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Spin Magazine's Top 125 Albums of the Last 25 Years

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by YankeeFan, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    What do you think?

    http://www.spin.com/spin25/125-best-albums-past-25-years
     
  2. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Re: Spin Magazine's Top 125 Albums of the Last 30 Years

    It's not bad. It's always easy to quibble with stuff here and there, but I have no problem with the top choices.
     
  3. YGBFKM

    YGBFKM Guest

    Re: Spin Magazine's Top 125 Albums of the Last 30 Years

    I own four -- Wilco, G'N'R, Metallica and Nirvana. Seems about right.
     
  4. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Re: Spin Magazine's Top 125 Albums of the Last 30 Years

    Interesting that the headline and deck are about two different things.

    Headline:

    "Best Albums of the Past 25 Years"

    Deck:

    "SPIN's editors rank the most influential releases"

    Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott is one of the stupidest stage names of all time.

    "Watch out!!! I'm a Misdemeanor!!!!!!!"

    I own five:

    Soundgarden - Superunknown
    U2 - The Joshua Tree
    N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton
    Metallica - Master of Puppets
    Guns 'N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
     
  5. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Re: Spin Magazine's Top 125 Albums of the Last 30 Years

    Haven't counted them up on the whole list, but I own 6 of the top 7.
     
  6. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Re: Spin Magazine's Top 125 Albums of the Last 30 Years

    Just went through the list -- I own 3 of them. One of the U2 ones, Lucinda Williams, and Steve Earle.
     
  7. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Re: Spin Magazine's Top 125 Albums of the Last 30 Years

    I own 10 albums on the list in their entirety, but in this age of ripping and iTunes, I have individual songs off of at least 30 more.
     
  8. Ronnie "Z-Man" Barzell

    Ronnie "Z-Man" Barzell Active Member

    Re: Spin Magazine's Top 125 Albums of the Last 30 Years

    I was expecting the worst, but this list wasn't that bad.

    I own these:
    Queens of the Stone Age, Rated R
    The Flaming Lips, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
    OutKast, Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
    Animal Collective, Merriweather Post Pavilion
    Teenage Fanclub, Bandwagonesque
    The Magnetic Fields, 69 Love Songs Vol. 1, 2 & 3
    Blur, Parklife
    Arcade Fire, Neon Bible
    Jay-Z, The Black Album
    The White Stripes, White Blood Cells
    Wilco, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
    The Fall, This Nation's Saving Grace
    The Breeders, Last Splash
    Oasis, Definitely Maybe
    Arcade Fire, Funeral
    The Flaming Lips, The Soft Bulletin
    Fugazi, 13 Songs
    Belle and Sebastian, If You're Feeling Sinister
    White Stripes, Elephant
    Hole, Live Through This
    Dinosaur Jr., You're Living All Over Me
    Pixies, Surfer Rosa
    Public Enemy, Fear of a Black Planet
    The Jesus and Mary Chain, Psychocandy
    Beck, Odelay
    Pavement, Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
    Radiohead, The Bends
    Nirvana, In Utero
    Guided by Voices, Bee Thousand
    Oasis, (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
    My Bloody Valentine, Loveless
    The Strokes, Is This It
    Pixies, Doolittle
    Hüsker Dü, New Day Rising
    Beastie Boys, Paul's Boutique
    Sonic Youth, Daydream Nation
    OutKast, Stankonia
    The Replacements, Tim
    Pavement, Slanted and Enchanted
    Public Enemy, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
    Radiohead, OK Computer
    Nirvana, Nevermind
    Prince, Sign O' the Times
     
  9. DCaraviello

    DCaraviello Member

    Re: Spin Magazine's Top 125 Albums of the Last 30 Years

    Great freaking list. A few quibbles but almost no major arguments. Feel like half my CD collection is in there. I thought "Nevermind" would be No. 1, but I'm OK with "Achtung Baby," the only U2 album I still listen to today. It's all a perfect reason why, if I'm in an airport and I want to pick up a music magazine, I'm going to take Spin over Rolling Stone. It's all about the rock and roll.
     
  10. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Re: Spin Magazine's Top 125 Albums of the Last 30 Years

    I own or have owned 29 of the albums

    I own 11 songs from the albums (not counting the albums I own)

    I counted 45 albums (or bands) I've heard of but never heard any of their songs

    And I guess totally making me a square, I counted 25 bands I'd never heard of
     
  11. ArnoldBabar

    ArnoldBabar Active Member

    Outstanding list, obviously plenty to quibble about. Not a fan of the rap stuff, but I accede to the opinions of those who care and accept its influence. I own a lot of this list, wish I owned more.

    Like that Liz Phair was recognized for her boldest work, though not for her best. Love the love for The Smiths. We can argue what we'd add or subtract forever, because ranking art will always be a lost cause by definition.
     
  12. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    I must agree with most of you who are posting in here in saying it's a great list.
     
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