Sunday, January 14, 2007

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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This book isn't out yet and I'm not sure if I will bother getting it. Best of lists are sooo plentiful on the Internet. In fact, the list of the 1001 albums in this book is online, as well.

Here's the list of the best of the 2000s.
Doves – Lost Souls
Air – Virgin Suicides: Original Motion Picture Score
Adams, Ryan – Heartbreaker
Gilberto, Bebel – Tanto Tempo
Cole, MJ – Sincere
Harris, Emmylou – Red Dirt Girl
Limp Bizkit – Chocolate Starfish & the Hot Dog Flavored Water
Radiohead – Kid A
U2 – All That You Can’t Leave Behind
Linkin Park – Hybrid Theory
Smith, Elliott – Figure 8
Badly Drawn Boy – Hour of Bewilderbeast
Harvey, P.J. – Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea
Badu, Erykah – Mama’s Gun
Coldplay – Parachutes
Common – Like Water for Chocolate
Ladd, Mike – Welcome to the Afterfuture
Red Snapper – Our Aim is to Satisfy
Eminem – Marshall Mathers LP
Goldfrapp – Felt Mountain
Giant Sand – Chore of Enchantment
Lambchop – Nixon
Lemper, Ute – Punishing Kiss
Madonna – Music
Avalanches – Since I Left You
OutKast – Stankonia
Radiohead – Amnesiac
Silver Jews – Bright Flight
Björk – Vespertine
Gorillaz – Gorillaz (1st Album)
Adams, Ryan – Gold
Destiny’s Child – Survivor
Strokes – Is This It
Welch, Gillian – Time (The Revelator)
Gotan Project – Revancha del Tango, la
White Stripes – White Blood Cells
Beta Band – Hot Shots II
Jay Z – Blueprint
Röyksopp – Melody AM
Drive-By Truckers – Southern Rock Opera
Super Furry Animals – Rings Around the World
Jurassic 5 – Power in Numbers
Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Ms Dynamite – A Little Deeper
Bees – Sunshine Hit Me
Jones, Norah – Come Away with Me
Coldplay – A Rush of Blood to the Head
Coral – Coral (2002)
Cash, Johnny – American IV: Man Comes Around
Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Doves – Last Broadcast
Elliott, Missy – Under Construction
Springsteen, Bruce – Rising, the
Aguilera, Christina – Stripped
Roots – Phrenology
Beck – Sea Change
Timberlake, Justin – Justified
Vines – Highly Evolved
Hives – Your New Favourite Band
Radiohead – Hail to the Thief
Winehouse, Amy – Frank
Calexico – Feast of Wire
Darkness – Permission to Land
White Stripes – Elephant
Dizzee Rascal – Boy in da Corner
Kings of Leon – Youth & Young Manhood
Thrills – So Much for the City
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever to Tell
OutKast – Speakerboxxx/Love Below
50 Cent – Get Rich or Die Tryin’
Mars Volta – Deloused in the Comatorium
Lightning Bolt – Wonderful Rainbow
Wainwright, Rufus – Want One
Scissor Sisters – Scissor Sisters (1st Album)
Morrissey – You Are the Quarry
Björk – Medúlla
Mylo – Destroy Rock & Roll
Wilson, Brian – SMiLE
Icarus Line – Penance Soirée
Arcade Fire – Funeral
Banhart, Devendra – Rejoicing in the Hands
Cave, Nick & the Bad Seeds – Abattoir Blues/Lyre of Orpheus
Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand (1st Album)
N*E*R*D – Fly or Die
Beta Band – Heroes to Zeros
Ozamatli – Street Signs
Libertines – Libertines (1st Album)
West, kanYe – College Dropout
Green, Cee-Lo – Is the Soul Machine
TV on the Radio – Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes
Liars – They Were Wrong, So We Drowned
Streets – A Grand Don’t Come for Free
Wainwright, Rufus – Want Two
Zutons – Who Killed the Zutons?
Killers – Hot Fuss
Kings of Leon – Aha Shake Heartbreak
MIA (UK) – Arular
Beck – Guero
White Stripes – Get Behind Me Satan

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