And most of those Marley tracks are from the 70s. " /> " />
Ok I'll try again.
1970 - Supertramp - Breakfast in America
1980 - Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast
1990 - Jamiroquai - Travelling Without Moving
2000 - Caravan Palace - Caravan Palace
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I agree with the non-comps rule. They aren't really albums are they?
70s: Katy Lied - Steely Dan
80s: The Queen Is Dead (narrowly pips Meat and Strangeways) - The Smiths
90s: Behaviour - Pet Shop Boys
00s: At Dawn - My Morning Jacket.
Then again I can think of stacks of alternatives for each of the above selections.
If greatest hits were allowed, we'd be on the first rung to anarchy.
I've changed my 90s choice to OTC, I think you know it's the right thing to do Charlie.
70s Genesis "Selling England by the pound"
80s Dire Straits "Making Movies"
90s Santana "Supernatural"
00s Joe Bonamassa "Sloe Gin"
10s JB / Beth Hart "Don't Explain"
This could all change by tomorrow.
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Anarchy, OTC and PSB - now that's what I call music!
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There were too many great albums in the 90s, Spiritualized - Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space is awesome too.
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crosby stills and nash - first album - just timeless.
Deaf School first album- a Liverpool band - mid 70s art house pop/rock - still fresh.
Simple Minds - the Glittering Prize - a sort of best of - superb
More recently - Raising Sand - alison krauss robert plant
O Damien Rice
that's just for starters - tonky
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This is a tough one!
70s- Neil Young – Everybody knows this is nowhere Neil’s best I think just ahead of ‘after the goldrush’ as others of mentioned though ‘Déjà vu’ is a great album.
80s- REM – Murmur Anyone who has dismissed modern REM albums needs to give their first a listen, lovely melodic bass and absolutely beautiful jangly guitar
90s – Talk Talk – Laughing Stock if you haven’t heard it please give it a go, its stunning! also the stories surround the recording sessions are pretty good too.
00s – Mystery Jets – Making Dens – Mixing prog and pop has never sounded so good, what could have been if subsequent albums had have followed in the same style.
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Sorry, just can't name only one for each decade, so here goes;
70's Queen, Night at the Opera, Joni Mitchell, Ladies of the Canyon, James Taylor, Sweet baby James
80's Luther Van Dross, Forever, for always, for love. Sting, Nothing like the sun. Peter Gabriel, So.
90's Everything but the girl, Idlewild. Beth Nielsen Chapman, Sand and water. Alison Krauss, So long, so wrong.
00's Coldplay, Viva La Vida. Melody Gardot, My one and only thrill. Cara Dillon, self titled.
10's Laura Veirs, July Flame, Angus&Julia Stone, Down the way, Lauren Mann and the fairly odd folk, Over land and sea.
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Think the overall madness of 'The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway' would just edge ahead as my favourite Genesis album though.
mmmm love the prog
Impossible to name just one album per decade:
In no particular order: (1970s) Elvis Costello - My Aim Is True; Minnie Riperton - Perfect Angel; David Bowie - Hunky Dory.
(1980s) The Jam - Sound Affects; Squeeze - East Side Story.
(1990s) Nirvana - Unplugged in New York; Crowded House - Woodface
(2000s) Amy Winehouse - Back to Black; Beverley Knight - Music City Soul.
Come tomorrow this could be all nonsense. At the mo the above list.
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1970s has to be BLONDIE - PARALLEL LINES.
1990s could possibly be Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Murder Ballads.
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I can't do this... There are so many good albums...!
But from the 70's
Supertramp - All Albums LOVE THEM ALL!
Queen - A Night at the Opera
AC/DC Back In Black !!!
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon / Wish You Were Here
huuuumm so many...
SMITHS - ALL
Lloyd Cole And The Commotions - ALL, but Mainstream is a special one for me
Dire Straits - ALL albums, how can you leave one behind...
Queen - Kind of Magic
Russ Ballards - Self titled and The Fire Still Burns
Genesis - Invisible Touch
.and the list goes on...
U2 - Joshua Tree/ Achtung Baby
Gene Love Jezebel - Heavenly Bodies
The Cure - Kiss Kiss Kiss
Scorpions - Love Ballads
.and the post doesn't end...
Blink 182 - self titled
Jack Johnson - Brushfire Faitytales/ On and On
Diana Krall - ALL
Patrice - Ancient Spirit/ How do you Call It
Gentleman - Journey To Jah
Keane - Hopes and Fears
.I've got to go to bed.. Post again tomorow
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I have a real affection for 'Plastic Letters'. Oooh the memories.
Alex Harvey Band, Nick Lowe, Big Country, Kate Bush, Stevie Wonder, Commodores, the LAs, Lindisfarne.... the list is endless.
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