Best Albums of All Time
The Contenders: Page 2
The best WHO album by far, been listening to it on and off for thirty odd years. Still brilliant.
Can't understand how this is 35, this album helped rock to become what it is today. Best album by the Who, and by far one of the best albums of all time. - The_Acid_Queen
The best album ever. I still get goosebumps every time I hear the ending of "Won't Get Fooled Again", and I have been listening to it for 40 years.
At least Top 12
It's called the "White Album" only because the album had the "Beatles" spelled out and that was it on a white background.
The White Album is truly a great album! I love it so much. All of The Beatles albums are the best!
I liked this album. It was not bad by any means. I do have one problem with it, and that is that it's boring as hell. Still, I give this album a 6/10 at best. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was way better.
AmazingV 10 Comments
Being from Minnesota, my wife and I love to travel up Highway 61. If you saw how beautiful Lake Superior is, you would know where the inspiration for a lot of Dylan's songwriting comes from. We were in a gift store along Highway 61 in Two Harbors, Minn., one evening about seven years ago and the storekeeper had a guest book people could sign. My wife and I signed it and noticed the name "Bob Dylan" about five places ahead of ours. I asked the store owner if he had been in here and obviously not being a huge fan, she said, "Well, what does he look like? " My wife laughed and said, "I guess he would kind of look like an old hippie". The store owner said someone fitting that description had been in the store about a half hour before. I'm kind of skeptical because I really don't know that Dylan would sign a guest book and if he did, he probably wouldn't sign it as Dylan. Still, he's eccentric enough that you can ever be totally sure.
It's a shame that more people haven't heard the magic that is 'Highway 61'. It can only be described as, quite frankly, one of those albums that changed everything. Without this album, as well as 'Bringing It All Back Home', Dylan essentially invented modern rock music as it is today. - ybothermatt
I hate my generation. MJ dies and becomes the greatest thing since the wheel, he's overrated one of the greatest entertainers ever yes but his songs are par. The fact that Highway 61 is this low is crap it is ranked #4 of the all time records according to rolling stones magazine. I know this list is crap because Sgt Pepper and pet sounds are also two of the most important albums ever but not in the top ten.
Htf is this Bob's first mention? By #26 Dylan should have like 10 albums listedV 9 Comments
What? Wish You Were Here at 77? I don't believe this. Literally every song (Shine On You Crazy Diamond 1-9, Welcome To The Machine, Have A Cigar, Wish You Were Here) is awesome and this album is my most favorite album after Dark Side Of The Moon. This album deserves to be in the Top 20, to say the least. I don't know why it's so down below.
This is a top ten album, no question about it. This album got me through college. Pink Floyd is among the greatest bands ever assembled. Clearly this list was put together by someone who was hellbent on giving equal time to the more recent bands, none of which are even close to the bands of the 60's and 70's.
Undisputed best album. Not one single note, not one single second on this ultimate masterpiece that does not contribute to its sheer ingenuity...
Every song on this album is a classicV 21 Comments
Dude it's ziggy stardust and the spiders from mars. This thing is a masterpiece among filth and trash. Top 5 now
#85?!?! How is that possible? So far, it's probably the most significant album in my musical evolution, after Pet Sounds. - PetSounds
This album was a masterpiece production. The album cover appropriately noted "to be played at maximum volume". Should have made the top 10.
Once you get into this album it grows on you quickly. The Governor should be in the top 5.
Born to Run 44?
What the hell who votes here anyway? This is the most legendary album. All 8 tracks are brilliant songs, especially Thunder Road, Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out, Night, Backstreets, Born to Run, She's the One, Meeting Across the River and the epic final-Jungleland. This album makes every other album look poor, this is the greatest thing in the history of the world and it's 44?
I like how you said "All 8 tracks are brilliant, especially..." and then named every single track on the album - epicness2099
This isn't an argument at all this is the greatest album of all time. If anything is better it is Darkness on the Edge of Town. I don't even want to get into this, there is too much to write. If you haven't listened to it then please play it through and listen to the lyrics.
Oh my god. It's pretty obvious what kinds of people vote here if BORN TO RUN ISN'T IN THE TOP 10! Go and listen to this album before you vote. Stuff like Linkin Park is crap compared to this.
