Top Ten Best Concept Albums of the 21st CenturyBboymakinwitthefrekfreak
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Blends punk with prog and alt rock. It's Green Day at the peak of their abilities and Billie Joe Armstrong's lyrics and vocals fit so well into the over-all concept.V1 Comment
You can't APPRECIATE music if you can't even HEAR IT. It's like having a blind guy appreciating the Mona Lisa, he can't even see it so he couldn't appreciate it in the first place! - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak
To the mildly sarcastic visitor below: how could the deaf fully appreciate something they can't hear? Your jokes have to make sense to be funny or even relevant. - BboymakinwitthefrekfreakV2 Comments
This concept album (2015) is a sequel to another concept album. Excellent musicianship - songwriting, arrangement, performance, aural environment, production. Great vocals and crystal clear sound.
Song to start with: The Throne. - Metal_Treasure
All of Avantasia's albums would be on here because they all count as concept albums.
This was a tough decision. I love Songs for the Deaf and Illinois as collective albums, but Hospice brings a sobering chill to concept albums that I can't shake. It took an innovative approach to writing and producing. When I listen to it, I feel as though I'm walking through the five stages of grief. Also, In terms of personal impact, I'm glad this made the top 10.
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2. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence - Dream Theater
3. The Scarecrow - Avantasia
2. Songs for the Deaf - Queens of the Stone Age
3. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots - The Flaming Lips