1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

Originally in the 2018 edition of the book of the same title, and I will add to it when the new editions come out. (it only stands at 999 as I think I may have missed a two page spread as I was transcribing, I’ll find it as I review them)

  1. In the Wee Small Hours (1955) Frank Sinatra
  2. Elvis Presley (1956) Elvis Presley
  3. Tragic Songs of Life (1956) The Louvin Brothers
  4. The Wildest! (1956) Louis Prima
  5. This Is Fats (1956) Fats Domino
  6. Ellington at Newport 1956 (1956) Duke Ellington
  7. Songs for Swingin’ Lovers (1956) Frank Sinatra
  8. The “Chirping” Crickets (1957) The Crickets
  9. The Atomic Mr. Basie (1957) Count Basie
  10. Brilliant Corners (1957) Thelonious Monk
  11. Palo Congo (1957) Sabu
  12. Birth of the Cool (1957) Miles Davis
  13. Kenya (1957) Machito
  14. Here’s Little Richard (1957) Little Richard
  15. Dance Mania, Vol.1 (1958) Tito Puente and His Orchestra
  16. Lady In Satin (1958) Billie Holiday
  17. Jack Takes the Floor (1958) Jack Elliott
  18. Sarah Vaughan at Mister Kelly’s (1958) Sarah Vaughan
  19. Sings the Gershwin Song Book (1959) Ella Fitzgerald
  20. The Genius of Ray Charles (1959) Ray Charles
  21. Kind of Blue (1959) Miles Davis
  22. Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs (1959) Marty Robbins
  23. Time Out (1959) The Dave Brubeck Quartet
  24. Joan Baez (1960) Joan Baez
  25. Elvis Is Back! (1960) Elvis Presley
  26. Miriam Makeba (1960) Miriam Makeba
  27. A Date With The Everly Brothers (1960) The Everly Brothers
  28. Back at the Chicken Shack (1960) Jimmy Smith
  29. Muddy Waters at Newport (1960) Muddy Waters
  30. Sunday at the Village Vanguard (1961) Bill Evans
  31. Modern Sounds In Country and Western Music (1962) Ray Charles
  32. Green Onions (1962) Booker T. and The M.G.s
  33. Jazz Samba (1962) Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd
  34. Night Life (1962) Ray Price
  35. With The Beatles (1963) The Beatles
  36. The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan (1963) Bob Dylan
  37. A Christmas Gift For You (1963) Phil Spector
  38. Live at the Harlem Square Club (1963) Sam Cooke
  39. The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady (1963) Charles Mingus
  40. Live at the Apollo (1963) James Brown
  41. Getz / Gilberto (1963) Stan Getz and Joāo Gilberto
  42. A Hard Day’s Night (1964) The Beatles
  43. Olympia 64 (1964) Jacques Brel
  44. Rock ‘n Soul (1964) Solomon Burke
  45. A Girl Called Dusty (1964) Dusty Springfield
  46. The Rolling Stones (1964) The Rolling Stones
  47. I’ve Got a Tiger by the Tail (1965) Buck Owens and His Buckaroos
  48. Live at the Star Club, Hamburg (1965) Jerry Lee Lewis
  49. Here are the Sonics (1965) The Sonics
  50. Bringing It All Back Home (1965) Bob Dylan
  51. Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul (1965) Otis Redding
  52. The Beach Boys Today! (1965) The Beach Boys
  53. A Love Supreme (1965) John Coltrane
  54. Live at the Regal (1965) B.B. King
  55. Rubber Soul (1965) The Beatles
  56. Bert Jansch (1965) Bert Jansch
  57. Mr. Tambourine Man (1965) The Byrds
  58. Highway 61 Revisited (1965) Bob Dylan
  59. My Generation (1965) The Who
  60. Revolver (1966) The Beatles
  61. Pet Sounds (1966) The Beach Boys
  62. Fred Neil (1966) Fred Neil
  63. Fifth Dimension (1966) The Byrds
  64. Blonde on Blonde (1966) Bob Dylan
  65. Black Monk Time (1966) The Monks
  66. Face to Face (1966) The Kinks
  67. If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears (1966) The Mama’s and The Papa’s
  68. Midnight Ride (1966) Paul Revere and The Raiders
  69. Freak Out! (1966) The Mothers of Invention
  70. Aftermath (1966) The Rolling Stones
  71. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme (1966) Simon and Garfunkel
  72. The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (1966) The 13th Floor Elevators
  73. Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton (1966) John Mayall’s Blues Breakers
  74. The Yardbirds (1966) The Yardbirds
  75. Wild Is the Wind (1966) by Nina Simone
  76. Beach Samba (1967) Astrud Gilberto
  77. Chelsea Girl (1967) Nico
  78. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) The Beatles
  79. Electric Music for the Mind and Body (1967) Country Joe and the Fish
  80. Buffalo Springfield Again (1967) Buffalo Springfield
  81. Safe As Milk (1967) Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band
  82. Moby Grape (1967) Moby Grape
  83. Da Capo (1967) Love
  84. Triangle (1967) The Beau Brummels
  85. Headquarters (1967) The Monkees
  86. Goodbye and Hello (1967) Tim Buckley
  87. Forever Changes (1967) Love
  88. Disraeli Gears (1967) Cream
  89. The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967) Pink Floyd
  90. The Who Sell Out (1967) The Who
  91. The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967) The Velvet Underground
  92. Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim (1967) Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim
  93. The Doors (1967) The Doors
  94. Younger Than Yesterday (1967) The Byrds
  95. Groovin’ (1967) The Young Rascals
  96. Surrealistic Pillow (1967) Jefferson Airplane
  97. Something Else by The Kinks (1967) The Kinks
  98. Sunshine Superman (1967) Donovan
  99. I’m a Lonesome Fugitive (1967) Merle Haggard
  100. Are You Experienced (1967) The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  101. I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night) (1967) The Electric Prunes
  102. Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on You Mind) (1967) Loretta Lynn
  103. Call of the Valley (1967) Shivkumar Sharma / Bijbushan Kabra / Hariprasad Chaurasia
  104. White Light / White Heat (1967) The Velvet Underground
  105. Axis: Bold As Love (1967) The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  106. I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You (1967) Aretha Franklin
  107. Beggars Banquet (1968) The Rolling Stones
  108. Traffic (1968) Traffic
  109. The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter (1968) The Incredible String Band
  110. The Kinks are The Village Green Preservation Society (1968) The Kinks
  111. The Sounds of India (1968) Ravi Shankar
  112. Os Mutantes (1968) Os Mutantes
  113. Electric Ladyland (1968) The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  114. The Songs of Leonard Cohen (1968) Leonard Cohen
  115. Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison (1968) Johnny Cash
  116. Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968) Laura Nyro
