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As everyone else has noted, this is a good list. It’s going to inspire me to listen to some of the stuff I’ve passed on over the years.
That said, Superwolf would be in my personal top five. There is so much great material on that album.
Octet would be my #1 as well. On the tours for Cryptograms and Flourescent Grey it was the noisy, rhythmic centerpiece of the set and it remains one of the best things I’ve seen live. Watching Josh space out as he locked into the bass groove was otherworldly.
Thank you Daft Punk fans. Untz.
Poor bastards had to release this the same day that Black Sabbath completely blew away expectations with their new track. I hope the old satanic Brits wipe the floor with the French robots.
Holy crap. This is killer.
Agreed. 100%. And everything except Telephono is essential as well.
I’d move Lodger and Aladdin to 7 and 8, Heroes and Ziggy up to 4 and 5, but other than that you’ve pretty much got it spot on.
Oh, and The Man Who Sold the World is better than everything Heathen downward.
It’s most similar to Scary Monster (and Super Creeps) to me: an album without a coherent sound and vision, but filled with well crafted and well performed Bowie songs.
And Dirty Boys totally sounds like The Birthday Party to me.
They have best songs?
This issue comes up for me every single time I listen to and thoroughly enjoy Burzum’s music. He has horrible views, is a convicted murderer and arsonist and seems like a truly repugnant human being in many lights. However, he creates music that I adore.
Sad as it is, these sort of artists make me thankful for illegal downloading and used music sales. If I can procure the music without directly supporting someone so despicable, somehow it feels a little bit better. I guess? It’s a rock (or R&B) and a hard spot.
Apparently you’ve never heard The Cat and the Cobra, otherwise you would have included Wake Up. And two songs from Rome but no I.C. Timer?
I’d switch move Call the Doctor up one place, as it’s one of their three perfect releases, but other than that this is the best ranking y’all have done yet. Most bands wish they could release something as good as the debut 10″, and they started with that.
They really need to tour again. When I saw them it was mostly Woods material, and while that was great I wanted to hear more.
Hey, Ghost (the metal band, not the Japanese psych band) is playing on Sunday! That’s a selling point in and of itself. I’d love to see the full death-pope regalia and cloaks in 114 degree heat.
Pay No Mind is an inspired choice, definitely one of the best Beck songs ever. Burn the album!
But this list is notable in its lack of Debra.
Where is the 24 hour song ranked? #boring?
My favorite was the Texas police vs. Fiona Apple, and that horribly misogynistic letter the officer wrote to Fiona that wound up online.
Y’all forgot that Unwound put out a live album this week? Much more an album of note than the Game or This is 40.
I love the White Album because of the range of songwriting present on it, and the fact that, despite the diversity of songs, it all seems to hold together quite well.
This is great. Most of the other lists so far have been bands I’m deeply familiar with, but this list will actually help me to adventure further into the world of Ween. Thanks!
I bought this in high school from a Sam Goody. Found it in the dollar bin mislabeled as a Craig David single. Best (and oddest) mislabeling error I’ve come across.
Spot on. I might put the Seer on top and move My Father up some, but pretty damn good nonetheless.
Agent Orange?! Ick.
Metz was fantastic though. They are so loud and the crowd just ate it up.
Really surprised that Everything Falls Apart is at the bottom. That spot is definitely reserved for Modulate. I’m listening to Everything Falls Apart right now and it’s a great noise/hardcore hybrid.
And where the hell is Land Speed Record? If you’re covering all the Husker Du albums, that one should be there as well.