Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Spyglass (2020)
My chart is ordered from best to worst. These albums I have chosen are albums that go above and beyond the boundaries of music, and have brilliance to share in whatever forms they take. All of the albums I've chosen are very special to me in one way or another, even if they're outside of my comfort zone, because a comfort zone doesn't matter when you're trying to comprehend all forms of music.
I've added little stories that describe my feelings when listening to each album. They're quite odd, but I love a little odd now and then.
- Chart updated: 06/23/2020 18:45
- (Created: 04/03/2020 22:07).
- Chart size: 100 albums.
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"My team of explorers has traveled around the world in a search for the 1,000 pieces of this jigsaw puzzle. Many of the pieces are worn and taken by the cruel pains of time and dust, so putting the pieces back together may not be perfect in the way which we assume. But to see them in this way, aged by time, gives it a new spirit which I didn't think was possible. I guess that's what makes us relatable to a 1,000 piece puzzle. WHen we're putting it together, we're putting together a piece of ourselves." [First added to this chart: 04/04/2020]
"I try not to scream. Screaming is the same as succumbing to your pain, and acts as a predecessor to suicide. To slowly let out your pains through mellow whispers will suffice. It's not yoga, or something as spiritual. It's a simple process anyone can partake in: calm your nerves while fixating on your pain. Don't ignore them, just give them a slow push." [First added to this chart: 04/03/2020]
"I keep trying to make out the message beyond the static, but it's not always coming in clear. It does, however, sound so angelic that I don't want to stop trying. It's funny, I like pretending that I'm on a search for the meaning of life and the true message of God, or maybe I'm at the edge of the universe itself." [First added to this chart: 04/07/2020]
"I sing the blues day and night, and it makes me so happy." [First added to this chart: 06/04/2020]
"I think there's a real virtue in being cute. Letting all those cuddly thoughts out through a hookah pipe gives the odd little these-and-those that make you who you are a kind of charm anyone can get behind. I guess I shouldn't encourage your kids to do this, but they don't need to know about the hookah just yet. The bottom line is, you still want to teach your children what love is, right?" [First added to this chart: 04/03/2020]
"I love it when people call me insane! It lets me know what I'm doing is right. I love it when my funky technique and blockbuster style are mistaken for soulless ramblings and lackluster musicianship. In fact, my favorite thing about it is when I, a pop musician, get to mock those who claim my vinyl albums have backwards satan-spewings by playing with even more funk in front of their faces! Take this to heart: opportunities like that come once in a lifetime." [First added to this chart: 04/04/2020]
"I am ancient. I am timeless. I am sad and I am happy. I'm a lonely person with lots of friends. I am me. I might appear fragile, but that's the true weapon on the warrior. Do not mock me, because I can mock you back and I can do it with a powerful singing voice and a woman's touch. You ain't got nothing." [First added to this chart: 05/26/2020]
"It's very dangerous to try and break my heart. I know you've done it with many other girls, leaving them crying in their homes and scarred every time they look at the phone. But I'm not a girl, I'm a woman. And if you try to tear me up inside, I'll tear you up from skin to bone. I'm not your property to slap around, I'm a free spirit and I don't care what your testosterone-ridden pride says. I'm not saying I'm better than you because I'm a woman. I'm better than you because I'm a lover, and you're a one-night stand man. I've been doing this since I was a little girl. I've had a lot of practice in breaking the souls of people who break hearts." [First added to this chart: 04/03/2020]
"Anyone can try as hard as they can to become a modern myth, but it takes a special kind of knowledge of mythology and something truly innovative to make it so. With just a soft voice and a harp, one can behead Medusa and slay the Minotaur. The logic behind mythology in music is the same logic that can describe what would happen if the planets were to align. One does not need to face a dragon to become a myth. Mythology is an attitude that you take with you the moment you read your first fairy tale. You may exude it, but you must not flaunt it. Mythology must be tame, presentable and relatable. It must make others who read this fables feel like either heroes or royalty. This is not the kind of myth you tell to your friends at a bar or to spook people around a campfire with. And it's not necessarily the myth that you should read in a book. In fact, it might take a few tries to understand exactly what makes a myth. But I can promise you that when you become a myth, you immediately know it." [First added to this chart: 04/04/2020]
"My report is one our home state, and is based upon old records I found at the library behind a bunch of crossword puzzle books nobody ended up checking out. Anyone can do a report with an average history book, but the phrasings and writings in this book brought real poetry to our whole history. It was so beautiful in its description of our history that I wanted to believe it could predict the future." [First added to this chart: 04/03/2020]
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The Dreadful Hours
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The notes themselves deserves 110/100, brilliant work and a great list! As one trying to write something for my own chart for a veery loooong time, i had a great time going through it and tbh it inspired me!!!
And how beautifully this sums up Fleetwood Mac's Rumours:
''Let us all sing about how the hate we have for each other brings us together as friends.''
Your list made me think again on my own decisions. I cant stand Jay Z though lol, good list regardless.
Solid work mate.
I may not like all of them, but this is a great blend of albums with some cool recs to check out.
For the new created chart i give you 90 points because you have more Led Zeppelin album here and that is what i like.
Love the notes throughout, they've made me reappraise some albums I tend to keep overlooking. Also, we have very little albums in common, which always excites me. Few things are as exciting as new discoveries.
Good chart i like your collection only one point there is only one Beatles album here. but ok I gave you 85 point for good album and much diversity.
Good chart! Jazz and R&B are well-represented.
When a chart can be eclectic and consistent at the same time. Love your write-ups.
Woah, blade runner sound track, I love it!