Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by badger (2019) Unknown

This chart reflects the albums I have the most personal attachment to, whether or not they are bona fide masterpieces, others on this list are there simply because they are amazing.

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1996-2000 was undoubtedly Radiohead's creative pinnacle, a period producing not only three flawless LPs that were each groundbreaking in their own right, but nigh on 20 B-sides and belatedly released tracks that rival the greatest hits of other artists' entire discography's. If OK Computer was the boiling point in terms of the experimentation and chemistry between it's members, Kid A and Amnesiac were the water spilling out over the stove, an implosion of anxiety, panic and frightening tranquility.

Kid A became not so much a soundtrack to my teenage-hood as it was an embodiment of all the confusion of the post-9/11, pre-social media world I was presented with and attempting to puzzle through. I also have to credit it as a personal stepping off point in beginning to explore jazz, abstract electronica and krautrock. Thusly, I award it number 1 on my humble chart.
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2000
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I've listened to this album perhaps more than anything else in my life, it's perfect and I don't think I can say anything about it that hasn't already been said. [First added to this chart: 12/01/2012]
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1997
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2007
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57. (60) Up3
[First added to this chart: 12/01/2012]
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2001
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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 16 16%
1970s 20 20%
1980s 10 10%
1990s 17 17%
2000s 14 14%
2010s 23 23%
Artist Albums %


Radiohead 4 4%
The Beatles 3 3%
Swans 2 2%
The Smiths 2 2%
Pixies 2 2%
Can 2 2%
Talk Talk 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 52 52%
United Kingdom 29 29%
Canada 5 5%
Mixed Nationality 4 4%
Germany 2 2%
Sweden 1 1%
New Zealand 1 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 98 98%
Yes 2 2%

Top 100 Greatest Music Albums chart changes

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From 05/22/2020 11:46
very good chart, we share some favorites. i don't usually say this but i think you find a lot of stuff you might like on my chart. interested to see how this one grows over time! i imagine it'll be worthy of a 100 in a year or two as you discover and explore more
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Very good chart indeed
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Interesting, and I like your reviews!
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From 08/30/2013 03:37
Awesome, awesome chart. Kudos, sir.
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Eccellente!
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Wow, Fabulous chart
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Cool chart :)
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Intriguing.
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man i really love this chart...i didnt give it enough love before so im upgrading your rating!
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Nice... enough variety to make it interesting.
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Best Albums of 1988
1. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
2. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
3. Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
4. It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back by Public Enemy
5. ...And Justice For All by Metallica
6. Tracy Chapman by Tracy Chapman
7. Isn't Anything by My Bloody Valentine
8. Straight Outta Compton by N.W.A
9. Green by R.E.M.
10. Nothing's Shocking by Jane's Addiction
11. Operation: Mindcrime by Queensrÿche
12. Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son by Iron Maiden
13. I'm Your Man by Leonard Cohen
14. The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 1 by The Traveling Wilburys
15. If I Should Fall From Grace With God by The Pogues
16. Tender Prey by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
17. 16 Lovers Lane by The Go-Betweens
18. Viva Hate by Morrissey
19. Rattle And Hum by U2
20. Starfish by The Church
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