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1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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Get ready for the albums that will change your life.

From the author of 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, this newly revised edition of 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die will keep you up to date on the most fascinating and inspirational records of all time. Including both popular music milestones and lesser-known records, this book explores a variety of genres, covering everything from funk to punk, jazz and soul, hip-hop, disco, pop and rock, as well as allowing you to discover experimental directions and minor movements.

All the album entries are accompanied by full-colour illustrations, as well as detailed descriptions and fascinating trivia that will teach you everything you need to know about your favourite albums. The albums are arranged chronologically, but a handy index means it's easy to look up titles alphabetically.

From classic evergreens to contemporary artists, discover all the albums that have shaped the world of music as we know it.


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album title artist release date
In The Wee Small Hours Frank Sinatra 1955
Ellington at Newport '56 Duke Ellington 1956
Elvis Presley Elvis Presley 1956
Songs For Swingin' Lovers Frank Sinatra 1956
Birth of the Cool Miles Davis 1956
Tragic Songs Of Life The Louvin Brothers 1956
The Atomic Mr Basie Count Basie 1957
This is Fats Domino Fats Domino 1957
Here's Little Richard Little Richard 1957
The Wildest Louis Prima 1957
Kenya Machito 1957
Palo Congo Sabu 1957
The 'Chirping' Crickets The Crickets 1957
Brilliant Corners Thelonious Monk 1957
Lady in Satin Billie Holiday 1958
Jack Takes the Floor Ramblin' Jack Elliott 1958
Live at Mister Kelly's Sarah Vaughan 1958
Dance Mania Tito Puente 1958
Time Out Dave Brubeck Quartet 1959
George Gershwin Songbook Ella Fitzgerald 1959
Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs Marty Robbins 1959
Kind of Blue Miles Davis 1959
The Genius of Ray Charles Ray Charles 1959
A Date with the Everly Brothers The Everly Bothers 1960
Elvis is Back! Elvis Presley 1960
Joan Baez Joan Baez 1960
Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba 1960
Muddy Waters at Newport Muddy Waters 1960
Sunday at the Village Vanguard Bill Evans 1961
Back at the Chicken Shack Jimmy Smith 1961
Green Onions Booker T & The MGs 1962
Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music Ray Charles 1962
Jazz Samba Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd 1962
The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady Charles Mingus 1963
Live at the Apollo James Brown 1963
A Christmas Gift To You Phil Spector 1963
Night Life Ray Price 1963
Live At The Harlem Square Club Sam Cooke 1963
With The Beatles The Beatles 1963
Bert Jansch Bert Jansch 1964
The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan Bob Dylan 1964
A Girl Called Dusty Dusty Springfield 1964
Olympia '64 Jacques Brel 1964
A Love Supreme John Coltrane 1964
Rock & Soul Solomon Burke 1964
Getz/Gilberto Stan Getz/Joao Gilberto 1964
A Hard Day's Night The Beatles 1964
The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones 1964
Live At The Regal BB King 1965
Bringing It All Back Home Bob Dylan 1965
Highway 61 Revisited Bob Dylan 1965
I've Got A Tiger By The Tail Buck Owens 1965
Live At The Star Club, Hamburg Jerry Lee Lewis 1965
Otis Blue Otis Redding 1965
Today! The Beach Boys 1965
Rubber Soul The Beatles 1965
Mr Tambourine Man The Byrds 1965
Here Are The Sonics The Sonics 1965
My Generation The Who 1965
Blonde On Blonde Bob Dylan 1966
Sunshine Superman Donovan 1966
Freak Out! Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention 1966
Fred Neil Fred Neil 1966
Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton John Mayall's Bluesbreakers 1966
Mamas And The Papas Mamas And The Papas 1966
Wild is the Wind Nina Simone 1966
Midnight Ride Paul Revere and the Raiders 1966
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme Simon & Garfunkel 1966
The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators The 13th Floor Elevators 1966
Pet Sounds The Beach Boys 1966
Revolver The Beatles 1966
Fifth Dimension The Byrds 1966
Face to Face The Kinks 1966
Black Monk Time The Monks 1966
Aftermath The Rolling Stones 1966
Yardbirds The Yardbirds 1966
I Never Loved a Man the Way That I Love You Aretha Franklin 1967
Buffalo Springfield Again Buffalo Springfield 1967
Safe As Milk Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band 1967
Electric Music For The Mind And Body Country Joe And The Fish 1967
