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Top 50 Greatest Music Albums by jlancast1996 (2019)

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This is very much a work in progress, but these are my favorite 50 albums at the moment. As I discover new music things are bound to move around a little bit. Let me know what you think, and any suggestions are much appreciated.

Chart updated: 05/08/2019 03:45 (Created: 04/14/2015 12:45). Chart size: 50 albums.

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RankAlbumArtist
8. (6) Down2

Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division
My first dive in a more punk direction of music. I wasn't a big fan of Ian's voice on first listen, but I loved everything about this record when I gave it another chance.
(First added to chart: 12/04/2015)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,575 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:50,928
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,864 votes)
Comments: 161 comments
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19. (18) Down1

Hunky DoryUnited Kingdom David Bowie

(First added to chart: 12/18/2015)
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,448 charts
Rank in 1971:3Rank Score:42,290
Rank in 1970s13Overall Rank:47
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,940 votes)
Comments: 123 comments
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Pink MoonUnited Kingdom Nick Drake

(First added to chart: 12/08/2015)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,223 charts
Rank in 1972:3Rank Score:35,950
Rank in 1970s16Overall Rank:61
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,463 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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Top 50 Greatest Music Albums composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 3 6%
1980s 11 22%
1990s 6 12%
2000s 10 20%
2010s 20 40%
Artist Albums %


Queens Of The Stone Age 3 6%
Radiohead 3 6%
Kendrick Lamar 2 4%
R.E.M. 2 4%
Pixies 2 4%
Joy Division 2 4%
Arcade Fire 2 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 27 54%
United Kingdom 15 30%
Canada 4 8%
Sweden 1 2%
Iceland 1 2%
Denmark 1 2%
Australia 1 2%

Top 50 Greatest Music Albums chart changes

Biggest climbers
climbers Up 20 from 24th to 4th
Hounds Of Love
by Kate Bush
Biggest fallers
fallers Down 2 from 6th to 8th
Unknown Pleasures
by Joy Division
fallers Down 1 from 4th to 5th
Kid A
by Radiohead
fallers Down 1 from 5th to 6th
Disintegration
by The Cure
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08/13/2019 18:08
86/100
 
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From gidgidi
This is great!
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From rliberty
Some really great picks here, love pretty much all of these albums personally. My only suggestion is to explore a bit more from the 60s and 70s as you continue to fill this out, as there's some truly amazing albums/artists to be found there.
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From Peppa
More love for the 60's and especially the 70's !
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Great chart, full of excellent albums. My suggestions:

-Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP (basically any Eminem album outside of Revival, Encore, and Relapse). - I saw you love Kendrick, so...
-P.M. Dawn - of The Heart of The Soul And of The Cross: The Utopian Experience (icy rap album full of introspective, philosophical lyrics - and nothing less of a eminent album to play in the winter).
-Soundgarden - Superunknown (grunge rock about depression, at its finest).
-The Calling - Camino Palmero (simply a worthwile rock album, jampacked of quintessential subjects)
-Coldplay - A Rush of Blood To The Head / X&Y (anyone with Interpol's debut on their list, needs to listen to these two classics. And oppositely).

PS: Your descriptions are very nice. Check out my chart! =)
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From brunotp
That's a very fine selection!
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From mdbaxter
Good list!
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Excellent chart. I love it
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Very Good...
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Really love the picks on this chart (great to see Blood Visions getting some love), has potential to be one of the best on the website when done!! We've got quite a few records in common so feel free to scout my chart for suggestions you may like :)
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From LedZep
This is truly a wonderful chart. You never know what's coming next, and some choices are superb.
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