Top 10 Best Concept Albums


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81 Darkest Days - Stabbing Westward
82 Mike Oldfield - The Songs of Distant Earth
83 Triumvirat - Spartacus

Lesser known Krautrock-Band telling their prog-version of the story of Spartacus. Best track: 'The March to the Eternal City'.

84 Spliff - The Spliff Radio Show

Debut-album of the ex-Nina Hagen Band from 1980. Their only album in English is a satirical, very amusing portrayal of the music industry. A musical trip through many genres, from reggae to rock to punk and funk, even a bit of disco. Witty, intelligent lyrics.

85 Therapy ? - Troublegum/Infernal Love

Maybe not concept-albums in the usual sense, but one can easily detect a continuation between the songs, creating a disturbing story of love and despair.

86 Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Murder Ballads

A collection of songs about various tales of 'Crimes of Passion'.

87 Die Toten Hosen - Ein Kleines Bisschen Horrorshow

The story of 'A Clockwork Orange' retold in songs (in German).

88 Aphrodite's Child - 666

Early Greek Prog-Band (feat. Vangelis and Demis Rousseaus) with their musical version of 'Revelation'.

89 The Bollock Brothers - The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
90 Plasmatics - Maggot: The Album
91 Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs
92 Frances the Mute - Mars Volta

Most complex conceptually, and musically, album I have ever heard. Rivaled only by the wall.

93 Yes - Tales from Topographic Oceans
94 Tales from Topographic Oceans - Yes
95 The Final Experiment - Ayreon
96 Ayreon - The Human Equation
97 Ayreon - The Universal Migrator
98 Ayreon - Into the Electric Castle
99 Ayreon - The Theory of Everything
100 The Crucible of Man: Something Wicked Part 2 - Iced Earth
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