Disraeli Gears Cream 1967
Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim 1967
Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane 1967
Don't Come Home A-Drinkin' Loretta Lynn 1967
Da Capo Love 1967
Forever Changes Love 1967
I'm A Lonesome Fugitive Merle Haggard 1967
Moby Grape Moby Grape 1967
Chelsea Girl Nico 1967
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn Pink Floyd 1967
Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band The Beatles 1967
Triangle The Beau Brummels 1967
Younger Than Yesterday The Byrds 1967
The Doors The Doors 1967
I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night The Electric Prunes 1967
Are You Experienced? The Jimi Hendrix Experience 1967
Axis: Bold As Love The Jimi Hendrix Experience 1967
Something Else by The Kinks The Kinks 1967
Headquarters The Monkees 1967
We're Only in it for the Money The Mothers of Invention 1967
The Velvet Underground & Nico The Velvet Underground 1967
White Light/White Heat The Velvet Underground 1967
The Who Sell Out The Who 1967
Groovin' The Young Rascals 1967
Goodbye And Hello Tim Buckley 1967
Oar Alexander 'Skip' Spence 1968
Aretha: Lady Soul Aretha Franklin 1968
Beach Samba Astrud Gilberto 1968
Cheap Thrills Big Brother and the Holding Company 1968
Vincebus Eruptum Blue Cheer 1968
Caetano Veloso Caetano Veloso 1968
In-a-gadda-da-vida Iron Butterfly 1968
Truth Jeff Beck Group 1968
Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison Johnny Cash 1968
Eli And The Thirteenth Confession Laura Nyro 1968
Songs Of Leonard Cohen Leonard Cohen 1968
Os Mutantes Os Mutantes 1968
The Sounds of India Ravi Shankar 1968
Scott 2 Scott Walker 1968
The Call of the Valley Shivkumar Sharma/Brijbushan Kabra/Hariprasad Chaurasia 1968
Bookends Simon & Garfunkel 1968
Music from Big Pink The Band 1968
The Beatles (White Album) The Beatles 1968
The Notorious Byrd Brothers The Byrds 1968
Sweetheart Of The Rodeo The Byrds 1968
The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter The Incredible String Band 1968
Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience 1968
Village Green Preservation Society The Kinks 1968
SF Sorrow The Pretty Things 1968
Beggars Banquet The Rolling Stones 1968
Ogden's Nut Gone Flake The Small Faces 1968
The United States Of America The United States Of America 1968
Tommy The Who 1968
Odessey And Oracle The Zombies 1968
Happy Sad Tim Buckley 1968
Traffic Traffic 1968
Blood, Sweat And Tears Blood, Sweat And Tears 1969
Trout Mask Replica Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band 1969
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago 1969
Bayou Country Creedence Clearwater Revival 1969
Green River Creedence Clearwater Revival 1969
Crosby, Stills And Nash Crosby, Stills And Nash 1969
Gris Gris Dr John 1969
Dusty in Memphis Dusty Springfield 1969
From Elvis in Memphis Elvis Presley 1969
Liege And Lief Fairport Convention 1969
Unhalfbricking Fairport Convention 1969
Hot Rats Frank Zappa 1969
Hot Buttered Soul Isaac Hayes 1969
Johnny Cash at San Quentin Johnny Cash 1969
In The Court of the Crimson King King Crimson 1969
Led Zeppelin I Led Zeppelin 1969
Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin 1969
Songs From A Room Leonard Cohen 1969
In A Silent Way Miles Davis 1969
Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere Neil Young 1969
Five Leaves Left Nick Drake 1969
Basket Of Light Pentangle 1969
Happy Trails Quicksilver Messenger Service 1969
Scott 4 Scott Walker 1969
Stand! Sly & The Family Stone 1969
The Band The Band 1969
Abbey Road The Beatles 1969
Odessa The Bee Gees 1969
The Gilded Palace of Sin The Flying Burrito Brothers 1969
Arthur, or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire The Kinks 1969
Kick Out The Jams The MC5 1969
Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones 1969
The Stooges The Stooges 1969
Cloud Nine The Temptations 1969
The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground 1969
Elephant Mountain The Youngbloods 1969
Astral Weeks Van Morrison 1969
Ananda Shankar Ananda Shankar 1970
Black Sabbath Black Sabbath 1970
Paranoid Black Sabbath 1970
Tea for the Tillerman Cat Stevens 1970
Déjà Vu Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 1970
Deep Purple in Rock Deep Purple 1970
Layla And Other Assorted Lovesongs Derek And The Dominos 1970
All Things Must Pass George Harrison 1970
Fun House Iggy Pop & The Stooges 1970
Sweet Baby James James Taylor 1970
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band John Lennon 1970
Led Zeppelin III Led Zeppelin 1970
McCartney McCartney 1970
Bitches Brew Miles Davis 1970
After The Goldrush Neil Young 1970
Bryter Later Nick Drake 1970
Gasoline Alley Rod Stewart 1970
