Best Albums of the 21st Century


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161 Ich + Ich - Ich + Ich
162 Watch the Throne - Jay-Z & Kanye West
163 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - Miranda Lambert
164 Humanoid - Tokio Hotel
165 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

166 Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - Nicki Minaj
167 If You're Reading This It's Too Late - Drake
168 The Silent Force - Within Temptation
169 Amazing Blue - an Cafe
170 Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1 - Lupe Fiasco
171 Folklore - Nelly Furtado
172 King - Kollegah
173 Selmasongs - BJÖRK
174 The College Dropout - Kanye West
175 Unbelievable - Sarah Connor
176 Songs of Love and Death - Beyond the Black
177 Endless Forms Most Beautiful - Nightwish
178 Under Construction - Missy Elliott
179 Venus Doom - Him
180 Cruel Summer - G.O.O.D. Music
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