1001 Albums You Must Hear - 2008 Edition

1001Albums
This is an updated list from the 2005 version.

A summary of the changes are at the bottom of this page.



In Chronological Order

 

Sinatra, Frank – In the Wee Small Hours
Presley, Elvis – Elvis Presley (1956)
Louvin Brothers – Tragic Songs of Life
Prima, Louis – Wildest
Domino, Fats – This is Fats
Ellington, Duke – At Newport (1956)
Sinatra, Frank – Songs for Swingin’ Lovers!
Crickets – Chirping…
Basie, Count – Atomic Mr Basie
Monk, Thelonious – Brilliant Corners
Sabϊ [Martνnez] – Palo Congo
Davis, Miles – Birth of the Cool
Machito – Kenya
Little Richard – Here’s…
Puente, Tito & His Orchestra – Dance Mania (1958)
Holiday, Billie – Lady in Satin
Elliott, Jack – Jack Takes the Floor
Vaughan, Sarah – At Mister Kelly’s
Fitzgerald, Ella – Sings the Gershwin Song Book
Charles, Ray – Genius of… (1959)
Davis, Miles – Kind of Blue
Robbins, Marty – Gunfighter Ballads & Trail Songs
Brubeck, Dave – Time Out
Baez, Joan – Joan Baez (1960)
Presley, Elvis – Elvis is Back!
Makeba, Miriam – Miriam Makeba (1960)
Everly Brothers – A Date with the…
Smith, Jimmy – Back at the Chicken Shack
Muddy Waters – At Newport
Evans, Bill – Sunday at the Village Vanguard
Charles, Ray - Modern Sounds in Country & Western Music
Booker T & the MGs – Green Onions
Getz, Stan & Charlie Byrd – Jazz Samba
Price, Ray – Night Life
Beatles – With the…
Dylan, Bob – Freewheelin’…
Spector, Phil & Various Artists – A Christmas Gift for You
Cooke, Sam – Live at the Harlem Square
Mingus, Charles – Black Saint & the Sinner Lady
Brown, James – Live at the Apollo (1963)
Getz, Stan & Joγo Gilberto – Getz/Gilberto
Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night
Brel, Jacques – Olympia 64
Burke, Solomon – Rock ‘n’ Soul
Springfield, Dusty - A Girl Called Dusty
Rolling Stones – Rolling Stones (1st Album)
Owens, Buck – I’ve Got a Tiger by the Tail
Lewis, Jerry Lee – Live at the Star Club, Hamburg
Sonics – Here Are the…
Dylan, Bob – Bringing it All Back Home
Redding, Otis – Otis Blue… Sings Soul
Beach Boys – Today!
Coltrane, John – A Love Supreme
King, B.B. – Live at the Regal
Beatles – Rubber Soul
Jansch, Bert – Bert Jansch (1st Album)
Byrds, Mr Tambourine Man
Dylan, Bob – Highway 61 Revisited
Who – My Generation
Beatles – Revolver
Beach Boys – Pet Sounds
Neil, Fred – Fred Neil (1st Album)
Byrds – Fifth Dimension
Dylan, Bob – Blonde on Blonde
Monks – Black Monk Time
Kinks – Face to Face
Mamas & the Papas – If You Can Believe Your Eyes & Ears
Revere, Paul & the Raiders – Midnight Ride
Mothers of Invention – Freak Out!
Rolling Stones – Aftermath
Simon & Garfunkel – Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme
13th Floor Elevators – Psychedelic Sounds of the…
John Mayall’s Blues Breakers – With Eric Clapton
Yardbirds – Yardbirds [aka Roger the Engineer] (1st Album)
Simone, Nina – Wild is the Wind
Gilberto, Astrud – Beach Samba
Nico – Chelsea Girl
Beatles – Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Country Joe & the Fish – Electric Music for the Mind & Body
Buffalo Springfield – Again
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Safe as Milk
Moby Grape – Moby Grape (1st Album)
Love – Da Capo
Beau Brummels – Triangle
Monkees – Headquarters
Buckley, Tim – Goodbye & Hello
Love – Forever Changes
Cream – Disraeli Gears
Pink Floyd – Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Who – Sell Out
Velvet Underground - & Nico
Sinatra, Frank - Frank Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim
Doors – Doors (1st Album)
Byrds – Younger than Yesterday
Young Rascals – Groovin’
Jefferson Airplane – Surrealistic Pillow
Kinks – Something Else by the…
Donovan – Sunshine Superman
Haggard, Merle – I’m a Lonesome Fugitive
Hendrix, Jimi – Are You Experienced
Electric Prunes – I Had too Much to Dream (Last Night)
Lynn, Loretta – Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind)
Sharma, Shivkumar / Brij Bushan Kabra / Hariprasad Chaurasia – Call of the Valley
Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat
Hendrix, Jimi – Axis: Bold as Love
Franklin, Aretha – I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You
Rolling Stones – Beggars Banquet
Traffic – Traffic (2nd Album)
Incredible String Band – Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter
Kinks – Village Green Preservation Society
Shankar, Ravi – Sounds of India (1968)
Mutantes, os – Mutantes, os (1st Album)
Hendrix, Jimi – Electric Ladyland
Cohen, Leonard – Songs of…
Cash, Johnny – At Folsom Prison
Nyro, Laura – Eli & the Thirteenth Confession
Franklin, Aretha – Lady Soul
Blue Cheer – Vincebus Eruptum
Byrds – Notorious Byrd Brothers
