1001 Albums You Must Hear

10CC – Sheet Music (1974)

The 13th Floor Elevators – The Psychedelic World Of The 13th Floor Elevators (1966)

Aerosmith – Pump (1989)

Alice Cooper – Billion Dollar Babies (1973)

The Arcade Fire – Neon Bible (2007)

Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am… (2006)

Arrested Development – 3 Years, 5 Months And 2 Days In The Life Of…(1992)

Anita Baker – Rapture (1986)

Basement Jaxx – Remedy (1999)

The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds (1966)

The Beatles – With The Beatles (1963)

The Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Beck – Odelay (1996)

Beck – Sea Change (2002)

Bee Gees – Odessa (1969)

The Birthday Party – Junkyard (1982)

Bjork – Debut (1993)

The Black Crowes – Shake Your Money Maker (1990)

Blood, Sweat & Tears – Blood, Sweat & Tears (1969)

Blur – Modern Life Is Rubbish (1993)

Bon Jovi – Slippery When Wet (1986)

David Bowie – Young Americans (1975)

Tim Buckley – Happy Sad (1969)

Butthole Surfers – Locust Abortion Technician (1987)

Johnny Cash – At San Quentin (1969)

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus (2004)

The Charlatans – Tellin’ Stories (1997)

Cheap Trick – At Budokan (1979)

The Chemical Brothers – Exit Planet Dust (1995)

Circle Jerks – Group Sex (1980)

Gene Clark – White Light (1971)

Gene Clark – No Other (1974)

Cocteau Twins – Treasure (1984)

Coldplay – Parachutes (2000)

Elvis Costello – My Aim Is True (1977)

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bayou Country (1969)

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River (1969)

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory (1970)

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Déjà Vu (1970)

Sheryl Crow – Tuesday Night Music Club (1993)

Crusaders – Street Life (1979)

The Cure – Seventeen Seconds (1980)

The Cure – Pornography (1982)

Holger Czukay – Movies (1979)

Daft Punk – Homework (1997)

Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Searching For The Young Soul Rebels (1980)

Dire Straits – Dire Straits (1978)

The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy – Hipocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury (1992)

DJ Shadow – Endtroducing…..(1996)

Dr. Octagon – Dr. Octagonocologyst (1996)

Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left (1969)

Ian Dury – New Boots And Panties!! (1977)

Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan (1963)

Bob Dylan – Blood On The Tracks (1975)

Eagles – Eagles (1972)

Electric Light Orchestra – Out Of The Blue (1977)

The Electric Prunes – The Electric Prunes (1967)

Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)

Fairport Convention – Liege & Lief (1969)

Faith No More – The Real Thing (1989)

The Fall – Live At The Witch Trials (1979)

The Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin (1999)

Fleetwood Mac – Rumours (1977)

Peter Frampton – Frampton Comes Alive! (1976)

Peter Gabriel – Peter Gabriel (Melt) (1980)

Genesis – Selling England By The Pound (1973)

Go Go’s – Beauty And The Beat (1981)

Goldfrapp – Felt Mountain (2000)

The Good, The Bad & The Queen – The Good, The Bad & The Queen (2007)

Green Day – American Idiot (2004)

Nanci Griffith – Last Of The True Believers (1986)

Guns N’ Roses – Appetite For Destruction (1987)

Hanoi Rocks – Back To Mystery City (1983)

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced (1967)

Jimi Hendrix – Electric Ladyland (1968)

The Human League – Dare! (1981)

Hüsker Dü – Warehouse: Songs And Stories (1987)

Abdullah Ibrahim – Water From An Ancient Well (1985)

The Isley Brothers – 3 + 3 (1973)

Michael Jackson – Off The Wall (1979)

Michael Jackson – Thriller (1982)

Jane’s Addiction – Ritual De Lo Habitual (1990)

Keith Jarrett – The Köln Concert (1975)

Waylon Jennings – Honky Tonk Heroes (1973)

