. amazing live too."
Used & New from: 5.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Secrets Of The Beehive (Digipak)
6.  Secrets Of The Beehive (Digipak) by David Sylvian
The list author says:
  "picking just one is hard, but this david sylvian album holds and comforts you over and over..."
19.24   Used & New from: 6.58
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Sumday (Ltd CD)
7.  Sumday (Ltd CD) by Grandaddy
The list author says:
  "wit, tenderness, innocence, passion and beauty. i love this"
5.85   Used & New from: 0.02
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Sensual World
8.  The Sensual World by Kate Bush
The list author says:
  "wow! means moving to london...cold city evenings, everything is possible."
Used & New from: 1.48
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

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Post
9.  Post by Bjrk
The list author says:
  "this album because it has my favourite bjork track, hyperballad"
4.24   Used & New from: 0.24
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Scoundrel Days
10.  Scoundrel Days by a-ha
The list author says:
  "how good can pop music get?? check out 'the swing of things' and tremble in their presence!"
4.99   Used & New from: 2.55
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Secrets
11.  Secrets by Joe Cocker
The list author says:
  "could have been dare, but this was astonishing; great stuff"
19.99   Used & New from: 6.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

The Charm Of The Highway Strip
12.  The Charm Of The Highway Strip by The Magnetic Fields
The list author says:
  "the massive promise of what magnetic fields could have been...before mr merritt lost the plot and his humility"
8.99   Used & New from: 4.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Get Chickenized
13.  Get Chickenized by Frank Chickens
The list author says:
  "crazed.. ranks equally with their first album as utterly bizzarre but wonderful."
Used & New from: 12.99
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Sense
14.  Sense by Lightning Seeds
The list author says:
  "happy, but sad. biggest missed opportunities... hope you're happy richard x"
9.25   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Exile
15.  Exile by Tony De Vit
The list author says:
  "utterly preposterous lyrics, but this rocks.....quite partial to a bit of this now and again"
7.99   Used & New from: 3.45
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

The World Is Saved
16.  The World Is Saved by Stina Nordenstam
The list author says:
  "really hard to choose one album by stina...all are good [search out track 'littlestar'] this is the best whole work."
17.09   Used & New from: 4.62
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Teenager
17.  Teenager by Jane Siberry
The list author says:
  "touching and simple. avoids the excesses of other siberry albums and makes me smile"
8.02   Used & New from: 0.63
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Gran Turismo
18.  Gran Turismo by Cardigans
The list author says:
  "never, ever get tired of 'my favourite game'. the rest is good too......"
3.94   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Esperanto
19.  Esperanto by Elektric Music
The list author says:
  "made perfect sense on my first really good walkman. barcelona in baking heat and mildly in love"
Used & New from: 6.19
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Flaunt It
20.  Flaunt It by Sigue Sigue Sputnik
The list author says:
  "don't laugh! seriously, this is seriously mad...pump up the volume and drive very, very fast."
4.99   Used & New from: 2.74
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Plight and Premonition
21.  Plight and Premonition by David Sylvian
The list author says:
  "ok, ok i couldn't just choose one! but this is something different. put it on in a dark room and let your mind out to play."
21.03   Used & New from: 11.50
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Llano
22.  Llano by Cassell Webb
The list author says:
  "i had this on vinyl and it got pinched, never been able to replace it, happy memories."
Used & New from: 23.29

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Dubnobasswithmyheadman
23.  Dubnobasswithmyheadman by Underworld
The list author says:
  "getting the 73 bus, sulphurous sky over kings cross. big, melancholy cityscapes"
6.20   Used & New from: 0.74
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Torment & Toreros
24.  Torment & Toreros by Marc Almond
The list author says:
  "cor. angst a go-go. raw and painful, but marvellous."
Used & New from: 33.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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25.  ( ) by Sigur Rs
The list author says:
  "don't know why this is here as i can't listen to the whole thing in one go. too beautiful...makes you cry"
8.29   Used & New from: 2.31
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

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