Saturday, January 30, 2010

Another List
Because I love lists.
Paul mentioned that Rolling Stone had released a list of the top 100 albums of the last decade:

The most important music of the '00s as chosen by more than 100 artists, critics
and industry insiders
Well, I just had to see what they were!

1 Radiohead: Kid A

2 The Strokes: Is This It

3 Wilco: Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4 Jay-Z: The Blueprint

5 The White Stripes: Elephant

6 Arcade Fire: Funeral

7 Eminem: The Marshal Mathers LP

8 Bob Dylan: Modern Times

9 M.I.A.: Kala

10 Kanye West: The College Dropout

11 Bob Dylan: Love and Theft

12 LCD Soundsystem: Sound of Silver

13 U2: All That You Can't Leave Behind tick

14 Jay-Z: The Black Album

15 Bruce Springsteen: The Rising

16 OutKast: Stankonia

17 Beck: Sea Change

18 MGMT: Oracular Spectacular tick

19 Amy Winehouse: Back to Black

20 The White Stripes: White Blood Cells

21 Coldplay: A Rush of Blood to the Head tick

22 Green Day: American Idiot

23 D'Angelo: Voodoo

24 Bruce Springsteen: Magic

25 Radiohead: Amnesiac

26 Cat Power: The Greatest

27 The Flaming Lips: Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

28 Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Fever to Tell

29 Sigur Rós: Ágaetis Byrjun

30 Radiohead: In Rainbows

31 My Morning Jacket: Z

32 Lil Wayne: Tha Carter III

33 Daft Punk: Discovery

34 OutKast: Speakerboxxx/The Love Below

35 PJ Harvey: Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea

36 U2: No Line on the Horizon tick

37 50 Cent: Get Rich or Die Tryin'

38 Ryan Adams: Heartbreaker

39 Kings of Leon: Aha Shake Heartbreak

40 Kanye West: Late Registration

41 Arctic Monkeys: Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not

42 Elliott Smith: Figure 8

43 The Killers: Hot Fuss

44 System of a Down: Toxicity

45 Kanye West: Graduation

46 Justin Timberlake: FutureSex/LoveSounds

47 Fleet Foxes: Fleet Foxes

48 TV on the Radio: Dear Science

49 Fiona Apple: Extraordionary Machine

50 Bright Eyes: I'm Wide Awake It's Morning

51 Spoon: Kill the Moonlight

52 M.I.A.: Arular

53 Kings of Leon: Only By the Night

54 Norah Jones: Come Away With Me

55 Robert Plant and Alison Krauss: Raising Sand

56 Vampire Weekend: Vampire Weekend tick

57 Death Cab for Cutie: Transatlanticism tick

58 Danger Mouse: The Grey Album

59 Interpol: Turn on the Bright Lights

60 Phoenix: Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

61 The Shins: Oh, Inverted World

62 Johnny Cash: American III: Solitary Man

63 Kanye West: 808s and Heartbreak

64 Gillian Welch: Time the Revelator

65 Manu Chao: Próxima Estación Esperanza

66 Antony & the Johnsons: I Am a Bird Now

67 Björk: Vespertine

68 U2: How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb tick

69 Missy Elliott: Under Construction

70 Sleater-Kinney: The Woods

71 Bright Eyes: Lifted or the Story is in the Soil, Keep Your Eart to the Ground

72 Franz Ferdinand: Franz Ferdinand

73 Coldplay: Parachutes tick

74 Red Hot Chili Peppers: Stadium Arcadium

75 Arcade Fire: Neon Bible

76 Sigur Rós: ()

77 Yo La Tengo: And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out

78 Sufjan Stevens: Illinois tick

79 The New Pornographers: Electric Version

80 Kings of Leon: Youth and Young Manhood

81 Ryan Adams: Gold

82 Queens of the Stone Age: Rated R

83 The Black Keys: Attack & Release

84 Eminem: The Eminem Show

85 Coldplay: Viva La Vida tick

86 The Postal Service: Give Up tick

87 Gnarls Barkley: St. Elsewhere

88 Brian Wilson: Smile

89 Radiohead: Hail to the Thief

90 Amadou & Miriam: Dimanche a Bamako

91 The Hives: Veni Vidi Vicious

92 Bon Iver: For Emma, Forever Ago

93 Johnny Cash: Unearthed

94 The Libertines: Up the Brackett

95 Alicia Keys: Songs in A Minor

96 The Streets: Original Pirate Material

97 Wilco: Sky Blue Sky

98 TV on the Radio: Return to Cookie Mountain

99 The Hold Steady: Almost Killed Me

100 Leonard Cohen: 10 New Songs

11 albums. That is how many I have on this list.
How many do you have?
I am going to have to think about which albums I would have included.

1 comment:

Paul Merrill said...


Fun approach to the list!