  117. Aretha: Lady Soul (1968) Aretha Franklin
  118. Vincebus Eruptum (1968) by Blue Cheer
  119. The Notorious Byrd Brothers (1968) The Byrds
  120. Cheap Thrills (1968) Big Brother and The Holding Company
  121. The United States of America (1968) The United States of America
  122. Gris-Gris (1968) Dr. John, The Night Tripper
  123. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (1968) Iron Butterfly
  124. S.F. Sorrow (1968) The Pretty Things
  125. Bookends (1968) Simon and Garfunkel
  126. Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake (1968) The Small Faces
  127. Music from Big Pink (1968) The Band
  128. Truth (1968) Jeff Beck
  129. Caetano Veloso (1968) Caetano Veloso
  130. Scott 2 (1968) Scott Walker
  131. Odyssey & Oracle (1968) The Zombies
  132. Astral Weeks (1968) Van Morrison
  133. Sweetheart of the Rodeo (1968) The Byrds
  134. The Beatles (a.k.a. The White Album) (1968) The Beatles
  135. We’re Only In It for the Money (1968) The Mothers of Invention
  136. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969) Neil Young with Crazy Horse
  137. Trout Mask Replica (1969) by Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
  138. Bayou Country (1969) Creedence Clearwater Revival
  139. Crosby, Still and Nash (1969) Crosby, Stills and Nash
  140. Blood, Sweat and Tears (1969) Blood, Sweat and Tears
  141. The Gilded Palace of Sin (1969) Flying Burrito Brothers
  142. Johnny Cash at San Quentin (1969) Johnny Cash
  143. Green River (1969) Creedence Clearwater Revival
  144. Abbey Road (1969) The Beatles
  145. Tommy (1969) The Who
  146. In A Silent Way (1969) Miles Davis
  147. Odessa (1969) The Bee Gees
  148. Basket of Light (1969) The Pentangle
  149. Let It Bleed (1969) The Rolling Stones
  150. Five Leaves Left (1969) Nick Drake
  151. Dusty in Memphis (1969) Dusty Springfield
  152. From Elvis In Memphis (1969) Elvis Presley
  153. The Velvet Underground (1969) The Velvet Underground
  154. Happy Trails (1969) Quicksilver Messenger Service
  155. Led Zeppelin (1969) Led Zeppelin
  156. The Band (1969) The Band
  157. Led Zeppelin II (1969) Led Zeppelin
  158. Kick Out the Jams (1969) MC5
  159. Cloud Nine (1969) The Temptations
  160. Stand! (1969) Sly and The Family Stone
  161. Happy Sad (1969) Tim Buckley
  162. Chicago Transit Authority (1969) Chicago
  163. Unhalfbricking (1969) Fairport Convention
  164. Elephant Mountain (1969) The Youngbloods
  165. Hot Buttered Soul (1969) Isaac Hayes
  166. Live / Dead (1969) The Grateful Dead
  167. Arthur – or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire (1969) The Kinks
  168. In the Court of The Crimson King (1969) King Crimson
  169. Songs from a Room (1969) Leonard Cohen
  170. Liege and Lief (1969) Fairport Convention
  171. Scott 4 (1969) Scott Walker
  172. The Stooges (1969) The Stooges
  173. Oar (1969) Alexander Spence
  174. Hot Rats (1969) Frank Zappa
  175. Cosmo’s Factory (1970) Creedence Clearwater Revival
  176. Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (1970) Derek and the Dominos
  177. Bitches Brew (1970) Miles Davis
  178. Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus (1970) Spirit
  179. Black Sabbath (1970) Black Sabbath
  180. Morrison Hotel (1970) The Doors
  181. Close To You (1970) The Carpenters
  182. Stephen Stills (1970) Stephen Stills
  183. John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (1970) John Lennon
  184. Déjà Vu (1970) Cosby, Stills, Nash, and Young
  185. Paranoid (1970) Black Sabbath
  186. After the Gold Rush (1970) Neil Young
  187. Led Zeppelin III (1970) Led Zeppelin
  188. In Rock (1970) Deep Purple
  189. Moondance (1970) Van Morrison
  190. American Beauty (1970) The Grateful Dead
  191. Bryter Later (1970) Nick Drake
  192. Ananda Shankar (1970) The Who
  193. Third (1970) Soft Machine
  194. Gasoline Alley (1970) Rod Stewart
  195. All Things Must Pass (1970) George Harrison
  196. Bridge Over Troubled Waters (1970) Simon and Garfunkel
  197. Tea for the Tillerman (1970) Cat Stevens
  198. John Barleycorn Must Die (1970) Traffic
  199. Fun House (1970) The Stooges
  200. Sweet Baby James (1970) James Taylor
  201. McCartney (1970) Paul McCartney
  202. Abraxas (1970) Santana
  203. The Madcap Laughs (1970) Syd Barrett
  204. Aqualung (1971) Jethro Tull
  205. If I Could Only Remember My Name (1971) David Crosby
  206. There’s a Riot Going On (1971) Sly and The Family Stone
  207. What’s Going On (1971) Marvin Gaye
  208. The Yes Album (1971) Yes
  209. Trafalgar (1971) The Bee Gees
  210. Who’s Next (1971) The Who
  211. Tapestry (1971) Carole King
  212. Shaft (1971) Isaac Hayes
  213. At Fillmore East (1971) The Allman Brothers Band
  214. Sticky Fingers (1971) The Rolling Stones
  215. Imagine (1971) John Lennon
  216. Surf’s Up (1971) The Beach Boys
  217. Fragile (1971) Yes
  218. L.A. Woman (1971) The Doors
  219. Tago Mago (1971) Can
  220. Madman Across the Water (1971) Elton John
  221. Coat of Many Colors (1971) Dolly Parton
  222. American Pie (1971) Don McLean
  223. Tarkus (1971) Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
  224. Led Zeppelin IV (1971) Led Zeppelin
  225. Histoire de Melody Nelson (1971) Serge Gainsbourg
  226. Every Picture Tells a Story (1971) Rod Stewart
  227. Pictures at an Exhibition (1971) Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
  228. Songs of Love and Hate (1971) Leonard Cohen
  229. Blue (1971) Joni Mitchell
  230. Maggot Brain (1971) Funkadelic
  231. Pearl (1971) Janis Joplin
  232. Live! (1971) Felafels Ransome-Kuti and The Afrika ’70 with Ginger Baker
  233. A Nod is as Good as a Wink… To a Blind Horse (1971) Faces
  234. Teenage Head (1971) Flamin’ Groovies
  235. White Light (1971) Gene Clark
  236. John Prine (1971) John Prine
  237. Nilsson Schmilsson (1971) Harry Nilsson
  238. Electric Warrior (1971) T. Rex
  239. Hunky Dory (1971) David Bowie
  240. Sail Away (1971) Randy Newman
  241. Machine Head (1972) Deep Purple
  242. No. 1 Record (1972) Big Star
  243. Black Sabbath Vol 4 (1972) Black Sabbath
  244. Can’t Buy a Thrill (1972) Steely Dan
  245. Harvest (1972) Neil Young
  246. Superfly (1972) Curtis Mayfield
  247. Slayed? (1972) Slade
  248. Made in Japan (1972) Deep Purple
  249. Close to the Edge (1972) Yes
  250. Transformer (1972) Lou Reed
  251. Home Is Where the Music Is (1972) Hugh Masekela
  252. Clube da Esquina (1972) Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
  253. Something / Anything (1972) Todd Rundgren
  254. Will the Circle be Unbroken (1972) Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  255. Talking Book (1972) Stevie Wonder
