The Best: Album

Welcome to “The Best,” a new series from the people who brought you “Would You Do,” “Blogger Interviews” and “What Really Grinds My Gears.”

It’s just what it sounds like: what’s the best ______? “Best” is such a subjective word and that’s really the point — let’s get you guys talking! If this works, there will be intelligent, thoughtful debate on the day’s topic. And if it doesn’t work, well, back to the drawing board.

Some great music over the years. And we don’t listen to that many types — Country, R&B and Pop have never really caught our ear. But there are some very successful artists from those genres. And then there’s the stuff we do listen to.

Some of the top albums ever recorded that come to mind:

-Dr. Dre: The Chronic
-Pearl Jam: Ten
-Snoop Dogg: Doggystyle
-Nirvana: Nevermind
-The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Wow! Some great music. The best album ever made? Yours please in the comments.

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17 Responses

  1. He is a pedophile and a creep, but you have to give Jocko his props on Thriller…

    I second Pearl Jam – Ten

  2. Elvis Costello, “My Aim is True” or “This Year’s Model” – depending on my mood.

  3. Guns ‘N Roses – Appetite for Destruction

  4. Sublime
    40 oz to Freedom

  5. Shaq Diesel is a masterpiece.

    Not sure if it was on an actual album, but Disco Duck by Rick Dees is probably the worst song ever.

  6. good calls on Sublime and Thriller. Two of my favorite all time are U2 – Joshua Tree, and Paul Simon – Graceland. And not really as good but totally addictive is The Postal Service – Give Up. That shit is like crack.

  7. Public Enemy, “It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back”
    The Replacements, “Let It Be”
    and
    Pavement, “Slanted and Enchanted”

  8. fuck. forgot one of my own favorites: Guns ‘N’ Roses Use Your Illusion 1.

  9. Hieroglyphics – Third Eye Vision
    Deltron 3030
    Swollen Members – Heavy
    Blue Scholars – Bayani
    NWA – Straight Outta Compton

  10. fugees – the score
    warren g – regulate…g funk era
    pearl jam – ten
    cypress hill – black sunday
    that’s a few to start

  11. green day – dookie
    anything by the stones

  12. My top few albums…

    Exodus – Bob Marley
    Picaresque – The Decemberists
    Emergency & I – The Dismemberment Plan
    From a Basement on a Hill – Elliott Smith
    Dookie – Green Day
    Are You Experienced? – Hendrix
    De-Loused in the Comatorium – The Mars Volta
    Absolution – Muse
    In The Aeroplane Over the Sea – Neutral Milk Hotel

  13. The Wall- Floyd

  14. Revolver-The Beatles
    2001-Dr. Dre
    The Blueprint-Jay-Z
    Darkside of the Moon-Pink Floyd

    I second Thriller and throw in Off the Wall too.

  15. good calls on Dookie and The Score, oh and Marley.

    Of course let’s not forget the soundtrack to Disney’s Aladdin. That’s where it’s at.

  16. Robert “R” Kelly – Double Up

    …if you ask me, the only thing this man is guilty of is hit-making

    FREE R. KELLY!

  17. Ride the Lightning.

    Gimme a fuckin break with Snoop Dogg…his flow was almost as lame as 50’s

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