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NME’s 100 Best Albums - 2003

Stone Roses

1. The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
2. Pixies – Doolittle
3. The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds
4. Television – Marquee Moon
5. The Beatles – Revolver
6. Love – Forever Changes
7. The Strokes – Is This It
8. The Smiths – The Queen In Dead
9. The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground
10. Sex Pistols – Never Mind The Bollocks…
11. My Bloody Valentine – Loveless
12. The Clash – London Calling
13. Oasis – Definitely Maybe
14. Joy Division – Closer
15. Nirvana – In Utero
16. Radiohead – Ok Computer
17. Spritualized – Ladies And Gentleman We Are Floating In Space
18. Blondie – Parallel Lines
19. Nirvana – Nevermind
20. The White Stripes – White Blood Cells
21. The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground
22. New Order – Technique
23. Primal Scream – Screamadellica
24. The Beatles – The Beatles [Aka The White Album]
25. The Smiths – Strangeways Here We Come
26. David Bowie – Low
27. Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On
28. The Verve – A Northern Soul
29. Public Enemy – It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
30. Massive Attack – Blue Lines
31. Pixies – Surfer Rosa
32. The Byrds – The Notorious Byrd Brothers
33. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
34. Patti Smith – Horses
35. Jeff Buckley – Grace
36. Kraftwerk – Trans-Europe Express
37. Oasis – [What’s The Story] Morning Glory
38. Scott Walker – Scott 4
39. Ramones – Ramones
40. Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
41. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
42. The Stooges – Fun House
43. David Bowie – Hunky Dory
44. Radiohead – The Bends
45. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV
46. The Streets – Original Pirate Material
47. Bob Dylan – Blood On The Tracks
48. REM – Automatic For The People
49. Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation
50. Blur – Parklife
51. The Smiths – Hatful Of Hollow
52. The Rolling Stones – Exile On Mainstreet
53. Slint – Spiderland
54. The Smiths – The Smiths
55. Aphex Twin – Richard D James Album
56. Jay-Z – The Blueprint
57. Roxy Music – For Your Pleasure
58. The Rolling Stones – Stick Fingers
59. The Specials – The Specials
60. Big Star – Third/Sister Lovers
61. The Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs
62. Pulp – His ‘N Hers
63. Dusty Springfield – Dusty In Memphis
64. Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left
65. Duran Duran – Rio
66. The Flying Burrito Brothers – The Gilded Palace Of Sin
67. Underworld – Dubnobasswithmyheadman
68. Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Searching For The Young Soul Rebels
69. Andrew WK – I Get Wet
70. The Verve – Urban Hymns
71. Eminem – The Slim Shady LP
72. AC/DC – Back In Black
73. Michael Jackson – Off The Wall
74. The White Stripes – Elephant
75. Lou Reed – Transformer
76. Pulp – This Is Hardcore
77. The Coral – The Coral
78. Suede – Dog Man Star
79. The Clash – The Clash
80. Neil Young – After The Goldrush
81. The Jesus And Mary Chain – Psychocandy
82. Wu-Tang Clan – Enter The Wu-Tang
83. Van Morrison – Astral Weeks
84. De La Soul – 3 Feet High And Rising
85. The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed
86. David Bowie – Heroes
87. The Slits – Cut
88. Primal Scream – Exterminator
89. Stevie Wonder – Innervisions
90. Leonard Cohen – Songs Of Love And Hate
91. Queens Of The Stoneage –Rated R
92. Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works 85-92
93. Joni Mitchell – Hejira
94. Bob Dylan – Bringing It All Back Home
95. Pink Floyd – Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
96. The Vines – Highly Evolved
97. PJ Harvey – Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
98. Madonna – Like A Prayer
99. The Congos – Heart Of The Congos
100. The Beach Boys – Surfs Up

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Ten Great Live Albums 2003

1. Kick Out The Jams – Mc5
2. Live! Bob Marley And The Wailers
3. Live At Leeds – The Who
4. Live At The Apollo – James Brown
5. MTV Unplugged In New York – Nirvana
6. Santa Monica ’72 – David Bowie
7. Get Yer Ya Ya’s Out – The Rolling Stones
8. Live At San Quentin – Johnny Cash
9. 23 Minutes Over Brussels – Suicide
10. Live And Dangerous – Thin Lizzy



NME Best Live Albums – March 2011

This list appeared on NME.com the same week as the 100 greatest gigs issue was published.
As chosen by the writers