  256. Manassas (1972) Stephen Stills
  257. The Slider (1972) T. Rex
  258. American Gothic (1972) David Ackles
  259. Eagles (1972) The Eagles
  260. Greetings from L.A. (1972) Tim Buckley
  261. Pink Moon (1972) Nick Drake
  262. Paul Simon (1972) Paul Simon
  263. Roxy Music (1972) Roxy Music
  264. School’s Out (1972) Alice Cooper
  265. All Directions (1972) The Temptations
  266. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972) David Bowie
  267. The World is a Ghetto (1972) War
  268. Let’s Stay Together (1972) Al Green
  269. Exile on Main St. (1972) The Rolling Stones
  270. Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd (1973) Lynyrd Skynyrd
  271. Bongo Rock (1973) Michael Viner’s Incredible Bongo Band
  272. Aladdin Sane (1973) David Bowie
  273. Larks’ Tongue in Aspic (1973) King Crimson
  274. Catch a Fire (1973) Bob Marley and The Wailers
  275. Space Ritual (1973) Hawkwind
  276. Paris 1919 (1973) John Cale
  277. Future Days (1973) Can
  278. Berlin (1973) Lou Reed
  279. Selling England by the Pound (1973) Genesis
  280. Let’s Get It On (1973) Marvin Gaye
  281. Solid Air (1973) John Martyn
  282. For Your Pleasure (1973) Roxy Music
  283. Faust IV (1973) Faust
  284. Headhunters (1973) Herbie Hancock
  285. Mott (1973) Mott the Hoople
  286. Tubular Bells (1973) Mike Oldfield
  287. A Wizard, a True Star (1973) Todd Rundgren
  288. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973) Elton John
  289. Countdown to Ecstasy (1973) Steely Dan
  290. Honky Tonk Heroes (1973) Waylon Jennings
  291. The Dark Side of the Moon (1973) Pink Floyd
  292. Innervisions (1973) Stevie Wonder
  293. Tres Hombres (1973) ZZ Top
  294. Band on the Run (1973) Paul McCartney and Wings
  295. Next… (1973) The Sensational Alex Harvey Band
  296. Billion Dollar Babies (1973) Alice Cooper
  297. Raw Power (1973) Iggy and The Stooges
  298. 3 + 3 (1973) The Isley Brothers
  299. New York Dolls (1973) New York Dolls
  300. Here Come the Warm Jets (1974) Eno
  301. Bad Company (1974) Bad Company
  302. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (1974) Genesis
  303. Inspiration Information (1974) Shuggie Otis
  304. Fulfillingness’ First Finale (1974) Stevie Wonder
  305. 461 Ocean Boulevard (1974) Eric Clapton
  306. Autobahn (1974) Kraftwerk
  307. It’s Too Late to Stop Now (1974) Van Morrison
  308. Court and Spark (1974) Joni Mitchell
  309. Queen II (1974) Queen
  310. Country Life (1974) Roxy Music
  311. Phaedra (1974) Tangerine Dream
  312. Kimono My House (1974) Sparks
  313. Crime of the Century (1974) Supertramp
  314. I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (1974) Richard and Linda Thompson
  315. Winter in America (1974) Gil Scott-Heron / Brian Jackson
  316. Sheer Heart Attack (1974) QueenSheet Music (1974) 10cc
  317. On the Beach (1974) Neil Young
  318. The Grand Tour (1974) George Jones
  319. No Other (1974) Gene Clark
  320. Pretzel Logic (1974) Steely Dan
  321. Good Old Boys (1974) Randy Newman
  322. Natty Dread (1974) Bob Marley and The Wailers
  323. Rock Bottom (1974) Robert Wyatt
  324. Grievous Angel (1974) Gram Parsons
  325. Another Green World (1975) Eno
  326. Go Girl Crazy! (1975) The Dictators
  327. Neu! ’75 (1975) Neu!
  328. Physical Graffiti (1975) Led Zeppelin
  329. The Köln Concert (1975) Keith Jarrett
  330. Toys in the Attic (1975) Aerosmith
  331. Young Americans (1975) David Bowie
  332. Marcus Garvey (1975) Burning Spear
  333. Born to Run (1975) Bruce Springsteen
  334. Pieces of the Sky (1975) Emmylou Harris
  335. Born To Be With You (1975) Dion
  336. The Hissing of Summer Lawns (1975) Joni Mitchell
  337. Nighthawks at the Diner (1975) Tom Waits
  338. Shalimar / College Girl (1975) R.D. Burman / Bappi Lahiri
  339. Tonight’s the Night (1975) Neil Young
  340. Blood on the Tracks (1975) Bob Dylan
  341. Horses (1975) Patti Smith
  342. Wish You Were Here (1975) Patti Smith
  343. A Night at the Opera (1975) Queen
  344. Red Headed Stranger (1975) Willie Nelson
  345. That’s the Way of the World (1975) Earth, Wind, and Fire
  346. There’s No Place Like America Today (1975) Curtis Mayfield
  347. Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers (1976) Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
  348. The Modern Lovers (1976) The Modern Lovers
  349. Station to Station (1976) David Bowie
  350. Hejira (1976) Joni Mitchell
  351. Boston (1976) Boston
  352. Hotel California (1976) Eagles
  353. Arrival (1976) Abba
