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Members Top 10 albums of all time???

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Schmoburger, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. Schmoburger

    Schmoburger Active Member

    Nowra/Jervis Bay area, NSW.
    Just thought this'd be an interesting question to put forth in a new thread after a short exchange with Nath in another one... what you guys each would rate as your 10 favourite albums from any artist, genre, and year from now back to oblivion....

    Mine would be as follows...

    1. Live... Throwing Copper.
    2. Bush... Sixteen Stone.
    3. Tonic... Lemon Parade.
    4. Pearl Jam... Ten.
    5. Smashing Pumpkins... Melon Collie and The Infinite Sadness.
    6. Bush... Razorblade Suitcase.
    7. Pink Floyd... Dark Side Of The Moon.
    8. Regurgitator... Unit.
    9. Led Zeppelin... IV.
    10. Nirvana... Bleach.

    There are also a few others that would make the list if it were more than the top 10... Such as Radioheads' Pablo Honey, The Beatles Abbey Road, Everlast's Whitey Ford Sings The Blues, Cut Copy's In Ghost Colours etc etc... but anyway.

    Kgo! :)
  2. 68BUS

    68BUS Well-Known Member

    I agree with a number of these, but havent the time to compile mine this morning.
    Just wanted to say thanks for putting up Tonic - Lemon Parade.
    I had forgotten about this for about 4 years. Cracked it out for the drive to work and sang myself stupid all the way.
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2011
  3. Dubman

    Dubman Well-Known Member

    Damn Schmo that is not bad, Similar tastes

    1. Live... Throwing Copper.
    2. Pearl Jam... Ten.
    3. Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory.
    4. Collective Soul - Collective Soul.
    5. Bush... Sixteen Stone.
    6. Pearl Jam - Vs.
    7. Bob Marley - Legend.
    8. The Doors - La Woman.
    9. Led Zeppelin... IV.
    10. Nirvana... Nevermind.
  4. Marty

    Marty Active Member

    Sunny Melbourne
    Okay, I'll add my list:

    Creedence Clearwater Revival - Pendulum
    The Whitlams - Eternal Nightcap
    Cold Chisel - Circus Animals
    Hunters & Collectors - Cut
    Midnight Oil - Diesel & Dust
    Australian Crawl - Sirocco
    Crowded House - Self-Titled
    Men at Work - Business as Usual
    AC/DC - Back in Black
    Traveling Wilburys - Vol. 1
  5. Kai

    Kai Well-Known Member

    Sydney, NSW
    In no particular ranking order...

    I tend to stick to artists, rather than a single type of music.

    Blink 182 - Blink 182
    Jack Johnson - Inbetween Dreams
    Jack Johnson - Brushfire Fairytales
    Jack's Mannequin - Everything in Transit
    Jack's Mannequin - The Glass Passenger
    Matchbox 20 - More Than You Think You Are
    Paramore - Riot!
    Rocket Summer - Do You Feel
    You Me At Six - Hold Me Down
    You Me At Six - Take Off Your Colours
  6. Joels73 Panel

    Joels73 Panel Active Member

    Somerset, Tasmania
    Jefferson Airplane- Surrealistic Pillow
    Jimi Hendrix- Electric Ladyland
    The Doors- The Doors
    The Beatles- Rubber Soul
    The Beatles Revolver
    Cream- Wheels of fire
    Tame Impala- Innerspeaker
    Led Zeppelin- IV
    Arlo Guthrie- Arlo
    Beach Boys- Pet sounds

    Ah man I need a top 20
  7. Red Kev

    Red Kev Member

    Moonee Beach
    I remember putting Alice's Restaurant on when I was a student DJ at Triple Z thinking that would give me enough time to duck outside and have a smoke, only to find 10 minutes later that it had been skipping about 30 seconds in...

    I'm going to put it on right now ... and duck outside and have a smoke.
  8. Resol

    Resol Active Member

    Gold Coast
    Hard task just to compile a top 10...
    1: INXS - Kick
    2: Linkin Park - Live in Texas
    3: Linkin Park - Meteora
    4. John Butler Trio - Sunrise over Sea
    5: Noiseworks - Best of/greatest hits
    6: Live - Throwing Copper
    7: Hootie & the Blowfish - cracked rear view
    8: INXS - Shaboh Shabah/The Swing
    9: Linkin Park - Minutes to Midnight
    10: GangaJang - The Essentials
  9. Joels73 Panel

    Joels73 Panel Active Member

    Somerset, Tasmania
    Haha that's the way mate, sweet story. Around what time where you a student dj?? You can't beat the live version, Arlo's extended rants about the feds.
  10. Radar15

    Radar15 Active Member

    Brisbane, Queensland
    I was only listening to that last night, pure genius!!!!
  11. Joels73 Panel

