A list off the beaten track

A Listmania! list by Rolf Mason "rolfinius" (Bradford, UK)
 
Ten Summoner's Tales
1.  Ten Summoner's Tales by Sting
The list author says:
  "Witty, moving, a true masterpiece in song writing. Never bettered"
10.04   Used & New from: 0.11
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Lost Souls
2.  Lost Souls by Doves
The list author says:
  "True melancholy...the British way"
3.45   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

Sleepless
3.  Sleepless by Kate Rusby
The list author says:
  "Modern Folk but feels as old as the trees...beautiful, angelic"
10.26   Used & New from: 2.44
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Achtung Baby
4.  Achtung Baby by U2
The list author says:
  "A lesson in album production and possibly home to one of the greatest songs ever...Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses"
3.96   Used & New from: 0.16
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

There Is Nothing Left To Lose
5.  There Is Nothing Left To Lose by Foo Fighters
The list author says:
  "Nirvana...pah! Here Grohl kicks out with panache, vitriol and exquisite songs"
4.12   Used & New from: 0.03
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

Off the Wall: Special Edition
6.  Off the Wall: Special Edition by Michael Jackson
The list author says:
  "Qunicy Jones unleashed Jackson's true potential in this floor filling stomper of an album. The opener will get ANYONE dancing"
6.34   Used & New from: 0.29
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

The Hurting
7.  The Hurting by Tears For Fears
The list author says:
  "80s synth high water. intelligent, self-absorbed...but thankfully not Wham!"
5.87   Used & New from: 1.47
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Innervisions
8.  Innervisions by Stevie Wonder
The list author says:
  "Motown did right by letting Stevie dictate terms. A flawless album from start to finish - smooth, groovy and effortlessly cool"
5.25   Used & New from: 1.37
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

In It For The Money
9.  In It For The Money by Supergrass
The list author says:
  "Often derided as jokers, but this showed a rock edge most "rock" bands only pretend at"
3.88   Used & New from: 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Aqualung (Special Edition)
10.  Aqualung (Special Edition) by Jethro Tull
The list author says:
  "The quintessential English Beardy weirdys...is it rock, is it prog?"
6.99   Used & New from: 1.85
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Fin De Siecle
11.  Fin De Siecle by The Divine Comedy
The list author says:
  "A tongue in cheek treat from the whimsical songster"
3.96   Used & New from: 0.19
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Attack Of The Grey Lantern
12.  Attack Of The Grey Lantern by Mansun
The list author says:
  "An album of promise which for late 90s students delivered"
2.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Synchronicity
13.  Synchronicity by The Police
The list author says:
  "Three talented musicians, yet at album number 5, it was their swan song!"
7.99   Used & New from: 2.66
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds: JEFF WAYNE'S MUSICAL VERSION OF
14.  Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds: JEFF WAYNE'S MUSICAL VERSION OF by Julie Covington
The list author says:
  "Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott and David Essex on same album...surely not. Creepy and musically distinctive"
29.99   Used & New from: 3.82
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (306 customer reviews)

Parachutes
15.  Parachutes by Coldplay
The list author says:
  "Bedwetters music...perfect!"
4.72   Used & New from: 0.13
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (280 customer reviews)

Somewhere Only We Know
16.  Somewhere Only We Know by Keane
The list author says:
  "Just a single, but just wait until the album"
10.65   Used & New from: 1.70
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Missa Papae Marcelli
17.  Missa Papae Marcelli by Oxford Camerata
The list author says:
  "Renaissance Choral masterpiece...The Gloria will make you cry!"
5.99   Used & New from: 2.46
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Dark Side of the Moon
18.  Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
The list author says:
  "Psychedelia never bettered this trippy, woozy masterpiece"
9.39   Used & New from: 1.49
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (511 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Actually
19.  Actually by Pet Shop Boys
The list author says:
  "Sad, depressed 80s pop for adults"
Used & New from: 22.30
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

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Mercury
20.  Mercury by Long-view
The list author says:
  "Bedwetters...but they made me cry live!"
5.47   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Strangeways, Here We Come
21.  Strangeways, Here We Come by Alanis Morissette
The list author says:
  "The perfect band to antidote happiness"
6.61   Used & New from: 1.06
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Farewell To Kings
22.  Farewell To Kings by Rush
The list author says:
  "The greatest 'Epic' song in Zanadu; the greatest drummer in Neil Peart"
7.99   Used & New from: 1.96
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Jimmy Eat World
23.  Jimmy Eat World by Jimmy Eat World
The list author says:
  "Emo for beginners"
6.10   Used & New from: 0.37
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

Carpenters Gold: Greatest Hits
24.  Carpenters Gold: Greatest Hits by Carpenters
The list author says:
  "Hangover cure"
4.96   Used & New from: 0.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Magical Mystery Tour
25.  Magical Mystery Tour by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "Wouldn't be a music list without the Beatles...this album is quirky and popular...a superb summary"
7.95   Used & New from: 2.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Last updated: 22/03/2004
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