  354. Destroyer (1976) Kiss
  355. 2112 (1976) Rush
  356. Africa / Brasil (1976) Jorge Ben
  357. Joan Armatrading (1976) Joan Armatrading
  358. Rocks (1976) Aerosmith
  359. Mothership Connection (1976) Parliament
  360. Music from the Penguin Cafe (1976) The Penguin Cafe Orchestra
  361. Oxygene (1976) Jean Michel Jarre
  362. Ramones (1976) Ramones
  363. Zombie (1976) Fela Kuti and The Africa ’70
  364. Legalize It (1976) Peter Tosh
  365. Songs in the Key of Life (1976) Stevie Wonder
  366. Frampton Comes Alive! (1976) Peter Frampton
  367. Before and After Science (1977) Brian Eno
  368. Trans-Europe Express (1977) Kraftwerk
  369. The Stranger (1977) Billy Joel
  370. Exodus (1977) Bob Marley and The Wailers
  371. Out of the Blue (1977) Electric Light Orchestra
  372. Heavy Weather (1977) Weather Report
  373. Hard Again (1977) Muddy Waters
  374. Rattus Norvegicus (1977) The Stranglers
  375. The Clash (1977) The Clash
  376. Low (1977) David Bowie
  377. Aja (1977) Steely Dan
  378. Pink Flag (1977) Wire
  379. One World (1977) John Martyn
  380. Talking Heads: 77 (1977) Talking Heads
  381. Rumours (1977) Fleetwood Mac
  382. “Heroes” (1977) David Bowie
  383. Pacific Ocean Blue (1977) Dennis Wilson
  384. Suicide (1977) Suicide
  385. The Idiot (1977) Iggy Pop
  386. Peter Gabriel (I) (1977) Peter Gabriel
  387. Marquee Moon (1977) Television
  388. Bat Out Of Hell (1977) Meat Loaf
  389. My Aim Is True (1977) Elvis Costello
  390. Lust For Life (1977) Iggy Pop
  391. New Boots and Panties!! (1977) Ian Dury
  392. Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols (1977) Sex Pistols
  393. The Modern Dance (1978) Pere Ubu
  394. The Man-Machine (1978) Kraftwerk
  395. Parallel Lines (1978) Blondie
  396. Vento de Maio (1978) Elis Regina
  397. Dub Housing (1978) Pere Ubu
  398. The Only Ones (1978) The Only Ones
  399. This Year’s Model (1978) Elvis Costello
  400. All Mod Cons (1978) The Jam
  401. Honky Tonk Masquerade (1978) Joe Ely
  402. Crossing the Red Sea with The Adverts (1978) The Adverts
  403. Third / Sister Lovers (1978) Big Star
  404. Duck Stab / Buster and Glen (1978) The Residents
  405. Public Image (1978) Public Image Ltd.
  406. Real Life (1978) Magazine
  407. Darkness on the Edge of Town (1978) Bruce Springsteen
  408. One Nation Under a Groove (1978) Funkadelic
  409. D.O.A. Third and Final Report (1978) Throbbing Gristle
  410. Live and Dangerous (1978) Thin Lizzy
  411. More Songs About Buildings and Food (1978) Talking Heads
  412. Another Music In a Different Kitchen (1978) Buzzcocks
  413. Van Halen (1978) Van Halen
  414. Siembra (1978) Willie Colón and Ruben Bládes
  415. The Cars (1978) The Cars
  416. Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (1978) Devo
  417. Dire Straits (1978) Dire Straits
  418. Eternally Yours (1978) The Saints
  419. Here, My Dear (1978) Marvin Gaye
  420. Stardust (1978) Willie Nelson
  421. C’est Chic (1978) Chic
  422. Germ Free Adolescents (1978) X-Ray Spex
  423. Ambient 1: Music for Airports (1978) Brian Eno
  424. The Scream (1978) Siouxsie and The Banshees
  425. Highway to Hell (1979) AC/DC
  426. We Are Family (1979) Sister Sledge
  427. Street Life (1979) Crusaders
  428. (GI) (1979) The Germs
  429. The B-52’s (1979) The B-52’s
  430. Movies (1979) Holger Czukay
  431. Reggatta de Blanc (1979) The Police
  432. Live at the Witch Trials (1979) The Fall
  433. Fear of Music (1979) Talking Heads
  434. Unknown Pleasures (1979) Joy Division
  435. Risqué (1979) Chic
  436. The Undertones (1979) The Undertones
  437. London Calling (1979) The Clash
  438. Quiet Life (1979) Japan
  439. Broken English (1979) Marianne Faithful
  440. Cut (1979) The Slits
  441. Armed Forces (1979) Elvis Costello and The Attractions
  442. Rust Never Sleeps (1979) Neil Young and Crazy Horse
  443. Entertainment (1979) Gang of Four
  444. At Budokan (1979) Cheap Trick
  445. Tusk (1979) Fleetwood Mac
  446. The Wall (1979) Pink Floyd
  447. Metal Box (1979) Public Image Ltd.
  448. Off the Wall (1979) Michael Jackson
  449. Machine Gun Etiquette (1979) The Damned
  450. The Pleasure Principle (1979) Gary Numan
  451. Specials (1979) The Specials
  452. Kings of the Wild Frontier (1980) Adam and The Ants
  453. Searching for the Young Soul Rebels (1980) Dexy’s Midnight Runners
  454. Back in Black (1980) AC/DC
  455. Songs the Lord Taught Us (1980) The Cramps
  456. Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables (1980) Dead Kennedys