Abraxas Santana 1970
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel 1970
Third Soft Machine 1970
Twelve Dreams of Doctor Sardonicus Spirit 1970
Stephen Stills Stephen Stills 1970
The Madcap Laughs Syd Barrett 1970
Close To You The Carpenters 1970
Morrison Hotel The Doors 1970
American Beauty The Grateful Dead 1970
Live/Dead The Grateful Dead 1970
Live at Leeds The Who 1970
John Barleycorn Must Die Traffic 1970
Moondance Van Morrison 1970
Tago Mago Can 1971
Tapestry Carole King 1971
Cosmo's Factory Creedence Clearwater Revival 1971
If Only I Could Remember My Name David Crosby 1971
Coat Of Many Colors Dolly Parton 1971
American Pie Don McLean 1971
Madman Across The Water Elton John 1971
Tarkus Emerson, Lake & Palmer 1971
Pictures at an Exhibition Emerson, Lake & Palmer 1971
Live With Ginger Baker Fela Kuti 1971
Maggot Brain Funkadelic 1971
Nilsson Schmilsson Harry Nilsson 1971
Shaft Isaac Hayes 1971
Pearl Janis Joplin 1971
Aqualung Jethro Tull 1971
Imagine John Lennon 1971
Blue Joni Mitchell 1971
Led Zeppelin IV (Four Symbols) Led Zeppelin 1971
Songs of Love and Hate Leonard Cohen 1971
What's Goin' On Marvin Gaye 1971
Every Picture Tells A Story Rod Stewart 1971
Histoire de Melody Nelson Serge Gainsbourg 1971
There's a Riot Goin' On Sly and and The Family Stone 1971
Electric Warrior T Rex 1971
The Allman Brothers at Fillmore East The Allman Brothers 1971
Surf's Up The Beach Boys 1971
Trafalgar The Bee Gees 1971
LA Woman The Doors 1971
A Nod's As Good As Wink The Faces 1971
Teenage Head The Flamin' Groovies 1971
Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones 1971
Who's Next The Who 1971
The Yes Album Yes 1971
Fragile Yes 1971
Let's Stay Together Al Green 1972
School's Out Alice Cooper 1972
No.1 Record Big Star 1972
Volume 4 Black Sabbath 1972
Marcus Garvey Burning Spear 1972
Superfly Curtis Mayfield 1972
American Gothic David Ackles 1972
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars David Bowie 1972
Hunky Dory David Bowie 1972
Machine Head Deep Purple 1972
White Light Gene Clark 1972
Home is Where the Music Is Hugh Masekela 1972
John Prine John Prine 1972
Transformer Lou Reed 1972
Clube Da Esquina Milton Nascimento 1972
Harvest Neil Young 1972
Pink Moon Nick Drake 1972
Will The Circle Be Unbroken Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 1972
Paul Simon Paul Simon 1972
Sail Away Randy Newman 1972
Roxy Music Roxy Music 1972
Slayed? Slade 1972
Can't Buy a Thrill Steely Dan 1972
Talking Book Stevie Wonder 1972
The Slider T Rex 1972
The Eagles The Eagles 1972
Exile on Main Street The Rolling Stones 1972
All Directions The Temptations 1972
Something/Anything? Todd Rundgren 1972
The World Is A Ghetto War 1972
Close to The Edge Yes 1972
Billion Dollar Babies Alice Cooper 1973
Catch A Fire Bob Marley & The Wailers 1973
Future Days Can 1973
Aladdin Sane David Bowie 1973
Made In Japan Deep Purple 1973
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Elton John 1973
Faust IV Faust 1973
Selling England by the Pound Genesis 1973
Grevious Angel Gram Parsons 1973
Space Ritual Hawkwind 1973
Raw Power Iggy Pop & The Stooges 1973
Paris 1919 John Cale 1973
Solid Air John Martyn 1973
Larks Tongues In Aspic King Crimson 1973
Berlin Lou Reed 1973
Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd Lynyrd Skynyrd 1973
Stephen Stills Manassas 1973
Let's Get It On Marvin Gaye 1973
Bongo Rock Michael Viner's Incredible Bongo Band 1973
Tubular Bells Mike Oldfield 1973
Mott Mott The Hoople 1973
Band On The Run Paul McCartney & Wings 1973
Dark Side of the Moon Pink Floyd 1973
For Your Pleasure Roxy Music 1973
Countdown to Ecstasy Steely Dan 1973
nnervisions Stevie Wonder 1973
3+3 The Isley Bros 1973
The New York Dolls The New York Dolls 1973
Next The Sensational Alex Harvey Band 1973
A Wizard, A True Star Todd Rundgren 1973
Honky Tonk Heroes Waylon Jennings 1973
Tres Hombres ZZ Top 1973
Sheet Music 10cc 1974
Bad Company Bad Company 1974
Blood On The Tracks Bob Dylan 1974
Here Come the Warm Jets Brian Eno 1974
Pacific Ocean Blue Dennis Wilson 1974
461 Ocean Boulevard Eric Clapton 1974
No Other Gene Clark 1974
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway Genesis 1974
The Grand Tour George Jones 1974
Winter in America Gill Scott-Heron 1974
Headhunters Herbie Hancock 1974
Court And Spark Joni Mitchell 1974
Autobahn Kraftwerk 1974
On the Beach Neil Young 1974
Sheer Heart Attack Queen 1974
Queen II Queen 1974
Good Old Boys Randy Newman 1974
I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight Richard & Linda Thompson 1974
Rock Bottom Robert Wyatt 1974
Country Life Roxy Music 1974
Kimono My House Sparks 1974
Pretzel Logic Steely Dan 1974
Fullfillingness' First Finale Stevie Wonder 1974
