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what's your favourite album?

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Nagoo Wed 15-Aug-12 22:15:57

And why should I buy it?

There are loads of 'classic' albums I bet I have missed out on, since I have passed through my short phase of being 'down with the kids' between 1995 and 2005.

I have a really wide collection of music but for example, I have realised I STILL don't own Pablo Honey.

What did I forget to buy/ slipped under my radar?

TIA smile

CJCregg Wed 15-Aug-12 22:52:47

grin I am way too much of an old gimmer to join in this thread. I have never, ever been 'down with the kids'.

But if you twisted my arm, I'd say Indigo Girls - 4.5. Because I bloody love it, that's why.

And David Bowie - HunkyDory.
And The Jam - Setting Sons and Sound Affects.

<limps off clinging to zimmer>

Handsfulloffun Wed 15-Aug-12 22:53:53

Primal Scream Screamadelica

TodaysAGoodDay Wed 15-Aug-12 22:54:59

U2 Joshua tree or Bon Jovi New Jersey IMHO

CJCregg Wed 15-Aug-12 22:55:43

See? Here are the real kids grin

<trips over zimmer and into oncoming traffic>

FrankWippery Wed 15-Aug-12 22:56:18

Radiohead OK Computer and The Bends

YY Hands, Screamadelica also rocks my world grin

starfleet Wed 15-Aug-12 23:02:14

The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses. I bloody love this and have played it throughout my late teens/20's/30's and now early smile 40's.

Purple Rain - Prince

Another one for Screamadelica.

Other favourites -
Cold roses - Ryan Adams
Wide awake its morning - Bright Eyes
Hot Fuss - Killers
Whatever people say I am....- Arctic Monkeys
I speak because I can - Laura Marlin

Sorry, did you ask for one grin

Tangointhenight Wed 15-Aug-12 23:04:45

Mine is Tango in the Night grin

I'm young(ish) and I can't be doing with all this modern rubbish.

fanoftheinvisibleman Wed 15-Aug-12 23:10:27

My favourite album is Against Perfection by Adorable. It's one of the few albums where I don't skip tracks or feel compelled to mess with the track order.

fanoftheinvisibleman Wed 15-Aug-12 23:10:28

My favourite album is Against Perfection by Adorable. It's one of the few albums where I don't skip tracks or feel compelled to mess with the track order.

Shakey1500 Wed 15-Aug-12 23:11:55

Nick Drake- Way To Blue

At present anyway grin

Starshaped Wed 15-Aug-12 23:14:51

I've got two:

The K&D Sessions by Kruder and Dorfmeister

Turn on the bright lights by Interpol

Love them both.

kissyfur Wed 15-Aug-12 23:16:42

Violator by Depeche Mode

fan I used to love that album but haven't heard it for years. I had it stolen in a break in and never got round to replacing it. Wonder if it's still available? Off to google it!

SandrasBullocks Wed 15-Aug-12 23:36:25

Any album by The Smiths, "Astral Weeks" by Van the Man and a strange one, "Fellow Hoodlums" by Deacon me...

ladymariner Wed 15-Aug-12 23:56:19

The River - Bruce Springsteen
Setting Sons - The Jam
A Night On The Town - Rod Stewart

They'd see me right on my desert island......

out2lunch Wed 15-Aug-12 23:58:25

my fave

closer joy division

cocolepew Thu 16-Aug-12 00:03:18

Stop making sense, Talking Heads
Lets get it on, Marvin Gaye
Purple Rain
Parallel lines, Blondie

Blondie greatest hits. Just bbrilliant and im hanging on thevtelephonem
Queen a night at the opeara.

My music is unusual.

ithaka Thu 16-Aug-12 08:02:37

My all time favourite I can keep coming back to is probably Rain Dogs by Tom Waites. I love Tom Waites and this has some of his most beautiful tracks.

Nagoo Thu 16-Aug-12 12:27:40

Thank you!

I shall have a good poke round last fm and a splurge on iTunes!

I am doing quite well, have talking heads, blondie, the jam, nick drake, Bowie and joy division already.

I shall have to check out all the others!

Any more for any more?


FoofyShmooffer Thu 16-Aug-12 12:33:36

On the threshold of a dream - The Moody Blues.

Might be a little too quirky. Not everyone's cup of tea.

Handsfulloffun Thu 16-Aug-12 12:37:07

The Flaming lips - Yoshimi battles the pink robots is another great album.

Coldplay myloxyto is good.
Paul carrak anything by him is good. His new one is the best.
I have odd tastes.

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