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01.14.16 My all time faves12.28.15 Rubbish hair, horrific clobber, best tu
12.15.15 Tops of 201510.19.15 Zaks guarantee
12.20.14 2014 Digital Age Pish.09.03.14 Could Care Less For Twinkly Jams
08.08.14 There Are Places I Remember.03.19.14 The Insomnia List Blues
11.27.13 10of1308.22.13 Left Alone Masterpieces
05.25.13 You Weren't There Man.05.11.13 The List Is Life.
05.04.13 Sounds Accompanied By Electric Sheep04.24.13 The 90s Without Hindsight
04.20.13 2+2+1=2

My all time faves

List is ranked. Some from the same band/artist have been omitted just to mix it up a bit but these are my favourite albums of all time. Some I've had for decades some 5 mins but they all speak to me. Always have always will.
1Sunhouse
Crazy on the Weekend


Soul 1
2Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space


The first true work of art I ever purchased.
3Grant Lee Buffalo
Fuzzy


90s alt rock/ country classic. What do grits taste like?
4R.E.M.
Automatic for the People


Makes me believe I grew up in Georgia and suffered sweltering summers.
5Radiohead
OK Computer


Probabaly the most impactive first listen I can recall. Remember it like it was yesterday.
6David Bowie
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust...


Rock n Roll
7The Clash
The Clash


Two fingers to the boss at work
8Pink Floyd
The Dark Side of the Moon


Speaks to me.
9Massive Attack
Mezzanine


The soundtrack to dark places
10Nirvana
In Utero


Teen anthems that stil prickle the skin.
11The National
High Violet


Kindred spirits
12Mogwai
Happy Songs for Happy People


Post Rock for pint drinkers
13The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream


Nostalgia.
14Pearl Jam
Ten


Doc Martins, Long shorts, PJ T-Shirt.....yes mum, sorry I'll turn it down.
15Can
Tago Mago


Autobahn trip on acid.
16Sex Pistols
Never Mind the Bollocks...


Anger is an energy
17The Cure
Disintegration


I was a five year old Bob Smith
18Leftfield
Leftism


Still one of the greatest sounding things of all time.
19Bob Dylan
Blonde on Blonde


Student day hot rocks
20Pavement
Wowee Zowee


To the garage I've got munchies bad
21The Beatles
Abbey Road


Best side-B in recorded history
22Miles Davis
In a Silent Way


Bliss
23The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead


Britain Speaks
24The Who
Who's Next


Rock made by men
25Pixies
Doolittle


I was a teenage alt rocker
26The Clash
London Calling


Death or Glory indeed
27Dinosaur Jr.
Farm


Still me fave. Driving jams.
28Iron Maiden
The Number of the Beast


The teen zak would be giving the old zak a death stare wondering what had happened?????
29Bob Dylan
Blood on the Tracks


The teen zak loved a bit of dad rock
30Blur
Modern Life Is Rubbish


I wear Fred Perrys and me Estuary English is immaculate ya cunts
31Underworld
dubnobasswithmyheadman


You was done up there mate.
32John Coltrane
A Love Supreme


God probably listened
33Husker Du
Zen Arcade


Bullshit not allowed. Let's unleash.
34Neil Young
After the Gold Rush


Ahhh. So this is what you teen brats mean by feels.
35Unwound
Leaves Turn Inside You


Mesmerising everytime
36Radiohead
In Rainbows


Actually better than OKC. 'Why lower on the list then? What? How?' Turn it in brats!!!!
37Yo La Tengo
Painful


Sing me to sleep.
38Fraction
Moon Blood


Whose tent dishes out the free love?
39Faith No More
Angel Dust


Let's go and key the teachers motor and then go to the cinema to watch Wayne's World
Cool!!!! Lash us a fag.
40Rage Against the Machine
Rage Against the Machine


Not only is anger an energy, it's also a gift.
41R.E.M.
Murmur


The soundtrack to backpacking round Oz in 2001.
42Guided by Voices
Alien Lanes


I still have time to be a rock God.
43The Beta Band
Heroes to Zeros


You'll never be as cool as someone from Scotland. Fact!!!
44The Beatles
The Beatles


Charlie don't surf but he jammed the classics.
45The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Electric Ladyland