    Joels73 Panel Active Member

    Somerset, Tasmania
    My new best friends ;) Arlo is the man
  12. gazman

    gazman Well-Known Member

    Perth WA
    Hmmm my list is a little heavier -
    1. Metallica - Metallica (Black Album)
    2. Iron Maiden - Live After Death (Best Live Album)
    3. Faith No More - The Real Thing (Zombie Eaters!!)
    4. Guns n Roses - Use Your Illusion II
    5. The Doors - The Doors
    6. AC-DC - Back In Black
    7. Queen - Greatest Hits 2
    8. Metallica - ...And Justice For All
    9. Pantera - Far Beyond Driven
    10. Pearl Jam - Rear View Mirror
    If I had more room I'd add some Offspring, Powderfinger, spiderbait, maybe Rammstein...
    I feel like headbangin now :cool:
  13. Red Kev

    Red Kev Member

    Moonee Beach
    Not sure I want to think about it. I think it was 4ZZ at that time; does that say enough? ;)

    Kinks -- Misfits
    Paul Weller -- Stanley Road
    The Clash -- London Calling
    Pixies -- Doolittle
    John Cale -- Paris 1919
    Velvet Underground -- Loaded
    Bruce Springsteen -- Darkness on the Edge of Town
    Happy Hate Me Nots -- Out
    Rolling Stones -- Exisle on Main Street
    Nirvana -- Nevermind
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2011
  14. Justin

    Justin Active Member

    appetite for destruction - guns n roses
    use your illusion 1 & 2 - guns n roses
    chinese democracy - guns n roses
    skid row - skid row
    IV - led zeppelin
    foo fighters - foo fighters
    carnavas - silversun pickups
    dark side of the moon - pink floyd
    sgt peppers lonely hearts club band - the beatles
    bat out of hell 2 back into hell - meatloaf

    and the pile of others that come to mind . . . so damn hard to choose 10 !
  15. KombiDamo

    KombiDamo New Member

    Pendulum - Immersion
    Jack Johnson - Bushfire Fairytales
    The Offspring - Americana
    The Offspring - Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace
    Jeff Buckley - Grace
    Kanye West - Late Registration
    Daft Punk - Discovery
    Powderfinger - Odyssey Number 5
    Simon and Garfunkel - The definitive
    Black Eyed Peas - E.N.D

    Bit of a strange mix I know, but they are my faves at this present moment in time.
    * List is subject to change given the situation, mood and atmosphere.
  16. Dingostrategy

    Dingostrategy Active Member

    SW Vic ++
    I have to say, I don't much listen to albums any more. When I'm in Australia, I listen to vinyl and CDs in my Kombi, but 99.9% of the time, it's digital and track-based. I do love a good album though, and its sad to see their demise. You can see specifically what I listen to here: http://www.last.fm/user/DingoStrategy

    Extrapolating from Last.fm, my top albums must be
    1. Laura Veirs: Saltbreakers (in fairness, this was my former partner's favourite, and I accidentally taught her how to use my system once. This is the result. But I do love Laura Veirs)
    2. Bonnie Prince Billy: Ease on Down the Road (but all of his work is great)
    3. Bon Iver: For Emma, forever ago (Spookily enough)
    4. This Will Destroy You: This Will Destroy You.
    5. Jose Gonzales: In Our Nature
    6. Tord Gustavsen trio: Being There
    7. Sigur Ros: That's a toughie but I'll go with 'Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust.'
    8. Explosions in the Sky: The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place)
    9. Cinematic Orchestra: Ma Fleur
    10. Gregor Samsa: 55:12
    But in reality:
    1. Dirty Three's Cinder MUST be on my list.
    2. Gillian Welsch's Revelator would be on it
    3. Pink Floyd's DSotM has gotta be there.
    4. While I have Explosions in the Sky on my list as 'the earth is not a cold dead place', I have sleeve art from 'How strange innocence' tattooed to my person.
    5. Magic Dirt's Friend's in Danger is also tattooed to my person yet it doesn't make the cut.
    6. Johnny Cash is impossible to pick out an album, but his late stuff is there.
    7. Nick Cave should be on here, but I like him more than I listen to him.
    8. The best music ever is the mix tape you get when you're in love and you're about 19. Consequentially, the greatest album ever i owned had Ben Harper, Dirty Three, Portishead, Massive Attack on it.
  17. Grantus

    Grantus Well-Known Member

    Southern ACT
    Will compose my list later..... But it will def include Deep Purple..;)
  18. baykruzer

    baykruzer Member

    waveless coast of gold, Qld
    Dude ranch - blink 182
    Dookie - green day
    Kick - inxs
    Lemonade and brownies - sugar ray
    Sparkle and fade - everclear
    Smash - the off spring
    Live in the middle east - mighty mighty bostones
    Ten - pearl jam
    10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 - midnight oil
    Vulgar display of power - pantera

    The top of a very tall list of favorite albums.
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2011
  19. Just Corey

    Just Corey New Member

    Port Elliot
    The Smiths - The Queen is Dead
    Sonic Youth - Dirty
    Elliot Smith - XO
    Radiohead - OK Computer
    Red House Painters - Down Colorful Hill
    Pinback - Summer in Abaddon
    Modest Mouse - Lonesome Crowded West
    Mogwai - Happy Songs for Happy People
    mewithoutYou - Brother, Sister
    Explosions in the Sky - All of a sudden I miss everyone
  20. Just Corey

    Just Corey New Member

    Port Elliot
    hats off good sir to fine music. I want to see that.

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