Big Brother & the Holding Company – Cheap Thrills
United States of America – United States of America
Dr John – Gris Gris
Iron Butterfly – In a Gadda da Vida
Pretty Things – S.F. Sorrow
Simon & Garfunkel – Bookends
Small Faces – Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake
Band – Music from Big Pink
Beck, Jeff – Truth
Veloso, Caetano – Caetano Veloso (1968)
Walker, Scott – Scott 2
Zombies – Odessey & Oracle
Morrison, Van – Astral Weeks
Byrds – Sweetheart of the Rodeo
Beatles – Beatles [aka White Album]
Mothers of Invention – We’re Only in it for the Money
Young, Neil – Everybody Knows This is Nowhere
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Trout Mask Replica
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bayou Country
Crosby, Stills & Nash – Crosby, Stills & Nash
Blood, Sweat & Tears - Blood, Sweat & Tears (2nd Album)
Flying Burrito Brothers – Gilded Palace of Sin
Cash, Johnny – At San Quentin
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River
Beatles – Abbey Road
Who – Tommy
Davis, Miles – In a Silent Way
Bee Gees – Odessa
Pentangle – Basket of Light
Rolling Stones – Let it Bleed
Drake, Nick – Five Leaves Left
Springfield, Dusty – Dusty in Memphis
Presley, Elvis – From Elvis in Memphis
Velvet Underground – Velvet Underground (3rd Album)
Quicksilver Messenger Service – Happy Trails
Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin (1st Album)
Band – Band (2nd Album)
Led Zeppelin – II
MC5 – Kick Out the Jams
Temptations – Cloud Nine
Sly & the Family Stone – Stand!
Buckley, Tim – Happy Sad
Chicago Transit Authority [Chicago] - Chicago Transit Authority (1969)
Fairport Convention – Unhalfbricking
Youngbloods – Elephant Mountain
Hayes, Isaac – Hot Buttered Soul
Grateful Dead – Live/Dead
Kinks – Arthur: Or the Decline & Fall of the British Empire
King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King
Cohen, Leonard – Songs from a Room
Fairport Convention – Liege & Lief
Walker, Scott – Scott 4
Stooges – Stooges (1st Album)
Spence, Alexander ‘Skip’ – Oar
Zappa, Frank – Hot Rats
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory
Derek & the Dominos – Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs
Davis, Miles – Bitches Brew
Spirit – Twelve Dreams of Dr Sardonicus
Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath (1st Album)
Doors – Morrison Hotel
Carpenters – Close to You
Still, Stephen – Stephen Stills (1st Album)
Lennon, John – Plastic Ono Band
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Dιjΰ vu
Black Sabbath – Paranoid
Young, Neil – After the Gold Rush
Led Zeppelin – III
Deep Purple – In Rock
Morrison, Van – Moondance
Grateful Dead – American Beauty
Drake, Nick – Bryter Layter
Shankar, Ananda – Ananda Shankar (1970)
Who – Live at Leeds(1st Album)
Soft Machine – Third
Stewart, Rod – Gasoline Alley
Harrison, George – All Things Must Pass
Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
Stevens, Cat – Tea for the Tillerman
Traffic – John Barleycorn Must Die
Stooges – Fun House
Taylor, James – Sweet Baby James
McCartney, Paul – McCartney (1970)
Santana – Abraxas
Barrett, Syd – Madcap Laughs
Jethro Tull – Aqualung
Crosby, David – If Only I Could Remember My Name
Sly & the Family Stone – There’s a Riot Goin’ On
Gaye, Marvin – What’s Going On
Yes – Yes Album
Bee Gees – Trafalgar
Who – Who’s Next
King, Carole – Tapestry
Hayes, Isaac – Shaft: Music from the Soundtrack
Allman Brothers – At Fillmore East
Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers
Lennon, John – Imagine
Beach Boys – Surf’s Up
Yes – Fragile
Doors – LA Woman
Can – Tago Mago
John, Elton – Madman Across the Water
Parton, Dolly – Coat of Many Colors
McLean, Don – American Pie
Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Tarkus
Led Zeppelin – IV [aka Untitled / aka Four Symbols]
Gainsbourg, Serge – Histoire de Melody Nelson
Stewart, Rod – Every Picture Tells a Story
Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Pictures at an Exhibition
Cohen, Leonard – Songs of Love & Hate
Mitchell, Joni – Blue
Funkadelic – Maggot Brain
Joplin, Janis – Pearl
Kuti, Fela - With Ginger Baker: Live!
Faces – A Nod is as Good as a Wink… To a Blind Horse
Flamin’ Groovies – Teenage Head
Clark, Gene – White Light
Prine, John – John Prine (1st Album)
Nilsson, Harry – Nilsson Schmilsson
T.Rex – Electric Warrior
Bowie, David – Hunky Dory
Newman, Randy – Sail Away
Deep Purple – Machine Head
Big Star – # 1 Record
Black Sabbath – Vol 4
Steely Dan – Can’t Buy a Thrill
Young, Neil – Harvest
Mayfield, Curtis – Superfly: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Slade – Slayed?
