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Blind Melon – Blind Melon: #498 of best 1,000 albums ever!
And I don’t understand why I sleep all day, and I start to complain that there’s no rain.
Pink Floyd – The Wall: #499 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Crazy, toys in the attic, truly gone fishing. They must have taken my marbles away!
Yolk – Yolk: #500 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Capturing beauty of something as precious as life.
The Pretenders – Learning to Crawl: #501 of best 1,000 albums ever!
The middle of the road is trying to find me. I’m standing in the middle of life with my plans behind me.
U2 – Songs of Experience: #504 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Nothing to stop this being the best day ever, nothing to keep us from where we should be. I wanted the world but you knew better, and that all we have is immortality.
Fastbacks – Very, Very Powerful Motor: #505 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I need a change in my life, and I need it right now. Good or bad, it doesn’t really matter how.
The Breeders – Pod: #506 of best 1,000 albums ever!
So why is The Breeders’ Pod on this best 1,000 albums ever thing? I’m pretty sure the first time I heard a song by The Breeders was by way of 120 Minutes, MTV’s great Sunday […]
Various Artists – Wonder Boys: Music from the Motion Picture: #507 of best 1,000 albums ever!
People are crazy and times are strange. I’m locked in tight, I’m out of range. I used to care, but things have changed.
They Might Be Giants – Flood: #508 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Now it’s Istanbul, not Constantinople, been a long time gone, Constantinople, now it’s Turkish delight on a moonlit night.
Mad Caddies – Duck and Cover: #509 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Gotta watch those corners in the stretch of danger, a problem could arise eventually. I’ve walked this earth for twenty years and now my mind is floating out to sea.
Radiohead – My Iron Lung: #510 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Rust in the mountain, rust in the brain, the air is sacred here in spite of your claim.
Van Halen – 1984: #511 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Ah, can’t you see me standing here? I got my back against the record machine. I ain’t the worst that you’ve seen, ah can’t you see what I mean?
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory: #514 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Seven thirty seven coming out of the sky – won’t you take me down to Memphis on a midnight ride. I want to move, playing in a traveling band.
Lenny Kravitz – Let Love Rule: #516 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Love is gentle as a rose, and love can conquer any war. It’s time to take a stand, brothers and sisters join hands.
The Creation – Our Music Is Red – With Purple Flashes: #517 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Why do we have to carry on? Always singing the same old song.
Paul Simon – Graceland: #518 of best 1,000 albums ever!
If you’ll be my bodyguard, I can be your long lost pal. I can call you Betty, and Betty, when you call me, you can call me Al.
The Beatles – Anthology 1: #519 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Well up came that first cat, he said, “Man, look at that! Man do you see what I see?”
Weezer – OK Human: #520 of best 1,000 albums ever!
All my favorite songs are slow and sad. All my favorite people make me mad.
The Animals – Animal Tracks: #521 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I’m just a soul whose intentions are good. Oh lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood.
Green Day – Uno!: #522 of best 1,000 albums ever!
We are the vultures, the dirtiest kind. We’ll cut you once in your heart and your mind.
Foghat – Fool for the City: #523 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I’m in the mood, the rhythm is right. Move to the music, we can roll all night.
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bayou Country: #524 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Left a good job in the city, working for the man every night and day, and I never lost one minute of sleeping, worrying ‘bout the way things might have been.
Dance Hall Crashers – Lockjaw: #526 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Why are you listening to all the things they tell you every day? Why are you listening, what happened to your own mind anyway?
The Doors – An American Prayer: #527 of best 1,000 albums ever!
The music was new, black polished chrome, and came over the summer like liquid night.
MGMT – Oracular Spectacular: #530 of best 1,000 albums ever!
This is our decision to live fast and die young. We’ve got the vision, now let’s have some fun. Yeah, it’s overwhelming, but what else can we do? Get jobs in offices and wake up for the morning commute?
Lenny Kravitz – Are You Gonna Go My Way: #531 of best 1,000 albums ever!
The future’s in our present hands. Let’s reach right in, let’s understand.
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Creedence Clearwater Revival: #532 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I ain’t never been in trouble, I ain’t got the time. I don’t mess around with magic, child, what I got is mine.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever To Tell: #534 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I got a date with the night, burnin’ down my finger.
The Dead Weather – Horehound: #535 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Well, you know I look like a woman, but I cut like a buffalo.
The Damned – Damned Damned Damned: #536 of best 1,000 albums ever!
No crime if there ain’t no law, no cops left to mess you around, no more dreams of mystery chords, no more sight to bring you down.
Aerosmith – Toys in the Attic: #538 of best 1,000 albums ever!
You talk about things that nobody cares, wearing out things that nobody wears. You’re calling my name but I gotta make clear, I can’t say baby where I’ll be in a year.