Crime Of The Century Supertramp 1974
Phaedra Tangerine Dream 1974
It's Too Late To Stop Now Van Morrison 1974
Toys in the Attic Aerosmith 1975
Natty Dread Bob Marley & The Wailers 1975
Another Green World Brian Eno 1975
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen 1975
There's No Place Like America Today Curtis Mayfield 1975
Young Americans David Bowie 1975
Born to be With You Dion 1975
That's The Way Of The World Earth, Wind & Fire 1975
Pieces Of The Sky Emmylou Harris 1975
The Hissing of Summer Lawns Joni Mitchell 1975
The Köln Concert Keith Jarrett 1975
Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin 1975
Tonight's the Night Neil Young 1975
Neu! 75 Neu! 1975
Horses Patti Smith 1975
Frampton Comes Alive Peter Frampton 1975
Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd 1975
A Night At The Opera Queen 1975
Shalimar / College Girl R.D.Burman / Bappi Lahiri 1975
Inspiration Information Shuggie Otis 1975
Go Girl Crazy The Dictators 1975
Greetings from LA Tim Buckley 1975
Nighthawks at the Diner Tom Waits 1975
Redheaded Stranger Willie Nelson 1975
Arrival Abba 1976
Rocks Aerosmith 1976
Boston Boston 1976
Station to Station David Bowie 1976
Joan Armatrading Joan Armatrading 1976
Hejeira Joni Mitchell 1976
Africa/Brasil Jorge Ben 1976
Destroyer Kiss 1976
Mothership Connection Parliament 1976
Legalize It Peter Tosh 1976
2112 Rush 1976
Songs in the Key of Life Stevie Wonder 1976
Hotel California The Eagles 1976
The Ramones The Ramones 1976
The Stranger Billy Joel 1977
Exodus Bob Marley & The Wailers 1977
Before & After Science Brian Eno 1977
C'est Chic Chic Manish 1977
Low David Bowie 1977
Heroes David Bowie 1977
Out Of The Blue Electric Light Orchestra 1977
My Aim Is True Elvis Costello 1977
Zombie Fela Kuti 1977
Rumours Fleetwood Mac 1977
New Boots & Panties Ian Dury & the Blockheads 1977
Lust for Life Iggy Pop 1977
The Idiot Iggy Pop 1977
Oxygene Jean Michel-Jarre 1977
One World John Martyn 1977
The Modern Lovers Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers 1977
Trans-Europe Express Kraftwerk 1977
The Modern Dance Pere Ubu 1977
I Peter Gabriel 1977
Aja Steely Dan 1977
Suicide Suicide 1977
Talking Heads "77 Talking Heads 1977
The Clash The Clash 1977
Music From The Penguin Cafe Orchestra The Penguin Cafe Orchestra 1977
Never Mind The Bollocks… The Sex Pistols 1977
Rattus Norvegicus The Stranglers 1977
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers 1977
Heavy Weather Weather Report 1977
Pink Flag Wire 1977
Third/Sister Lovers Big Star 1978
Parallel Lines Blondie 1978
Ambient no.1: Music for Airports Brian Eno 1978
Darkness on the Edge of Town Bruce Springsteen 1978
Another Music In a Different Kitchen Buzzcocks 1978
At Budokan Cheap Trick 1978
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! Devo 1978
Dire Straits Dire Straits 1978
Vento De Maio Elis Regina 1978
This Year's Model Elvis Costello 1978
One Nation Under A Groove Funkadelic 1978
Honky Tonk Masquarade Joe Ely 1978
The Man Machine Kraftwerk 1978
Real Life Magazine 1978
Here, My Dear Marvin Gaye 1978
Bat Out of Hell Meat Loaf 1978
Hard Again Muddy Waters 1978
Dub Housing Pere Ubu 1978
Public Image Public Image 1978
Siembra Ruben Blades & Willie Colón 1978
The Scream Siouxsie And The Banshees 1978
More Songs About Buildings and Food Talking Heads 1978
Marquee Moon Television 1978
tori amos The Adverts 1978
The Cars The Cars 1978
All Mod Cons The Jam 1978
The Only Ones The Only Ones 1978
Duck Stab/Buster & Glen The Residents 1978
Eternally Yours The Saints 1978
Live And Dangerous Thin Lizzy 1978
DOA Throbbing Gristle 1978
Van Halen 1 Van Halen 1978
Stardust Willie Nelson 1978
Germ-Free Adolescents X-Ray Spex 1978
Highway to Hell AC/DC 1979
Risqué Chic 1979
Armed Forces Elvis Costello 1979
Tusk Fleetwood Mac 1979
Entertainment! Gang Of Four 1979
The Pleasure Principle Gary Numan 1979
GI Germs 1979
Movies Holger Czukay 1979
Quiet Life Japan 1979
Unknown Pleasures Joy Division 1979
Broken English Marianne Faithfull 1979
Off The Wall Michael Jackson 1979
Rust Never Sleeps Neil Young 1979
The Wall Pink Floyd 1979
Pretenders Pretenders 1979
Metal Box/Second Edition Public Image 1979
We Are Family Sister Sledge 1979
Fear of Music Talking Heads 1979
The B-52's The B-52's 1979
London Calling The Clash 1979
Street Life The Crusaders 1979
Machine Gun Etiquette The Damned 1979
Live at the Witch Trials The Fall 1979
Regatta De Blanc The Police 1979
Cut The Slits 1979
Specials The Specials 1979
The Undertones The Undertones 1979
Back in Black AC/DC 1980
Kings Of The Wild Frontier Adam & The Ants 1980
Group Sex Circle Jerks 1980
Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables Dead Kennedys 1980