1 - Thin Lizzy - 'Live And Dangerous'
2 - Neil Young & Crazy Horse - 'Live Rust'
3 - The Who - 'Live At Leeds'
4 - Radiohead - 'I Might Be Wrong: Live Recordings'
5 - Johnny Cash - 'At Folsom Prison'
6 - Nirvana - 'Unplugged In New York'
7 - Jay Z - 'Unplugged'
8 - MC5 - 'Kick Out The Jams'
9 - The Ramones - 'It's Alive'
10 - Kiss - 'Alive!'
11 - The Rolling Stones - 'Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out'
12 - Led Zeppelin - 'The Song Remains The Same'
13 - Deep Purple - 'Made In Japan'
14 - Joni Mitchell - 'Miles Of Aisles'
15 - Bill Withers - 'Live At Carnegie Hall'
16 - Aretha Franklin - 'Live At Fillmore West'
17 - Kraftwerk - 'Minimum Maximum'
18 - Iron Maiden - 'Live After Death'
19 - Lynyrd Skynyrd - 'One More From The Road'
20 - The Monterey International Pop Festival
21 - Pink Floyd - 'Pulse'
22 - Jeff Buckley- 'Mystery White Boy'
23 - The Velvet Underground - 'Live At Max's Kansas City'
24 - Woodstock: Music From The Original Soundtrack And More
25 - Bill Callahan - 'Rough Travel For A Rare Thing'
26 - Belle & Sebastian - 'If You're Feeling Sinister: Live at the Barbican'
27 - Black Lips - 'Los Valientes del Mundo Nuevo'
28 - Curtis Mayfield - 'Curtis/Live!'
29 - Bob Dylan & The Band - 'Before The Flood'
30 - Elvis - 'Aloha From Hawaii'
31 - U2 - 'Under A Blood Red Sky'
32 - George Harrison - 'The Concert For Bangladesh'
33 - The Band - 'The Last Waltz'
34 - Jerry Lee Lewis - 'Live at the Star Club, Hamburg'
35 - AC/DC - 'If You Want Blood'
36 - Queen - 'Live At Wembley Stadium'
37 - James Brown - 'Live At The Apollo
38 - Cream - 'Wheels Of Fire'
39 - The Mars Volta - 'Scabdates'
40 - Muse - 'Haarp'
41 - Simon And Garfunkel - 'The Concert In Central Park'
42 - Future Of The Left - 'Last Night I Saved Her from Vampires'
43 - Iggy And The Stooges - 'Metallic K.O.'
44 - Talking Heads - 'Stop Making Sense'
45 - The Cramps - 'Smell of Female'
46 - The White Stripes - 'Under Great White Northern Lights'
47 - Wilco - 'Kicking Television: Live in Chicago'
48 - Metallica - 'S&M'
49 - My Morning Jacket - 'Okonokos'
50 - Tom Waits - 'Glitter And Doom Live'

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Ten Great Greatest Hits Albums 2003

1. The Immaculate Collection – Madonna
2. 30 Greatest Hits – Aretha Franklin
3. 1962-1966/1967-1970 – The Beatles
4. Decade – Neil Young
5. The Hits 1 & 2 – Prince
6. Discography: The Complete Singles Collection – Pet Shop Boys
7. Singles Going Steady – Buzzcocks
8. Good Boys When They’re Asleep – The Faces
9. A Man Like Curtis – Curtis Mayfield
10. Snap – The Jam



Ten Great Soundtrack Albums 2003

1. Shaft – Isaac Hayes
2. Superfly – Curtis Mayfield
3. Once Upon A Time In The West – Ennio Morricone
4. Pulp Fiction – Various
5. Midnight Express – Georgio Moroder
6. Natural Born Killers – Trent Reznor/Various
7. Trainspotting – Various
8. 24 Hour Party People – Various
9. The Last Waltz – The Band/Various
10. Midnight Cowboy – John Barry

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NME 100 Greatest British Albums Ever! - 2006
NME Iss 28 Jan 2006

See Also:

›› Q 50 Greatest British Albums Ever!
›› Q 50 Greatest British Tracks Ever!
›› 100 Greatest British Rock Albums
›› NME 100 Greatest British Albums
›› Observer Music Monthly British Albums
›› Kerrang 100 British Rock Albums



