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Eh, I've got a few.

 

-MCR's "I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love" (from the non sucky period of their music)

 

-Tool: 10,000 Days (simply because Tool kicks ass)

 

-Local H: Alive '05 (because it's one of the few H recordings were Lucas doesn't sound high pitched)

 

And finally, Nirvana's "In Utero" because it was Kurt's last and favorite album.

 

And "The Wall" earns an honorable mention.

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All Time Favorite:

In Between Now and Then- O.A.R.

 

Other good ones:

Interventions and Lullabies- The Format

Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV- Coheed and Cambria

Hello Rockview- Less Than Jake

Room For Squares- John Mayer

Third Eye Blind- Third Eye Blind

Greatest Hits '93-'03- 311 (if Greatest Hit albums count)

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Bumping because I'm bored. In no particular order:

 

Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge - My Chemical Romance

Saturation - BROCKHAMPTON

In the Aeroplane Over the Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel

Surfer Rosa - Pixies

Awaken, My Love! - Childish Gambino

The Great Escape - Blur

Untitled - Led Zepellin

To Be Kind - Swans

Another Light - Red Vox

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness - Smashing Pumpkins

Hesitant Alien - Gerard Way

The Money Store - Death Grips

Silent Alarm - Bloc Party

Night Visions - Imagine Dragons

Quarters! - King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

Loveless - My Bloody Valentine

TA1300 - Denzel Curry

White Blood Cells - The White Stripes

Plastic Beach - Gorillaz

Nothing's Shocking - Jane's Addiction

Thunder, Lightning, Strike - The Go! Team

Lincoln - They Might Be Giants

Mass Gothic - Mass Gothic

American Idiot - Green Day

 

And a few more I'm probably forgetting.

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This one is tough for me.

 

It is probably between two that I find to be perfection front to back

 

Between the Buried and Me - Colors

Killswitch Engage - Alive or Just Breathing.

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I can't pick just one, that's impossible. Here are 25.

I've listened to all of these a million and one times and love every second of each of them.

 

Interpol - Antics

Autolux - Future Perfect

Radiohead - Kid A

Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Beatles - Sgt Peppers

NIN - Pretty Hate Machine

Prince - Purple Rain

Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

The Cure - Head on the Door

Depeche - Black Celebration

New Order - Substance

Deee-lite - World Clique

LTJ Bukem - Logical Progression

Goldie - Timeless

Massive Attack - Mezzanine

Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights

Keane - Under the Iron Sea

Radiohead - In Rainbows

Talking Heads - Remain In Light

The Cure - Disintegration

Depeche - Violator

Bjork - Debut

Portishead - S/T

Siouxsie + the Banshees - Tinderbox

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can only pick one?

 

 

ok then, if I must (tho I have a ton of albums I listen to a lot, and could listen to over and over).. but if only can pick ONE?

 

KISS - "Destroyer"

 

perfect from start to finish

 

[youtu_be]https://youtu.be/RbShDgVU36s[/youtu_be]

 

 

Detroit Rock City

King of the Night Time World

God of Thunder

Great Expectations

Flaming Youth

Sweet Pain

Shout It Out Loud

Beth

Do You Love Me?

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The best album ever is clearly The Life of Pablo by the voice of our generation, Kanye West.

 

Okay, serious list now. I've listened to all of these a ton, and for most of these artists, many of their other albums a ton too. I'm going to go in chronological order, and limit to albums in my lifetime and only one album per artist.

 

The Jesus and Mary Chain - Psychocandy (1985)

The Replacements - Pleased to Meet Me (1987)

New Order - Technique (1989)

Pixies - Doolittle (1989)

Depeche Mode - Violator (1990)

Pearl Jam - Ten (1991)

U2 - Achtung Baby (1991)

The Cure - Wish (1992)

R.E.M. - Automatic for the People (1992)

James - Laid (1993)

Dave Matthews Band - Under the Table and Dreaming (1996)

The Verve - Urban Hymns (1997)

Belle and Sebastian - The Boy with the Arab Strap (1998)

Massive Attack - Mezzanine (1998)

Mr. Bungle - California (1999)

Radiohead - Kid A (2000)

Pulp - We Love Life (2001)

The Real Tuesday Weld - I, Lucifer (2003)

The Killers - Hot Fuss (2004)

Franz Ferdinand - You Could Have It So Much Better (2005)

Of Montreal - The Sunlandic Twins (2005)

Sufjan Stevens - Illinoise (2005)

The Decemberists - The Crane Wife (2006)

Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped (2006)

Snow Patrol - Eyes Open (2007)

TV on the Radio - Dear Science (2008)

Muse - The Resistance (2009)

Gotye - Making Mirrors (2011)

The Lumineers - The Lumineers (2012)

Lin-Manuel Miranda - The Hamilton Original Cast Recording (2015)

Of Monsters and Men - Beneath the Skin (2015)

Common - Black America Again (2016)

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I have so many it's hard to count but i'll limit this to 55(A double nickels of albums in no particular order, limit 1 album per artist), so this dosen't get as big as my favorite band list.