Searching for the Young Soul Rebels Dexys Midnight Runners 1980
Crocodiles Echo & The Bunnymen 1980
Iron Maiden Iron Maiden 1980
Closer Joy Division 1980
British Steel Judas Priest 1980
Killing Joke Killing Joke 1980
Ace of Spades Motörhead 1980
III Peter Gabriel 1980
Arc Of A Diver Steve Winwood 1980
Remain in Light Talking Heads 1980
Kilimanjaro Teardrop Explodes 1980
Songs The Lord Taught Us The Cramps 1980
Seventeen Seconds The Cure 1980
Sound Affects The Jam 1980
Underwater Moonlight The Soft Boys 1980
More Specials The Specials 1980
Hypnotised The Undertones 1980
Heartattack and Vine Tom Waits 1980
Signing Off UB40 1980
The Visitors Abba 1981
Mask Bauhaus 1981
Damaged Black Flag 1981
The Poet Bobbie Womack 1981
My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts Brian Eno 1981
Kollaps Einsturzende 1981
Beauty And The Beat Go-Go's 1981
Penthouse and Pavement Heaven 17 1981
Dare Human League 1981
No Sleep 'til Hammersmith Motörhead 1981
Talk Talk Talk Psychedelic Furs 1981
Moving Pictures Rush 1981
Juju Siouxsie And The Banshees 1981
Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret Soft Cell 1981
Fire Of Love The Gun Club 1981
The Tom Tom Club The Tom Tom Club 1981
Wild Gift X 1981
The Lexicon of Love ABC 1982
Nebraska Bruce Springsteen 1982
Too Rye-Ay Dexy's Midnight Runners 1982
The Nightfly Donald Fagen 1982
Imperial Bedroom Elvis Costello 1982
The Message Grand Master Flash & the Furious Five 1982
Pelican West Haircut 100 1982
Number Of The Beast Iron Maiden 1982
The Dreaming Kate Bush 1982
Rise & Fall Madness 1982
Thriller Michael Jackson 1982
Rip It Up Orange Juice 1982
1999 Prince 1982
New Gold Dream Simple Minds 1982
Sulk The Associates 1982
Junkyard The Birthday Party 1982
Pornography The Cure 1982
Black Metal Venom 1982
Violent Femmes Violent Femmes 1982
Colour By Numbers Culture Club 1983
Pyromania Def Leppard 1983
Rio Duran Duran 1983
Porcupine Echo & The Bunnymen 1983
Sweet Dreams Eurythmics 1983
Back to Mystery City Hanoi Rocks 1983
Duck Rock Malcolm McLaren 1983
Meat Puppets II Meat Puppets 1983
Out Of Step Minor Threat 1983
Architecture & Morality OMD 1983
Hearts and Bones Paul Simon 1983
Murmur REM 1983
Synchronicity The Police 1983
Soul Mining The The 1983
Swordfishtrombones Tom Waits 1983
War U2 1983
Eliminator ZZ Top 1983
Born in the USA Bruce Springsteen 1984
She's So Unusual Cindy Lauper 1984
Treasure Cocteau Twins 1984
Ocean Rain Echo & The Bunnymen 1984
Welcome to the Pleasuredome Frankie Goes To Hollywood 1984
Rattlesnakes Lloyd Cole And The Commotions 1984
Double Nickels On The Dime Minutemen 1984
Purple Rain Prince and The Revolution 1984
Run-DMC Run-DMC 1984
Diamond Life Sade 1984
Café Bleu Style Council 1984
A Walk Across The Rooftops The Blue Nile 1984
Let It Be The Replacements 1984
Private Dancer Tina Turner 1984
1984 Van Halen 1984
Immigrés Youssou N'Dour 1984
Water From An Ancient Well Abdullah Ibrahim 1985
Hunting High And Low A-Ha 1985
Don't Stand Me Down Dexys Midnight Runners 1985
Brothers In Arms Dire Straits 1985
Hounds of Love Kate Bush 1985
Low Life New Order 1985
Steve McQueen Prefab Sprout 1985
Cupid and Psyche Scritti Politti 1985
Picture Book Simply Red 1985
Suzanne Vega Suzanne Vega 1985
Songs from the Big Chair Tears for Fears 1985
This Nation's Saving Grace The Fall 1985
Psychocandy The Jesus & Mary Chain 1985
Fear and Whiskey The Mekons 1985
Rum, Sodomy and the Lash The Pogues 1985
Meat is Murder The Smiths 1985
Rain Dogs Tom Waits 1985
Planet Rock: The Album Afrika Bambaataa 1986
Rapture Anita Baker 1986
I Against I Bad Brains 1986
Licensed to Ill Beastie Boys 1986
Atomizer Big Black 1986
Talking With The Taxman About Poetry Billy Bragg 1986
Slippery When Wet Bon Jovi 1986
Blood and Chocolate Elvis Costello 1986
Peace Sells... But Who's Buying Megadeth 1986
Master of Puppets Metallica 1986
Last fo the True Believers Nanci Griffith 1986
Graceland Paul Simon 1986
So Peter Gabriel 1986
Raising Hell Run-DMC 1986
Reign in Blood Slayer 1986
EVOL Sonic Youth 1986
Guitar Town Steve Earle 1986
The Queen is Dead The Smiths 1986
Infected The The 1986
Throwing Muses Throwing Muses 1986
Skylarking XTC 1986
Among The Living Anthrax 1987
Locust Abortion Technician Butthole Surfers 1987
Hysteria Def Leppard 1987
Music For The Masses Depeche Mode 1987
You're Living All Over Me Dinosaur Jr 1987
Trio Emmylou Harris, Lisa Rondstadt, Dolly Parton 1987
Faith George Michael 1987
Appetite for Destruction Guns N' Roses 1987
Warehouse: Songs & Stories Hüsker Dü 1987
Spy Vs Spy John Zorn 1987
Shaka Zulu Ladysmith Black Mambazo 1987
Opus Dei Laibach 1987
Bad Michael Jackson 1987
Scum Napalm Death 1987
Actually Pet Shop Boys 1987
Sign o' the Times Prince 1987
