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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"A lot of people think I'm related to the Beatles. Oh, I wish. Nah, I'm just a Beatlemanic in a Radiohead world." [First added to this chart: 04/04/2020]
"I am a Celt at heart. Embedded in me are the stories of King Arthur, the slaying of dragons, and the magic of Merlin. The spirit of the bard and the witch are in me as one unique presence, and with that presence I unleashed my power in the form of song. This classical hypnotism will not possess you, but enrich you." [First added to this chart: 04/30/2020]
"Nothing like the oldschool sound to bring out the best in a person, right? A haystack can be as luxurious as a cashmere bed. Either way, you've got something to lay on. Even cashmere can get bugs on it, you can't fight it. So why bother spending more when you've already got the world on a platter and a simple man's workload on your shoulders?" [First added to this chart: 04/09/2020]
"The show is about to begin. Dim the lights, and don't bring them back up. Don't get the spotlight for me. I can hope on my own." [First added to this chart: 04/04/2020]
"This wartorn wasteland of thick red snow, cursed by the screams of the dead and the howls of winter spirits, sends a chill of ominousness into the soul even by glimpsing at a painting. The epic history of this lost land, however, prove that a man need not place his heart upon a pentagram to release true power... one needs only to sell his face to the art of the dead and swing his guitar like a sword." [First added to this chart: 04/09/2020]
"Call me original, and call me old-fashioned. It doesn't matter. I understand people better than you do. I'm the kind of romantic that you're jealous of, and you know my powers of persuasion and my songs have real strength to them. Why? Because I'm not lying just to get someone in bed. I pour out my heart and soul, and as far as I know, it hasn't embarrassed me yet." [First added to this chart: 06/09/2020]
"We wave our torn flags with six-chorded metal rods. We summon eagles onto out arms with our battle cries, and launch forward into battle with the lightning of the gods as out weapon of choice. The blood of our enemies need not stain the ground, for the storm will cauterize them from the inside." [First added to this chart: 04/10/2020]
"There's something about being an obscurity that's a lot like being lost in the woods. You live in a cabin often occupied by travelers who pay you rent, but then one day you go out and lose your way. All you have with you is a guitar to cheer you up or make you cry, depending on what you want. A guitar can be a true brother, and without it, you'll probably give up looking for your home multiple times. By the time I was found again, I never once gave up, because I had my guitar and my songs with me." [First added to this chart: 04/04/2020]
"Well, brothers, we've finally done it. We've molded wine women and song into a unique kind of cocaine. It's the kind of cocaine that brings whole families together, addresses social and political topics without infuriating anyone, and might help heal the lame. I know it sounds impossible, but we've come a long way since the Golden Age of Hip Hop. It's time for a change like no other change." [First added to this chart: 04/03/2020]
"I built a wall around me today. It showed me things about people I never knew. Pink Floyd had it all wrong. Walls don't separate your from people, they help you understand them. I guess it's cheating, since I built a wall of glass, but it was a stained glass wall that was mostly decorated in whites, offwhite, lavendar, silver, and many other bright colors. I needed pale colors, not vivid ones, or else I couldn't really see what people were acting like. People seemed to just glance at my wall and go back to their business. That would never have happened if I had stained the glass with vibrant colors; they would have kept looking at the wall. But this way, I got to see people for who they really are. The mellowness of holding in emotions is what defines us. It's a strength we all share, even though we're not opening ourselves up. Somehow, it made me feel utterly relaxed and very alive." [First added to this chart: 04/04/2020]
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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums composition
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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums chart changes
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The Dreadful Hours
by My Dying Bride
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Yerself Is Steam
by Mercury Rev
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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!