Deep Purple – Made in Japan
Yes – Close to the Edge
Reed, Lou – Transformer
Masekela, Hugh – Home is Where the Music Is
Nascimento, Milton & Lo Borges – Clube da Esquina (1972)
Rundgren, Todd – Something/Anything
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Will the Circle Be Unbroken?
Wonder, Stevie – Talking Book
Still, Stephen – Manassas
T.Rex – Slider
Ackles, David – American Gothic
Eagles – Eagles (1st Album)
Buckley, Tim – Greetings from LA
Drake, Nick – Pink Moon
Simon, Paul – Paul Simon (1972)
Roxy Music – Roxy Music (1st Album)
Alice Cooper – School’s Out
Temptations – All Directions
Bowie, David – Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
War – World is a Ghetto
Green, Al – Let’s Stay Together
Rolling Stones – Exile on Main St
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd
Incredible Bongo Band – Bongo Rock
Bowie, David – Aladdin Sane
King Crimson – Lark’s Tongues in Aspic
Marley, Bob & the Wailers – Catch a Fire
Hawkwind – Space Ritual
Cale, John – Paris 1919
Can – Future Days
Reed, Lou – Berlin
Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
Gaye, Marvin – Let’s Get it On
Martyn, John – Solid Air
Roxy Music – For Your Pleasure
Faust – IV
Hancock, Herbie – Head Hunters
Mott the Hoople – Mott
Oldfield, Mike – Tubular Bells
Rundgren, Todd – A Wizard, a True Star
John, Elton – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Steely Dan – Countdown to Ecstasy
Jennings, Waylon – Honky Tonk Heroes
Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
Wonder, Stevie – Innervisions
ZZ Top – Tres Hombres
McCartney, Paul & Wings – Band on the Run
Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Next
Alice Cooper – Billion Dollar Babies
Iggy & the Stooges – Raw Power
Isley Brothers – 3 + 3
New York Dolls – New York Dolls (1st Album)
Eno, Brian – Here Come the Warm Jets
Bad Company – Bad Company (1st Album)
Genesis – Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
Otis, Shuggie – Inspiration Information
Wonder, Stevie – Fullfillingness’ First Finale
Clapton, Eric – 461 Ocean Boulevard
Kraftwerk – Autobahn
Morrison, Van – It’s Too Late to Stop Now
Mitchell, Joni – Court & Spark
Queen – II
Roxy Music – Country Life
Tangerine Dream – Phaedra
Sparks – Kimono My House
Supertramp – Crime of the Century
Thompson, Richard & Linda – I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
Scott-Heron, Gil & Brian Jackson – Winter in America
Queen – Sheer Heart Attack
10cc – Sheet Music
Young, Neil – On the Beach
Jones, George – Grand Tour
Clark, Gene – No Other
Steely Dan – Pretzel Logic
Newman, Randy – Good Old Boys
Marley, Bob & the Wailers – Natty Dread
Wyatt, Robert – Rock Bottom
Parsons, Gram – Grievous Angel
Eno, Brian – Another Green World
Dictators – Go Girl Crazy!
Neu! – ‘75
Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti
Jarrett, Keith – Kφln Concert
Aerosmith – Toys in the Attic
Bowie, David – Young Americans
Burning Spear – Marcus Garvey
Springsteen, Bruce – Born to Run
Harris, Emmylou – Pieces of the Sky
Dion – Born to Be With You
Mitchell, Joni – Hissing of Summer Lawns
Waits, Tom – Nighthawks at the Diner
Burman, Rahul Dev – Shalimar (Soundtrack)
Young, Neil – Tonight’s the Night
Dylan, Bob – Blood on the Tracks
Smith, Patti – Horses
Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
Queen – A Night at the Opera
Nelson, Willie – Red Headed Stranger
Earth, Wind & Fire – That’s the Way of the World
Mayfield, Curtis – There’s No Place Like America Today
Petty, Tom & the Heartbreakers - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (1st Album)
Modern Lovers – Modern Lovers [Rec 1972, not released until 1976]
Bowie, David – Station to Station
Mitchell, Joni – Hejira
Boston – Boston (1st Album)
Eagles – Hotel California
ABBA – Arrival
Kiss – Destroyer
Rush – 2112
Ben, Jorge – Αfrica Brasil
Armatrading, Joan – Joan Armatrading (1st Album)
Aerosmith – Rocks
Parliament – Mothership Connection
Penguin Cafι Orchestra – Music from the Penguin Cafι
Jarre, Jean Michel – Oxygene
Ramones – Ramones (1st Album)
Kuti, Fela – Zombie
Tosh, Peter – Legalize It
Wonder, Stevie – Songs in the Key of Life
Frampton, Peter – Frampton Comes Alive
Eno, Brian – Before & After Science
Kraftwerk – Trans-Europe Express
Joel, Billy – Stranger, the
Marley, Bob & the Wailers – Exodus
Electric Light Orchestra – Out of the Blue
Weather Report – Heavy Weather
Muddy Waters – Hard Again
Stranglers – Rattus Norvegicus
Clash – Clash (1st Album)
Bowie, David – Low
Steely Dan – Aja
Wire – Pink Flag
Martyn, John – One World
Talking Heads – 77
Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
Bowie, David – ‘Heroes’
Wilson, Dennis – Pacific Ocean Blue
Suicide – Suicide (1st Album)
Iggy Pop – Idiot, the
Gabriel, Peter – Peter Gabriel (I)
Television – Marquee Moon
Meat Loaf – Bat Out of Hell
Costello, Elvis – My Aim is True
Iggy Pop – Lust for Life
Dury, Ian – New Boots & Panties!!
