Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by CaptainFicus (2019)

Pitting these things i love against each other for rank makes me really sad sometimes

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I knew from the first moment I put this album on, i was going to love it. The only reason i haven't added it so so far was because i wanted to gain a little more familiarity with it before i finally decided to put it up. But my god, I don't see why people don't talk about this album more. It is just so pleasant and innocent, but can also be extremely profound. Playful and wondrous, yet meaningful and relevant. It's almost like electronic post-rock at times. Any sigur ros fans, check this out :)
Favorite Tracks: Green Grass of Tunnel, I Can't feel my hand anymore, and The Space Between Solar Systems
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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums composition

Decade Albums %

1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 1 1%
1970s 1 1%
1980s 1 1%
1990s 21 21%
2000s 39 39%
2010s 37 37%
Country Albums %

United States 65 65%
United Kingdom 14 14%
Canada 10 10%
Sweden 4 4%
France 2 2%
Australia 2 2%
Norway 1 1%
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fallers Down 13 from 78th to 91st
I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One
by Yo La Tengo
fallers Down 7 from 85th to 92nd
Our Endless Numbered Days
by Iron & Wine
fallers Down 6 from 87th to 93rd
Blueberry Boat
by The Fiery Furnaces

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From 01/14/2020 10:18
Really like this list and from the sounds of it I'd like the person behind it too. Keep it up with the notes, only thing I'd say is that there's a real dearth of pre-90s stuff (obviously) that makes me think there's a ton of older cuts you might be missing out on. Go get 'em!
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From 10/17/2018 20:07
Algernon Cadwallader #2 is a bold pick even though I prefer Parrot Files.
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From 04/08/2015 23:17
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From 07/22/2014 06:03
LOL, I'm a big gay and bastard about Wolfgang too!
I liked your decision to rank Funeral where it should be placed - in the middle of the chart. Most of the guys here love it too much.


1. Check more albums by Phoenix and Vampire Weekend, especially It's Never Been Like That and Modern Vampires Of The City.
2. Both albums of Freelance Whales, especially Diluvia.
3. Soundtracks For Everyday Adventures by Lullatone.
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From 05/13/2014 23:32
Your comments for the first two entries are absolutely perfect!!! When you compared the songs from In Rainbows to different types of streams and rivers I probably lost my mind at how cool that simile was!!!!
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From 04/09/2014 04:24
Pretty good chart, but should probably include some older music (I can't really complain though, my chart is only 25% pre-2000)
I recommend trying The Velvet Underground's third album simply titled The Velvet Underground, and Disintegration by The Cure. Based on your picks I think you'd really dig those two.
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From 03/19/2014 05:10
ahaha perhaps i should edit some of the more cringe-worthy descriptions
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From 03/09/2014 13:38
I was aware of this chart before but I forgot to rate it. Anyway, this is beautiful. I don't know you personally, but this chart is so inexplicably you thanks to your unique comments. :P
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From 03/07/2014 14:29
1. Pharrels new album
2. Anything by U2
3. Anything by Cheef Keef or Gucci Mane or DJ Khaled
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From 01/06/2014 20:00
There's so much right with this chart. Love the inclusions of In the Attic of the Universe, American Football and Microcastle. Needs more albums though; I want more recs!
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Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. Funeral by Arcade Fire
11. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
15. Nevermind by Nirvana
16. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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