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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"Before you play two notes learn how to play one note - and don't play one note unless you've got a reason to play it." - Mark Hollis

The greatest ever bed-time album, process and wash the day away under it's hypnosis. It's easy background music, but also an unmatchable listen with ears fully engaged. Very few albums are as intimately detailed and pay such respect to the idea of silence as this and it's sister album.

B-Sides, Colour of Spring and the groups pop output are all worth exploring too.
[First added to this chart: 12/01/2012]
Year of Release:
1991
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Songs here are more contained than Laughing Stock, it's an easier, more pleasant listen and I mean that in the most positive sense. Laughing Stock is the dark and troubled other-side-of-the-coin to Spirit of Eden's beauty and grace. [First added to this chart: 12/01/2012]
Year of Release:
1988
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12,342
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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%
The Smiths 2 2%
Pixies 2 2%
Can 2 2%
Talk Talk 2 2%
The Beach Boys 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%
New Zealand 1 1%
France 1 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 98 98%
Yes 2 2%

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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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From 09/05/2019 06:58
Very good chart indeed
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From 09/01/2017 01:58
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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From 08/29/2013 08:41
Eccellente!
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From 06/08/2013 02:56
Wow, Fabulous chart
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From 02/07/2013 07:14
Cool chart :)
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From 02/07/2013 02:49
Intriguing.
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From 02/06/2013 21:49
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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