Document REM 1987
Floodland Sisters of Mercy 1987
Sister Sonic Youth 1987
Colour of Spring Talk Talk 1987
Introducing The Hardline Terence Trent D'Arby 1987
Electric The Cult 1987
Darklands The Jesus & Mary Chain 1987
Astor Piazzolla The New Tango (with Gary Burton) 1987
Strangeways Here We Come The Smiths 1987
Calenture The Triffids 1987
The Joshua Tree U2 1987
California American Music Club 1988
The Trinity Sessions Cowboy Junkies 1988
Tank Battles Dagmar Krause 1988
Bug Dinosaur Jr 1988
Buenos Noches from a Lonely Room Dwight Yoakam 1988
Idlewild Everything But the Girl 1988
Truth And Soul Fishbone 1988
16 Lover's Lane Go-Betweens 1988
Bummed Happy Mondays 1988
Nothing's Shocking Jane's Addiction 1988
Shadowland k.d. lang 1988
I'm Your Man Leonard Cohen 1988
Vivid Living Colour 1988
… And Justice For All Metallica 1988
Viva Hate Morrissey 1988
Superfuzz Bigmuff Mudhoney 1988
Isn't Anything My Bloody Valentine 1988
Straight Outta Compton NWA 1988
It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back Public Enemy 1988
Daydream Nation Sonic Youth 1988
Surfer Rosa The Pixies 1988
If I Should Fall from Grace with God The Pogues 1988
Life's Too Good The Sugarcubes 1988
Fisherman's Blues The Waterboys 1988
Tracy Chapman Tracy Chapman 1988
808:90 808 State 1989
Pump Aerosmith 1989
Djam Leeli Baaba Maal & Mansour Seck 1989
Moss Side Story Barry Adamson 1989
Paul's Boutique Beastie Boys 1989
Nick of Time Bonnie Raitt 1989
What's That Noise? Coldcut 1989
Three Feet High and Rising De La Soul 1989
The Real Thing Faith No More 1989
Fromohio Firehose 1989
Rhythm Nation 1814 Janet Jackson 1989
The Healer John Lee Hooker 1989
Done By the Forces of Nature Jungle Brothers 1989
The Sensual World Kate Bush 1989
Let Love Rule Lenny Kravitz 1989
Like a Prayer Madonna 1989
Raw Like Sushi Neneh Cherry 1989
Technique New Order 1989
All Hail the Queen Queen Latifah 1989
Green REM 1989
Club Classics Vol. One Soul II Soul 1989
Playing with Fire Spacemen 3 1989
Doolittle The Pixies 1989
The Stone Roses The Stone Roses 1989
L'eau Rouge The Young Gods 1989
People's Instinctive Paths A Tribe Called Quest 1990
Heaven or Las Vegas Cocteau Twins 1990
World Clique Deee-Lite 1990
Violator Depeche Mode 1990
Sex Packets Digital Underground 1990
Repeater Fugazi 1990
Listen Without Prejudice George Michael 1990
Pills 'n' Thrills 'n' Bellyaches Happy Mondays 1990
Ritual De Lo Habitual Jane's Addiction 1990
The White Room KLF 1990
Mama Said Knock You Out LL Cool J 1990
Rust In Peace Megadeth 1990
Ragged Glory Neil Young 1990
Behaviour Pet Shop Boys 1990
Fear Of A Black Planet Public Enemy 1990
Nowhere Ride 1990
I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got Sinead O'Connor 1990
Goo Sonic Youth 1990
Shake Your Money Maker The Black Crowes 1990
Disintegration The Cure 1990
The La's The La's 1990
Bossanova The Pixies 1990
En-Tact The Shamen 1990
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted Ice Cube 1990
The Low End Theory A Tribe Called Quest 1991
Woodface Crowded House 1991
Cypress Hill Cypress Hill 1991
Step in the Arena Gang Starr 1991
O.G. Original Gangster Ice-T 1991
Rising Above Bedlam Jah Wobble And the Invaders of the Heart 1991
Peggy Suicide Julian Cope 1991
Haut de Gamme–Koweit Rive Gauche Koffi Olomide 1991
Blue Lines Massive Attack 1991
Metallica Metallica 1991
Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge Mudhoney 1991
Loveless My Bloody Valentine 1991
Nevermind Nirvana 1991
Screamadelica Primal Scream 1991
Apocalypse '91 … The Enemy Strikes Black Public Enemy 1991
Blood Sugar Sex Magik Red Hot Chili Peppers 1991
Foxbase Alpha Saint Etienne 1991
Arise Sepultura 1991
Spiderland Slint 1991
Bandwagonesque Teenage Fanclub 1991
Achtung Baby U2 1991
Dirt Alice in Chains 1992
Selected Ambient Works '85–'92 Aphex Twin 1992
Three Years, Five Months, And Two Days In The Life Of... Arrested Development 1992
Lam Toro Baaba Maal 1992
Hiphoprisy Is The Greatest Luxury Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy 1992
Ingénue k.d. lang 1992
Psalm 69 Ministry 1992
Your Arsenal Morrissey 1992
Henry's Dream Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds 1992
Devotional Songs Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Party 1992
Dry P.J. Harvey 1992
A Vulgar Display Of Power Pantera 1992
Ten Pearl Jam 1992
Automatic for the People REM 1992
Dirty Sonic Youth 1992
Lazer Guided Melodies Spiritualized 1992
Connected Stereo MC's 1992
Copper Blue Sugar 1992
It's A Shame About Ray The Lemonheads 1992
Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde The Pharcyde 1992
Bone Machine Tom Waits 1992
Little Earthquakes Tori Amos 1992
New Wave Auteurs 1993
Debut Björk 1993
Modern Life is Rubbish Blur 1993
