50 Albums I Never Press ‘Skip’

February 12, 2014 8:24 pm 3 Comments

Please note this is not a list of my favourite 50 albums, rather 50 albums I have been listening to for years and never press skip. (50 favourites of all time could possibly take my lifetime to complete).  These perhaps aren’t the greatest albums or bands, but ones I can pick up every few years and still listen to in it’s entirety and not get bored. In no particular order:

1. Nirvana – Nevermind
2. The Lemonheads- It’s a Shame About Ray
3. The Kinks- Kinks Greatest Hits!
4. Jesus and Marychain- Stoned and Dethroned
5. Beck- Odelay
6. Dinosaur Jr- Green Mind
7. NIN- The Downward Spiral
8. Mazzy Star- So Tonight That I Might See/She Hangs Brightly
9. Portishead- Dummy
10. Pulp-Hits (any album is great)
11. Weezer- Blue Album
12. The Strokes- Is This It?
13. The Rolling Stones – seriously any album will do
14. The Clash- London Calling
15. The Smiths- Meat is Murder/Hatful of Hollow
16. David Bowie- any album will do
17. Fleetwood Mac- Rumours
18. The Cars- The Cars
19. Tom Petty- Full Moon Fever
20. Beastie Boys- Licensed to Ill
21. Hole- Live Through This
22. Led Zeppelin- Led Zeppelin IV/Houses of the Holy
23. INXS- Greatest Hits
24. The Breeders – Last Splash
25. Joy Division- Unknown Pleasures
26. The Cramps- A Date with Elvis
27. Bjork- Post
28. The Church- Almost Yesterday
29. Madness- One Step Beyond
30. New Order- Substance
31. Pixies- Death to the Pixies
32. Smashing Pumpkins- Siamese Dream
33. Stone Temple Pilots- Purple
34. Supergrass- In It For the Money
35. Cyndi Lauper- She’s So Unusual
36. Paul Simon- Graceland
37. Chuck Berry- The Great Twenty Eight
38. The Specials- The Specials
39. Jawbreaker- Dear You
40. Sonic Youth- Daydream Nation
41. Elvis Costello and the Attractions- The Very Best Of
42. Jefferson Airplane- Surrealistic Pillow
43. The Cure- Galore: The Singles
44. Rage Against the Machine- Rage Against the Machine
45. Depeche Mode- Singles
46. The Violent Femmes- Add it Up
47. Talking Heads- Stop Making Sense
48. Elvis Presley- Early Elvis
49. Psychedelic Furs- All of This and Nothing
50. The Beatles- Rubber Soul

 

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