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Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums Ever

I thought there may be a Madonna entry, but no such luck. But here it is anyway.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2010/09/15/consequence-of-sounds-top-100-albums-ever/1/

As usual, a low amount of female entries- I count 5 solo female albums, and a handful that feature women (Fleetwood Mac, Talking Heads, The Pixies).

1. The Beatles – Abbey Road
2. The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds
3. The Clash – London Calling
4. Michael Jackson – Thriller
5. The Velvet Underground & Nico – The Velvet Underground & Nico
6. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band – Born to Run
7. Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
8. The Beatles – Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
9. Talking Heads – Remain in Light
10. Radiohead – OK Computer
11. Bob Dylan – Blonde on Blonde
12. The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed
13. Led Zeppelin – IV
14. Pixies – Doolittle
15. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
16. The Who – Who’s Next?
17. Kate Bush – Hounds of Love
18. David Bowie – Hunky Dory
19. Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On
20. Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
21. Van Morrison – Astral Weeks
22. The Beatles – The Beatles (White Album)
23. Public Enemy – It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
24. Neil Young – After the Goldrush
25. Peter Gabriel – So
26. Johnny Cash – Live at Folsom Prison
27. Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced (US Version)
28. Joni Mitchell – Blue
29. AC/DC – Back In Black
30. Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited
31. The Ramones – Rocket to Russia
32. Nirvana – Nevermind
33. Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
34. U2 - Joshua Tree
35. Guns N’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction
36. Stevie Wonder – Talking Book
37. The Police – Synchronicity
38. Pink Floyd – The Wall
39. Meat Loaf – Bat Out of Hell
40. The Beatles – Revolver
41. Patti Smith – Horses
42. Bruce Springsteen – Darkness On The Edge Of Town
43. David Bowie – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
44. Miles Davis – Bitches Brew
45. Nick Drake – Pink Moon
46. The Rolling Stones – Exile on Main St.
47. Dr. Dre – The Chronic
48. Iggy & the Stooges – Raw Power
49. Black Sabbath – Paranoid
50. Prince and The Revolution – Purple Rain
51. Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation
52. The Replacements – Let It Be
53. Bob Marley & the Wailers – Exodus
54. The Strokes – Is This It (UK Version)
55. Prefab Sprout – Steve McQueen
56. The Who – Quadrophenia
57. Genesis – Genesis
58. Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
59. My Bloody Valentine – Loveless
60. The Band – Music From Big Pink
61. Green Day – Dookie
62. Wu-Tang Clan – Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
63. R.E.M. – Document
64. The Doors – The Doors
65. Arcade Fire – Funeral
66. Devo – Duty Now For the Future
67. Leonard Cohen – Songs of Leonard Cohen
68. Lauryn Hill- The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
69. The Smiths – The Smiths
70. The Beatles – Rubber Soul (UK Version)
71. Tom Waits – Rain Dogs
72. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Blood Sugar Sex Magic
73. Radiohead - Kid A
74. Bob Dylan – Blood on the Tracks
75. Jay-Z – The Blueprint
76. Sigur Rós – Ágætis Byrjun
77. Cat Stevens – Tea for the Tillerman
78. Sly And The Family Stone - There’s a Riot Going On
79. Björk – Post
80. Paul Simon – Graceland
81. Neil Young – Harvest
82. Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream
83. John Lennon - Imagine
84. The Who – Tommy
85. Michael Jackson - Off the Wall
86. Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
87. N.W.A. – Straight Outta Compton
88. Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
89. Beastie Boys - Paul’s Boutique
90. Refused – The Shape of Punk to Come: A Chimerical Bombination in 12 Bursts
91. The Clash – The Clash (US Version)
92. Pavement – Slanted & Enchanted
93. Parliament Funkadelic – The Mothership Connection
94. Metallica - Kill ‘Em All
95. Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
96. Beck – Midnite Vultures
97. Elliott Smith - Either/Or
98. Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti
99. Talking Heads – Fear of Music
100. Kanye West – The College Dropout

Re: Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums Ever

And now, the million-dollar question for Henrik:

Did this list arrive in time to be added to the next update? Or will it be tabled for the NEXT next update? At what point does the top 3000 list that will appear in a given site update get "locked down"?

Don't take these questions as camouflage for fishing about when the update is coming - I'm genuinely curious about this.

Re: Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums Ever

This is a pretty weird list. There's just something wrong about seeing 37-39 directly ahead of Revolver.

Re: Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums Ever

I like this list...a lot. It's a mix of the certified classics and a few "leftfield" cuts, like Neutral Milk Hotel, Rocket to Russia, Stooges, and Thriller at no. 4. True, women are underrepresented.

Re: Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums Ever

Blonde on Blonde should be ahead of Thriller, Remain in Light and OK Computer AT LEAST.

Here's how I think it should go:
1. The Beatles – Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
2. The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds
3. The Velvet Underground & Nico – The Velvet Underground & Nico
4. Nirvana – Nevermind
5. Bob Dylan – Blonde on Blonde
6. The Beatles – Revolver
7. The Clash – London Calling
8. Michael Jackson – Thriller
9. Radiohead – OK Computer
10. Led Zeppelin – IV
11. Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
12. Talking Heads – Remain in Light
13. The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed
14. Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run
15. Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced
16. Pixies – Doolittle
17. The Beatles – Rubber Soul
18. David Bowie – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
19. Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On
20. Joni Mitchell – Blue

One last thing - Why did The Smiths make it over The Queen is Dead?

Re: Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums Ever

Nothing too divergent from the main list, but anything that helps Abbey Road, Remain in Light, OK Computer, Doolittle, and above all NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL is good by me. NMH surely makes T500 with this. About time right?

The Revolver placing is a little weird, but it should have the #2 slot on the AM list for a long time.

Re: Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums Ever

I think that surprises me most of all on that list isn't Bat out of Hell, but the one Devo album. I've never even heard of it.