But rather than wallowing in it all, they soared above the squalor. The Stones’ dark high-point is so wrapped in mythology and cult enigma it’s as if the Devil himself was on the desk. And "How's It Goin' Down" with Faith Evans showed this dog wasn't all bark. Stevie Wonder, ‘Innervisions’ (1973) Tamla. In fact, one of their songs, ‘Ohio Heat’, was named after the time when one of our road crew got a text message from… well, let’s call it a young lady.”. Rounding out the top five on the ranking of the biggest albums of all time in South Korea is BTS’s BE, which shockingly breaks into the top five, despite the fact it … 96. Eventually bordering on the divine, as well as something cracked and broken. The King of Pop reigns atop the all-time list of best-selling albums. 70. Oasis’ debut album came from a background of grit and graft, lager-splashed hedonism and domestic battles far more troubling than any French festival guitar-smashing that would estrange the Gallagher brothers later in life. The Streets ‘A Grand Don’t Come For Free’ (2004) Locked On/679. Here are ten of the top reggae albums of all time, which have taken from the genre’s rich history and influenced artists and fans for decades. But I remember thinking it was great.”. Jason Lytle: “They’re a great band so it’s really hard to pick out any one of their records because they’re all great, but this one is terrific. 76. 53. Roxy Music, ‘For Your Pleasure’ (1973) Island. Parlophone. Released two months after singer Ian Curtis’ suicide, it’s almost impossible to untangle ‘Closer’ from the events that surrounded it. No sales figures can convey the gut-punch excitement of ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’. There are great hip-hop albums, and then there's "Illmatic." Those who view this record as being about the dissolution of a love affair certainly aren’t wrong, but to see ‘Blood On The Tracks’ simply as “Dylan’s break-up album” is to do the record and its maker a huge disservice. Bruce Springsteen, ‘Born To Run’ (1975) CBS. Public Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988) 4: 4. Lyrically examining Courtney Love’s new place in motherhood, Hole’s second album showed a sweeter side to the band. Apr 11, 2012 - Explore CCW W's board "Top 100 Album Covers of All Time", followed by 349 people on Pinterest. Tweet. NEPA Rock 107: “Top 107 Classic Rock Albums of All Time” Radio station list generated by listener votes. If the preceding ‘Modern Life Is Rubbish’ had seen Blur declare war on grunge and meathead American rock, ‘Parklife’ saw them perfect the sound that would put Britain back in the middle of the mid-‘90s cultural map. Joy Division, ‘Closer’ (1980) Factory. 41.Sonic Youth ‘Daydream Nation’ (1988) Enigma. Bob Dylan, ‘Blood On The Tracks’ (1975) CBS. Public Enemy, ‘It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’ (1988) Def Jam. 32. It is one of those select few albums which seem to transcend its influences, working them into something singular and new. 52. It’s the one unbroken link that takes you from Richard Hell to The Ramones to Joy Division to The Jesus & Mary Chain to OMD to Pulp to The Strokes to whatever’s happening a week next Tuesday. In 1983, ‘Murmur’ placed REM at the vanguard of American indie, a position they only relinquished when they finally called it a day in 2011. 90. Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time was originally published in 2003, with a slight update in 2012. The Best Pop Albums of All Time. TIME's critics have chosen the 100 greatest and most influential musical compilations since 1954. 100 Best Rock Albums of All Time, According to Critics Joni Sweet, Stacker News 10/4/2020 Biden's COVID-19 vaccine plan, Mega Millions jackpot, fast … The 100 best albums of the 21st century. Beastie Boys, ‘Paul’s Boutique’ (1989) Capitol/EMI. To follow through on that sort of transformation so convincingly is just amazing.”. PJ Harvey, ‘Let England Shake’ (2011) Island. Lou Reed, ‘Transformer’ (1972) RCA. A record that followed the surprise gloomy shades of 1968’s ‘Beggars Banquet’ with even stormier hues, ‘Let it Bleed’ was to be the Swinging Sixties’ sinister swan song – an album that, beneath its bristling bass lines, bluesy licks of guitar and clatter of drums, lamented the crumbling of a counterculture uprising. The Nexus (2013) 99: Bell Witch. The 100 best-selling albums of all time An in-depth look at the best-selling albums in music history. The Stone Roses were a band for all seasons, pulling influences from dance music and psychedelia, indie and rock and fusing them into one effortless whole. The Clash, ‘London Calling’ (1979) CBS/Epic/Legacy. Then, he went one better. The Clash managed to transcend all kinds of music.”