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07.09.13 Updated, No Order04.30.13 Last 10 Albums I've Listened To
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03.12.10 Better Late Than Never10.28.09 A Run Through 2009
07.30.09 Amoeba Music Rules07.17.09 New Purchases
07.12.09 50 Albums Of 2009 So Far06.29.09 Mcpromotions To Classic Status
06.14.09 The Greatest Song Ever Recorded05.27.09 Going Crazy Online
05.07.09 Summer 2009 Listening02.04.09 Adding To My Collection
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Grower Albums

Albums that grew on me after many listens...they were worth it.
1As I Lay Dying
Shadows Are Security


Wow, this was a shocker for me. This was the first album i had ever bought with harsh vocals, sometime in early '06. Its still my favorite AILD album, and the vocals grew on my with repeated listens.
2The Beatles
Magical Mystery Tour


One of my favorite Beatles albums, when i first put it in my cd player, i hated the psychedelic elements and vocals. It actually gave me a headache to listen to it, especially Blue Jay Way. Well, a few listens later, i love the whole thing instead of just Hello Goodbye and Penny Lane.
3The Decemberists
The Crane Wife


This was the first acoustic driven album i ever bought, with the strong folky-indie elements. Its my favorite Decemberists album to date, and besides O' Valencia, every song took many listens for me to like. (I still don't like Shankhill Butchers though).
4Dream Theater
Images and Words


Being the third DT album i bought...it bored me to tears. I got through Pull Me Under and turned it off. Now, its my second favorite DT album.
5The Mars Volta
Amputechture


This was the first progressive rock album I bought (barring dark side of the moon), and when i began to listen to Vicarious Atonement, the first thing i thought about were clowns and the circus. Cedric sounded like a clown to me. Well, soon i grew to love Viscera Eyes and Vermicide, then the first 4 tracks, and now all of them except Asilos Magdalena...eww for #5. This album got me into one of my favorite bands of all time.
6Metallica
Kill Em All


Wow, when first heard Hit the Lights, i was so pissed off. The production quality was so damn bad, it gave me an earache. However, i decided to force myself to listen to it later and now i see its beauty, especially (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth.
7The Music
Welcome to the North


I bought this album on accident thinking it was a misprint on the top for a Muse album. Haha, noob. Anyway, i thought the album was really peculiar and its entire tone put me off. Now its one of my favorite alternative/indie albums.
8Radiohead
Ok Computer


Stoners. The lot of them. Or at least thats what i thought when i first heard the album. Originally, Let Down was the only part i liked...now the entirety of the album is amazing, and statistically, probably my favorite album ever. At first i thought the music was so bland with a bunch of knicks and whistles, now i know its all part of a beautiful whole.
9Transatlantic
Bridge Across Forever


Prententious and Boring. Well, thats what i thought when i first listened to it. Now i see its intricacies and beauty as a whole. Great Prog Rock.
10The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground and Nico


Im sure im not the only one that thought this was the most overhyped album of all time when they first heard it. Besides Sunday Morning, it was boring and unimaginative, now theres just some strange flare that works for me. It just plain works, and i like it a lot. I get it.
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