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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"For a little while, I remembered what it was like to be a teenager. But I wasn't living in a big city. I was in a poem written by a nobody who would become very influential two-hundred years later. It's like my life became squeezed into one semi-prehistoric suburbia where color TV's were still fairly advanced. All around me there were women crying out poems of distress, trying desparately to find one piece of their own melancholy they could connect with mine as if we were the same people living different lives. It's amazing how people go everywhere when you're stuck in a small, rural town... or even trapped in a poem." [First added to this chart: 04/03/2020]
"Come, brothers, and let us glorify that which the devil tries to claim for himself: our untainted songs of the homeland in which we stayed young until becoming men by the pulling of our guitar strings. Upon this rock will the foundations of music be formed, and let those who preach this word join in for one last dance. And let the dance be a symbol of how our spirits will live on as the pioneers of this ever-expanding and ever-changing belief that rock will never die so long as the waltz is still danced. Separated we are heroes, but together we are Olympians." [First added to this chart: 04/04/2020]
"I see the brightest blue sky covering the glowing green natural world around me, shielding us all from the darkness of other realms. Instead, we must work to not let our own personal darknesses taint the natural world, not like politics but like men should to mice. The birds want to sing with us, but we rarely ever give them a reason to join us. Now maybe we can try to understand the pain of the birds by sharing with us our own, and they'll no longer have to hide from us by flying high up on the telephone wires, and we can sit on a tree branch like two little kinds and chirp and chat together." [First added to this chart: 04/04/2020]
"For today's science project, we shall conduct experimentation on the atmosphere of Earth itself..." [First added to this chart: 04/04/2020]
"We all look for beauty in the worst places. Where the jewels of Babylon were once the sought after treasure, most now prefer to seek the whore. And how many forms does that seductive whore take? We are all seduced, but I beg this world not to crucify her, but rather to ignore her. If you don't, you'll become the monsters she wants you to be." [First added to this chart: 04/03/2020]
The weather has feelings to. You don't really have to be a spiritualist to figure it out. The one thing a weatherman gets right, is predicting the feelings of the weather, rather than nature's actions. The people in it also affect the weather. They're the ones taking the world with a grain of salt, and that's why Mother Nature sometimes acts irrationally, or seemingly irrationally. I guess if we become more in tune with her, not by environmentalism or saving animals, but just by chatting with her every now and then, we could start something new and beautiful for our planet. I once heard from a spiritualist that even if we destroyed the world through some sort of apocalyptic catastrophe, Mother Nature would live on. God placed her on this Earth for a reason, and that's why she's the only natural being on Earth who can't be killed." [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]
"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]
"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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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!