. In 1959, twenty years before hip-hop provided a real voice for voiceless African-Americans, Miles Davis stood proud. Oasis, ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?’ (1995) Creation. Over the years, it's been the most widely read — and argued over — feature in the history of the magazine (last year, the RS 500 got over 63 million views on the site). And in ‘Unfinished Sympathy’, they dreamt up its unsurpassable blueprint. What makes this list different is that it compiles and aggregates data from other best of lists, including both critics lists such as Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums books and fan polls such as Q magazine’s 100 Greatest Albums Ever poll. ”He’s the PlayStation generation’s William Blake!” they shouted after Mike’s Skinner’s zeitgeist capturing 2002 debut ‘Original Pirate Material’. … Minimal and melodic, the songs of ‘Trans-Europe Express’ tackle topics from stardom (‘Hall Of Mirrors’) and on the title track, “Iggy Pop and David Bowie”. Book which includes a list of the top 25 classic rock albums of all time (pages 183-195). 14. "Illmatic" is the greatest hip-hop album of all time. Shields’ magnum opus sounds like an authentic field recording from its author’s – or should that be architect’s? This list ranks what are, in my opinion, the 100 greatest rock albums ever made. However, newer albums, such as 21 and Come Away with … Bob … I reckon I’d have been about 11, so I never realised it was a seminal record or anything. I'm not against wacky music. 45. 68. Michael Jackson Thriller (1982) 7: 7. Stevie Wonder Songs in the Key of Life (1976) 5: 5. 7. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ (1967) Parlophone. 10. 28. Their music is total crap, and this album is just the cherry on top of the sundae. Below you will find a short list of the top albums by decade and a chart of the entire top 100 list. Public Enemy, ‘Fear Of A Black Planet’ (1990) Def Jam. Radiohead, ‘In Rainbows’ (2007) Self released. But she seems to need those bits to vault up to the high points. In 1994 anti-government concept albums and Broadway musicals seemed a long way off for Green Day, but they did manage to release the definitive punk-pop album of the decade. In the end these are the must have albums that every serious music fan should have in their vinyl, CD or mp3 collection. David Bowie, Station To Station (1976) RCA. Young was in his mid 20s, but wrote and sang like a man who’d already seen too much. View reviews, ratings, news & more regarding your favorite band. Miles Davis, ‘Kind Of Blue’ (1959) Columbia. BestEverAlbums.com brings together over 40,000 charts and calculates an overall ranking of the best albums of all time. The albums are ranked by an inverse point system, meaning those that placed higher on the charts and spent more weeks in the top spots received higher rankings. PJ Harvey had always wanted to make an album about war. Just as the blues musicians derived their rhythms from the rattle of the railroad, so Kraftwerk looked to trains as the carrier for this paean to Mitteleuropean modernity. 82. Signing to a major label didn’t cost Sonic Youth their soul, ‘Goo’ and ‘Dirty’ are both loftily-ranked in the alt.rock pantheon -but their last album before signing to Geffen is still their most revered. Dazzling. Nas was young when he wrote his debut album, just 19, but wise and world-weary, spinning vividly imagined stories of life on the streets. It is based on weighted votes from selected musicians, critics, and industry figures. View reviews, ratings, news & more regarding your favorite band. Not everything here works, but when it does – the ramshackle, last-take-of-20 ‘Stuck Inside Of Mobile…’; the mesmeric, magical, magnificent ‘Visions Of Johanna’ – it’s incomparable. The album may be dead, but it's certainly not forgotten. The Beatles, ‘The Beatles’ (1968)Apple. Now credited with inventing post-rock, its hushed-tones cognoscenti-led reputation seems to grow every single year. It’s the greatest rock albums of all time. Play the Full Song. View reviews, ratings, news & more regarding your favorite band. ADVERTISEMENT. A 19-year-old word wizard, Nas packed potent poetry into 39 minutes, while A-list producers such as DJ Premier and Pete Rock supplied the perfect score. 57 of 103. next View All. The Sex Pistols, ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’ (1977) Virgin. They were one of the first bands to popularize the ska sound, … Click through to see the 100 best rock albums of all time, according to the critics. Marvin Gaye, ‘What’s Going On’ (1971) Tamla. Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’ crystallized in song a specific mood, in this case the fragile pre-millennial atmosphere of late 90s Britain with lyrics about yuppie culture, political malaise, paranoia and emotional isolation. Matlock, Jones and Cook were always better than the “turn up, plug in and play” punk rubric would imply, but Rotten’s performances of some scabrous songs left everyone else playing catch-up. The Beatles, ‘Rubber Soul’ (1965) Parlophone. Before ‘Get Lucky’ there was this: a house masterpiece that became to dance music what Romeo and Juliet is to tragic love stories. The Greatest Albums of All-Time Sgt. Talking Heads, ‘Remain In Light’ (1980) Sire. This is a list of the world's best-selling albums of recorded music. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time is a chart from Mojo, created in 1995. 100. Arctic Monkeys, ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’ (2006) Domino. Any song that lists the days of the week pisses me off.”. On one level it’s a brilliant pop record, full of songs custom-built for the indie disco. She makes herself fall so she can pick herself up again and propel herself forward.”. Worse, it reduces the listener’s ability to feel the full range of a tremendous record’s complicated and expansive power. Do you have these essential rock albums in your collection? 15. What distinguishes it as the greatest ever made? The first list was published in a special issue of the magazine in 2003 and a related book in 2005. Never for commercial success, but a hunger for art, for honesty, for beauty. The Stone Roses, ‘The Stone Roses’ (1989)Silvertone. 75. Artist: Beastie Boys. 34. Top 100 Black Albums of All Time . David Bowie, Low (1977) RCA. I just find a lot of late 60's early 70's English prog I don't get on that well with. The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" is a recurring music ranking of the finest albums in history as compiled by the American magazine Rolling Stone. 36. BestEverAlbums.com brings together over 40,000 charts and calculates an overall ranking of the best albums of all time. Blondie’s third LP ‘Parallel Lines’ is one of the finest pop albums ever made: five of its 12 tracks are deathless classics. His fifth album caused shockwaves that were to be felt long after it’s 1965 release, with rowdy tracks like ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’ and ‘Maggie’s Farm’ a major influence on the folk-rock scene that exploded for the rest of the decade. 69. Share. ‘Raw Power’ is probably the best Stooges album, because it’s so loud. Utterly bewitching, ‘Dusty…’ stands up as perhaps the ultimate piece of A&R, a perfect match of evergreen songs (Wexler originally put as many as 80 to Dusty), a great singer and crack players. Their new sound spurred on their breakthrough, inspiring women across the world. Merge, 2004. Greatest debut album of all time and it contains at least 3 songs which belong on a list of the top 10 rock songs of all time. In 2003, Rolling Stone asked a panel of 271 artists, producers, industry executives and journalists to pick the greatest albums of all time. Super Furry Animals, ‘Radiator’ (1997) Creation. 1: 1. © 2021 NME is a member of the media division of BandLab Technologies. by CoS Staff. … It’s been mastered very high in the mix, so it leaps out of the speakers at you.”. It should be noted that none of the entries from NME’s Top Ten Greatest British Albums of All-Time, the list that opened this article, made the top 60 in all-time album sales. You know who wrote ‘The Loco-Motion’? Number Ten: ‘Ska Boo-Da-Ba’ by The Skatalites. Everything was bigger, brighter and more resigned to the grave. 46. Nas Illmatic (1994) 6: 6. 2: Scenes From a Memory, The Return of N.EX.T Part 1 - The Being, Images and Words, Keeper of the Seven Keys Part II, Defenders of the Faith But it’s on a harrowing tale of heroin abuse, the acoustic ‘The Needle And The Damage Done’, that we hear the real Young –raw and unflinchingly honest. That’s a tougher call.So many great live albums have been made over the years – especially in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Behold, Yes and ... Revolver. British anarchopunk/post-punk rabble rousers Dog Faced Hermans never … Nobody Is Listening Enter to Search Sign In. Blood Lust (2011) 96: Аспид . I felt like it would succeed to the point where we would be able to make another record. 30. 64. 80. 84. 100: Amaranthe. Listed below are the top-rated albums of all time as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members! Love, ‘Forever Changes’ (1967) Elektra. Greatest Hits, Volumes I & II, Billy Joel (Columbia) The Wall, Pink Floyd (Columbia) Led Zeppelin IV, Led Zeppelin (Atlantic) 22 … Green Day, ‘Dookie’ (1994) Reprise. 