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Yeti On Dream Pop

Inspired recently to make an attempt at a true "Best Of" list -- Albums ranked on Genre Importance (Influence & Popularity), Time of Release (earlier are favored) and Overall Quality (imo) -- please enjoy/discuss/listen.
75Film School
alwaysnever


If I don't include this folks will become perturbed. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjJEtkUqGc8
74The Raveonettes
Lust Lust Lust


Guitars Guitars Guitars http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_q0_PjLt4k
73Serena Maneesh
S-M 2: Abyss In B Minor


Recorded in a cave how fucking Dream Pop is that? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02xB1da-Mb0
72Mazzy Star
She Hangs Brightly


So very pretty. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xO_euDBRowk
71The Horrors
Skying


Synths. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHtMFviCgd4
70The Raveonettes
Chain Gang Of Love


They just adhere to the aesthetic so hard. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyznG_vJo1o
69Azure Ray
Burn and Shiver


a more solemn take. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmzGvVpnkKU
68Mew
Frengers


Probably deserves to be higher but sits on the fringes I feel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tei_-YmCWek
67Deerhunter
Microcastle


Better record but Cryptograms was more influential I'd venture. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1JHdSBibO8
66The War On Drugs
Slave Ambient


Folk + Dream Pop http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9JB5YLCwgk
65The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
Belong


Slumberland is still so good. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Dt1zWdmB4c
64Trespassers William
Different Stars


A bit more sterile. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3hK9LrwACU
63Grimes
Visions


this will matter to the genre in 10 years, I firmly believe this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5H-YlcMSbc
62Unrest
Imperial ffrr


yes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWbQToMr68c
61Deerhunter
Cryptograms


Bradford you amazing sob. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaO4oQs3Wkk&feature=related
60Pale Saints
In Ribbons


again under-appreciated. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcZ4MmYi4bs
59Wild Nothing
Gemini


Nostalgia of the finest type. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbAISMzd7vA
58 Hammock
Raising Your Voice...Trying To Stop an Echo


Just chill. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyqzjeSlHwA
57Cranes
Loved


This and Forever are so good. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZnSik1HpWw
56Slowdive
Pygmalion


What a way to end it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jphrbNdXMc4
55Lilys
In The Presence of Nothing


Slumberland was so good. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCvagpF8ii4
54Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular


HOOVA. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wobu_4uASfE
53Autolux
Future Perfect


LA if George Orwell has his way with her. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZL91Uv5e8g
52The Jesus and Mary Chain
Darklands


This must be what living in a China Mi?ville novel feels like. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_w9sCTtZ9EA&ob=av2e
51Mojave 3
Ask Me Tomorrow


Desert at dusk drunk as a skunk. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyg6FgwArTc
50Ride
Today Forever


Fucking sharks man. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HA8sC8T5xEw
49A Place To Bury Strangers
A Place To Bury Strangers


Brutal http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3KXlP4rdqU
48Starflyer 59
Gold


Silver is ok. This and Americana are excellent. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YfDxo8y3_Y
47The Field Mice
For Keeps


mmmmm. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp8NMHVeqwE
46Bailter Space
Robot World


The title says it all. Exact, compact, efficient and fucking excellent. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tJL8PBNvuc
45 Bel Canto
Shimmering, Warm, Bright


THE SUN. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCj7zw1wHzo
44M83
Before The Dawn Heals Us


Solo dance. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzPsMalV8ns
43Cocteau Twins
Head Over Heels


their true entrance, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_CHbmZIRXE
42Seefeel
Quique


buzzzz http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2GWnEc4FEI
41The Radio Dept.
Clinging To A Scheme


Look at that cover and you'll understand. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDx_3Ho5Xmo
40Pale Saints
The Comforts of Madness


The comforts of reverb. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8L4s00Fa2Hg
39Cranes
Forever


wonky symphonic gaze. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QB0C5zM_g4Q
38The Horrors
Primary Colours


such an improvement. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7WAHnZPIX0&ob=av2e
37The Radio Dept.
Lesser Matters


