Best Albums of the 21st Century


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181 Watch the Throne - Jay-Z & Kanye West
182 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - Miranda Lambert
183 Humanoid - Tokio Hotel
184 Blue Tattoo - Vanilla Ninja

After the unexpected success of their synth rock album "Traces of Sadness", Estonian band Vanilla Ninja recorded its successor "Blue Tattoo" (generally seen as their second album, whilst actually it is their third one due to their debut having onl been available in their home country and out of print elsewhere) in 2005, which became just as popular as its predecessor. As an album, it is way more varied and balanced. Much of "Sadness" is built around the girls being a bunch of strong female rock chicks, whlst "Blue Tattoo" keeps that premise to a minimum ("Hellracer", "Undercover Girl" and the single "I Know" being an exception on here), rather finding inspiration in orchestral and symphonic metal sounds. Choirs and orchestra dominate much of their new developed sound, theatrical and dramatic. Also the lyrics have evolved. Instead of "Tough Enough" or "Liar", in which they could fully establish ...more - Martin_Canine

185 Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - Nicki Minaj
186 If You're Reading This It's Too Late - Drake
187 The Silent Force - Within Temptation
188 Amazing Blue - an Cafe
189 Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1 - Lupe Fiasco
190 Folklore - Nelly Furtado
191 King - Kollegah
192 Selmasongs - BJÖRK
193 The College Dropout - Kanye West
194 Unbelievable - Sarah Connor
195 Songs of Love and Death - Beyond the Black
196 Endless Forms Most Beautiful - Nightwish
197 Under Construction - Missy Elliott
198 Venus Doom - Him
199 Cruel Summer - G.O.O.D. Music
200 Legend of the Black Shawarma - Infected Mushroom
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