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Albums Celebrating Anniversaries in 2012

With the new year upon us, I decided to make a small list of albums that are having big birthdays this year. Feel free to add to the calendar.

January 4 - "The Doors" 45th
January 14 - "Low" 35th
February 4 - "Rumours" 35th
February 14 - "Harvest" 40th
March 9 - "The Joshua Tree" 25th
March 12- "Velvet Underground & Nico" 45th
March 31 - "Sign O The Times" 25th
April 23 - "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot" 10th
May 12 - "Are You Experienced?" 45th
May 12 - "Exile on Main St." 40th
May 21 - "Ok Computer" 15th
June 1 - "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" 45th
June 3 - "Exodus" 35th
June 6 - "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars" 40th
July 21 - "Appetite for Destruction" 25th
October 7 - "Automatic for the People" 20th
October 27 - "Nevermind the Bollocks - Here's the Sex Pistols" 35th
October 27 - "1999" 30th
November - "Forever Changes" 45th (Can't find exact date! )
November 27 - "The Chirping Crickets" 55th
November 30 - "Thriler" 30th
December 1- "Axis: Bold as Love" 45th

Looks like it's a good year for "Moonbeam albums" with Sign o the Times and 1999 celebrating (I'm sure Moonbeam already knew that though )

Re: Albums Celebrating Anniversaries in 2012

August 19th will see the 10th anniversary of Turn On The Bright Lights, Interpol's debut which to this day continues to grow in stature

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A few more:

January 21 Our Lady Peace - Clumsy (15)

February 4 Offspring - Ixnay on the Hombre (15)
February 4 Silverchair - Freak Show (15)
February 18 Live - Secret Samadhi (15)
February 25 Nick Drake - Pink Moon (40)
February 25 Peter Gabriel - I (35)
February 25 Tori Amos - Little Earthquakes (20)

March 3 U2 - Pop (15)
March 11 Harry Chapin - Heads & Tails (40)
March 12 Remy Shand - The Way I Feel (10)

[Recent Twitter comment: "he dropped a flawless debut album, got 4 grammy noms & then he just disappears for 9 years. I think we'd just like an answer"]

[Edit. A better comment, this one from the Globe & Mail:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/music/crystal-ball-gazing-which-musicians-will-be-noteworthy-in-2012/article2287409/?from=sec434

"What we need: signs of life from Remy Shand. 2012 will mark the 10th anniversary of Shand’s debut album, The Way I Feel, which sold like crazy, got four Grammy nominations and made Winnipeg a new home of sweet-and-steamy soul music. Within a year, Shand had dropped from sight, with a wave of the hand and a promise for a new album soon. Ten years later, it’s time we sent a search party after this dude, with dogs."]

March 30 Bryan Adams - Into the Fire (25)

April 8 Toto - Toto IV (30)
April 28 Annie Lennox - Diva (20)

May 7 Spiritualized - Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space (15)
May 20 Foo Fighters - The Colour & The Shape (15)

June 30 Prodigy - Fat of the Land (15)

July 4 David Ackles - American Gothic (40)
July 28 Barenaked Ladies - Gordon (20)
July 30 Silverchair - Diorama (10)

August 4 Gin Blossoms - New Miserable Experience (20)
August 20 Neko Case - Blacklisted (10)
August 21 Oasis - Be Here Now (15)
August 26 Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head (10)

September Billy Joel - The Stranger (35) (date unknown)
September 22 Bjork - Homogenic (15) (Thanks Schwah)
September 24 Beck - Sea Change (10)
September 29 Stone Temple Pilots - Core (20)

October 9 Matthew Good Band - Underdogs (15)
October 21 Meat Loaf - Bat out of Hell (35)
October 27 Stevie Wonder - Talking Book (40)
October 28 Sigur Ros - () (10)

November 3 Bon Jovi - Keep The Faith (20)
November 10 Moody Blues - Days of Future Passed (45)
November 27 The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour (45)

December 14 Belinda Carlisle - Heaven on Earth (25)


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Nice post, Listyguy. A few I already have, a few new ones to add to my calendar!

A couple discrepancies on my end, namely:

October 6 for Automatic for the People
June 16 for OK Computer (I go with the domestic release date)

And I've never been able to find the date for VU & Nico. What is your source? I only ask because the info. in Wikipedia is, in my travels, not something to be trusted solely. I cross-reference with Discogs, MusicBrainz, AllMusic, Rolling Stone, liner notes, official artist/band sites, among others.

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Nice post, Listyguy. A few I already have, a few new ones to add to my calendar!

A couple discrepancies on my end, namely:

October 6 for Automatic for the People
June 16 for OK Computer (I go with the domestic release date)

And I've never been able to find the date for VU & Nico. What is your source? I only ask because the info. in Wikipedia is, in my travels, not something to be trusted solely. I cross-reference with Discogs, MusicBrainz, AllMusic, Rolling Stone, liner notes, official artist/band sites, among others.

Yeah, I was just going with the initial relaese for OK Computer, but either work.

As for Automatic for the People, yeah, it's Oct. 6. My bad.

And with VU & Nico, I got the date from Wikipedia and cross-checked with RYM. Both have it as March 12.

Re: Albums Celebrating Anniversaries in 2012

There's the 20th anniversary of PJ Harvey's Dry in June 30

Re: Albums Celebrating Anniversaries in 2012

Boards of Canada's Geogaddi will have it's 10th anniversary on February 18. Reminds me it's about time they came with a follow-up of 2005's (!) The Campfire Headphase.

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Small additions:

Television-Marquee Moon-February 8-35th
Little Richard-Here's Little Richard-March ?-55th
Pavement-Slanted And Enchanted-April 20-20th
Ray Charles-Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music-April ?-50th
The Clash-Combat Rock-May 14-30th
Interpol-Turn On The Bright Lights-August 19-10th
R.E.M.-Document-September 1-25th
The Verve-Urban Hymns-September 29-15th
Lou Reed-Transformer-November 8-40th
Cream-Disraeli Gears-November ?-45th