Lush every time. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFAQC6MDdg4
36The Twilight Sad
Fourteen Autumns and Fifteen Winters


Post Rock + Shoegaze + Emo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFVLcOB5CtQ
35Blonde Redhead
23


Quite the transition. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7FqUNlEdwA
34Hooverphonic
The Magnificent Tree


Under-appreciated. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cWggYivjh8
33Spacemen 3
Playing With Fire


So dirty. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg5D-CqDoI8
32Velocity Girl
Copacetic


Copacetic by product of Black Tambourine. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WI3qvLppDk8&feature=fvst
31Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space


just drifts. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9G7n8DBpO8
30Grouper
Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill


Oh Elizabeth. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dati9LoBBMc
29Slowdive
Just For A Day


Tasty debut and you can see where they build upon this to the great heights of Souvlaki. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLWALzYNNms
28Chapterhouse
Whirlpool


This is where things started to become streamlined. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YtB4kxfQPs
27 My Bloody Valentine
Isn't Anything


Funny how this has been somewhat looked down upon in the years following Loveless. Still so brilliant. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-C7nVks6IA
26The Smashing Pumpkins
Siamese Dream


Does this deserve to be higher? Sure. Maybe not for influence on Dream Pop but it is hard to ignore how much the guitar tones influenced the later/current crop of Shoegazers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRb9oOhUOoE
25Serena Maneesh
Serena-Maneesh


Good enough they disappeared for five years. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veFrrDIbVwM
24 Sigur Ros
?g?tis Byrjun


Jonsi and that fucking bow. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2GjOC79gVI
23 M83
Dead Cities, Red Seas and Lost Ghosts


Gonzales truly begins. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5pv8fmiax8
22Swervedriver
Raise


Raucous. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WD6ZGsdYSkw
21Starflyer 59
Americana


I like solid color album covers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ71l-G0cSI
20Lush
Spooky


This should probably be higher but... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wt6Ubq0gL_w
19Asobi Seksu
Citrus


Shoegaze in triptych. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8paDhfGQH4E
18The Boo Radleys
Giant Steps


no joke all their records before this SUCK. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3syHCPMJucM
17My Bloody Valentine
You Made Me Realise


A song about blowjobs? Check. Ok MBV you're rockstars now make a 3rd record. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P82V5TEEVWc
16Galaxie 500
Today


We like our songs built on 3 notes per instrument please. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mT__EYIujYY
15A Sunny Day In Glasgow
Ashes Grammar


Pop in Abstract. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWT1gjRcLLY
14The Verve
A Storm In Heaven


a long way from "Bittersweet Symphony." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtS_KMsSoDo
13Beach House
Teen Dream


They may never do it again but this was special. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeaHW-rUsUQ
12Catherine Wheel
Chrome


More focus less ambition but still amazing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoEav9mAB3U&ob=av2e
11Cocteau Twins
Treasure


It must be pretty cold in Scotland. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q70g8DbmPEc
10Echo and The Bunnymen
Crocodiles


So much came from these guitars and keys. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-LKLKD54e0
9R.E.M.
Murmur


Jangle pop at its finest. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac0oaXhz1u8&ob=av2n
8Black Tambourine
Black Tambourine


why release a record? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMvDwXBMvQc
7Ride
Nowhere


DrumsDrumsDrums http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygGw_zo_W8A
6Galaxie 500
On Fire


Less is more. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9bHNrLbpSE
5Catherine Wheel
Ferment


Guitar Assault. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcrj-FFK4MM
4The Jesus and Mary Chain
Psychocandy


The beginning. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EgB__YratE&ob=av2e
3Cocteau Twins
Heaven Or Las Vegas


Liz Fraser is best when speaking in tongues. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j65v7OqlW6I
2Slowdive
Souvlaki


melody of the highest order. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0LIO138Z-A
1My Bloody Valentine
Loveless


bankrupt a label for perfection. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azXLPL-iuSI&feature=related
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