23. From George Harrison’s crying riff on ‘Something’ to the deliriously uplifting ‘Here Comes The Sun’, The Beatles’ 11th album still sounds compelling. It is based on weighted votes from selected musicians, critics, and industry figures. See more ideas about album covers, great albums, album. There have been plenty list available that rank the top … Without a doubt the most pivotal record of the post-punk era. Thus began the most fruitful musical period in The Stones’ long history. Worldwide, Thriller is still the best-selling album of all time with a whopping 47 million certified copies sold, six million ahead of Their Greatest Hits. 66. Known for their work with Justin Yap on Ska Boo-Da-Ba, the band’s second album has become one of their most sought-after. Sitting midway between The Beatles’ fresh-faced beginnings and their druggier experimental indulgences, ‘Rubber Soul’ subtly shed the group’s old, squeaky clean skin on an exciting stepping stone to wilder innovations. 24. by CoS Staff. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (reprise),... Abbey Road. The Rolling Stones, ‘Beggars Banquet’ (1968) Decca. 63. Bob Dylan’s infamous acolytes really came into their own in 1969 when they cemented their invention of country-rock, predated lo-fi by three decades, and introduced a rustic, ironically reactionary take on Southern mores that would later fire many an imagination. What are the 100 Greatest Albums of All Time? Seamlessly gelling the coldness of machines with the hot thrum of rock’n’roll, James Murphy’s finest hour finds him squealing and wailing like a crazed party animal given access to the control room of electronic music. 29. 62. Prince was big before ‘Purple Rain’, but his sixth studio album (and soundtrack to the film of the same name) made him massive by mixing first-rate songwriting with his dazzling ability to master genres from funk to hard rock to psychedelic pop. It’s so uninhibited it’s almost grotesque. 78. The seven-minute ‘Champagne Supernova’ hinted at the cocaine sprawls of ‘Be Here Now’, but nonetheless trapped the early-Oasis lightning in a Bolly bottle. ‘Metropolis’. Love’s third and best album replaced garage rock snarl with baroque strings and acoustic guitars, but the resulting sweetness did little to mask the air of menace within. We’ll be revealing the full 100 Collection list throughout January 2021! - Best Ever Albums score: 15,600 - Best Ever Albums user rating: 80 - Rank all-time: #110 - Rank in decade: #20 - Rank in year: #5 - Year: 1991. A list by J_blade [List225781] | | +11. The 100 Collection: Kraftwerk, ‘The Man Machine’ (1978) EMI/Kling Klang/Capitol. It’s also much more than that. You say: “This is what happens when a thoughtful and powerful songwriter hits a career peak and he happens to have one of the greatest drummers of all time on board. Often overlooked due to the pedigree of the likes of ‘The Queen Is Dead’, The Smiths’ debut is still among the greats. The Libertines, ‘The Libertines’ (2004) Rough Trade. Kraftwerk, ‘Trans-Europe Express’ (1977) Kling Klang. 97. Read Later. 2. The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time A definitive ranking voted and debated by our editors, staff writers, and contributors . The Libertines ‘Up The Bracket’ (2002) Rough Trade. Кровоизлияние (1993) 95: Slayer. Experimenting with stream-of-consciousness writing, inspired by American baptist preachers. So I bought ‘Surfer Rosa’ because of that. By The Beatles (1969); Tracks: Here Comes the Sun, Oh! The lists presented were compiled based on votes from selected rock musicians, critics, and industry figures, and predominantly feature British and American music from the 1960s and 1970s. Massive Attack, ‘Blue Lines’ (1991) Virgin. Linkin Park's debut studio album "Hybrid Theory" landed in the Record Industry Association of America's top 50 best-selling albums of all time ahead of its 20th anniversary in October. Having wrestled creative control of his career from Motown, Wonder was at the peak of his powers as both a performer and songwriter; his transition from child hitmaker to experimental adult artist was complete. Exuding Bowie’s androgy-trash glamour and oozing bad drugs and weirdie sex from every pore, the suave and sultry Suede debut brought over-arching pop sleaze (‘Animal Nitrate’) and all-consuming doomed romance (‘The Drowners’, ‘Pantomime Horse’, ‘Sleeping Pills’) to a UK scene previously obsessed with Es and shoes, and kick-strated the Britpop revolution. From the crunchy opener ‘Vertigo’ to the pure punk blast of ‘I Get Along’, the songs sound like they were pulled out of Pete Doherty and Carl Barât’s hearts and straight onto tape. Want to know the best selling album of all time? A move that would send dank Teutonic chills down the spines of those soon to form new wave pioneers Talking Heads and Joy Division. Over the four weeks leading up to Christmas, the Vulture - together with a panel - will attempt a definitive answer by compiling a countdown of the 100 best albums produced in the last 30 years. