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The Beatles - Rubber soul

Bruce Springsteen - Darkness on the edge of town

Neil Young - Harvest

Bob Dylan - Desire

The Rolling Stones - let it bleed

Weezer - Blue

Green Day - Dookie

The National - High violet 

Shack - Waterpistol

Ocean colour scene - Mosely shoals (soz)

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10 minutes ago, The Midnight Rambler said:

The Beatles - Rubber soul

Bruce Springsteen - Darkness on the edge of town

Neil Young - Harvest

Bob Dylan - Desire

The Rolling Stones - let it bleed

Weezer - Blue

Green Day - Dookie

The National - High violet 

Shack - Waterpistol

Ocean colour scene - Mosely shoals (soz)

You include Weezer then say sorry for Mosely Shoals??!!! 

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Master of Puppets - Metallica

The Blackening - Machine Head

2112 - Rush

Rising - Rainbow

Nevermind - Nirvana

Ten - Pearl Jam

Illmatic - Nas

Ready to Die - Notorious BIG

The Chronic - Dr. Dre

Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A

 

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ABC - The Lexicon of Love

The Human League - Dare

Pet Shop Boys - Actually

Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks

Kraftwerk - The Man-Machine

The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain

Michael Jackson - Off the Wall

Prefab Sprout - Jordan: The Comeback

Jean-Michel Jarre - Oxygene

 

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I See A Darkness - Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billie

F# A# ♾ - Godspeed you, Black Emperor

Songs of Love & Hate - Leonard Cohen

Astral Weeks - Van Morrison

Good News For People... - Modest Mouse

Disintegration - The Cure

Small Change - Tom Waits

The Stooges - Raw Power

Portishead - Portishead

Selected Ambient Works (Vol 1) - Aphex Twin

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3 minutes ago, Strontium Dog™ said:

ABC - The Lexicon of Love

The Human League - Dare

Pet Shop Boys - Actually

Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks

Kraftwerk - The Man-Machine

The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain

Michael Jackson - Off the Wall

Prefab Sprout - Jordan: The Comeback

Jean-Michel Jarre - Oxygene

 

Off The Wall rep 

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2 minutes ago, Bruce Spanner said:

I See A Darkness - Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billie

F# A# ♾ - Godspeed you, Black Emperor

Songs of Love & Hate - Leonard Cohen

Astral Weeks - Van Morrison

Good News For People... - Modest Mouse

Disintegration - The Cure

Small Change - Tom Waits

The Stooges - Raw Power

Portishead - Portishead

Selected Ambient Works (Vol 1) - Aphex Twin

Small change got rained on with his own 38. Good album. 

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3 minutes ago, redheart said:

It is only 10...can thou not count sir

Nice edit. Fortunately for my pride I quoted you when you still had about 70 picks. 

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Abbey Road - Beatles

ok computer- Radiohead

Ghosteen - Nick Cave and the bad seeds

Olympia 1966 - Jacques Brel

Closer - Joy Division

Low - David Bowie

Forever Changes - Love

Velvet Underground live 1969 - Velvet Underground 

Blond on Blond - Bob Dylan

For your pleasure - Roxy Music.

 

 

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I've trued to stay away from the obvious choices

 

Disintegration - The Cure

Doolittle - Pixies

10 - Pearl Jam

Paul's Boutique - Beastie Boys

3 feet high and rising - De La Soul

Bleed American - Jimmy Eat World

I Should Coco - Supergrass

Lifted.... - Bright Eyes

Songs for the Deaf - Queens of the Stone Age.

Low - David Bowie

 

 

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2 hours ago, Strontium Dog™ said:

ABC - The Lexicon of Love

The Human League - Dare

Pet Shop Boys - Actually

Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks

Kraftwerk - The Man-Machine

The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain

Michael Jackson - Off the Wall

Prefab Sprout - Jordan: The Comeback

Jean-Michel Jarre - Oxygene

 

Dare rep. 

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Physical Grafitti - Zep

Dark Side - Floyd

Rumours - Mac

Hunky Dory - Bow

From Langley Park to Memphis - Sprout

The White Room - KLF

Graceland - Simon

Close to the Edge - Yes

Thriller - Wacko

Suppers Ready - Genesis (even though it's Collins, not Gabriel)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars - David Bowie.

Led Zeppelin IV - Led Zeppelin

Disraeli Gears - Cream

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John

Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Never Mind the Bollocks - Sex Pistols

London Calling - The Clash

Highway to Hell - AC/DC

Dare - The Human League

Appetite for Destruction - Guns and Roses.

 

There are so many others, Jagged Little Pill or Takk or Brothers in Arms for example, or Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of the War of the Worlds, but I wasn't sure if that passed the criteria.

And how could I forget Porcupine?.

The list goes on.

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, Captain Howdy said:

Abbey Road - Beatles

ok computer- Radiohead

Ghosteen - Nick Cave and the bad seeds

Spirit of Eden - Talk Talk

Closer - Joy Division

Low - David Bowie

Forever Changes - Love

Lexicon of Love - ABC

Blond on Blond - Bob Dylan

For your pleasure - Roxy Music.

 

 

Just saw you can’t have live albums. Edited list as above.

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In no particular order...

 

LA Woman - The Doors

Treasure - Cocteau Twins

Back in the DHSS - HMHB

The Clash - The Clash

Funeral - Arcade Fire

Rust Never Sleeps - Neil Young

Whats Going On - Marvyn Gaye

Dummy - Porthishead

OK Computer - Radiohead

Thriller - Michael Jackson

 

 

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T. Rex - Electric Warrior

The Smiths - Strangeways Here we Come

Suede - Dog Man Star

The Beatles - Revolver

The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses

David Bowie - Station to Station

Morrissey - Vauxhall and I

Lou Reed - Berlin

Pulp - Different Class

LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver

 

 

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Cosmo's Factory -  Creedence

Blood on the Tracks -Dylan

Born  to Run -Bruce

Ziggy Stardust - Bowie

Disraeli Gears -Cream

LA Woman - Doors

Songs of Leonard Cohen

American Recordings 4 - Cash

Village Green - Kinks

Are you Experienced - Hendrix 

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4 hours ago, redheart said:

Talking With the Taxman About Poetry - Billy Bragg

Spike : Elvis Costello

Automatic For The People : REM

Tracy Chapman : Tracy Chapman

Ancient Heart : Tanita Tikaram

Venus and Mars : Wings

Slade in Flame : Slade

#1 Record : Big Star

Punch The Clock : Elvis Costello

Flood; They Might Be Giants

 

 

Spike and Big Star, nice!

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A lot have been nabbed already so ones that I haven't seen mentioned

 

My aim is true - Elvis Costello

Setting Sons - The Jam

O - Damien Rice

Parklife - Blur

Beginning Stages - Polyphonic Spree

Guitar Town - Steve Earle

Live at Leeds - The Who

Songs in the key of life - Stevie Wonder

Trans-Europe Express - Kraftwerk

Inflammable Material - Stiff Little Fingers

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Meat Is Murder. The Smiths

Surfer Rosa. Pixies

Are You Experienced. Jimi Hendrix Experience

Let's Stay Together. Al Green

Psychocandy. Jesus and Mary Chain

This Nation's Saving Grace. The Fall

Bringing It All Back Home. Bob Dylan

Rubber Soul. The Beatles

Buffalo Springfield Again. Buffalo Springfield

It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back. Public Enemy

 

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