U2 – Songs of Innocence: #541 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I woke up at the moment when the miracle occurred, heard a song that made some sense out of the world.
Wings – Band on the Run: #543 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Well, the night was falling as the desert world began to settle down. In the town they’re searching for us everywhere but we never will be found.
Soundgarden – Down on the Upside: #545 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Common ruse, dirty face, pretty noose is pretty hate, and I don’t like what you got me hanging from.
R.E.M. – Automatic for the People: #546 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Smack, crack, bushwhacked, tie another one to your back, baby. Hey kids, rock and roll, nobody tells you where to go, baby.
Patti Smith – Easter: #547 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Take me now baby here as I am. Pull me close, try and understand. Desire is hunger is the fire I breathe. Love is a banquet on which we feed.
Le Tigre – Le Tigre: #549 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Who took the bomp from the bompalompalomp? Who took the ram from the ramalamadingdong?
Weezer – Maladroit: #550 of best 1,000 albums ever!
We go together baby, and if we do, yeah I’ll be your weakness baby, and get to you.
Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot: #552 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Tall buildings shake, voices escape singing sad, sad songs.
Bad Religion – How Could Hell Be Any Worse?: #554 of best 1,000 albums ever!
In this world today, there ain’t nobody to thank. Just blame it on the kids and toss ‘em in the tank.
OK Go – Oh No: #555 of best 1,000 albums ever!
It starts out easy, something simple, something sleazy, something inching past the edge of reserve. Now through the lines of the cheap venetian blinds, your car is pulling off of the curb.
Bachman-Turner Overdrive – Bachman-Turner Overdrive II: #556 of best 1,000 albums ever!
And would you cry if I told you that I lied? And would you say goodbye, would you let it ride?
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Question the Answers: #557 of best 1,000 albums ever!
We question one accessory: don’t think the piece is necessary. We agree you’re dressed to kill, but wonder if you will.
The Presidents of the United States of America – The Presidents of the United States of America: #558 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Lump lingered last in line for brains, and the one she got was sorta rotten and insane. Small things so sad that birds could land – is lump fast asleep or rockin’ out with the band?
Blondie – Parallel Lines: #559 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Once I had a love and it was a gas, soon turned out had a heart of glass. Seemed like the right thing, only to find mucho mistrust, love’s gone behind.
The Hippos – Heads Are Gonna Roll: #560 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Something in the way she never looks my way, I’m in love, I’m in love.
Green Day – 21st Century Breakdown: #561 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Well, I’ve got a fever, I’m a non-believer, I’m in a state of grace, for I am the Caesar, I’m gonna seize the day.
Frank Black – Christmass: #566 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I’ve kissed mermaids, rode the El Niño, walked the sand with the crustaceans. Could find my way to Mariana on a wave of mutilation.
Various Artists – Iron Eagle: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack: #567 of best 1,000 albums ever!
So give me your hands, your hearts, I’m ready! There’s only one direction.
Sonic Youth – Goo: #568 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Time to take a ride, time to take it in a midnight eye. And if you want to go, get on below.
Minor Threat – First Two Seven Inches: #570 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I don’t want to hear it – all you do is talk about you. I don’t want to hear it, ‘cause I know that none of it’s true.
Guns N’ Roses – G N’ R Lies: #572 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Said woman take it slow, and it’ll work itself out fine. All we need is just a little patience.
David Bowie – Aladdin Sane: #574 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I’ve come on a few years from my Hollywood highs, the best of the last, the cleanest star they ever had.
The Fratellis – Costello Music: #577 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Give us a kiss and maybe we can go out – it’s hard to miss you when you follow us about.
Buck-O-Nine – Twenty-Eight Teeth: #578 of best 1,000 albums ever!
My soul is sound when I’m in my hometown, yeah, and no place I’d rather be.
Kaiser Chiefs – Employment: #579 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Watching the people get lairy, it’s not very pretty I tell thee – walking through town is quite scary.
Bob Dylan – Bringing It All Back Home: #580 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Johnny’s in the basement, mixin’ up the medicine. I’m on the pavement, thinkin’ about the government.
Alice in Chains – Dirt: #582 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I feel so alone – gonna end up a big ol’ pile of them bones.
The Distillers – Sing Sing Death House: #583 of best 1,000 albums ever!
We are kids, we play punk rock ‘n roll. If we didn’t, we got no soul.
Elvis Presley – ’68 Comeback Special: #584 of best 1,000 albums ever!
There must be lights burning brighter somewhere, got to be birds flying higher in a sky more blue.
Angel Olsen – My Woman: #585 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Shut up, kiss me, hold me tight.
Mötley Crüe – Dr. Feelgood: #587 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Skydive naked from an aeroplane, or a lady with a body from outer space.
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Deja Vu: #591 of best 1,000 albums ever!
We are stardust, we are golden, we are billion-year-old carbon, and we’ve got to get ourselves back to the garden.