  457. Peter Gabriel III (a.k.a. Melt) (1980) Peter Gabriel
  458. Underwater Moonlight (1980) The Soft Boys
  459. Seventeen Seconds (1980) The Cure
  460. Crocodiles (1980) Echo and The Bunnymen
  461. Ace of Spade (1980) Motörhead
  462. Killing Joke (1980) Killing Joke
  463. British Steel (1980) Judas Priest
  464. Group Sex (1980) The Circle Jerks
  465. Remain in Light (1980) Talking Heads
  466. Closer (1980) Joy Division
  467. Iron Maiden (1980) Iron Maiden
  468. Hypnotised (1980) The Undertones
  469. Sound Affects (1980) The Jam
  470. Heartattack and Vine (1980) Tom Waits
  471. Signing Off (1980) UB40
  472. Kilimanjaro (1980) The Teardrop Explodes
  473. More Specials (1980) The Specials
  474. Arc of a Diver (1980) Steve Winwood
  475. Pretenders (1980) Pretenders
  476. Kollaps (1981) Einstürzende Neubauten
  477. Juju (1981) Siouxsie and The Banshees
  478. Penthouse and Pavement (1981) Heaven 17
  479. Beauty and the Beat (1981) The Go-Gos
  480. No Sleep ’til Hammersmith (1981) Motörhead
  481. Non-Stop Electric Cabaret (1981) Soft Cell
  482. Architecture and Morality (1981) Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
  483. My Life In the Bush of Ghosts (1981) Brian Eno and David Byrne
  484. Damaged (1981) Black Flag
  485. Wild Gift (1981) X
  486. Talk, Talk, Talk (1981) The Psychedelic Furs
  487. Dare (1981) The Human League
  488. Fire of Love (1981) The Gun Club
  489. Mask (1981) Bauhaus
  490. The Poet (1981) Bobby Womack
  491. Tom Tom Club (1981) Tom Tom Club
  492. Moving Pictures (1981) Rush
  493. The Visitors (1981) Abba
  494. The Lexicon of Love (1982) ABC
  495. 1999 (1982) Prince
  496. The Message (1982) Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five
  497. Imperial Bedroom (1982) Elvis Costello and The Attractions
  498. Pornography (1982) The Cure
  499. Too-Rye-Ay (1982) Kevin Rowland and Dexy’s Midnight Runners
  500. New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84) (1982) Simple Minds
  501. The Rise and Fall (1982) Madness
  502. The Nightfly (1982) Donald Fagen
  503. Pelican West (1982) Haircut One Hundred
  504. The Dreaming (1982) Kate Bush
  505. Rip It Up (1982) Orange Juice
  506. Thriller (1982) Michael Jackson
  507. Junkyard (1982) The Birthday Party
  508. Black Metal (1982) Venom
  509. Nebraska (1982) Bruce Springsteen
  510. Sulk (1982) Associates
  511. The Number of the Beast (1982) Iron Maiden
  512. Rio (1982) Duran Duran
  513. Violent Femmes (1982) Violent Femmes
  514. Duck Rock (1983) Malcolm McLaren
  515. Pyromania (1983) Def Leppard
  516. Murmur (1983) R.E.M.
  517. Soul Mining (1983) The The
  518. Swordfishtrombones (1983) Tom Waites
  519. A Walk Across the Rooftops (1983) The Blue Nile
  520. Back to Mystery City (1983) Hanoi Rocks
  521. She’s So Unusual (1983) Cyndi Lauper
  522. Hearts and Bones (1983) Paul Simon
  523. Porcupine (1983) Echo and The Bunnymen
  524. Eliminator (1983) ZZ Top
  525. Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) (1983) Eurythmics
  526. War (1983) U2
  527. Synchronicity (1983) The Police
  528. Meat Puppets II (1983) Meat Puppets
  529. Colour by Numbers (1983) Culture Club
  530. Welcome to the Pleasuredome (1984) Frankie Goes to Hollywood
  531. Run-DMC (1984) Run-DMC
  532. Diamond Life (1984) Sade
  533. Treasure (1984) Cocteau Twins
  534. Out of Step (1984) Minor Threat
  535. 1984 (1984) Van Halen
  536. Purple Rain (1984) Prince and the Revolution
  537. Let It Be (1984) The Replacements
  538. Café Bleu (1984) The Style Council
  539. Private Dancer (1984) Tina Turner
  540. Ocean Rain (1984) Echo and The Bunnymen
  541. Double Nickels on the Dime (1984) Minutemen
  542. Rattlesnakes (1984) Lloyd Cole and The Commotions
  543. Immigrés (1984) Youssou N’Dour
  544. Born in the USA (1984) Bruce Springsteen
  545. This Nation’s Saving Grace (1985) The Fall
  546. Water from an Ancient Well (1985) Abdullah Ibrahim
  547. Hunting High and Low (1985) A-ha
  548. Songs From the Big Chair (1985) Tears For Fears
  549. Brothers in Arms (1985) Dire Straits
  550. Steve McQueen (1985) Prefab Sprout
  551. Fear and Whiskey (1985) Mekons
  552. Suzanne Vega (1985) Suzanne Vega
  553. Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash (1985) The Pogues
  554. Hounds of Love (1985) Kate Bush
  555. Meat is Murder (1985) The Smiths
  556. Rain Dogs (1985) Tom Waits
  557. Psychocandy (1985) The Jesus & Mary Chain
  558. Low-Life (1985) New Order
  559. Picture Book (1985) Simply Red
  560. Don’t Stand Me Down (1985) Dexy’s Midnight Runners
  561. Cupid and Psyche 85 (1985) Scritti Politti
  562. Atomizer (1986) Big Black
  563. Blood and Chocolate (1986) Elvis Costello and The Attractions
  564. Planet Rock – The Album (1986) Afrika Bambaataa and The Soul Sonic Force
  565. Licensed to Ill (1986) Beastie Boys
  566. Master of Puppets (1986) Metallica
  567. Infected (1986) The The
  568. The Last of the True Believers (1986) Nanci Griffith
  569. Talking With the Taxman About Poetry (1986) Billy Bragg
  570. The Colour of Spring (1986) Talk Talk
  571. Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying? (1986) Megadeath
  572. Slippery When Wet (1986) Bon Jovi
  573. Evol (1986) Sonic Youth
  574. Reign in Blood (1986) Slayer
  575. Throwing Muses (1986) Throwing Muses
  576. Graceland (1986) Paul Simon
  577. Raising Hell (1986) Run-DMC
  578. Skylarking (1986) XTC
  579. Guitar Town (1986) Steve Earle
  580. I Against I (1986) Bad Brains
  581. Rapture (1986) Anita Baker
  582. The Queen Is Dead (1986) The Smiths
  583. So (1986) Peter Gabriel
  584. Among the Living (1987) Anthrax
  585. You’re Living All Over Me (1987) Dinosaur Jr.
  586. Trio (1987) Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmlou Harris
  587. Hysteria (1987) Def Leppard
  588. Document (1987) R.E.M.
  589. Sign O’ the Times (1987) Prince
  590. Electric (1987) The Cult
  591. Music for the Masses (1987) Depeche Mode
  592. Floodland (1987) The Sisters of Mercy
  593. Faith (1987) George Michael
  594. Warehouse: Songs and Stories (1987) Hüsker Dü
  595. Locust Abortion Technician (1987) Butthole Surfers
  596. The New Tango (1987) Astor Piazzolla and Gary Burton
  597. “Strangeways, Here We Come” (1987) The Smiths
  598. Appetite for Destruction (1987) Guns N’ Roses
  599. Darklands (1987) The Jesus and Mary Chain
  600. Shaka Zulu (1987) Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  601. Opus Dei (1987) Laibach
  602. Scum (1987) Napalm Death
  603. Sister (1987) Sonic Youth
  604. Calenture (1987) The Triffids
  605. Bad (1987) Michael Jackson
  606. Actually (1987) Pet Shop Boys
  607. The Joshua Tree (1987) U2
  608. Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby (1987) Terence Trent D’Arby
