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.
Tag: Singer Songwriter
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.
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.
Mark Lanegan – Bubblegum: #589 of best 1,000 albums ever!
There is no morphine, I’m only sleeping. There is no crime to dreams like this.
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.
Cat Power – The Greatest: #623 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Anyone can tell you there’s no more road to ride. Everyone will tell you there’s no place to hide.
Elliott Smith – Either/Or: #632 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Watching the parade with pinpoint eyes full of smoldering anger.
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.
SIMON & GARFUNKEL – BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER: #676 OF BEST 1,000 ALBUMS EVER!
You’re breaking my heart. You’re shaking my confidence daily.
Bob Dylan – John Wesley Harding: #719 of best 1,000 albums ever!
From whatever position you occupy with regard to the watchtower, this is another classic Dylan album.
Fiona Apple – Extraordinary Machine: #755 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Playful and orchestral, bombastic and pulsing, trippy and sultry.
Tori Amos – Little Earthquakes: #776 of best 1,000 albums ever!
It’s gorgeous and piercing and moving all at once.
Beck – Morning Phase: #788 of best 1,000 albums ever!
What eludes easy definition becomes a core strength.
Sarah McLachlan – Fumbling Towards Ecstasy: #802 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Much more than a standard issue album handed out at my undergrad college dorms.
Mitski – Be the Cowboy: #842 of best 1,000 albums ever!
What’s difficult to define and describe becomes essential to why I’m drawn to it.
Kirsty MacColl – Kite: #862 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Pop gems from a UK-based singer-songwriter with a flat-out gorgeous voice.
Neil Young – On the Beach: #879 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Contemplative and quiet at times, bluesy and rocked up at others, and through and through a great Neil Young album.
Laura Nyro – Eli and the Thirteenth Confession: #881 of best 1,000 albums ever!
A bombshell of a singer songwriter album from 1968.
Leonard Cohen – Songs of Leonard Cohen: #888 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Melancholy and hauntingly beautiful, with lyrics that are strikingly original and poetic.
Sinéad O’Connor – I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got: #900 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Sure, it’s the “Nothing Compares 2 You” album, but there’s a range of Celtic-influenced rock and gorgeous pure pop to enjoy besides.
Indigo Girls – Indigo Girls: #911 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Folk rock that bridges the gap from the 1960s for the Lilith Fair generation.
Ryan Adams – Love Is Hell: #969 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Adams spans singer songwriter-y pop to chilled out rock to alt country for quite a moody trip.
KT Tunstall – Eye to the Telescope: #977 of best 1,000 albums ever!
If you’re not yet hip to it, suddenly you shall see that super satisfying sounds abound.
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – Hawk: #989 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Incredible songcraft, wild variety, and the magical odd couple mesh of Campbell’s whispery delightful voice and Lanegan’s world weary soft growl.