Best Albums of All Time
The Contenders: Page 2
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
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.
This starman of an album is always gonna be waiting in the sky, telling us to let all the children boogie.V 21 Comments
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.
I have this one, I like it but I wouldn't say it was the greatest album I ever heard - frankmartinV 9 Comments
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
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
I can't believe that a masterpiece like this could be so far downV 13 Comments
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
This needs to be in the Top 10. Meteora has AWESOME Songs such as
Somewhere I Belong
Breaking The Habit
From The Inside - deandinosaur5
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.
I like their emoness and teenagers is great! needs to be higher up!V 24 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
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.
Reckoner and nude are two of the best songs everV 15 Comments
This album is amazing. The only song that is even remotely uninteresting was For Free? (Interlude). The production in each song is amazing and it is a lyrical masterpiece.
Wow! What an amazing album this is. Astounding in ever level.
Should be higher than Eminem. But Nas or 2pac should be higher than Kendrick.
I'm not disrespecting opinions or anything but this deserves to be in the Top 5. - AlphaQV 13 Comments
63 is just sinful. Say what you want about Dave Mustaine's wild accusations when he's given a mic / twitter account, but this album is a classic thrash metal album. I think this deserves to be in at least the top 20 albums of all time because it was so jam - packed with great metal hits that it should be considered throughout all genres for best.
One of the best metal albums of all time. I'm surprised it's this low, should be higher than some of the other bands on here such as Linkin Park and Green Day.
This is everything an album needs to be perfect. Never before or since Rust in Peace has there been a metal album to match its pure greatness. The album cover, song duration, musicianship, lyrics, and everything else packed into this album is as good as it gets for metal. - surgeonsanic
The best thrash metal album ever, and thrash metal is my favorite music genre so...V 17 Comments
You know what's great about this list? They don't make albums anymore. Therefore, you don't have Carrie Underwood, Jackie Evancho, or any of the other reality stars that you see on virtually every other top ten list. To say it's refreshing is the biggest understatement I've ever made on one of these sites.
Perhaps this requires an acquired taste, but for my money, this is absolutely a top ten album. How can Jimi be considered the greatest guitarist ever, but his album is not in the top 20 (at least). Doesn't make sense.
It's because people copy their friends and feel ashamed not voting in Jimi when he is the quintessential guitar player but they will never actually listen to his music - they'll just keep their heads up Linkin Park's and Metallica's butt. - epicness2099
Too many people raving about Brian Wilson's music genius on Pet Sounds when this is really where the music genius started. Pet Sounds has a few good cuts but it's from the mind of man wanting to create songs for children. I'm betting that none of the Pet Sounds worshippers ever really listened to the Genius of Jimi. - frankmartin
Great album with some of Jimi Hendrix's best songs everV 13 Comments
Of course the best album ever by the best band. No 1 because...
Sweet child o' mine
Welcome to the jungle
Night train - i-love-rock-n-roll
Why in the hell is this not higher on this list! Should be number 1... I was surprised this wasn't in AT LEAST the top 10... I'm glad that S&M made it on the top ten though... This, Back in Black, Master of Puppets, Blizzard of Ozz, they all need in the top 10... This album is clearly deserving of a place in the top 10! Has so many many many great songs on it...
Pretty much my top 5 favorite songs of all time are all off this album! Not a single filler song, I could listen to it over and over all day long. Greatest debut album of all time and it contains at least 3 songs which belong on a list of the top 10 rock songs of all time. Oh, and slash is a god
This album sucks.V 55 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
TPAB is great,but this is pure classic,one of the best rap albums along with Illmatic,Ready to Die,All eyes on me and others.V 35 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
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
Artwork is second to none. This album contains most of the songs on Elton Johns Greatest Hits album and "Candle In The Wind".
You are given the beautiful candle in the wind which follows the amazingly composed Funeral for a Friend, then he comes at you with Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting. This is Elton John. He is the most talented, diverse artist to ever live.] - LPR20
Influential & powerful album many years prior to 'candle in the wind' becoming the top selling single in the last 50 years.
Elton John was the King of Pop of the 1970s. - frankmartinV 6 Comments
For those who haven't heard it, give it a listen, then give Dark Side of the Moon a try. If you don't love these when you're young, you'll grow to love them when you're older. I grew up on AC/DC (was at the Back in Black live concert), Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Queen, Elton John, Black Sabbath, Billy Joel and loved them all--in their Day. The only music that seems to have serious holding power over the generations is the Beatles and Pink Floyd. While Elvis may be the king of Rock n Roll and MJ the king of Pop, Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon is still selling over a 1/2 million copies annually and has been for almost 50 years. NO OTHER ALBUM can claim this. While the Beatles and a very small number of other artists do this over all albums combined, clearly a single album with that staying power transcends fads and fashion through pure musicality and speaking to the human condition in the worldwide audience. People can argue opinions forever, but when an album never stops selling at ...more
Being a Pink Floyd fan I'm happy to see that both DSOTM and The Wall are included in the top 10, although I'm very disappointed to find Animals so far down on the list. I strongly believe that this album is severely underrated. This is personally my favourite Pink Floyd album. The combination of Roger Water's straightforward, no B.S. lyrics about politics, society and censorship, with the incredibly creative and progressive music by the rest of the group make this a perfect album. There is simply nothing else like it. If you've never listened to it I strongly recommend you do.
I really love this album. Dark Side of the Moon rightfully takes the number 1 spot, but Animals deserves to be in the top 20 at least in my opinion. Dogs is one of PF's greatest songs, with amazing vocals and guitar from Gilmour. It is the stand out song on this album but Sheep and Pigs are also great. The overall message of this song really enhances the experience as well.
In my opinion the best album ever made,I know that's a big call but of all the albums I've had in my 56 years on this planet this is my go to album in good and bad times...MOJO MACV 10 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.
Inner City BluesV 8 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
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