The Chronic Dr Dre 1993
Venus Luxure No1 Baby Girls Against Boys 1993
Fuzzy Grant Lee Buffalo 1993
The Predator Ice Cube 1993
Emergency on Planet Earth Jamiroquai 1993
Qui Seme Le Vent Recolte Le Tempo MC Solar 1993
In Utero Nirvana 1993
Orbital II Orbital 1993
Rid Of Me P.J. Harvey 1993
Wild Wood Paul Weller 1993
Slanted And Enchanted Pavement 1993
Very Pet Shops Boys 1993
Rage Against The Machine Rage Against The Machine 1993
Bubble & Scrape Sebadoh 1993
Tuesday Night Music Club Sheryl Crow 1993
Siamese Dream Smashing Pumpkins 1993
Doggy Style Snoop Doggy Dogg 1993
Suede Suede 1993
Gentleman The Afghan Whigs 1993
Giant Steps The Boo Radleys 1993
The Infotainment Scan The Fall 1993
Aimee Mann Whatever 1993
Strange Cargo III William Orbit 1993
Enter The Wu-Tang Wu-Tang Clan 1993
Talking Timbuktu Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder 1994
Ill Communication Beastie Boys 1994
Parklife Blur 1994
Yank Crime Drive Like Jehu 1994
Brutal Youth Elvis Costello 1994
Teenager of the Year Frank Black 1994
G Love & Special Sauce G Love & Special Sauce 1994
Dookie Green Day 1994
Live Through This Hole 1994
The Sun Rises In The East Jeru The Damaja 1994
Exile in Guyville Liz Phair 1994
Protection Massive Attack 1994
Tical Method Man 1994
Vauxhall and I Morrissey 1994
Illmatic Nas 1994
The Downward Spiral Nine Inch Nails 1994
Unplugged Nirvana 1994
Ready to Die Notorious B.I.G. 1994
Definitely Maybe Oasis 1994
Smash Offspring 1994
Snivilisation Orbital 1994
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain Pavement 1994
Dummy Portishead 1994
Music for the Jilted Generation Prodigy 1994
Haunted Dancehall Sabres Of Paradise 1994
Superunknown Soundgarden 1994
Dog Man Star Suede 1994
The Holy Bible The Manic Street Preachers 1994
Me Against the World Tupac Shakur 1994
Jagged Little Pill Alanis Morissette 1995
Brown Sugar D'Angelo 1995
Elastica Elastica 1995
Femi Kuti Femi Kuti 1995
Foo Fighters Foo Fighters 1995
Garbage Garbage 1995
Liquid Swords Genius/GZA 1995
Timeless Goldie 1995
Alien Lanes Guided By Voices 1995
Grace Jeff Buckley 1995
Leftism Leftfield 1995
Smoker's Delight Nightmares on Wax 1995
(What's The Story) Morning Glory? Oasis 1995
Different Class Pulp 1995
The Bends Radiohead 1995
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Raekwon 1995
Scream, Dracula, Scream! Rocket From The Crypt 1995
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness Smashing Pumpkins 1995
I Should Coco Supergrass 1995
Exit Planet Dust The Chemical Brothers 1995
A Northern Soul The Verve 1995
CrazySexyCool TLC 1995
Maxinquaye Tricky 1995
1977 Ash 1996
Oedipus Schmoedipus Barry Adamson 1996
Odelay Beck 1996
If You're Feeling Sinister Belle & Sebastian 1996
Tigermilk Belle & Sebastian 1996
Endtroducing... DJ Shadow 1996
Dr Octagonecologyst Dr Octagon 1996
Walking Wounded Everything But the Girl 1996
Better Living Through Chemistry Fatboy Slim 1996
Tidal Fiona Apple 1996
Now I Got Worry Jon Spencer Blues Explosion 1996
Logical Progression LTJ Bukem 1996
Antichrist Superstar Marilyn Manson 1996
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite Maxwell 1996
Murder Ballads Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds 1996
Dust Screaming Trees 1996
Roots Sepultura 1996
Emperor Tomato Ketchup Stereolab 1996
Fuzzy Logic Super Furry Animals 1996
First Band On The Moon The Cardigans 1996
Tellin' Stories The Charlatans 1996
Casanova The Divine Comedy 1996
Beautiful Freak The Eels 1996
The Score The Fugees 1996
Come Find Yourself The Fun Lovin' Criminals 1996
Everything Must Go The Manic Street Preachers 1996
Millions Now Living Will Never Die Tortoise 1996
Second Toughest in the Infants Underworld 1996
Being There Wilco 1996
Blur Blur 1997
Time Out of Mind Bob Dylan 1997
Buena Vista Social Club Buena Vista Social Club 1997
When I Was Born For The 7th Time Cornershop 1997
Homework Daft Punk 1997
Let's Get Killed David Holmes 1997
Either/Or Elliott Smith 1997
Maverick A Strike Finlay Quaye 1997
Butterfly Mariah Carey 1997
Supa Dupa Fly Missy Elliott 1997
The Boatman's Call Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 1997
Vanishing Point Primal Scream 1997
The Fat of the Land Prodigy 1997
OK Computer Radiohead 1997
Life Thru A Lens Robbie Williams 1997
Schleep Robert Wyatt 1997
New Forms Roni Size/Reprazent 1997
Dig Me Out Sleater-Kinney 1997
Ladies And Gentlemen, We Are Floating in Space Spiritualized 1997
In It For The Money Supergrass 1997
Dig Your Own Hole The Chemical Brothers 1997
A Short Album About Love The Divine Comedy 1997
Urban Hymns The Verve 1997
Moon Safari Air 1998
Mermaid Avenue Billy Bragg/Wilco 1998
Music Has the Right to Children Boards of Canada 1998