Give it to me Jimi pal. Christ!! Just the tip son I can't take it.
46The Beach Boys
Pet Sounds


Sometimes I feel very sad, I really do.
47Pantha Du Prince
Black Noise


Bloops and bleeps for the soul
48Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat
Everything's Getting Older


It's time the tale were told.
49Grandaddy
The Sophtware Slump


Yank Kid A. They topped it.
50Depeche Mode
Violator


Geezers from up the road.
51Black Sabbath
Paranoid


Blew the speakers
52King Crimson
In the Court of the Crimson King


College 60s exploration
53Blind Melon
Soup


Their so 92! Yeah but I'm jammin hard in 95! and 20yrs later.
54King Creosote
From Scotland With Love


I was a Scottish folk singer in a past life.
55Sepultura
Chaos A.D.


Yay. I've got into an over 18s rock club cool! Sheeesh!!!
56Nirvana
Nevermind


Teen anthems hit hardest
57Boards of Canada
Tomorrow's Harvest


Data from star-trek leant me this. He's not having it back
58The Lemonheads
Car Button Cloth


Evan Dando you are so not alternative unlike me.
59Vangelis
Blade Runner Soundtrack


Is that owl real? Is this album?
60Jethro Tull
Aqualung


Listen to your elders
61Blur
Parklife


Essex boys 'av it large and so forth.
62Deftones
White Pony


The last time new music was exciting
63Calexico
Algiers


I'm sure I was born in a dust bowl.
64The Beatles
Revolver


We're in a soul club??? Yeah look you dance to taxman like this....
65Joy Division
Unknown Pleasures


A statement
66Dinosaur Jr.
Bug


Christ, your older brother is cool as fuck!
67Pavement
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain


Yeah, I'm cool though check this.
68Slayer
Reign in Blood


Ahh. So that's why there's metalheads
69Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral


An unrelatable masterpiece.
70Pink Floyd
Animals


George Orwell >
71Patti Smith
Horses


Turn it in love you're a journo. Hang on turn it up!!!
72Yonin Bayashi
Ishoku-Sokuhatsu


Red eyed sloth 4 eva
73Doves
The Last Broadcast


Actually helped me
74Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies


Contains the best downbeat drunken sing-along of all time.
75Ian Dury and the Blockheads
New Boots and Panties!!


ARSEHOLES BASTARDS FUCKING CUNTS and PRICKS
They didn't mess about in the 70s
76James
Seven


Seriously this thing was massive.
77Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation


Wanker cool is the new cool
78Faith No More
The Real Thing


Epic was played at me wedding
79Nirvana
Incesticide


Aneurysm was our first dance
80Motorhead
Ace of Spades


I married a motorhead fan.
81Oasis
Definitely Maybe


When we were young
82Pearl Jam
Vitalogy


Grunge is dead. No it's not listen to this it's well rad
83N.W.A.
Straight Outta Compton


Straight outta the childhood bubble into danger
84Massive Attack
Blue Lines


Stylistic perfection
85Sam Cooke
Night Beat


The voice
86Air
Moon Safari


This is probabaly top 20.
87Public Enemy
Fear of a Black Planet


Actually was life changing
88Wire
Chairs Missing


Jammed since an alternative compilation in the 90s showed guidance
89Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Howl


One of the best live bands
90AC/DC
Back in Black


The best live band
91Woob
1194


Ah....Ziggy. Ah....This is amazing.
92Bob Marley and The Wailers
Catch A Fire


Poster on me wall
93De La Soul
3 Feet High and Rising


Spin the daisy age and feel the weight lift.
94Bob Dylan
Bringing It All Back Home


20yrs of schoolin and they put you on the day shift.
Spoke a billion words
95Brian Eno
Here Come the Warm Jets


Skylark for life
96Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin III


Now that's what I call an opener volume III
97Cardiacs
A Little Man and a House...


The entire top 100 in one song. Nothing like it.
98Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain


Film up its arse, album out of this world.
99Slint
Spiderland


This is a mistake. It'll crawl up the plug hole into the top 20.
100Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me


This is obviously the only one that's shite.
Thanks to all the sput bros who show me the time, patience and the light. You know who you are.
Row you'll always be a tool until you bin this one and jam the rest.
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