Sex Pistols – Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the…
Pere Ubu – Modern Dance
Kraftwerk – Man Machine
Blondie – Parallel Lines
Regina, Elνs – Vento de Maio
Pere Ubu – Dub Housing
Only Ones – Only Ones (1st Album)
Costello, Elvis – This Year’s Model
Jam – All Mod Cons
Ely, Joe – Honky Tonk Masquerade
Adverts – Crossing the Red Sea with the…
Big Star – Third (aka Sister Lovers)
Residents – Duck Stab/Buster & Glen
Public Image Ltd – Public Image
Magazine – Real Life
Springsteen, Bruce – Darkness on the Edge of Town
Funkadelic – One Nation Under a Groove
Throbbing Gristle – DOA: Third & Final Report
Thin Lizzy – Live & Dangerous
Talking Heads – More Songs About Buildings & Food
Buzzcocks – Another Music in a Different Kitchen
Van Halen – Van Halen (1st Album)
Colσn, Willie & Rubιn Blades – Siembra
Cars – Cars (1st Album)
Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo
Dire Straits – Dire Straits (1st Album)
Saints – Eternally Yours
Gaye, Marvin – Here, My Dear
Nelson, Willie – Stardust
Chic – C’est Chic
X-ray Spex – Germ Free Adolescents
Eno, Brian – Ambient 1: Music for Airports
Siouxsie & the Banshees – Scream, the
AC/DC – Highway to Hell
Sister Sledge – We Are Family
Crusaders – Street Life
Germs – GI
B52s – B52s (1st Album)
Czukay, Holger – Movies
Police – Reggatta de Blanc
Fall – Live at the Witch Trials
Talking Heads – Fear of Music
Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
Chic – Risquι
Undertones – Undertones (1st Album)
Clash – London Calling
Japan – Quiet Life
Faithfull, Marianne – Broken English
Slits – Cut
Costello, Elvis – Armed Forces
Young, Neil – Rust Never Sleeps
Gang of Four – Entertainment!
Cheap Trick – At Budokan
Fleetwood Mac – Tusk
Pink Floyd – Wall, the
Public Image Ltd – Metal Box
Jackson, Michael – Off the Wall
Damned – Machine Gun Etiquette
Numan, Gary – Pleasure Principle
Specials – Specials (1st Album)
Adam & the Ants – Kings of the Wild Frontier
Dexys Midnight Runners – Searching for the Young Soul Rebels
AC/DC – Back in Black
Cramps – Songs the Lord Taught Us
Dead Kennedys – Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
Gabriel, Peter – Peter Gabriel (III)
Soft Boys – Underwater Moonlight
Cure – Seventeen Seconds
Echo & the Bunnymen – Crocodiles
Motφrhead – Ace of Spades
Killing Joke – Killing Joke (1st Album)
Judas Priest – British Steel
Circle Jerks – Group Sex
Talking Heads – Remain in Light
Joy Division – Closer
Iron Maiden – Iron Maiden (1st Album)
Undertones – Hypnotised
Jam – Sound Affects
Waits, Tom – Heartattack & Vine
UB40 – Signing Off
Teardrop Explodes – Kilimanjaro
Specials – More Specials
Winwood, Steve – Arc of a Diver
Pretenders – Pretenders (1st Album)
Einstόrzende Neubauten – Kollaps
Siouxsie & the Banshees – Juju
Heaven 17 – Penthouse & Pavement
Go-Gos – Beauty & the Beat
Motφrhead – No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith
Soft Cell – Non Stop Erotic Cabaret
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark – Architecture & Morality
Eno, Brian & David Byrne – My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
Black Flag – Damaged
X – Wild Gift
Psychedelic Furs – Talk, Talk, Talk
Human League – Dare
Gun Club – Fire of Love
Bauhaus – Mask
Womack, Bobby – Poet
Tom Tom Club – Tom Tom Club (1st Album)
Rush – Moving Pictures
ABBA – Visitors
ABC – Lexicon of Love
Prince – 1999
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five – Message, the
Costello, Elvis – Imperial Bedroom
Cure – Pornography
Dexys Midnight Runners – Too Rye Ay
Simple Minds – New Gold Dream (81, 82, 83, 84)
Madness – Rise & Fall
Fagen, Donald – Nightfly
Haircut One Hundred – Pelican West
Bush, Kate – Dreaming, the
Orange Juice – Rip it Up
Jackson, Michael – Thriller
Birthday Party – Junkyard
Venom – Black Metal
Springsteen, Bruce – Nebraska
Associates – Sulk
Iron Maiden – Number of the Beast
Duran Duran – Rio
Violent Femmes – Violent Femmes (1st Album)
McLaren, Malcolm – Duck Rock
Def Leppard – Pyromania
REM – Murmur
The The – Soul Mining
Waits, Tom – Swordfishtrombones
Blue Nile – A Walk Across the Rooftops
Hanoi Rocks – Back to Mystery City
Lauper, Cyndi – She’s So Unusual
