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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

weegiemum Fri 09-Nov-12 13:39:05

Maybe You Should Drive - Barenaked Ladies
Green - REM
The Joshua Tree - U2
Drop The Box - Drop The Box.

MrsHelsBels74 Fri 09-Nov-12 13:36:14

Let Love In - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Songs From The Choirgirl Hotel - Tori Amos
Black Holes & Revelations - Muse
Songs of Faith & Devotion - Depeche Mode
Grace - Jeff Buckley

winterhill Fri 09-Nov-12 13:31:15

That was the first album I got!
I was 13 at the time and all my mates were into punk.

I think I had to dust down the copy of the self from Penny Lane Records!!

tigerdriverII Thu 08-Nov-12 22:56:51

Led zeppelin II

Superabound Fri 26-Oct-12 02:07:09

I would have to say Doolittle by the Pixies, I could listen to it forever.

GreatGretzky Fri 26-Oct-12 01:51:37

Not a classic, but Love Ire & Song by Frank Turner.

HappyHippyChick Wed 24-Oct-12 18:55:27

I'm with BumGrapes Rumours by Fleetwood Mac

Kittenkatzen Wed 24-Oct-12 18:50:49

Oh yy Divine Comedy!

And Costello Music by the Fratellis

Kittenkatzen Wed 24-Oct-12 18:48:37

Haven't checked if these have been mentioned already lazy but;

Showbiz - Muse
Puzzle - Biffy Clyro
Stunt - Barenaked Ladies
Only by the Night - Kings of Leon
Acoustic Bootleg - Foo Fighters
Discovery - Daft Punk
Moondance - Van Morrison

Getting carried away now so will stop grin

BumgrapesofWrath Wed 24-Oct-12 18:43:36

Rumours by Fleetwood Mac

Campaspe Wed 24-Oct-12 18:41:22

I don't have an all time favourite, but I can't believe no-one has mentioned anything by The Divine Comedy or "Rattlesnakes" by Lloyd Cole. Classics!

BikeRunSki Tue 23-Oct-12 19:23:13

And as a 20 Something of the 1990s Definitely Maybe is a good 'un too.

BikeRunSki Tue 23-Oct-12 19:21:22

Despite my wanly comment about The Stone Roses above, the other album that has come out a lot in the last 20+ years is Goodbye Jumbo by World Party.

Hassled Tue 23-Oct-12 19:16:23

I'm a living, walking cliche but if I could only ever listen to one album again, it would be Pet Sounds by the Beach Boys.

RollerCola Tue 23-Oct-12 19:15:06

My faves are:

What's the Story, Oasis

The Bends, Radiohead (have always loved this but don't like any of their others apart from one song, Creep)

The Vaccines - Whatever Happened to the Vaccines (I think it's called)

Fun. can't remember what it's called but they've only done one

apprenticeboy Fri 19-Oct-12 15:21:46

I'm loving Dan le Sac V Scroubious Pip's Angels from 2008, also Joe Bonamassa's Driving towards daylight.
Completly different genres but both fab!!

quirrelquarrel Tue 09-Oct-12 22:09:02

The White Album and the Sensual World/The Dreaming smile

Also love Stage and Scary Monsters and Super Freaks....

QueefLatina Mon 01-Oct-12 23:54:12

Head on the Door - The Cure, or maybe The Cure's greatest hits.

Roxy Music- Roxy Music
Beck- Odelay
Beastie Boys- Ill Communication
PJ Harvey- Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea
Something by New Order

I could go on and on!

Inertia Mon 01-Oct-12 23:27:26

Pixies - Doolittle.

IHeartKingThistle Tue 18-Sep-12 00:13:47

Green by REM

out2lunch Tue 18-Sep-12 00:02:14

oo kung fu reminded me of heaven up here by the bunnymen

bureni Mon 17-Sep-12 23:52:24

The final cut... Pink Floyd
The last waltz...The Band
Days of future passed.. The Moody Blues

whatkungfuthat Mon 17-Sep-12 18:41:16

At the moment I'd say:

Real Life by Magazine
Crocodiles by Echo and the Bunnymen
Natty Dread by Bob Marley and the Wailers

beujolais Tue 11-Sep-12 13:54:30

Pink floyd wish you were here, my all time fave! second is radioactivity by kraftwerk.

Whirliwig72 Wed 05-Sep-12 21:42:50

In a child of the 80's and an album I seem to revisit again and again is Soulmining by The the. Yes it's a bit teenage angsty but its so brim full of emotion and listening to it just takes me back to those heady when your whole life lies ahead of you and you see meaning in everything grin. Stand out tracks: Uncertain Smile with killer piano solo by Jools Holland and Giant - awesome grin. A real feel good rush of an album!

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