Stone Roses

1. The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
2. The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead
3. Oasis – Definitely Maybe
4. Sex Pistols – Never Mind The Bollocks…
5. Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not.
6. Blur – Modern Life Is Rubbish
7. Pulp – Different Class
8. The Clash – London Calling
9. The Beatles – Revolver
10. The Libertines – Up The Bracket
11. Radiohead – The Bends
12. The Specials – The Specials
13. The Verve – A Northern Soul
14. David Bowie – Hunky Dory
15. Primal Scream – Screamadelica
16. Dexys Midnight Runners – Searching For The Young Soul Rebles
17. The Streets – Original Pirate Material
18. Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand
19. The Smiths – Strangeways Here We Come
20. The Beatles – Rubber Soul
21. Muse – Absolution
22. Super Furry Animals – Radiator
23. New Order – Technique
24. Pet Shop Boys – Please
25. The Kinks – The Village Green Preservation Society
26. The Smiths – Hatful Of Hollow
27. Pj Harvey – Dry
28. Nick Drake – Bryter Later
29. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II
30. Suede – Suede
31. Massive Attack – Blue Lines
32. The Zombies – Odyssey And Oracle
33. Coldplay - Parachutes
34. The Jam – All Mod Cons
35. Radiohead – Ok Computer
36. The Beatle – The Beatles
37. Manic Street Preachers – The Holy Bible
38. Spritualized – Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
39. Ride – Nowhere
40. Dizzie Rascal – Boy In Da Corner
41. Kate Bush – Hounds Of Love
42. The Jesus And Mary Chain – Psychocandy
43. The Rolling Stones – Exile On Main Street
44. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
45. The Streets – A Grand Don’t Come For Free
46. Pulp – His And Hers
47. The Libertines – The Libertines
48. Elastica – Elastica
49. The Who – My Generation
50. The La’s – The La’s
51. Billy Bragg – Talking To The Taxman About Poetry
52. Madness – One Step Beyond
53. The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed
54. Morrissey – Vauxhall And I
55. Block Party – Silent Alarm
56. Portishead – Portishead
57. The Cure – The Head On The Door
58. Suede – Dog Man Star
59. The Clash – The Clash
60. The Human League – Dare
61. Echo And The Bunnymen – Ocean Rain
62. Saint Ettienne – Fox Base Alpha
63. David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
64. Gang Of Four – Entertainment!
65. Radiohead – Kid A
66. Elvis Costello – This Years Model
67. Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
68. The Pretty Things – Sf Sorrow
69. Roxy Music – For Your Pleasure
70. Spacemen 3 – The Perfect Prescription
71. Buzzcocks – Lovebites
72. Joy Division – Closer
73. Kaiser Chiefs - Employment
74. Prodigy – Music For A Jilted Generation
75. Tricky – Maxinquaye
76. Cornershop – When I Was Born For The 7th Time
77. The Beta Band – The Three EP’s
78. Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works 85-92
79. Teenage Fanclub – Bandwagonesque
80. Black Sabbath – Paranoid
81. Antonym And The Johnsons – I Am A Bird Now
82. Happy Mondays – Pills ‘N’ Thrills And Bellyaches
83. Wire – Pink Flag
84. Redskins – Neither Washington Nor Moscow
85. ABC – The Lexicon Of Love
86. George Harrison – All Things Must Pass
87. Small Faces – Ogdens Nut Gone Flake
88. Underworld – Dubnobasswithmyheadman
89. Blur – Parklife
90. Supergrass – I Should Coco
91. The Fall – The Nations Saving Grace
92. Oasis – (What’s The Story) Morning Glory
93. Brian Eno – Here Come The Warm Jets
94. The Futureheads – The Futureheads
95. Julian Cope – Jehovahkill
96. Adam And The Ants – Kings Of The Wild Frontier
97. Led Zeppelin – IV
98. Roots Manuva – Run Come Save Me
99. Patric Wolf – Lycanthropy
100. Derek And Clive – Live

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NME – The Greatest Indie Anthems Ever

Compiled By Listeners And Presenters Of  XFM And Readers And Writers Of  NME.
From NME 5th May 2007 issue