  609. If I Should Fall From Grace With God (1988) The Pogues
  610. I’m Your Man (1988) Leonard Cohen
  611. Fisherman’s Blues (1988) The Waterboys
  612. Truth and Soul (1988) Fishbone
  613. Idlewild (1988) Everything But The Girl
  614. Vivid (1988) Living Colour
  615. Superfuzz Bigmuff (1988) Mudhoney
  616. Green (1988) R.E.M.
  617. Bummed (1988) Happy Mondays
  618. 16 Lovers Lane (1988) The Go-Betweens
  619. The Trinity Session (1988) Cowboy Junkies
  620. Tracy Chapman (1988) Tracy Chapman
  621. Isn’t Anything (1988) My Bloody Valentine
  622. Surfer Rosa (1988) Pixies
  623. … And Justice For All (1988) Metallica
  624. Bug (1988) Dinosaur Jr.
  625. Tank Battles (1988) Dagmar Krause
  626. Shadowland (1988) K.D. Lang
  627. California (1988) American Music Club
  628. “Viva Hate” (1988) Morrissey
  629. Daydream Nation (1988) Sonic Youth
  630. Life’s Too Good (1988) The Sugarcubes
  631. Buenas Noches from a Lonely Room (1988) Dwight Yoakam
  632. Nothing’s Shocking (1988) Jane’s Addiciton
  633. It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988) Public Enemy
  634. The Real Thing (1989) Faith No More
  635. Let Love Rule (1989) Lenny Kravitz
  636. The Healer (1989) John Lee Hooker
  637. Technique (1989) New Order
  638. Like a Prayer (1989) Madonna
  639. All Hail the Queen (1989) Queen Latifah
  640. Playing With Fire (1989) Spacemen 3
  641. Fromohio (1989) Firehose
  642. Paul’s Boutique (1989) Beastie Boys
  643. L’Eau Rouge (1989) The Young Gods
  644. Spy vs. Spy – The Music of Ornette Coleman (1989) John Zorn
  645. The Stone Roses (1989) The Stone Roses
  646. Raw Like Sushi (1989) Neneh Cherry
  647. Djam Leelii (1989) Baaba Maal and Mansour Seck
  648. The Sensual World (1989) Kate Bush
  649. Disintegration (1989) The Cure
  650. 808:90 (1989) 808 State
  651. What’s That Noise? (1989) Coldcut
  652. Moss Side Story (1989) Barry Adamson
  653. Pump (1989) Aerosmith
  654. Doolittle (1989) Pixies
  655. Nick of Time (1989) Bonnie Raitt
  656. Repeater (1989) Fugazi
  657. Club Classics Vol. One (1989) Soul II Soul
  658. 3 Feet High and Rising (1989) De La Soul
  659. Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989) Janet Jackson
  660. Done by the Forces of Nature (1989) Jungle Brothers
  661. Straight Outta Compton (1989) N.W.A.
  662. Heaven or Las Vegas (1990) Cocteau Twins
  663. En-Tact (1990) The Shamen
  664. World Clique (1990) Deee-Lite
  665. The La’s (1990) The La’s
  666. Shake Your Money Maker (1990) The Black Crowes
  667. Violator (1990) Depeche Mode
  668. Bossanova (1990) Pixies
  669. Rust in Peace (1990) Megadeth
  670. Sex Packets (1990) Digital Underground
  671. Behaviour (1990) Pet Shop Boys
  672. Pills ‘N’ Thrills and Bellyaches (1990) Happy Mondays
  673. Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 (1990) George Michael
  674. Ragged Glory (1990) Neil Young and Crazy Horse
  675. AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted (1990) Ice Cube
  676. Ritual de Lo Habitual (1990) Jane’s Addiction
  677. Mama Said Knock You Out (1990) LL Cool J
  678. Fear of a Black Planet (1990) Public Enemy
  679. I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got (1990) Sinéad O’Connor
  680. People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (1990) A Tribe Called Quest
  681. Goo (1990) Sonic Youth
  682. Nowhere (1990) Ride
  683. Loveless (1991) My Bloody Valentine
  684. Nevermind (1991) Nirvana
  685. Woodface (1991) Crowded House
  686. Cypress Hill (1991) Cypress Hill
  687. Peggy Suicide (1991) Julian Cope
  688. Step in the Arena (1991) Gang Starr
  689. Qui Sème la Vent Récolte le Tempo (1991) MC Solaar
  690. Rising Above Bedlam (1991) Jah Wobble’s Invaders of the Heart
  691. Blood Sugar Sex Magik (1991) Red Hot Chili Peppers
  692. OG Original Gangster (1991) Ice-T
  693. Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge (1991) Mudhoney
  694. Apocalypse 91 … The Empire Strikes Black (1991) Public Enemy
  695. The Low End Theory (1991) A Tribe Called Quest
  696. Ten (1991) Pearl Jam
  697. Foxbase Alpha (1991) Saint Etienne
  698. Arise (1991) Sepultura
  699. Spiderland (1991) Slint
  700. Achtung Baby (1991) U2
  701. The White Room (1991) The KLF
  702. Blue Lines (1991) Massive Attack
  703. Screamadelica (1991) Primal Scream
  704. Bandwagonesque (1991) Teenage Fanclub
  705. Metallica (1991) Metallica
  706. Slanted and Enchanted (1992) Pavement
  707. Selected Ambient Works 85-92 (1992) Aphex Twins
  708. 3 Years, 5 Months and 2 Days in the Life Of… (1992) Arrested Development
  709. Haut de Gamme – Koweït, Rive Gauche (1992) Koffi Olomidé
  710. “Your Arsenal” (1992) Morrissey
  711. Lam Toro (1992) Baaba Maal
  712. It’s a Shame About Ray (1992) Lemonheads
  713. Rage Against The Machine (1992) Rage Against The Machine
  714. Hypocrisy is the Greatest Luxury (1992) The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy
  715. Ingénue (1992) K.D. Lang
  716. The Chronic (1992) Dr. Dre
  717. Automatic for the People (1992) R.E.M.
  718. Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde (1992) The Pharcyde
  719. Lazer Guided Melodies (1992) Spiritualized
  720. Copper Blue (1992) Sugar
  721. Bone Machine (1992) Tom Waits
  722. Dirty (1992) Sonic Youth
  723. Connected (1992) Stereo MCs
  724. Psalm 69 (1992) Ministry
  725. Little Earthquakes (1992) Tori Amos
  726. The Predator (1992) Ice Cube
  727. Vulgar Display of Power (1992) Pantera
  728. Dirt (1992) Alice in Chains
  729. Henry’s Dream (1992) Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
  730. Devotional Songs (1992) Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Party
  731. Dry (1992) P.J. Harvey
  732. Suede (1993) Suede
  733. Wild Wood (1993) Paul Weller
  734. Siamese Dream (1993) The Smashing Pumpkins