 

Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime (1984)

Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box (aka. Second Edition) (1979)

Miles Davis - Bitches Brew (1970)

Televison - Marquee Moon (1977)

Madvillan - Madvillany (2004)

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)

The Clash - London Calling (1979)

Steely Dan - Countdown to Ecstacy (1973)

Genesis - The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (1974)

Frank Zappa - One Size Fits All (1975)

Weezer - S/T (aka The Blue Album) (1994)

Dead Kennedys - Frankenchrist (1985)

Judas Priest - British Steel (1980)

Talking Heads - Remain in Light (1980)

XTC - Drums and Wires (1979)

Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade (1984)

Bad Brains - S/T (1982)

The Replacements - Let It Be (1984)

Tubeway Army - S/T (1978)

Big Star - #1 Record (1972)

David Bowie - Heroes (1977)

Harry Nilsson - Nilsson Schmilson (1971)

Lou Reed - Transformer (1972)

Yes - The Yes Album (1971)

Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2001)

Kraftwerk - Trans Europa Express (1977)

Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life (1976)

Rush - 2112 (1976)

The Cars - S/T (1978)

Led Zepplin - Physical Graffiti (1975)

The Mother of Invention - We're Only in It for the Money (1968)

Pere Ubu - The Modern Dance (1978)

The Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat (1968)

Brian Eno - Another Green World (1975)

Joy Divison - Unknown Pleasures (1979)

Devo - Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo (1978)

The Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die (1994)

Black Sabbath - Paranoid (1970)

King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King (1969)

Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band - Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) (1978)

Prince & the Revolution - Purple Rain (1984)

Chicago - Chicago II (1970)

The Beatles - S/T (aka. The White Album) (1968)

George Harrison - All Things Must Pass (1970)

Roxy Music - S/T (1972)

John Coltrane - Blue Train (1958)

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On (1971)

Elvis Costello - My Aim is True (1977)

Rolling Stones - Let it Bleed (1969)

System of a Down - S/T (1998)

Big Black - Songs About Fu.cking (1987)

Dexy's Midnight Runners - Searching for the Young Soul Rebels (1980)

Violent Femmes - S/T (1983)

Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile (1999)

Tom Waits - Closing Time (1973)

 

my taste in music makes me feel older than i actully am, and especially compared to others here

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Wow - a lot of love for Talking Heads Remain In Light, which is definitely one of my faves too!

 

Too hard to whittle it down to one...waaaaay too many choices.

 

Here are just a few of some of my favorite band's albums...

 

Pink Floyd

 

The Wall

Dark Side Of The Moon

Animals

Obscured By Clouds

Saucerful Of Secrets

Live At Pompeii (DVD)

 

Beatles

 

Abbey Road

Sgt. Pepper

Rubber Soul

Revolver

Let It Be

White Album

 

Thee Oh Sees

 

Floating Coffin

Mutilator Defeated At Last

A Weird Exits

 

Ty Segall

 

Melted

Goodbye Bread

Manipulator

 

REM

 

Automatic For The People

Out Of Time

 

Belle & Sebastian

 

The Boy With The Arab Strap

Tigermilk

Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like A Peasant

The Third Eye Centre

Push Barman To Open Old Wounds

Write About Love

Dear Catastrophe Waitress

 

Talking Heads

 

Remain In Light

Fear Of Music

More Songs About Buildings And Food

Speaking In Tongues

 

Stone Temple Pilots

 

Tiny Music - Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop

Shangri-La Dee Da

No. 4

Purple

 

Beck

 

The Information

Midnight Vultures

Stereopathetic Soul Manure

 

Jimi Hendrix

 

Band Of Gypsys

Electric Ladyland

Are You Experienced?

 

Blind Melon

 

Blind Melon

Soup

 

U2

 

The Unforgettable Fire

The Joshua Tree

Rattle & Hum

 

Dave Matthews Band

 

Under The Table & Dreaming

Crash

 

Silver Jews

 

Natural Bridge

American Water

 

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

 

Orange

Now I Got Worry

 

Jesus Lizard

 

Shot

Down

 

The Doors

 

Soft Parade

The Doors

L.A.Woman

Strange Days

 

Led Zeppelin

 

I

II

IV

Physical Graffiti

 

Black Sabbath

 

Black Sabbath

Paranoid

 

Queens Of The Stone Age

 

Queens Of The Stone Age

Rated R

Like Clockwork

 

Red Hot Chili Peppers

 