1. Oasis – Live Forever – 1994
2. Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Sprit – 1991
3. Pulp – Common People – 1995
4. The Smiths – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out – 1986
5. The Libertines – Don’t Look Back Into The Sun – 2003
6. The Libertines – Time For Heroes – 2003
7. The Smiths – How Soon Is Now? – 1984
8. The Stone Roses – I Am The Resurrection – 1989
9. The Strokes – Last Night – 2000
10. Arctic Monkeys – I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor – 2005
11. The Smiths – This Charming Man – 1983
12. The Stone Roses – She Bangs The Drum – 1989
13. The Libertines – Can’t Stand Me Now – 2004
14. Oasis – Don’t Look Back In Anger – 1995
15. Blur – Song 2 – 1997
16. Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out – 2004
17. The Stone Roses – I Wanna Be Adored – 1989
18. The Verve – Bitter Sweet Symphony – 1997
19. Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart – 1980
20. Joy Division – Transmission – 1979
21. The Smiths – Panic – 1986
22. The Breeders – Cannonball – 1993
23. The Gossip – Standing In The Way Of Control – 2006
24. Babyshambles – Fuck Forever – 2005
25. Oasis – Supersonic – 1994
26. Radiohead – Creep – 1992
27. Oasis – Wonderwall – 1995
28. Pavement – Cut Your Hair – 1994
29. Arcade Fire – Rebellion (Lies) – 2005
30. Manic Street Preachers – A Design For Life – 1996
31. Oasis – Cigarettes And Alcohol – 1994
32. The Stone Roses – Fools Gold – 1989
33. The Killers – Mr Brightside - 2004
34. Radiohead – Just – 1995
35. Pixies – Monkey Gone To Heaven – 1989
36. Kaiser Chiefs – I Predict A Riot – 2004
37. Kasabian – LSF – 2004
38. Pixies – Gigantic – 1998
39. Oasis – Champagne Supernova – 1995
40. Klaxtons – Goldan Skans – 2007
41. Blur – Parklife - 1994
42. The Cribs – Hey Scenesters! – 2005
43. Suede – Animal Nitrate – 1993
44. The Stone Roses – Love Spreads – 1994
45. The La’s – There She Goes – 1998
46. Dinosaur Jr. – Freak Scene – 1988
47. The Libertines – Up The Bracket – 2002
48. Sonic Youth – Bull In The Heather – 1994
49. The Rapture – House Of Jealous Lovers – 2002
50. My Bloody Valentine – You Made Me Realise – 1988

The Ones That Got Away…

1. The Clash – Londons Calling
2. Manic Street Preachers – Motorcycle Emptiness
3. Muse – Supermassive Black Hole
4. The Futureheads – Hounds Of Love
5. LCD Soundsystem – Daft Punk Is Playing In My House
6. Hot Chip – Over And Over
7. Happy Mondays – Kinky Afro
8. The Cure – Boys Don’t Cry
9. Primal Scream – Loaded
10. New Order - Temptation

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THE NME TOP 100 GREATEST ALBUMS OF THE DECADE

The Top 100 albums released between January 2000 and December 2009, as voted for by NME staff (past and present) plus a selection of musicians and industry figures (see the full jury in NME magazine). Only the top 50 appeared in the magazine. The full 100 appeared on NME.com.

This list is taken from the ‘End Of The Decade’ issue of NME magazine (on sale November 18th) where each album included is reviewed again from a 2009 perspective, alongside brand new interviews and a look back at the defining musical moments of the past 10 years.