Simon, Paul – Hearts & Bones
Echo & the Bunnymen – Porcupine
ZZ Top – Eliminator
Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
U2 – War
Police – Synchronicity
Meat Puppets – II
Culture Club – Colour by Numbers
Frankie Goes to Hollywood – Welcome to the Pleasuredome
Run DMC – Run DMC (1984)
Sade – Diamond Life
Cocteau Twins – Treasure
Minor Threat – Out of Step
Van Halen – 1984
Prince – Purple Rain
Replacements – Let it Be
Style Council – Cafι Bleu
Turner, Tina – Private Dancer
Echo & the Bunnymen – Ocean Rain
Minutemen – Double Nickels on the Dime
Cole, Lloyd & the Commotions – Rattlesnakes
N’Dour, Youssou – Immigrιs
Springsteen, Bruce – Born in the USA
Fall – This Nation’s Saving Grace
Ibrahim, Abdullah – Water from an Ancient Well
Aha – Hunting High & Low
Tears for Fears – Songs from the Big Chair
Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms
Prefab Sprout – Steve McQueen (aka Two Wheels Good)
Mekons – Fear & Whiskey
Big Black – Atomizer
Vega, Suzanne – Suzanne Vega (1st Album)
Pogues – Rum, Sodomy & the Lash
Bush, Kate – Hounds of Love
Smiths – Meat is Murder
Waits, Tom – Rain Dogs
Jesus & Mary Chain – Psychocandy
New Order – Low Life
Simply Red – Picture Book
Dexys Midnight Runners – Don’t Stand Me Down
Scritti Politti – Cupid & Psyche 85
Costello, Elvis – Blood & Chocolate
Afrika Bambaataa & the Soul Sonic Force – Planet Rock: The Album
Beastie Boys – Licensed to Ill
Metallica – Master of Puppets
The The – Infected
Griffith, Nanci – Last of the True Believers
Bragg, Billy – Talking with the Taxman About Poetry
Talk Talk – Colour of Spring
Megadeth – Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying?
Bon Jovi – Slippery When Wet
Sonic Youth – Evol
Slayer – Reign in Blood
Throwing Muses – Throwing Muses (1986)
Simon, Paul – Graceland
Run DMC – Raising Hell
XTC – Skylarking
Earle, Steve – Guitar Town
Bad Brains – I Against I
Baker, Anita – Rapture
Smiths – Queen is Dead
Gabriel, Peter – So
Anthrax – Among the Living
Dinosaur Jr – You’re Living All Over Me
Parton, Dolly with Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris – Trio
Def Leppard – Hysteria
REM – Document
Prince – Sign ‘O’ the Times
Cult – Electric
Depeche Mode – Music for the Masses
Sisters of Mercy – Floodland
Michael, George – Faith
Hόsker Dό – Warehouse: Songs & Stories
Butthole Surfers – Locust Abortion Technician
Piazzolla, Astor & Gary Burton – New Tango
Smiths – Strangeways Here We Come
Guns N’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction
Jesus & Mary Chain – Darklands
Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Shaka Zulu
Laibach – Opus Dei
Napalm Death – Scum
Sonic Youth – Sister
Triffids – Calenture
Jackson, Michael – Bad
Pet Shop Boys – Actually
U2 – Joshua Tree
D’Arby, Terence Trent – Introducing the Hardline According to…
Pogues – If I Should Fall from Grace with God
Cohen, Leonard – I’m Your Man
Waterboys – Fisherman’s Blues
Fishbone – Truth & Soul
Everything But the Girl – Idlewild
Living Colour - Vivid
Mudhoney – Superfuzz Bigmuff
REM – Green
Happy Mondays – Bummed
Go Betweens – 16 Lovers Lane
Cowboy Junkies – Trinity Session
Chapman, Tracy – Tracy Chapman (1st Album)
My Bloody Valentine – Isn’t Anything
Pixies – Surfer Rosa
Metallica – And Justice for All
Dinosaur Jr – Bug
Krause, Dagmar – Tank Battles
lang, k.d. – Shadowland
American Music Club – California
Morrissey – Viva Hate
Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation
Sugarcubes – Life’s Too Good
Yoakam, Dwight – Beuenas Noches from a Lonely Roomn
Jane’s Addiction – Nothing’s Shocking
Public Enemy – It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
Faith No More – Real Thing
Kravtiz, Lenny – Let Love Rule
Hooker, John Lee – Healer, the
New Order – Technique
Madonna – Like a Prayer
Queen Latifah – All Hail the Queen
Spacemen 3 – Playing with Fire
fIREHOSE – fROMOHIO
Beastie Boys – Paul’s Boutique
Young Gods – Eau Rouge, l’
Zorn, John – Spy vs Spy: Music of Ornette Coleman
Stone Roses – Stone Roses (1st Album)
Cherry, Neneh – Raw Like Sushi
Maal, Baaba & Mansour Seck – Djam Leelii
Bush, Kate – Sensual World
Cure – Disintegration
808 State – 808:90
Coldcut – What’s That Noise?
