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Friday, June 02, 2006

Friday Five-Star Flashback

Sorry, I've been working on a film, so I haven't had time to post much new material. But in honor of my birthday here's one list, and the big list (150 best films ever) will be released on Monday. But here's a smaller list:

The Best Rock Albums of the Last 30 Years
(Homer was 4 years off, rock reached perfection in 1978)
1) Unknown Pleasures, Joy Division (1978)
2) London Calling, The Clash (1978)
3) Closer, Joy Division (1980)
4) Hatful of Hallow, The Smiths (1984)
5) Automatic for the People, REM (1993)
6) Doolittle, The Pixies (1987)
7) Television, Marquee Moon (1977)
8) Remain in Light, Talking Heads (1980)
9) The Stone Roses, The Stone Roses (1989)
10) The Queen is Dead, The Smiths
11) OK Computer, Radiohead (1997)
12) The Clash - The Clash (1977)
13) Low, David Bowie (1977)
14) Heroes, David Bowie (1977)
15) Born in the USA, Bruce Springsteen (1982)
16) Document, REM (1987)
17) The Soft Bulletin, The Flaming Lips (1999)
18) Unplugged in NY, Nirvana (1994)
19) The Modern Dance, Pere Ubu (1978) 20) No Depression, Uncle Tupelo (1989)
21) Funeral, The Arcade Fire (2004)
22) Odelay, Beck (1996)
23) Talking Heads ‘77 (1977)
24) The Ramones - The Ramones (1976)
25) Ladies and Gentlemen We are Floating in Space, Spiritualized (1997)
26) 69 Love Songs, The Magnetic Fields (1999)
27) Raindogs, Tom Waits (1985)
28) The Strokes – Is This It? (2001)
29) Nevermind, Nirvana (1991)
30) Things We Lost in the Fire, Low (2001)
Honorable Mention :
All Mod Cons, The Jam (1978)
Station to Station, David Bowie (1976)
Murmur, REM (1983)
Surfer Rosa, The Pixies (1986)
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, Wilco (2002)

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