Simply the greatest rock'n'roll album ever made"V 8 Comments
For me it was a toss up between this and bridge over troubled water, though I love Simon and garfunkel and there music is just so charming, this album is so out there and creative it had to get the vote, the velvet underground are pure genius and yes this album may not have the mass appeal of Sgt. Pepper but does that mean it's not as good of course not, in fact this album is above and beyond, no one has made music quite like the velvet underground, they shown another side to music, they shown us what music can be, it's amazing what they did with this album and they should be recognised as one of the greats
This is the most influential and greatest album of all time. End of discussion. To have it in the 100s is a disgrace. The album is so far ahead of it's time that we still haven't caught up to it. The blues drone, the proto-punk lyrics and riffs. This album was designed to shock, using overdrive in a way Hendrix would never have imagined and literally creating alternative and noise rock. It's a brutal, maniac genius album, with the only free rock song I've ever heard. European Son
Lou Reed is undoubtedly the greatest songwriter in history, surpassing even the great Bob Dylan in his craft. Reed's borderline insanity and suicidal thoughts are exhibited in every song on this album. Listen to it. Step into a mind filled with madness.
Nico and the Velvet Underground are the dream teamV 14 Comments
I think it is the album of Evanescence and it consists of all of my favourite songs like Bring me To Life, My Immortal and Tourniquet. The Open Door and Evanescence are also too good. Please vote it to take a better position. It can go to the top
Epic album... All songs are perfect...
Beautiful and gorgeous album. - DCfnaf
This is the third album I vote for, it's great andd he worth it more that the restV 6 Comments
I think we all know this should be much higher on the list.
OK Computer is an album of its time, In Rainbows is an album that transcends time. The textures, the muddiness, the loving and personal lyrics. It combines Radiohead at their most electronic, rocky, orchestral, sensual, heartfelt, dangerous, joyful, and real.
Recently purchased this on vinyl, never heard it before, and it honestly is now one of my favourite albums ever written.
Astetically and sonically one of the most beautiful albums ever recorded and released
To anyone. Ever. - CPhoenix442
This album is the best achievement in psychology, in my opinion. It helped me to get rid of depression originating in the very beginning of my life. I also love the set of songs from it that became popular.
Meteora is legendary. I'm not a fan of Linkin Park but some people say "old music is better and the classics are the best" they're wrong. In my personal opinion Meteora is a lot better than a lot of the stuff in front of it. Linkin Park itself needs as much attention as nirvana (who were completely garbage). Every song in this album is great but in Nevermind the only reason they could sell out of it was smells like teen spirit
Meteora is one of the finest album ever made in the history of rock genre and best given by Linkin Park it should be at top position
What...must be in top 10V 13 Comments
I LOVE YOU JESUS CHRIST shakes the listener to the bone in an album full of cryptic lyrics and bizarre instrumentation. This album achieves full emotion like no other album has for me.
Please. Who cares about Linkin Park and Fall Out Boy anyway. I did but that was a dark time known as Junior High School. Please, world. How does "Rockstar" by Nickelback compare to "Oh Comely"? This is a gem, folks. Appriecate it. This is not for everybody but this deserves top 100. At least.
It is my favourite album of all time, and it is a solid and consistent album which really makes you appreciate music more. - Jiorl
All I can really say is that it's a pretty good album, even if it is just a meme. It's a solid Indie rock album; nothing more, and nothing less. - EvafagV 5 Comments
This album brings back such bittersweet memories. While I can't say I'm too proud of some of its fans, My Chemical Romance is my favorite band, and I'm typing this in 2015, two years after their break-up. This album is a masterpiece. The lyrics, the instrumentation, just the feeling you get from listening to it - it's beautiful. There's one song in the whole album that I ain't crazy about (House of Wolves). Pretty much all the songs are packed with raw, real emotion, and that's not something that can be said of the vast majority of albums above. I am Yucca Sherbert (sorry if that doesn't make sense), and this is my favorite album of all time.
Don't agree that this is the best of all time album, but I do agree. Just cause its fans suck doesn't mean they suck. - epicness2099
This album had to be number one it talks about death which I don't think any other band could have done the theatrical of this album was so amazing especially the songs welcome to the black parade and famous last words... I am not afraid to keep on living, I am not afraid to walk this world alone my chemical romance is the best alternative rock band I love Gerard way, Mikey way, frank iero, and ray toro they are so hot seriously start listening to this band they change lives in a good way My Chemical Romance for life!
This is an amazing album, with a variety of different sounds and songs for every mood. I have fond memories of jamming out to this as a kid, and this should definitely be higher! My Chemical Romance will always be remembered as talented and inspirational.
My chemical romance one of my favorite bands. Here is a list.
Three Days Grace
Thousand Foot Krunch
My Chemical Romance
This album is the definition of rock and roll. This easily deserves to be in the top ten. I am disgusted at how low this is.
Pink Floyd is my favorite band, but Exile on Main Street should be in the top 5. I'm surprised that not many people think so. Definition of Rock. - ZackStarsky
The best album by a GREAT band. And a double album without a weak song. It should be in the Top 10.