Adamson, Barry – Moss Side Story
Aerosmith – Pump
Pixies – Doolittle
Raitt, Bonnie – Nick of Time
Fugazi – Repeater
Soul II Soul – Club Classics: Vol One
De La Soul – 3 Feet High & Rising
Jackson, Janet – Rhythm Nation 1814
Jungle Brothers – Done by the Forces of Nature
NWA – Straight Outta Compton
Cocteau Twins – Heaven or Las Vegas
Shamen – En-Tact
Deee Lite – World Clique
La’s – La’s
Black Crowes – Shake Your Money Maker
Depeche Mode – Violator
Pixies – Bossanova
Megadeth – Rust in Peace
Digital Underground – Sex Packets
Pet Shop Boys – Behaviour
Happy Mondays – Pills ‘n’ Thrills and Bellyaches
Michael, George – Listen Without Prejudice: Vol 1
Young, Neil – Ragged Glory
Ice Cube – AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted
Jane’s Addiction – Ritual de lo Habitual
LL Cool J – Mama Said Knock You Out
Public Enemy – Fear of a Black Planet
O’Connor, Sinιad – I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got
Tribe Called Quest, a – People’s Instinctive Travels & the Paths of Rhythm
Sonic Youth – Goo
Ride – Nowhere
My Bloody Valentine – Loveless
Nirvana – Nevermind
Crowded House – Woodface
Cypress Hill – Cypress Hill (1st Album)
Cope, Julian – Peggy Suicide
Gang Starr – Step in the Arena
MC Solaar - Qui Sθme le Vent Rιcolte le Tempo
Jah Wobble – Rising Above Bedlam
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Ice T – OG: Original Gangster
Mudhoney – Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge
Public Enemy – Apocalypse 91… Enemy Strikes Back
Tribe Called Quest, a – Low End Theory
Pearl Jam – Ten
Saint Etienne – Foxbase Alpha
Sepultura – Arise
Slint – Spiderland
U2 – Achtung Baby
KLF – White Room
Massive Attack – Blue Lines
Primal Scream – Screamadelica
Teenage Fanclub – Bandwagonesque
Metallica – Metallica [aka Black Album]
Pavement – Slanted & Enchanted
Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works 85-92
Arrested Development – 3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life of…
Olomidι, Koffi – Haut de Gamme: Koweοt, Rive Gauche
Morrissey – Your Arsenal
Maal, Baaba – Lam Toro
Lemonheads – It’s a Shame About Ray
Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine (1st Album)
Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy – Hypocrisy is the Greatest Luxury
lang, k.d. – Ingιnue
Dr Dre – Chronic, the
REM – Automatic for the People
Pharcyde – Bizarre Ride II the…
Spiritualized – Lazer Guided Melodies
Sugar – Copper Blue
Waits, Tom – Bone Machine
Sonic Youth – Dirty
Stereo MCs – Connected
Ministry – Psalm 69 (Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs)
Amos, Tori – Little Earthquakes
Ice Cube – Predator
Pantera – Vulgar Display of Power
Alice in Chains – Dirt
Cave, Nick & the Bad Seeds – Henry’s Dream, by…
Khan, Nusrat Fateh Ali – Devotional Songs
Harvey, P.J. – Dry
Suede – Suede (1st Album)
Weller, Paul – Wild Wood
Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream
Auteurs – New Wave
Phair, Liz – Exile in Guyville
Afghan Whigs – Gentlemen
Mann, Aimee – Whatever
Grant Lee Buffalo – Fuzzy
Nirvana – In Utero
Jamiroquai – Emergency on Planet Earth
Pet Shop Boys – Very
Harvey, P.J. – Rid of Me
Blur – Modern Life is Rubbish
Crow, Sheryl – Tuesday Night Music Club
Fall – Infotainment Scan
Wu Tang Clan – Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers)
Bjφrk – Debut
Orbital – Orbital [aka Brown Album]
Snoop Doggy Dogg – Doggystyle
Sebadoh – Bubble & Scrape
Boo Radleys – Giant Steps
Orbit, William – Strange Cargo: III
Method Man – Tical
Black, Frank – Teenager of the Year
Girls Against Boys – Venus Luxure No 1 Baby
Jeru the Damaja – Sun Rises in the East
Pavement – Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
Portishead – Dummy
Sabres of Paradise – Haunted Dancehall
Nas – Illmatic
Beastie Boys – Ill Communication
Costello, Elvis – Brutal Youth
Morrissey – Vauxhall & I
TLC – CrazySexyCool
Oasis – Definitely Maybe
Soundgarden – Superunknown
Offspring – Smash
Drive Like Jehu – Yank Crime
Blur – Parklife
G Love & Special Sauce - G Love & Special Sauce (1994)
Tourι, Ali Farka – Talking Timbuktu
Hole – Live Through This
Massive Attack – Protection
Manic Street Preachers – Holy Bible
Suede – Dog Man Star
Notorious BIG – Ready to Die
Buckley, Jeff – Grace
Orbital – Snivilisation
Nirvana – MTV Unplugged in New York
Nine Inch Nails – Downward Spiral
Prodigy – Music for the Jilted Generation
Green Day – Dookie
Foo Fighters – Foo Fighters (1st Album)
Garbage – Garbage (1st Album)
Nightmares on Wax – Smokers Delight
Tricky – Maxinquaye
Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx
Smashing Pumpkins – Mellon Collie & the Infinite Sadness
Rocket from the Crypt – Scream, Dracula, Scream
Chemical Brothers – Exit Planet Dust
2Pac – Me Against the World
Elastica – Elastica (1st Album)
Supergrass – I Should Coco
Radiohead – Bends, the
Guided by Voices – Alien Lanes
Kuti, Femi – Femi Kuti (1995)
Verve – A Northern Soul
Genius GZA – Liquid Swords
Pulp – Different Class
Leftfield – Leftism
D’Angelo – Brown Sugar
Oasis – (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?