By The Way

Californication

I'm With You

One Hot Minute

 

Van Halen

 

Van Halen I

Van Halen II

Women & Children First

Fair Warning

 

Ween

 

White Pepper

The Mollusk

Shinola

 

 

 

Other notables:

 

John Mellencamp - The Best That I Could Do (Greatest Hits)

Blue Cheer - Vincebus Eruptus

Taste - Taste

Beastie Boys - Check Your Head

The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

A Band Of Bees - Octopus

Butthole Surfers - Electric Larryland

Mr. Bungle - Mr. Bungle

The Breeders - Last Splash

David Bowie - Hunky Dory

Television - Marquee Moon

Screaming Trees - Uncle Anesthesia

Prince - Purple Rain

Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five

Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters

Guns & Roses - Appetite For Destruction

Fuzz - Fuzz

Iron Maiden - Killers/Live After Death

Judas Priest - British Steel

Slayer - Reign In Blood

Metallica - Master Of Puppets

Cream - Disraeli Gears

Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Radiohead - OK Computer

Kyuss - Kyuss (Welcome To Sky Valley)

Nirvana - Nevermind

Pavement - Terror Twilight

Paul McCartney & Wings - Band On The Run

Meat Puppets - Out My Way

Melvins - Stonerwitch

Primus - Sailing The Seas Of Cheese

Velvet Underground - Nico

Dr. Dre - The Chronic

Ice Cube - The Predator

Wu Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers)

Patsy Cline - Showcase

Johnny Cash - Live at Folsom Prison

Simon And Garfunkle - Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Jackson Browne - Very Best of Jackson Browne

AC/DC - Back In Black

Allman Brothers - Greatest Hits

Alice in Chains - Nothing Safe (Greatest Hits)

Pretenders - Greatest Hits

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Damn The Torpedos

Dinosaur Jr - Without A Sound

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Top 10 albums:

1. NoMeansNo - Wrong (Easily the best album ever. I'd specifically recommend this to ImOnABoat. The Worldhood of the World (As Such) and Small Parts Isolated and Destroyed are also on my list of favorites).

2. Operation Ivy - Energy

3. Melvins - Bullhead (Lysol, Gluey Porch Treatments, and Houdini are also favorites)

4. Dead Kennedys - Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables (Plastic Surgery Disasters, Frankenchrist, and Bedtime For Democracy are also favorites)

5. Butthole Surfers - Locust Abortion Technician

6. Minutemen - Double Nickels On The Dime

7. Cows - Cunning Stunts

8. Mr. Bungle - Disco Volante

9. Dinosaur Jr. - You're Living All Over Me

10. Stooges - Fun House

 

Some other favorites:

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard - Nonagon Infinity

Muse - Origin of Symmetry

Poison Idea - Feel the Darkness

Led Zeppelin - II, IV, and I.

Kyuss - Blues For the Red Sun

The Clash - London Calling

Minor Threat - Out of Step

The Germs - GI

Bad Brains - Self-Titled and Rock For Light

Pixies - Doolittle and Surfer Rosa

Big Black - Atomizer

Death Grips - The Money Store and The Powers That B

Cro-Mags - Age of Quarrel

Choking Victim - No Gods, No Managers

Flipper - Album: Generic Flipper

Fugazi - Repeater

Stiff Little Fingers - Inflammable Material

The Crucifucks - Self-Titled

Bastard - Wind of Pain

Black Sabbath - Master of Reality, Paranoid , Self-Titled

Flag of Democracy - Shatter Your Day

Bad Religion - How Could Hell Be Any Worse?

Conflict - The Ungovernable Force

Circle Jerks - Group Sex

Everclear - Sparkle and Fade

Crass - The Feeding of the 5000

Slayer - Reign In Blood

YDI - Black Dust

Killdozer - Snake Boy

Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf

Husker Du - Zen Arcade

Impalers - Cellar Dweller

Pavement - Crooked Rain Crooked Rain and Slanted and Enchanted

 

This list would be even longer if I included EPs, demos, compilations, etc.

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U2 - The Joshua Tree

 

To me, it's the most complete, consistently good album there is. There's not a dud on it, although Red Hill Mining Town is the weakest by a considerable margin.

 

I'd go into other honorable mentions and albums I really love, but The Joshua Tree is the clear-cut winner.

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Alright, it's been a while since I posted here. Listened to a lot more stuff since then, and updated my list a ton. Here's a chart! Keep in mind that I haven't listened to a lot of stuff still, so feel free to recommend things. Also, the site I used to make the chart is right here if you wanna make your own.

 

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The album "This Is Acting" by Sia is basically the only album where I like (and frequently listen to) every single song on the list. And "Teenage Dream" by Katy Perry is just so iconic in so many ways, mostly for nostalgic reasons for me.

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