Best Albums of All Time

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141 Like a Prayer - Madonna

Classic album from classic Madonna. Hits "Like A Prayer", "Express Yourself" and "Cherish" are still very important - Irina2932

Madonna's first album that earned an iconic status! Don't get me wrong, "Like a Virgin" (1984) and "True Blue" (1986) are fantastic but this album and its singles made history in 1989! Thank you Madonna!

Great mix of pop hits and ballads! I personally love Dear Jessie and Oh Father.

142 Mars - Gackt

The best album of all! Even though every album of Gackt is absolutely awesome. His voice is so full of emotions that you will get gosebumps everytime you here him sing... Also his variety of songs is incredible wide... his ballads are as wonderful as his rock songs.

This is a great gackt album... I love it... 'cause he is a great singer... I love him so much, he always moves us with his songs, in particular with this album

ohh mars is a great album. gackt is great singer. he is perfect.

Amaing album! I will never get tired of gackts music or x Japans music and l'arc en ciel! ~ they know real music!

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143 Use Your Illusion II - Guns N' Roses

See the comments for Use Your Illusion I...rockin' albums, far and away not given enough credit in "best album" polls.

144 The Stranger - Billy Joel

I'm glad to see this in the top 200. Pop music doesn't get much better. - PetSounds

How could this be so low? It could be a greatest hits album!

Listen, then come back and say thanks, I was shocked it wasn't top 5, :(

145 Riot! - Paramore
146 Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not - Arctic Monkeys

How on earth is this 146! The guitar the lyrics the drums just everything is near perfection.

The perfect indie-rock album. punk and garage rock influenced. it came at a time where indie garage rock was very popular, but this is the best one out of all of them, due the the great energetic instruments and the insanely good writing by alex turner

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147 Good Kid M.A.A. D City - Kendrick Lamar

One of the top story tellers in the history of rap

148 Texas Flood - Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

Oh. My. Lord. How I wish I grew up in the place he did, just for that simple inspiration to play as good as he does. My favourite guitarist of all time. - mangomorse

149 All Things Must Pass - George Harrison

Amazing. George shares so much of himself. Many top songs. The most Beatle solo album. Probably as these were written during the Beatles. Releasing these masterpieces allowed George to feel lighter and start afresh.

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150 Season In the Abyss - Slayer

Thrash classic, how is Master Of Puppets and Ride The Lightning So High and this so low? - Lucretia

151 Hot Rats - Frank Zappa

Deserves to be way higher on this list - Jiorl

152 Gorilla Manor - Local Natives
153 The Sufferer & The Witness - Rise Against

This is my most favorite album. Every song is energetic, meaningful, Got best lyrics and are not boring. This album deserves a better place than this. Just hear to it and you will know why.

154 KoRn - KoRn

Korn is my favorite band of all time after Pink Floyd. This is by far their best album. It's so raw, it was a turning point in modern music.

korn is by the biggest metal act in music, they started the way for so many bands, korn by far has my vote for best band ever

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155 Boston - Boston

Without doubt, the GREATEST album ever recorded! This album was released when I was about 7 and turned me on to rock & roll. If you listen to any rock radio station anywhere in the country for 24 hours, you will hear every song off this album every day. What other album can make that claim? None. I have never heard anyone say they are sick of hearing it, almost 40 years after it was released! This album is so great, it actually screwed the band. They made the greatest album ever for their debut. How do you top that? You don't. I doubt anyone ever will.

wow 98th? that just shows the crappy taste of this generation...
THIS IS THE GREATEST SELLING DEBUT ALBUM EVER! 17 MILLION PEOPLE AGREE WITH ME! - wolf10

Phenomenal album, every song a gem. Amazing vocals and harmonized guitars. Unfortunately, overplayed on classic rock stations for decades. Still doesn't change the fact it's an amazing album.

Awesome Perfection!

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156 The Downward Spiral - Nine Inch Nails

Beautiful, complex and honest. Trent Reznor's best and most tragic work. Not the right sound to resonate with the masses but just right for the disenfranchised or depressed. Must have listened to it 100 times by now and still in complete awe. Musically it's brilliantly layered and lyrically it's cathartic. Most importantly the coherence of the album makes its concept work all the better, allowing the listener to identify with the protagonist and follow him on his decent into nihilism and suicide. If you haven't listened to this album please do! You may find you love it even more than me.

This brought them to success. Greatest metal album of all time.

I think from a musical and a technical standpoint it is extraordinary but the lyrics can truely resonate with people in their darkest times.

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157 One X - Three Days Grace

This is one of the best albums on the planet, but gets very little recognition. The lyrics tell about Adams fight against addiction and the music really touches the heart.

Greatest album ever. Some of the best sons including Never Too Late, Animal I have Become and the best Gone Forever.

This song is definitely my favourite! There is not a single song on it that I find any less than amazing.

158 Rust Never Sleeps - Neil Young

This is more than just soulful but a real deep feeling work of art!

"The King is gone, but he's not forgotten, this is the story of Johnny Rotten". And 'Thrasher' has some of the most beautiful lyrics ever.

159 Into A Secret Land - Sandra
160 30 Seconds to Mars - 30 Seconds to Mars
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