Goldie – Timeless
Morissette, Alanis – Jagged Little Pill
Screaming Trees – Dust
Super Furry Animals – Fuzzy Logic
Fatboy Slim – Better Living Through Chemistry
Dr Octagon – Dr Octagonecologyst
Stereolab – Emperor Tomato Ketchup
Tortoise – Millions Now Living Will Never Die
Beck – Odelay
Belle & Sebastian – Tigermilk
DJ Shadow – Endtroducing
Eels – Beautiful Freak
Divine Comedy – Casanova
Apple, Fiona – Tidal
Wilco – Being There
Sepultura – Roots
Adamson, Barry – Oedipus Schmoedipus
Fun Lovin’ Criminals – Come Find Yourself
Maxwell – Urban Hang Suite
Charlatans – Tellin’ Stories
Manic Street Preachers – Everything Must Go
Everything But the Girl – Walking Wounded
Cave, Nick & the Bad Seeds – Murder Ballads
Bukem, LTJ – Logical Progression
Underworld – Second Toughest in the Infants
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Now I Got Worry
Cardigans – First Band on the Moon
Marilyn Manson – Antichrist Superstar
Fugees – Score, the
Ash – 1977
Belle & Sebastian – If You’re Feeling Sinister
Blur – Blur (1997)
Radiohead – OK Computer
Quaye, Finley – Maverick a Strike
Elliott, Missy Misdemeanor – Supa Dupa Fly
Chemical Brothers – Dig Your Own Hole
Primal Scream – Vanishing Point
Wyatt, Robert – Shleep
Holmes, David – Let’s Get Killed
Sleater Kinney – Dig Me Out
Prodigy – Fat of the Land
Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club (1997)
Cave, Nick & the Bad Seeds – Boatman’s Call
Divine Comedy – A Short Album About Love
Cornershop – When I was Born for the 7th Time
Daft Punk – Homework
Williams, Robbie – Life Thru a Lens
Carey, Mariah – Butterfly
Supergrass – In it for the Money
Dylan, Bob – Time Out of Mind
Size, Roni & Reprazent – New Forms
Smith, Elliott – Either/Or
Verve – Urban Hymns
Spiritualized – Ladies & Gentlemen, We are Floating in Space
Dandy Warhols – Dandy Warhols (1997)
Dylan, Bob – Bootleg Series Vol 4: Live 1966 [rec: 1966 at Free Trade Hall, Manchester]
Chao, Manu – Clandestino
Bragg, Billy & Wilco – Mermaid Avenue
Turbonegro – Apocalypse Dudes
Fatboy Slim – You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby
Gray, David – White Ladder
Williams, Lucinda – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road
Pulp – This is Hardcore
Madonna – Ray of Light
Hill, Lauryn – Miseducation of…
Hole – Celebrity Skin
Mercury Rev – Deserter’s Songs
System of a Down - System of a Down (1st Album)
Queen of the Stone Age - Queen of the Stone Age (1st Album)
Air – Moon Safari
Singh, Talvin – OK
Korn – Follow the Leader
Khalθd, (Cheb) – Kenza
Kid Rock – Devil Without a Cause
Boards of Canada – Music Has the Right to Children
Suba - Sγo Paulo Confessions
XTC – Apple Venus: Volume 1
Skunk Anansie – Post Orgasmic Chill
Incubus – Make Yourself
Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs
Travis – Man Who
Slipknot – Slipknot (1st Album)
Orton, Beth – Central Reservation
Sawhney, Nitin – Beyond Skin
Death in Vegas – Contino Sessions
Moby – Play
Flaming Lips – Soft Bulletin
Rhymes Digitales, les – Darkdancer
Tigre, le – Tigre, le (1999)
Eminem – Slim Shady LP
Spears, Britney – Baby One More Time
Metallica – S&M
Bonnie Prince Billy – I See a Darkness
Shack – HMS Fable
Basement Jaxx – Remedy
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
Sigur Rσs – Αgζtis Byrjun
Doves – Lost Souls
Air – Virgin Suicides: Original Motion Picture Score
Adams, Ryan – Heartbreaker
Gilberto, Bebel – Tanto Tempo
Cole, MJ – Sincere
Harris, Emmylou – Red Dirt Girl
Limp Bizkit – Chocolate Starfish & the Hot Dog Flavored Water
Radiohead – Kid A
U2 – All That You Can’t Leave Behind
Linkin Park – Hybrid Theory
Smith, Elliott – Figure 8
Badly Drawn Boy – Hour of Bewilderbeast
Harvey, P.J. – Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea
Badu, Erykah – Mama’s Gun
Coldplay – Parachutes
Common – Like Water for Chocolate
Ladd, Mike – Welcome to the Afterfuture