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time is a chart from Mojo, created in 1995. Van Morrison sounds possessed and driven, his voice another Celtic-soul instrument, as the multiplicity of supporting players cajole their instruments to speak in tongues. The record on which Dylan morphed from quaint singer-songwriter into proper rock star. Suede, ‘Suede’ (1993) Nude. 61. Tweet. REM, ‘Automatic For The People’ (1992) Warner Bros. ‘Funeral’ captured a broad, mature and considered philosophical spirit rarely found in popular music. – sleeping subconscious: immersive and impressionistic, ‘Come In Alone’ and ‘To Here Knows When’ sounded as if they were being beamed in from another plane of consciousness. 15:41. 81. But she knew that to fully convey the horror of that bloody string that ties history together required a level of strength and depth as a writer that would take years to accomplish. Amy Winehouse, ‘Back To Black’ (2006) Island. Various Artists, 'The Indestructible Beat of Soweto'. Dusty Springfield, ‘Dusty In Memphis’ (1969) Atlantic. *** Buy these albums at Turntable Lab. These are the 20 best-selling albums of all time: This list ranks what are, in my opinion, the 100 greatest rock albums ever made. Hole, ‘Live Through This’ (1994) City Slang. 51. 27. Heaux Tales 82. ‘Tapestry’ is the mother of the reflective records; so comforting, beautifully woven and wise, it would be easy but foolish to forget to thank it for its guidance. The world's defining voice in music and pop culture since 1952. It was horrible, but Sound Effected Records was its crown jewel. The album may be dead, but it's certainly not forgotten. on September 15, 2010, 11:30am. More than a few break up after their first effort. The Times - Nov - Dec 1993 - The Vultures 100 Best Albums of all Time "What makes a classic album? 67. ‘Low’ is still the most powerful and influential of Bowie’s late-70s records; it opened unimagined doors of possibility as to what a rock album, and even a rock song, could be, while the fusion of pain and joy in the process of healing beamed bright. 25. People think that it brought a new era to music and they're for some reason ranked in the top ten of best bands of all time when none of their albums are in the top 500 on Rolling Stones top 500 albums, and not in the top 100 on best bands of all time in the many lists I have looked at. He made the mundane seem epic. While it’s easy to feel like you know every beat of ‘Revolver’ or ‘Abbey Road’, ‘The White Album’ remains The Beatles’ dark continent, vast enough to retain some mystery, varied enough to still surprise. But what are the greatest debut albums of all time? The first list was published in a special issue of the magazine in 2003 and a related book in 2005. Jeff Buckley, ‘Grace’ (1994) Columbia. In 2012, Rolling Stone published a revised edition, drawing on the original and a later survey of albums released up until the early 2000s. Joy Division produced a record that perversely thrived because of the weight of its own burden, a record that writhed with an all-encompassing internal atmosphere that would go on to influence artists to this day. The Beatles, Revolver (1966). It was a masterstroke of lyrical poetry, a piece of work that will continue to live through the ages. All-TIME 100 Albums. The first 100 from Rolling Stone's Top 500 Albums of All Time. I also don't like 'Piper at the gates of dawn', 'Dark side of the moon', 'Pawn hearts' and a few other well thought of prog albums. From ‘Thunder Road’ to ‘Jungleland’ its Motown influences make for particularly emotive rock’n’roll. Roxy Music’s second album is the pinnacle of English art rock, mixing pop sensibilities with a brash experimental spirit, its songs about new dance crazes and inflatable doll lust attracting attention from devotees such as Morrissey. This might be the greatest live blues recording of all time. Patti Smith, ‘Horses’ (1975) Arista. Cee Lo Green: “Iggy Pop is the ultimate American icon, like the anti-working class hero, this drugged-up rebel kid with too much energy who’s thumbing his nose at the world. It will be updated and recalculated from time-to-time as more data and information is added to the list. Screeching and visceral, raw with fury and full of desire, it’s chaotic poetry. Top 100 Metal Albums of All Time - Painkiller, Ride the Lightning, Cruelty and the Beast, Metropolis Pt. All-TIME 100 Albums. The Beatles Sgt. 38. Fleetwood Mac, ‘Rumours’ (1977) Warner Bros. Nowadays, it is just the baptismal font of hipness. Houses of the Holy. The album that has inspired the rise of new artists such as Florence & The Machine and Haim. So with their second album they disowned their yobbish tearaway offspring and crafted something