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A Listmania! list by Anya-Louise King
 
Transformer
1.  Transformer by Lou Reed
The list author says:
  "I've had this album since I was 8 and still think it's an absolute masterpiece"
£5.67   Used & New from: £0.15
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

Live Through This
2.  Live Through This by Hole
The list author says:
  "Despite what anyone says about Courtney Love, she is still an excellent lyricist. This album could never bore me."
£8.50   Used & New from: £1.64
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness
3.  Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by Smashing Pumpkins
The list author says:
  "2 albums in one and they still turn me on. Porcelina has to be one of the greatest pieces of music ever written."
£7.89   Used & New from: £0.37
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

Little Earthquakes
4.  Little Earthquakes by Tori Amos
The list author says:
  "My favourite Tori album. It has so much to offer the listener, especially the title track."
£4.88   Used & New from: £0.10
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Daydream Nation
5.  Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
The list author says:
  "I don't think anything has to be said about this. it's too good for words."
Used & New from: £5.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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Strange Days
6.  Strange Days by The Doors
The list author says:
  "brilliant : )"
£8.11   Used & New from: £0.33
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Rid Of Me
7.  Rid Of Me by PJ Harvey
The list author says:
  "She may look more like Liz Hurley these days, but she really knows how to rock"
£5.41   Used & New from: £1.49
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Rumours
8.  Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
The list author says:
  "You may recognise one of the songs as the old formula one theme tune, but this record as a whole brings together the talent of these mid-atlantic blues/folk rockers."
£9.10   Used & New from: £1.41
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (440 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Revolver
9.  Revolver by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "Just listen to the last track and you'll see how innovative these legends were."
£12.84   Used & New from: £1.60
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (204 customer reviews)

Sci-Fi Lullabies
10.  Sci-Fi Lullabies by Suede
The list author says:
  "The best collection of B-sides ever! They could all be hit singles in their own right"
£12.99   Used & New from: £3.24
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Post
11.  Post by Björk
The list author says:
  "In my opinion, Bjork's best album, demonstrating her unique genius"
£4.22   Used & New from: £0.15
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

MTV Unplugged in New York
12.  MTV Unplugged in New York by Nirvana
The list author says:
  "Kurt Cobain giving his all. Deeply moving."
£4.20   Used & New from: £0.22
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

Low
13.  Low by David Bowie
The list author says:
  "The great collaboration with Brian Eno gives it a distinctive and god-like feel."
£10.00   Used & New from: £3.47
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Janis Joplin's Greatest Hits
14.  Janis Joplin's Greatest Hits by Janis Joplin
The list author says:
  "My favourite voice to listen to, whatever mood."
£5.14   Used & New from: £1.43
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

The Velvet Underground & Nico
15.  The Velvet Underground & Nico by Velvet Underground
The list author says:
  "Contains one of the best opening tracks on any album, plus Nico's sultry off-key decadence."
£5.36   Used & New from: £0.18
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Doolittle
16.  Doolittle by Pixies
The list author says:
  "Almost perfect."
£5.64   Used & New from: £3.90
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Call The Doctor
17.  Call The Doctor by Sleater-Kinney
The list author says:
  "Corin's voice is so vibrant - vulnerable and violent all at the same time. And great riffs from Carrie."
£7.20   Used & New from: £3.22
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Rocky Horror Picture Show
18.  Rocky Horror Picture Show by Susan Sarandon
The list author says:
  "This really is essential for anyone with a sense of humour (and for anyone who loves Richard O'Brien)"
Used & New from: £3.02
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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Gish
19.  Gish by Smashing Pumpkins
The list author says:
  "If you like psychadelia, this is a perfect introduction to the pumpkins."
£19.98   Used & New from: £4.43
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Imagine
20.  Imagine by John Lennon
The list author says:
  "It may be a bit cliche, but this is an awesome album."
£10.99   Used & New from: £2.44
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Like a Prayer
21.  Like a Prayer by Madonna
The list author says:
  "She's still great and this is her at her best."
£5.12   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Floodland
22.  Floodland by The Sisters Of Mercy
The list author says:
  "ok, so I'm a wannabe goth, yet this album goes so much further than your typical goth band. It sends shivers down my spine."
£9.90   Used & New from: £1.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Hounds Of Love
23.  Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
The list author says:
  "That immortal voice in her piece de resistance."
£18.98   Used & New from: £1.49
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

Join Hands
24.  Join Hands by Siouxsie & The Banshees
The list author says:
  "The original mistress and her minions present an excellent work of art."
£16.95   Used & New from: £3.94
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Blue Guitar
25.  Blue Guitar by Peter Green
The list author says:
  "The King of blues guitar. I personally think he's the best British guitarist that ever lived."
Used & New from: £17.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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