Red Snapper – Our Aim is to Satisfy
Eminem – Marshall Mathers LP
Goldfrapp – Felt Mountain
Giant Sand – Chore of Enchantment
Lambchop – Nixon
Lemper, Ute – Punishing Kiss
Madonna – Music
Avalanches – Since I Left You
OutKast – Stankonia
Radiohead – Amnesiac
Silver Jews – Bright Flight
Bjφrk – Vespertine
Gorillaz – Gorillaz (1st Album)
Adams, Ryan – Gold
Destiny’s Child – Survivor
Strokes – Is This It
Welch, Gillian – Time (The Revelator)
Gotan Project – Revancha del Tango, la
White Stripes – White Blood Cells
Beta Band – Hot Shots II
Jay Z – Blueprint
Rφyksopp – Melody AM
Drive-By Truckers – Southern Rock Opera
Super Furry Animals – Rings Around the World
Jurassic 5 – Power in Numbers
Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Ms Dynamite – A Little Deeper
Bees – Sunshine Hit Me
Jones, Norah – Come Away with Me
Coldplay – A Rush of Blood to the Head
Coral – Coral (2002)
Cash, Johnny – American IV: Man Comes Around
Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Doves – Last Broadcast
Elliott, Missy – Under Construction
Springsteen, Bruce – Rising, the
Beck – Sea Change
Roots – Phrenology
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever to Tell
White Stripes – Elephant
Wainwright, Rufus – Want One
OutKast – Speakerboxxx/Love Below
Dizzee Rascal – Boy in da Corner
Mars Volta – Deloused in the Comatorium
Lightning Bolt – Wonderful Rainbow
Morrissey – You Are the Quarry
Bjφrk – Medϊlla
Mylo – Destroy Rock & Roll
Scissor Sisters – Scissor Sisters (1st Album)
Icarus Line – Penance Soirιe
Arcade Fire – Funeral
Banhart, Devendra – Rejoicing in the Hands
Cave, Nick & the Bad Seeds – Abattoir Blues/Lyre of Orpheus
Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand (1st Album)
West, Kanye – College Dropout
Green, Cee-Lo – Is the Soul Machine
TV on the Radio – Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes
Liars – They Were Wrong, So We Drowned
Streets – A Grand Don’t Come for Free
Wainwright, Rufus – Want Two
Killers – Hot Fuss
Ozamatli – Street Signs
Green Day – American Idiot
Common – Be
Hawley, Richard – Coles Corner
Antony and the Johnsons – I Am Bird Now
Stevens, Sufjan – Come on Feel the Illinoise
Toure, Ali Farke – Savane
Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Winehouse, Amy – Back to Back
Fiasco, Lupe – Food & Liquor
Ghostface Killah – Fishscale
Aguilera, Christina – Back to Basics
Newsom, Joanna – Ys
Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
The Good, The Bad & The Queen – The Good, The Bad & The Queen
LCD Soundsystem – Sound of Silver
Radiohead – In Rainbows
M.I.A – Kala
Justice – Cross
Klaxons – Myths of the Near Future


Changes Since 2005

 

Out

Aguilera, Christina – Stripped
Timberlake, Justin – Justified
Vines – Highly Evolved
Hives – Your New Favourite Band
Radiohead – Hail to the Thief
Winehouse, Amy – Frank
Calexico – Feast of Wire
Darkness – Permission to Land
Kings of Leon – Youth & Young Manhood
Thrills – So Much for the City
50 Cent – Get Rich or Die Tryin’
Wilson, Brian – SMiLE
N*E*R*D – Fly or Die
Beta Band – Heroes to Zeros
Libertines – Libertines (1st Album)
Zutons – Who Killed the Zutons?
Kings of Leon – Aha Shake Heartbreak
MIA (UK) – Arular
Beck – Guero
White Stripes – Get Behind Me Satan


In

Green Day – American Idiot
Common – Be
Hawley, Richard – Coles Corner
Antony and the Johnsons – I Am Bird Now
Stevens, Sufjan – Come on Feel the Illinoise
Toure, Ali Farke – Savane
Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Winehouse, Amy – Back to Back
Fiasco, Lupe – Food & Liquor
Ghostface Killah – Fishscale
Aguilera, Christina – Back to Basics
Newsom, Joanna – Ys
Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
The Good, The Bad & The Queen – The Good, The Bad & The Queen
LCD Soundsystem – Sound of Silver
Radiohead – In Rainbows
M.I.A – Kala
Justice – Cross
Klaxons – Myths of the Near Future