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Re: Best album ever?

Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2012 9:15 pm
by Stainy
The Software Slump


--Grandaddy

Re: Best album ever?

Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:05 pm
by Bounty Bob
Prince : Around The World In A Day

How do you follow up an album like Purple Rain? With something completely different, that's how.

Re: Best album ever?

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:03 pm
by Binary
Rodolfo wrote:
dnielsen wrote:Not the most original choice, but Abbey Road by the Beatles is very good.


Completely agree, Abbey Road is perfect. But, as a beatle hardcore fan, I also think that they were also as good in their first albums, somehow underrated. I believe that the true beatles essence is more in "I wanna hold your hand" than in "You never give me your money".


I am not a Beatles hardcore fan and I agree that Abbey Road is a fantastic album, one of the best ever. It's interesting how the "best album" polls normally point to either Revolver or White Album or Sgt Peppers as the best ever, but most people I personally know agree on Abbey Road.

I don't think there's a "best album ever" because you can't compare, say, rock with pop, but I have a small list of albums that influenced me more than any other, and I consider them to be as close as I can from "perfection":

- Time Honoured Ghosts (Barclay James Harvest)
- Fate of Nations (Robert Plant)
- Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (The Flaming Lips)

I also think live albums should have their own ranking :) I can't compare live with studio albums, generally.

Re: Best album ever?

Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:46 pm
by mmike
nobody likes synthetic music??? :o

c'moooon boys, you are not that old :)

Re: Best album ever?

Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:34 am
by Freshmaker
Trent Reznor? Ministry? Synthetic, with an edge :)

Re: Best album ever?

Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:44 pm
by mmike
ok... you are old :p

Sv: Best album ever?

Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:48 pm
by Freshmaker
Just my body dude ;-) I need music with a rockin' punch. Don't find much of that lately.

Re: Best album ever?

Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:18 pm
by uncle_colin
Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadness - The Smashing Pumpkins

28 Songs of pure bliss with NO filler........ Easily the best album of my generation at least. The Holy Bible by The Manics is a close second.

Re: Best album ever?

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:38 am
by Freshmaker
Oooh... Melon Collie defo gave me some gooooood moments back in the days. :) Thanks Col, for reminding :)