Consequnce's 100 Greatest Albums of All Time

Consequnce's 100 Greatest Albums of All Time

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100.

Jane's Addiction - Nothing's Shocking
August 23, 1988
Critic Score
91
3 reviews

99.

Kamasi Washington - Heaven and Earth
June 22, 2018
Critic Score
84
32 reviews

After claiming his place in the spotlight by overwhelming force with The Epic, Kamasi Washington capitalizes on both his newfound fame and his journeyman work ethic to produce a follow-up that’s more intimate and just as daring at the same time.

98.

Lucinda Williams - Car Wheels on a Gravel Road
June 30, 1998
Critic Score
93
5 reviews

97.

Fugazi - Repeater
April 19, 1990
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

96.

N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton
August 8, 1988
Critic Score
94
4 reviews

95.

System of a Down - Toxicity
September 4, 2001
Critic Score
84
9 reviews

94.

Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
April 23, 2002
Critic Score
93
14 reviews

93.

TLC - CrazySexyCool
November 15, 1994
Critic Score
88
3 reviews

92.

The Replacements - Let It Be
October 2, 1984
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

91.

The Who - Who's Next
August 14, 1971
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

90.

Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill
June 13, 1995
Critic Score
85
4 reviews

89.

Green Day - Dookie
February 1, 1994
Critic Score
93
8 reviews
The East Bay legends tapped into far more than just feelings of alienation and boredom.

88.

Alice Coltrane - Journey in Satchidananda
February 0, 1971
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

87.

Slayer - Reign in Blood
October 7, 1986
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

86.

Pearl Jam - Ten
August 27, 1991
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

85.

2Pac - All Eyez on Me
February 13, 1996
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

83.

Pretenders - Pretenders
December 27, 1979
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

82.

Peter Gabriel - So
May 19, 1986
Critic Score
88
4 reviews

81.

Adele - 21
January 24, 2011
Critic Score
78
24 reviews

21 is a good album that shows the world Adele’s talent, but one that is just a precursor to bigger and better things.

80.

Erykah Badu - Baduizm
February 11, 1997
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

79.

The Police - Synchronicity
June 1, 1983
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

78.

Billy Joel - The Stranger
September 29, 1977
Critic Score
84
4 reviews

77.

Jay-Z - The Black Album
November 14, 2003
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

76.

The Smiths - The Queen is Dead
June 16, 1986
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

75.

Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer
April 27, 2018
Critic Score
86
40 reviews

Monáe is, as always, a true master of melding genres, influences, and styles. Her central themes of identity and internal conflict are as tangible on Dirty Computer as they ever have been.

74.

Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited
August 30, 1965
Critic Score
90
4 reviews

73.

Parliament - Mothership Connection
December 15, 1975
Critic Score
94
3 reviews

72.

my bloody valentine - loveless
November 4, 1991
Critic Score
93
8 reviews

71.

U2 - The Joshua Tree
March 9, 1987
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

70.

Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
October 1, 1988
Critic Score
90
5 reviews

69.

Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique
July 25, 1989
Critic Score
94
5 reviews

68.

Frank Ocean - channel ORANGE
July 10, 2012
Critic Score
91
39 reviews
Whether he’s being sarcastic or vulnerable, publicly hedging or lyrically baring it all, his songwriting speaks to the humanity in us all.

67.

Radiohead - In Rainbows
October 10, 2007
Critic Score
88
28 reviews

66.

Madonna - Like a Prayer
March 21, 1989
Critic Score
91
8 reviews

65.

Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen
December 27, 1967
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

64.

The Cure - Disintegration
May 2, 1989
Critic Score
87
3 reviews
Robert Smith creates a lush landscape that listeners can revisit throughout their lives. It’s their culmination of growth and learning over the previous decade, a milestone in their career, and, most importantly, the record that captures the band at the peak of their creative powers.

63.

Tom Waits - Rain Dogs
September 30, 1985
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

62.

Madvillain - Madvillainy
March 23, 2004
Critic Score
89
14 reviews

61.

The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St.
May 12, 1972
Critic Score
96
5 reviews

60.

Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
October 27, 2006
Critic Score
81
20 reviews

59.

Nas - Illmatic
April 19, 1994
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

58.

Nina Simone - I Put a Spell on You
June 1, 1965
Critic Score
76
2 reviews

57.

The Band - Music from Big Pink
July 1, 1968
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

56.

David Bowie - Hunky Dory
December 17, 1971
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

55.

Sly & The Family Stone - There's a Riot Goin' On
November 1, 1971
Critic Score
90
6 reviews

54.

Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
June 14, 1979
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

53.

Dr. Dre - 2001
November 16, 1999
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

52.

The Strokes - Is This It
July 30, 2001
Critic Score
89
13 reviews

51.

Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison
May 1, 1968
Critic Score
97
3 reviews
Original Source: https://consequence.net/2022/09/best-albums-all-time-list/
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1w
The title of the list is misspelled, please change it
1w
I think lists like this should have an English language only disclaimer. Pretty decent list though, unfortunately mine is better.
1w
Bad list
1w
Without Bjork, PJ Harvey and Janet Jackson? Really ? and as always only English language albums
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