  735. New Wave (1993) Auteurs
  736. Exile in Guyville (1993) Liz Phair
  737. Gentlemen (1993) The Afghan Whigs
  738. “Whatever” (1993) Aimee Mann
  739. Fuzzy (1993) Grant Lee Buffalo
  740. In Utero (1993) Nirvana
  741. Emergency on Planet Earth (1993) Jamiroquai
  742. Very (1993) Pet Shop Boys
  743. Rid of Me (1993) P.J. Harvey
  744. Modern Life Is Rubbish (1993) Blur
  745. Tuesday Night Music Club (1993) Sheryl Crow
  746. The Infotainment Scan (1993) The Fall
  747. Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993) Wu-Tang Clan
  748. Debut (1993) Björk
  749. Orbital II (1993) Orbital
  750. Doggystyle (1993) Snoop Doggy Dogg
  751. Bubble and Scrape (1993) Sebadoh
  752. Giant Steps (1993) The Boo Radleys
  753. Strange Cargo III (1993) William Orbit
  754. Tical (1994) Method Man
  755. Teenager of the Year (1994) Frank Black
  756. Venus Luxure No.1 Baby (1994) Girls Against Boys
  757. The Sun Rises In the East (1994) Jeru the Damaja
  758. Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain (1994) Pavement
  759. Dummy (1994) Portishead
  760. Haunted Dancehall (1994) The Sabres of Paradise
  761. Illmatic (1994) Nas
  762. Ill Communication (1994) Beastie Boys
  763. Brutal Youth (1994) Elvis Costello
  764. Vauxhall and I (1994) Morrissey
  765. CrazySexyCool (1994) TLC
  766. Definitely Maybe (1994) Oasis
  767. Superunknown (1994) Soundgarden
  768. Smash (1994) The Offspring
  769. Yank Crime (1994) Drive Like Jehu
  770. Parklife (1994) Blur
  771. G. Love and Special Sauce (1994) G. Love and Special Sauce
  772. Talking Timbuktu (1994) Ali Farka Touré with Ry Cooder
  773. Live Through This (1994) Hole
  774. Protection (1994) Massive Attack
  775. The Holy Bible (1994) Manic Street Preachers
  776. Dog Man Star (1994) Suede
  777. Ready to Die (1994) The Notorious B.I.G.
  778. Grace (1994) Jeff Buckley
  779. Snivilisation (1994) Orbital
  780. MTV Unplugged in New York (1994) Nirvana
  781. The Downward Spiral (1994) Nine Inch Nails
  782. Music for the Jilted Generation (1994) The Prodigy
  783. Dookie (1994) Green Day
  784. Foo Fighters (1995) Foo Fighters
  785. Garbage (1995) Garbage
  786. Smokers Delight (1995) Nightmares On Wax
  787. Maxinquaye (1995) Tricky
  788. Only Built 4 Cuban Linx (1995) Raekwon
  789. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness (1995) The Smashing Pumpkin
  790. Scream, Dracula, Scream! (1995) Rocket from the Crypt
  791. Exit Planet Dust (1995) The Chemical Brothers
  792. Me Against The World (1995) Tupac
  793. Elastica (1995) Elastica
  794. I Should Coco (1995) Supergrass
  795. The Bends (1995) Radiohead
  796. Alien Lanes (1995) Guided by Voices
  797. Femi Kuti (1995) Femi Kuti
  798. A Northern Soul (1995) The Verve
  799. Liquid Swords (1995) Genius / GZA
  800. Different Class (1995) Pulp
  801. Leftism (1995) Leftfield
  802. Brown Sugar (1995) D’Angelo
  803. (What’s the Story) Morning Glory (1995) Oasis
  804. Timeless (1995) Goldie
  805. Jagged Little Pill (1995) Alanis Morissette
  806. Dust (1996) Screaming Trees
  807. Fuzzy Logic (1996) Super Furry Animals
  808. Better Living Through Chemistry (1996) Fatboy Slim
  809. Dr. Octagonecologyst (1996) Dr. Octagon
  810. Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1996) Stereolab
  811. Millions Now Living Will Never Die (1996) Tortoise
  812. Odelay (1996) Beck
  813. “Tigermilk” (1996) Belle and Sebastian
  814. Endtroducing… (1996) DJ Shadow
  815. Beautiful Freak (!996) Eels
  816. Casanova (1996) The Divine Comedy
  817. Tidal (1996) Fiona Apple
  818. Being There (1996) Wilco
  819. Roots (1996) Sepultura
  820. Oedipus Schmoedipus (1996) Barry Adamson
  821. Come Find Yourself (1996) Fun Lovin’ Criminals
  822. Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite (1996) Maxwell
  823. Tellin’ Stories (1996) The Charlatans
  824. Everything Must Go (1996) Manic Street Preachers
  825. Walking Wounded (1996) Everything But The Girl
  826. Murder Ballads (1996) Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
  827. Logical Progression (1996) L.T.J. Bukem
  828. Second Toughest in the Infants (1996) Underworld
  829. Now I Got Worry (1996) The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
  830. First Band on the Moon (1996) The Cardigans
  831. Antichrist Superstar (1996) Marilyn Manson
  832. The Score (1996) Fugees
  833. 1977 (1996) Ash
  834. If You’re Feeling Sinister (1996) Belle and Sebastian
  835. Blur (1997) Blur
  836. OK Computer (1997) Radiohead
  837. Maverick A Strike (1997) Finley Quaye
  838. Supa Dupa Fly (1997) Missy Misdemeanor Elliott
  839. Dig Your Own Hole (1997) The Chemical Brothers
  840. Vanishing Point (1997) Primal Scream
  841. Shleep (1997) Robert Wyatt
  842. Let’s Get Killed (1997) David Holmes
  843. Dig Me Out (1997) Sleater-Kinney
  844. The Fat of the Land (1997) Prodigy
  845. Buena Vista Social Club (1997) Buena Vista Social Club
  846. The Boatman’s Call (1997) Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
  847. A Short Album About Love (1997) The Divine Comedy
  848. When I Was Born for the 7th Time (1997) Cornershop
  849. Homework (1997) Daft Punk
  850. Life Thru a Lens (1997) Robbie Williams
  851. Butterfly (1997) Mariah Carey
  852. In It For the Money (1997) Supergrass
  853. Time Out of Mind (1997) Bob Dylan
  854. New Forms (1997) Roni Size / Reprazent
  855. Either / Or (1997) Elliott Smith
  856. Urban Hymns (1977) The Verve
  857. Ladies and Gentlemen, We Are Floating In Space (1997) Spiritualized
  858. System of a Down (1998) System of a Down
  859. Live 1966 (1998) Bob Dylan
  860. Clandestino (1998) Manu Chao
  861. Mermaid Avenue (1998) Billy Bragg and Wilco
  862. Apocalypse Dudes (1998) Turbonegro
  863. You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby (1998) Fatboy Slim