classier; an epic of grit and grandeur, a cathedral of trash. Albert Hammond Jnr: ”That was just the set list we had been playing, it was underneath our fingers and the feeling was one of extreme excitement. The sleeve said it all: space-age technology turned on its side. The longing of ‘Last Goodbye’, the lump-in-the-throat heartache of ‘Lover, You Should’ve Come Over’ and the haunting ‘Dream Brother’ are all the more eerie from beyond the grave. Primal Scream, ‘Screamadelica’ (1991) Creation. With this new studio-centered dedication, The Beach Boys’ 11th album features not only some of the most beautiful, impressive arrangement of the 1960s, but of all time. Blur, ‘Parklife’ (1994) Food. Neil Young ‘Harvest’ (1972) Reprise. The Rolling Stones, ‘Let It Bleed’ (1969) Decca. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) 2: … In every sense, ‘Pet Sounds’ was a bar-raising record, something which was more complex and sophisticated than anything the Beach Boys – or any of their peers – had previously attempted, an album which represented rock music moving on from adolescent whimsies and into a rich new maturity. The best live albums of all time? The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967) Verve. In 2012, Rolling Stone published a revised … At a time when bad boy stars such as Mase and Diddy ruled radio with a pop-friendly sound, X took the dark route. Depending on who you believe, either a monument to the pretension of a pop band overreaching itself, or a beguiling if flawed experiment that reveals itself in a thousand lush layers. Michael Jackson Off the Wall (1979) 3: 3. The most striking aspect of Public Enemy’s second LP is how it still sounds like the future. The Libertines, ‘The Libertines’ (2004) Rough Trade. Young admits to having a love/hate relationship this album – it’s huge sales gave him the freedom to do what he wanted, in spite of that he’s never been able to shake off the ‘country rocker’ mantle. It isn't good at all. We’ve put together a list of the 100 greatest rock albums of all time. The whole package sparked a shift in music, putting intensity, grandiosity and scale of ambition back on the agenda, and introducing nu-folk boom. The Best Pop Albums of All Time. Below are the 10 greatest albums of The 1960s, The 1970s, 1980s and The 1990s respectively and in no particular order! To appear on the list, the figure must have been published by a reliable source and the album must have sold at least 20 million copies. ADVERTISEMENT. Created : Dec 9, 2018 Last updated : Dec 21, 2018 100 items. This chart consists of 100 entries and the top-ranked entry in this chart is Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys. 1980s Paul’s Boutique. Dylan’s sixth LP saw him trading stripped-back protest balladry and Woody Guthrie worship for full-band ballsiness. The band never got higher than the summer of 1991, which they spent holed up in a studio with a mountain of drugs and heads full of music that would combine acid house and rave culture with good ol’ fashioned gospel, blues and the sort of guitar licks that would put a smile across Keith Richards’ craggy face. Dog Faced Hermans – Those Deep Buds (1994; Alternative Tentacles) The dividing line between post-punk and post-punk revival is a blurry one, though the ‘90s weren’t a fertile period for much of either. The cult success of this sole album released by Tim Buckley’s son during his short life is intrinsically linked to his mysterious premature death. Pulp, Different Class (1995) Island. What do we mean by rock? We say: With seven albums in the Top 100 (that’s one more than Genesis, Floyd and Marillion), it’s perhaps fitting that Yes top the poll with their 1972 classic. Click through to see the 100 best rock albums of all time, according to the critics. 87. Daft Punk, ‘Discovery’ (2001) Virgin. Tim Morse (1994). Solidifying his status as the greatest songwriter of the 20th century™, it kicked off with the monumental ‘Like A Rolling Stone’ and ended with him harking back to his acoustic roots with the epic ‘Desolation Row’. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Tackling subjects such as suicide, abduction and Kurt Cobain’s disintegrating relationship with his then-girlfriend, Bikini Kill drummer Tobi Vail, Nirvana’s second album ‘Nevermind’ would sell over 30 million copies worldwide and define the grunge era. It’s also the sound of a punk band that knocked shoulders with the Ramones at New York’s legendary CBGB’s venue becoming massive global superstars. Stephen Street: “The Clash proved you didn’t have to be just a one-trick pony – you could do a little bit of rockabilly, some reggae, or something straightforward, punky and rocky. 17. Get This Album. 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