Bob Dylan Live 1966 ('Royal Albert Hall' Bootleg) Bob Dylan 1998
I See A Darkness Bonnie 'Prince' Billy 1998
White Ladder David Gray 1998
You've Come a Long Way, Baby Fatboy Slim 1998
Celebrity Skin Hole 1998
Kenza Khaled 1998
Devil Without A Cause Kid Rock 1998
Follow the Leader Korn 1998
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill Lauryn Hill 1998
Car Wheels On A Gravel Road Lucinda Williams 1998
Ray of Light Madonna 1998
Clandestino Manu Chao 1998
Deserter's Songs Mercury Rev 1998
This is Hardcore Pulp 1998
Queens Of The Stone Age Queens Of The Stone Age 1998
System Of A Down System Of A Down 1998
OK Talvin Singh 1998
Apocalypse Dudes Turbonegro 1998
Remedy Basement Jaxx 1999
Central Reservation Beth Orton 1999
The Contino Sessions Death in Vegas 1999
The Slim Shady LP Eminem 1999
The Soft Bulletin Flaming Lips 1999
Make Yourself Incubus 1999
Le Tigre Le Tigre 1999
Darkdancer Les Rhythmes Digitales 1999
S&M Metallica 1999
Play Moby 1999
Beyond Skin Nitin Sawhney 1999
Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers 1999
Suba Sao Paulo Tales 1999
HMS Fable Shack 1999
Agaetis Byrjun Sigur Ros 1999
Slipknot Slipknot 1999
69 Love Songs The Magnetic Fields 1999
The Man Who Travis 1999
Apple Venus Vol. 1 XTC 1999
The Virgin Suicides Air 2000
The Hour Of Bewilderbeast Badly Drawn Boy 2000
Tanto Tempo Bebel Gilberto 2000
Parachutes Coldplay 2000
Like Water For Chocolate Common 2000
Figure 8 Elliott Smith 2000
The Marshall Mathers LP Eminem 2000
Red Dirt Girl Emmylou Harris 2000
Mama's Gun Erykah Badu 2000
Felt Mountain Goldfrapp 2000
Nixon Lambchop 2000
Music Madonna 2000
Welcome to the Aftterfuture Mike Ladd 2000
Sincere MJ Cole 2000
Stankonia Outkast 2000
Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea PJ Harvey 2000
Kid A Radiohead 2000
Our Aim is to Satisfy Red Snapper 2000
Heartbreaker Ryan Adams 2000
Since I Left You The Avalanches 2000
Lost Souls The Doves 2000
All That You Can't Leave Behind U2 2000
Punishing Kiss Ute Lemper 2000
Vespertine Björk 2001
Southern Rock Opera Drive-By Truckers 2001
Time (The Revelator) Gillian Welch 2001
La Revancha del Tango Gotan Project 2001
The Blueprint Jay-Z 2001
Melody A.M. Royksopp 2001
Gold Ryan Adams 2001
Bright Flight Silver Jews 2001
Rings Around the World Super Furry Animals 2001
Is This It The Strokes 2001
White Blood Cells The White Stripes 2001
Sea Change Beck 2002
The Rising Bruce Springsteen 2002
A Rush of Blood to the Head Coldplay 2002
Channel Orange Frank Ocean 2012
Power in Numbers Jurassic 5 2002
Under Construction Missy Elliott 2002
A Little Deeper Ms Dynamite 2002
Come Away With Me Norah Jones 2002
The Coral The Coral 2002
The Last Broadcast The Doves 2002
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots The Flaming Lips 2002
Phrenology The Roots 2002
Hotel Yankee Foxtrot Wilco 2002
Boy in da Corner Dizzee Rascal 2003
Django Django Django Django 2012
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Outkast 2003
De-loused at the Crematorium The Mars Volta 2003
Elephant The White Stripes 2003
Fever To Tell Yeah Yeah Yeahs 2003
Funeral Arcade Fire 2004
Cee-Lo Green Is The Soul Machine Cee-Lo 2004
Rejoicing in the Hands Devendra Banhart 2004
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand 2004
American Idiot Green Day 2004
The College Dropout Kanye West 2004
The Next Day David Bowie 2013
Destroy Rock & Roll Mylo 2004
Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds 2004
My Bloody Valentine MBV 2013
Want Two Rufus Wainwright 2004
Penance Soiree The Icarus Line 2004
A Grand Don't Come For Free The Streets 2004
Be Common 2005
Cole's Cornes Richard Hawley 2005
Illinois Sufjan Stevens 2005
Savane Ali Farka Touré 2006
Back to Black Amy Winehouse 2006
Whatever People Say I Am Arctic Monkeys 2006
Fishscale Ghostface Killah 2006
Ys Joanna Newsom 2006
Food & Liqour Lupe Fiasco 2006
Cross Justice 2007
The Sound of Silver LCD Soundsystem 2007
Kala MIA 2007
In Rainbows Radiohead 2007
Third Portishead 2008
Seldom See Kid Elbow 2008
All Hope is Gone Slipknot 2008
Dear Science TV on the Radio 2008
Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes 2008
The Renaissance Q-Tip 2008
Oracular Spectacular MGMT 2008
21 Adele 2011
Merriweather Post Pavilion Animal Collective 2009
Blunderbuss Jack White 2012
It's Blitz Yeah Yeah Yeahs 2009
Let England Shake P J Harvey 2011
Two Dancers Wild Beasts 2009
xx The xx 2009
D White Denim 2011
Good Kid, m.A.A.d. city Kendrick Lamar 2012
Teen Dream Beach House 2010
Brothers The Black Keys 2010
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Kanye West 2010
Queen of Denmark John Grant 2010
The ArchAndroid Janelle Monae 2010
Halcyon Digest Deerhunter 2010
In Our Heads Hot Chip 2012