Pavement – Slanted & Enchanted: #593 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I’ve been crowned the King of Id, and Id is all we have, so wait to hear my words and they’re diamond sharp.
The Romantics – The Romantics: #594 of best 1,000 albums ever!
What I like about you, you hold me tight. Tell me I’m the only one wanna come over tonight, yeah.
Stone Temple Pilots – Tiny Music… Songs From the Vatican Gift Shop: #595 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Sell your soul and sign an autograph – big bang baby, it’s a crash, crash, crash.
Mötley Crüe – Girls, Girls, Girls: #596 of best 1,000 albums ever!
This love that I tell now feels lonely as hell from this padded prison cell.
Tom Waits – Rain Dogs: #598 of best 1,000 albums ever!
We sail tonight for Singapore. Don’t fall asleep while you’re ashore. Cross your heart and hope to die, when you hear the children cry.
The Libertines – Up the Bracket: #599 of best 1,000 albums ever!
But if you’ve lost your faith in love and music the end won’t be long. Because if it’s gone for you then I too may lose it and that that would be wrong.
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Ska-Core, The Devil and More: #600 of best 1,000 albums ever!
You know, I’ve made mistakes. I’ve had my ups and downs, my ins and outs, my share of bad breaks. But when it’s all been said and done, I raise my beer and I swear, “God, it’s been fun!”
Various Artists – Boogie Nights: Music From the Original Motion Picture: #601 of best 1,000 albums ever!
You got the touch, you got the power. When all hell’s breaking loose, you’ll be riding the eye of the storm.
The Rapture – Echoes: #602 of best 1,000 albums ever!
The city breathing, the people churning, the conversating. The price is what?
Mad Caddies – Quality Soft Core: #603 of best 1,000 albums ever!
It’s only human nature, pollutes temptation. We have reserved bookings for the fathers of our nation.
The Greenhornes – Dual Mono: #604 of best 1,000 albums ever!
He told you he loved you, well that’s just a lie. I don’t need possession to satisfy my mind.
Jack White – Fear of the Dawn: #605 of best 1,000 albums ever!
If I die tomorrow, what did I do today? You want fresh air? You won’t find it this way.
Neil Young – Harvest: #606 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I want to live, I want to give. I’ve been a miner for a heart of gold.
Journey – Frontiers: #607 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Someday love will find you, true love won’t desert you. You know that I still love you, though we touched and went our separate ways.
Blur – Leisure: #609 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Every time I come here I’m not sure what to say. I know it should be easy but it never seems that way.
The Everly Brothers – The Very Best of The Everly Brothers: #612 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I’m through with romance, I’m through with love, I’m through with countin’ the stars above.
Billy Idol – Rebel Yell: #614 of best 1,000 albums ever!
When you hear the music, you make a dip into someone else’s pocket and then make a slip.
The Cult – Love: #618 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Like a desert sun that burns my skin, I’ve been waiting for her for so long.
Cream – Disraeli Gears: #619 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I’ve been waiting so long to be where I’m going, in the sunshine of your love.
The Donnas – Spend the Night: #624 of best 1,000 albums ever!
You shouldn’t try to look so good if you don’t wanna be misunderstood.
Elvis Presley – The Sun Sessions: #628 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Well, I heard the news, there’s good rockin’ tonight.
Whitesnake – Whitesnake: #629 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I don’t know where I’m going, but I sure know where I’ve been.
The Pogues – Hell’s Ditch: #630 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I used to walk in the shade with those blues on parade.
Peter Gabriel – So: #631 of best 1,000 albums ever!
You could have a bumper car, bumping. The amusement never ends.
Arcade Fire – Funeral: #633 of best 1,000 albums ever!
As the day grows dim, I hear you sing a golden hymn.
The Traveling Wilburys – The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 1: #635 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Well, it’s all right – we’re going to the end of the line.
Elvis Costello – My Aim Is True: #637 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I’m not gonna get too sentimental like those other sticky valentines.
R.E.M. – Fables of the Reconstruction: #638 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Maybe these maps and legends have been misunderstood.
The Yardbirds – Having A Rave Up: #639 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Yeah, smokestack lightning. Don’t you hear me calling?
Cut Copy – In Ghost Colours: #641 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Could this be true? It all comes down to you.
Hanson – Middle of Nowhere: #642 of best 1,000 albums ever!
It’s pure pop joy, pure joy joy. Okay?
Broken Bells – Broken Bells: #643 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Come on and get the minimum, before you open up your eyes.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Rust Never Sleeps: #644 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Hey hey, my my. Rock and roll can never die.
John Lennon – Plastic Ono Band: #647 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I heard something about my ma and my pa. They didn’t want me so they made me a star.
Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited: #649 of best 1,000 albums ever!
How does it feel? To be without a home, like a complete unknown, like a rolling stone.