Is This It

1. The Strokes – Is This It
2. Libertines – Up The Bracket
3. Primal Scream – Xtrmnatr
4. Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say That’s What I’m Not
5. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever To Tell
6. PJ Harvey – Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
7. Arcade Fire – Funereal
8. Interpol – Turn On The Bright Lights
9. The Streets – Original Pirate Material
10. Radiohead – In Rainbows
11. LCD Sound System – Sounds Of Silver
12. At The Drive In – Relationship Of Command
13. The Shins – Wincing The Night Away
14. Radiohead – Kid A
15. Queens Of The Stoneage – Songs For The Deaf
16. The Streets – A Grand Don’t Come For Free
17. Sufjan Stevens - Illinois
18. The White Stripes - Elephant
19. The White Stripes - White Blood Cells
20. Blur - Think Tank
21. The Coral – The Coral
22. Jay-Z – The Blueprint
23. Klaxons - Myths Of The Near Future
24. The Libertines – The Libertines
25. The Rapture – Echoes
26. Dizzee Rascal - Boy In Da Corner
27. Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
28. Johnny Cash - The Man Comes Around
29. Super Furry Animals - Rings Around The World
30. Elbow - Asleep In The Back
31. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
32. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones
33. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
34. Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump
35. Babyshambles - Down In Albion
36. Spiritualized - Let It Come Down
37. The Knife - Silent Shout
38. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
39. Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles
40. Ryan Adams - Gold
41. Wild Beasts - Two Dancers
42. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
43. Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
44. Outkast - Speakerboxxx / The Love Below
45. The Avalanches - Since I Left You
46. Delgados - The Great Eastern
47. Brendan Benson - Lapalco
48. The Walkmen - Bows And Arrows
49. Muse - Absolution
50. Mia - Arular
51. The Good The Bad And The Queen
52. Rufus Wainwright - Poses
53. Jamie T - Panic Prevention
54. The Golden Virgins - Songs Of Praise
55. Hard-Fi - Stars Of CCTV
56. My Morning Jacket - Z
57. Outkast - Stankonia
58. Liars - Drum's Not Dead
59. The Hold Steady - Boys And Girls In America
60. Green Day - American Idiot
61. The National - Alligator
62. Queens Of The Stone Age - Rated R
63. Godspeed You Black Emperor - Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven
64. The Radio Dept. - Lesser Matters
65. Muse - Black Holes And Revelations
66. Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling
67. Botch - We Are The Romans
68. The Horrors - Primary Colours
69. Biffy Clyro - Puzzle
70. Glasvegas - Glasvegas
71. Brian Wilson - Smile
72. Mia - Kala
73. Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People
74. Brand New - The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me
75. The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow
76. Capdown - Civil Disobedients
77. Isobel Campbell - Ballad Of The Broken Seas
78. Belle & Sebastian - Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like A Peasant
79. Kings Of Leon - Youth And Young Manhood
80. Danger Mouse - The Grey Album
81. Field Music - Field Music
82. Mclusky - Mclusky Do Dallas
83. Laura Marling - Alas, I Cannot Swim
84. Regina Spector - Soviet Kitsch
85. Roots Manuva - Run Come Save Me
86. The Twilight Sad - Forget The Night Ahead
87. Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
88. Bonnie Prince Billy - The Letting Go
89. Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight
90. Gallows - Orchestra Of Wolves
91. Les Savy Fav - Let’s Stay Friends
92. The Sleepy Jackson - Lovers
93. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
94. Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - Horse Of The Dog
95. Bjork - Vespertine
96. Shellac - Excellent
97. Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun
98. Gorillaz - Demon Days
99. The Maccabees - Colour It In
100. MGMT - Oracular Spectacular


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NME – The 100 Greatest Britpop Songs
May 2013

NME Writers Celebrate 20 Years Of Britpop. There Were Some Elaborate Rules For Inclusion In This List. You Will Have To Dig Out NME 11th May 2013 For Full Info. Hence NO, Verve, Manics Or Kula Shaker!