It was only after listening to this album that I knew the definition of rock. I still can't put it into words, but it felt like a train hiting with a sledgehammer. Probably the most honest rock album ever made, and therefore probably the only rock album ever made. Trully amazing.V 8 Comments
Easily in the top 20 only to be surpassed by EXILE! They had an amazing run of albums from BEGGARS -EXILE!...unsurpassed...
Best stones album...after Brian's death they locked themselves in the studio and came up the the greatest rock album of all time..the press at the time thought they wouldn't better Beggars Banquet...Let it bleed easily surpasses it.
Best stones album
How can this possibly be the best Rolling Stones album without Brian Jones or Mick Taylor? The songs are good but lacking something...what is it?V 1 Comment
I am in complete utter shock that this is only at number 35. This should be in top 3, along with Pink Floyd and the Beatles. It is the second best selling album in HISTORY from the WORLD'S most badass rock n roll band! With great songs like hells bells, shoot to thrill, you shook me all night long, and of course, back in black, it is a sin that this is below sarah geronimo and gackt, whoever they are. Vote this please!
Best Album ever and second best selling album worldwide. There's no bad song on it. On the contrary. Hits like "Shoot To Thrill", "Back In Black", "You Shook Me All Night Long", "Rock And Roll Ain't Noise Pollution" and the greatest song of all time "Hell's Bells". New singer Brian Johnson made a really good job. Back In Black is a real tribute for the death singer Bon Scott.
Rock And Roll Ain't Noise Pollution, Rock And Roll will survive!
this should be in the top ten or top 5 or 1 best album of all time I love I love it I love it its like the perfect album better than most albums you like or know
Love itV 45 Comments
This has some of the most beautiful music ever written on it. I find it incredible that it isn't on here already. - dylanllama
Nothing comes close to this are you kidding. There are a lot of fantastic albums that deserve to be up here, but Songs In the Key of Life is the musical masterpiece of the century... come on people. I'll stand for nothing less than Top 10
Still not high enough, but higher than last time. Thanks to those who are giving Stevie the genius his due!
This ones for jacobV 9 Comments
All I can say is get this album it will change your life and it will change the way you listen to music. It is without doubt the greatest album of all time
Without question, this is a top ten effort. You can listen to this album start to finish. Many of the issues still relevant today. This is a timeless effort.
Again, great song after great song. Writing, performance, and production. Just perfect. And lyrics actually talking about subjects that affect us all.
Eminem higher? Criminal offense. - 445956V 6 Comments
This album has it all. At a time when Eminem was getting criticised for all his controversy from his first album. So what does he do, make an even more controversial album and it became an instant success. How can a diamond album that sold nearly 2 million copies in its first week be this low. The whole album is packed with genius songs and lyrics and it was an album that told everyone to shut up and listen because Em couldn't care less. A masterpiece
This needs to be higher, no diamond album should be rated this low, with meaningful tracks like Stan and songs to show off em's skills like the real slim shady, this album is the complete package.
You can't talk classics without bringing up eminem
It is best album with songs of every flavourV 33 Comments
If albums were ranked by the sheer amount of killer songs on them, this album would be number one in every poll!
What? Below Linkin Park? You guys have no ears! This invented the double album!
Okay this is a lot better than half the Linkin Park crap above this
Definitely top three. Best Dylan album so it has to be in the top three.V 4 Comments
oh, I could name so many great things about this album no, masterpiece. and only 41st place? what a shame. invaders starts with an incredible riff and depicts the slaughters of the saxons in the olden days. #2 is about the movie"children of the damned"it is slow and melodic until a vocal genius by the name of bruce dickinson speeds up the tempo. the next two songs are nowhere near as amazing but still great. Then we get to the rock anthem"the number of the beast"which will knock any true metal lover of his/her feet. with a complex and insane riff followed by bruce dickinsons beautiful voice it is one of the most outstanding songs on this album. next is "run to the hills"with its remarkable drums which stands out over all of adrians glorious guitar work. now is my only problem with this album "Gangland"it is by all means not a bad song but it is so out of place in this wondorous album. finally is the single most influencial and beautiful and... ...more - cyraxbot
with tracks like hallowed be thy name and number of th beast this is the greates album of all time, and michael jackson? please - onepolej
Just about the only album I can actually listen to without skipping a song. Most of the albums up the top were FULL of fillers. 1) Number of the Beast 2) Master of puppets 3) Powerslave 4) Paranoid 5) Piece of Mind Maiden
HAHA. Meteora above this?!?V 10 Comments
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