  864. White Ladder (1998) David Gray
  865. Car Wheels on a Gravel Road (1998) Lucinda Williams
  866. This is Hardcore (1998) Pulp
  867. Ray of Light (1998) Madonna
  868. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998) Lauryn Hill
  869. Celebrity Skin (1998) Hole
  870. Deserter’s Songs (1998) Mercury Rev
  871. Queens of the Stone Age (1998) Queens of the Stone Age
  872. Moon Safari (1998) Air
  873. OK (1998) Talvin Singh
  874. Follow the Leader (1998) Korn
  875. Devil Without a Cause (1998) Kid Rock
  876. Music Has the Right to Children (1998) Boards of Canada
  877. São Paulo Confessions (1999) Suba
  878. Kenza (1999) Khaled
  879. Apple Venus Volume 1 (1999) XTC
  880. Make Yourself (1999) Incubus
  881. 69 Love Songs (1999) The Magnetic Fields
  882. The Man Who (1999) Travis
  883. Slipknot (1999) Slipknot
  884. Central Reservation (1999) Beth Orton
  885. Beyond Skin (1999) Nitin Sawhney
  886. The Contino Sessions (1999) Death in Vegas
  887. Play (1999) Moby
  888. The Soft Bulletin (1999) The Flaming Lips
  889. Darkdancer (1999) Les Rythmes Digitales
  890. Le Tigre (1999) Le Tigre
  891. The Slim Shady LP (1999) Eminem
  892. S&M (1999) Metallica
  893. I See a Darkness (1999) Bonnie “Prince” Billy
  894. H.M.S. Fable (1999) Shack
  895. Remedy (1999) Basement Jaxx
  896. Californication (1999) Red Hot Chili Peppers
  897. Ágætis Byrjun (1999) Sigur Rós
  898. Lost Souls (2000) Doves
  899. The Virgin Suicides (2000) Air
  900. Heartbreaker (2000) Ryan Adams
  901. Tanto Tempo (2000) Bebel Gilberto
  902. The Marshall Mathers LP (2000) Eminem
  903. Red Dirt Girl (2000) Emmylou Harris
  904. Kid A (2000) Radiohead
  905. All That You Can’t Leave Behind (2000) U2
  906. Parachutes (2000) Coldplay
  907. Figure 8 (2000) Elliott Smith
  908. Mama’s Gun (2000) Erykah Badu
  909. Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (2000) P.J. Harvey
  910. Nixon (2000) Lambchop
  911. Welcome to the Afterfuture (2000) Mike Ladd
  912. Felt Mountain (2000) Goldfrapp
  913. Punishing Kiss (2000) Ute Lemper
  914. Since I Left You (2000) The Avalanches
  915. Stankonia (2000) OutKast
  916. Like Water For Chocolate (2000) Common
  917. Bright Flight (2001) Silver Jews
  918. Vespertine (2001) Björk
  919. Gold (2001) Ryan Adams
  920. Is This It (2001) The Strokes
  921. Time (The Revelator) (2001) Gillian Welch
  922. La Revancha del Tango (2001) Gotan Project
  923. White Blood Cells (2001) The White Stripes
  924. The Blueprint (2001) Jay-Z
  925. Melody A.M. (2001) Röyksopp
  926. Southern Rock Opera (2001) Drive-By Truckers
  927. Rings Around the World (2001) Super Furry Animals
  928. Power in Numbers (2002) Jurassic 5
  929. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2002) Wilco
  930. A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002) Coldplay
  931. The Rising (2002) Bruce Springsteen
  932. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (2002) The Flaming Lips
  933. Sea Change (2002) Beck
  934. Phrenology (2002) The Roots
  935. Under Construction (2002) Missy Elliott
  936. Spekearboxxx / The Love Below (2003) OutKast
  937. Boy In Da Corner (2003) Dizzee Rascal
  938. De-loused in the Comatorium (2003) The Mars Volta
  939. Elephant (2003) The White Stripes
  940. Fever to Tell (2003) Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  941. Rejoicing in the Hands (2004) Devendra Banhart
  942. Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus (2004) Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
  943. Cee-Lo Green… Is The Soul Machine (2004) Cee-Lo Green
  944. Destroy Rock & Roll (2004) Mylo
  945. Want Two (2004) Rufus Wainwright
  946. A Grand Don’t Come For Free (2004) The Streets
  947. Funeral (2004) Arcade Fire
  948. American Idiot (2004) Green Day
  949. Be (2005) Common
  950. Coles Corner (2005) Richard Hawley
  951. Illinois (2005) Sufjan Stevens
  952. Food & Liquor (2006) Lupe Fiasco
  953. Savane (2006) Ali Farka Touré
  954. Back to Black (2006) Amy Winehouse
  955. Ys (2006) Joanna Newsom
  956. Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not (2006) Arctic Monkeys
  957. Sound of Silver (2007) LCD Soundsystem
  958. In Rainbows (2007) Radiohead
  959. Kala (2007) M.I.A.
  960. Cross (2007) Justice
  961. The Renaissance (2008) Q-Tip
  962. Fleet Foxes (2008) Fleet Foxes
  963. The Seldom Seen Kid (2008) Elbow
  964. Third (2008) Portishead
  965. Dear Science (2008) TV on the Radio
  966. Two Dancers (2009) Wild Beasts
  967. Merriweather Post Pavilion (2009) Animal Collective
  968. It’s Blitz! (2009) Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  969. xx (2009) The xx
  970. Teen Dreams (2010) Beach House
  971. Brothers (2010) The Black Keys
  972. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010) Kanye West
  973. Queen of Denmark (2010) John Grant
  974. The ArchAndroid (2010) Janelle Monáe
  975. Halcyon Digest (2010) Deerhunter
  976. Let England Shake (2011) P.J. Harvey
  977. D (2011) White Denim
  978. Django Django (2012) Django Django
  979. In Our Heads (2012) Hot Chip
  980. Channel Orange (2012) Frank Ocean
  981. Blunderbuss (2012) Jack White
  982. Yeezus (2013) Kanye West
  983. Beyoncé (2013) Beyoncé
  984. The Bones of What You Believe (2013) Chvrches
  985. 1989 (2014) Taylor Swift
  986. LP1 (2014) FKA Twigs
  987. Vulnicura (2015) Björk
  988. To Pimp a Butterfly (2015) Kendrick Lamar
  989. You Want It Darker (2016) Leonard Cohen
  990. (2016) David Bowie
  991. Konnichiwa (2016) Skepta
  992. A Seat at the Table (2016) Solange
  993. Modern Cosmology (2017) Jane Weaver
  994. American Dream (2017) LCD Soundsystem
  995. Melodrama (2017) Lorde
  996. Drunk (2017) Thundercat
  997. Take Me Apart (2017) Kelela
  998. Ctrl (2017) SZA
  999. Microshift (2018) Hookworms