1. Pulp – Common People
2. Blur – Girls & Boys
3. Oasis – Cigarettes & Alcohol
4. Elastica – Connection
5. McAlmont & Butler – Yes
6. Blur – End Of The Century
7. Oasis – Supersonic
8. Black Grape – Reverend Black Grape
9. Suede – Animal Nitrate
10. Pulp – Sorted For E’s & Wiz
11. Super Furry Animals – The Man Don’t Give A Fuck
12. Pulp – Disco 2000
13. Blur – For Tomorrow
14. Ash – Girl From Mars
15. Oasis – Live Forever
16. Pulp – Babies
17. Super Furry Animals – Ice Hocky Hair
18. Mansun – Wide Open Spaces
19. Suede – The Drowners
20. Elastica – Waking Up
21. Supergrass – Caught By The Fuzz
22. Oasis – Don’t Look Back In Anger
23. Blur – Too The End
24. Blur – Chemical World
25. Suede – Stay Together
26. The Boo Radleys – Lazarus
27. Pulp – Mis-Shaped
28. Blur – Parkpife
29. Kenickie – Punka
30. Edwyn Collins – A Girl Like You
31. The Boo Radleys – Wake Up Boo
32. Supergrass – Alright
33. The Bluetones – Slight Return
34. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci – Patio Song
35. Babybird – You’re Gorgeous
36. Suede – The Wild Ones
37. Longpigs – She Said
38. Oasis – Wonderwall
39. Paul Weller – The Changingman
40. Bis - Candy Pop
41. The Auteurs – Showgirl
42. Blur – The Universal
43. Suede – Trash
44. Pulp – This Is Hardcore
45. Blur – Popscene
46. Shed Seven – Getting Better
47. Menswear – Daydreamer
48. Sleeper – Inbetweener
49. Catatonia – Road Rage
50. Gene – Olympian
51. Blur – This Is A Low
52. Oasis – Shakermaker
53. Pulp – Do You Remember The 1st Time?
54. Blake Grape – Kelly’s Heroes
55. Elastica – Stutter
56. Super Furry Animals – Something For The Weekend
57. Oasis – Slide Away
58. Supergrass – Moving
59. Blur – Beetlebum
60. Blue – Song 2
61. Shampoo – Trouble
62. Ash – Kung Foo
63. Inspiral Carpets – Saturn 5
64. Pulp – Underwear
65. Suede – Killing Of A Flash Boy
66. The Auteurs – New French Girlfriend
67. Longpigs – On And On
68. Dubstar – Not So Manic Now
69. Echobelly – Great Things
70. Cast – Sandstorm
71. Catatonia – You’ve Got A Lot To Answer For
72. Dodgy – Staying Out For The Summer
73. The Boo Radleys – Wish I Was Skinny
74. Manson – Stripper Vicar
75. Lush – Ladykillers
76. Saint Etienne – He’s On The Phone
77. Cast – Finetime
78. Oasis – All Around The World
79. 60ft Dolls – Talk To Me
80. Marion – Time
81. Ash – Oh Yeah
82. Gene – For The Dead
83. Stephen Duffy – Natalie
84. Space – Female Of The Species
85. Rialto - Untouchable
86. Salad – Motorbike To Heaven
87. Saint Etienne – You’re In A Bad Way
88. Supergrass – Mansize Rooster
89. Oasis – Champagne Supernova
90. Shed Seven – Where Have You Been Tonight?
91. Space – Me And You Verses The World
92. Demim – Middle Of The Road
93. Shed Seven – On Standby
94. Silver Sun – Lava
95. Sleeper – What Do I Do Now?
96. Suede – Metal Micky
97. The Lightening Seeds – Change
98. Super Furry Animals – If You Don’t Want Me To Destroy You
99. The Charlatans – Cant Get Out Of Bed
100. James – Laid

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NME's 50 Must Have EP's
Found on NME.com July 2014

1. The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour
2. Alex Turner - Submarine
3. Metallica - The $5.98 E.P. : Garage Days Revisited
4. My Bloody Valentine - You Made Me Realise
5. Pixies - Come On Pilgrim
6. Sonic Youth - Kill Yr Idols
7. Ice Cube - Kill at Will
8. Joy Division - An Ideal For Living
9. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
10. Muse - Muscle Museum
11. Burial - Kindred
12. Jeff Buckley - Live at Sin-é
13. Jesus and Mary Chain - Some Candy Talking
14. The Pogues - Poguetry in Motion
15. Coldplay - The Blue Room
16. Interpol - The Black EP
17. Radiohead - Airbag
18. The Strokes - The Modern Age
19. Parquet Courts - Tally All Things That You Broke
20. Bright Eyes - There Is No Beginning To The Story
21. Boards of Canada - In A Beautiful Place Out in the Country
22. Aphex Twin - Come to Daddy
23. Beta Band - Los Amigo Del Beta Bandidos
24. NWA - 100 Miles and Runnin
25. Ride - Fall
26. Suede - Stay Together
27. Pulp - The Sisters EP
28. Pavement - Watery, Domestic
29. LCD Soundsystem - 45:33
30. Elvis Costello - New Amsterdam
31. The Fall - Slates
32. Sufjan Stevens - All Delighted People
33. Broadcast - Extended Play Two
34. Blur - Popscene
35. Guns n Roses - Lies
36. Cocteau Twins - Sunburnt and Snowblind
37. Nirvana - Hormoaning
38. Echo and the Bunnymen - Shine So Hard
39. Motörhead - Golden Years
40. Anthrax - Attack of the Killer Bs
41. Calexico - Even My Sure Things Fall Through
42. Janelle Monáe - Metropolis: The Chase Suite
43. Slayer - Haunting the Chapel
44. Buzzcocks – Spiral Scratch
45. Arctic Monkeys – Who the Fuck are Arctic Monkeys?
46. Warpaint – Exquisite Corpse
47. The Coral – Skeleton Key
48. Biffy Clyro - Thekidswhopoptodaywillrocktomorrow
49. Mogwai – EP +6
50. The National – Cherry Tree