Jeru The Damaja – The Sun Rises In The East (1994)

Billy Joel – The Stranger (1977)

Elton John – Madman Across The Water (1971)

Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973)

Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures (1979)

Judas Priest – British Steel (1980)

The Killers – Hot Fuss (2004)

Killing Joke – Killing Joke (1980)

The Kinks – Face To Face (1966)

Klaxons – Myths Of The Near Future (2007)

Lenny Kravitz – Let Love Rule (1989)

Fela Ransome Kuti And The Afrika 70 With Ginger Baker – Live! (1971)

K.D. Lang – Ingenue (1992)

The La’s – The La’s (1990)

LCD Soundsystem – Sound Of Silver (2007)

Little Richard – Here’s Little Richard (1957)

Loretta Lynn – Don’t Come Home A Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ On Your Mind) (1967)

The Mars Volta – De-Loused At The Comatorium (2003)

Massive Attack – Blue Lines (1991)

John Mayall & The Blues Breakers – Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton (1966)

Megadeth – Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying? (1986)

The Mekons – Fear And Whiskey (1985)

Metallica – Master Of Puppets (1986)

George Michael – Faith (1987)

Motorhead – Ace Of Spades (1980)

Muse – Black Holes And Revelations (2006)

My Bloody Valentine – Isn’t Anything (1988)

New Order – Low Life (1985)

New York Dolls – New York Dolls (1973)

Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral (1994)

Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells (1973)

The Only Ones – The Only Ones (1978)

Orbital – Snivilisation (1994)

The Pentangle – Basket Of Light (1969)

The Pink Floyd – The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn (1967)

The Pogues – If I Should Fall From Grace With God (1988)

The Police – Synchronicity (1983)

Elvis Presley – From Elvis In Memphis (1969)

Prince – Purple Rain (1984)

The Psychedelic Furs – Talk, Talk, Talk (1981)

Public Enemy – Fear Of A Black Planet (1990)

Public Image Ltd – Metal Box (1979)

Queen – Queen II (1974)

Rage Against The Machine – Rage Against The Machine (1992)

R.E.M. – Murmur (1983)

The Replacements – Let It Be (1984)

The Rolling Stones – The Rolling Stones (1964)

Run-DMC – Run-DMC (1984)

Screaming Trees – Dust (1996)

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Next… (1973)

Sepultura – Arise (1991)

Shack – H.M.S. Fable (1999)

Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970)

Nina Simone – Wild Is The Wind (1966)

Frank Sinatra – Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim (1967)

The Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream (1993)

The Smiths – Meat Is Murder (1985)

The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead (1986)

The Smiths – Strangeways Here We Come (1987)

Sonic Youth – Evol (1986)

Bruce Springsteen – Darkness On The Edge Of Town (1978)

Stephen Stills – Stephen Stills (1970)

The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses (1989)

The Stooges – Fun House (1970)

Super Furry Animals – Fuzzy Logic (1996)

Super Furry Animals – Rings Around The World (2001)

Talking Heads – Talking Heads:77 (1977)

Tears For Fears – Songs From The Big Chair (1985)

Thin Lizzy – Live And Dangerous (1978)

Tricky – Maxinquaye (1995)

Van Halen – 1984 (1984)

Sarah Vaughan – At Mister Kelly’s (1957)

Tom Waits – Rain Dogs (1985)

War – The World Is A Ghetto (1972)

The White Stripes – White Blood Cells (2001)

Lucinda Williams – Car Wheels On A Gravel Road (1998)

Robbie Williams – Life Thru A Lens (1997)

Stevie Wonder – Talking Book (1972)

Stevie Wonder – Fulfillingness’ First Finale (1974)

Yes – The Yes Album (1971)

Neil Young – Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969)

6 thoughts on “1001 Albums You Must Hear

  1. Thanks, hope you’re enjoying it as much as I do! Did you realise what you were letting yourself in for when you started this?

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