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My fave albums of all time (in no particular order)

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Heartwork
Heartwork
"Scouse death metal at its finest. Their best album, closely followed by Swansong."
Debut
Debut
"I still think she has never bettered this, her debut album."
Electronic
Electronic
"Perfection. Classic Johnny Marr guitar playing and better-than-normal vocals from New Order's Bernard Sumner"
Dare
Dare
"Classic electro-pop album, probably influenced a lot of lesser acts in the 80's. They never really seemed to achieve the same success after this."
Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder
Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder
"Although Human League are one of my fave electronic bands I'd say this is better than most of their albums. Very cheesy, typical Moroder synths, some terrible lyrics, but despite this it's a classic!"
Nightbird
Nightbird
"A return to form for one on my top 5 fave artists ever. Since Chorus they have had some patchy albums but this is up there with their best work. Beautiful melodies and arrangements."
The Chemical Wedding
The Chemical Wedding
"The best thing Bruce has done outside of Iron Maiden. In fact, although Maiden are my fave band I'd say as an overall album it's better than many of their own efforts! Any metal/rock fan must own this"
Balls To Picasso
Balls To Picasso
"This is his second solo LP (but his first after leaving Maiden in '93) and it's still one of his best. Many fans didn't like the grungier sound but don't listen to them, it's a nice change from Maiden"
Raise the Pressure
Raise the Pressure
"Their second album, not quite as good as their first but a classic nevertheless. Maybe a bit overlong but the quality songwriting, great synth sounds and top notch performances are still there"
Solidify
Solidify
"Dave Lombardo on drums is enough to make it a classic. Coupled with fine songwriting, awesome musicianship and attitude, there's not many brutal metal records that can better this."
Odyssey of the Mind
Odyssey of the Mind
"Perfect blend of metal and electronic music, they started out industrial then eventually brought heavy guitars into the mix, creating this blend of my two favourite styles of music."
The X-Factor
The X-Factor
"Not many people, even die-hard Maiden fans, would agree with me, but I still stand by this debut for Blaze Bayley as being one of the finest things Maiden ever did."
Heart And Soul Box Set
Heart And Soul Box Set
"The perfect introduction to one of the finest acts to come out of Manchester. This will really get you into them if you've not heard much. Basically everything they recorded, with a few exceptions."
Technique
Technique
"New Order's finest album bar none. They have some fantastic tracks on other albums, but as a whole this is a masterpiece mix of organic and electronic indie/alternative music."
Chorus
Chorus
"I believe that Erasure will never better this. They've come close since, but this is the pop partnership at their creative peak."
Actually
Actually
"This was a dificult choice, as PSB are one of my all time fave acts. If I had to say listen to only one album by them, it would be this."
Year of the Cat
Year of the Cat
"For awesome singer/songwriter music, you can't go wrong with this. It may be more commercial than his other releases, but what the hell. Top songwriting with feeling."
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
"Not just my fave Maiden album of all time, but probably my fave album of all time. Just the right length, just the right mix of dynamics, awesome musicianship, top songwriting, great imagery, perfect."