Follow TV Tropes

Following

Useful Notes / Acclaimed Music All Time Top Albums

Go To

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/thetopten.png
The top ten.
Advertisement:

This is an index consisting of the All Time Top 300note  Albums on Acclaimed Music, a site which compiles albums' acclaim on various greatest albums lists and creates its own list based on their average. This is posted here so you do not need to visit the website, though the top twenty are also available on the Wick earlier in the paragraph.

  1. Pet SoundsThe Beach Boys (1966)
  2. RevolverThe Beatles (1966)
  3. NevermindNirvana (1991)
  4. The Velvet Underground & NicoVelvet Underground, Nico (1967)
  5. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandThe Beatles (1967)
  6. London CallingThe Clash (1979)
  7. What's Going OnMarvin Gaye (1971)
  8. OK ComputerRadiohead (1997)
  9. Exile on Main St.The Rolling Stones (1972)
  10. Blonde on BlondeBob Dylan (1966)
  11. Highway 61 RevisitedBob Dylan (1965)
  12. Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex PistolsSex Pistols (1977)
  13. The White AlbumThe Beatles (1968)
  14. Are You ExperiencedThe Jimi Hendrix Experience (1967)
  15. Astral WeeksVan Morrison (1968)
  16. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from MarsDavid Bowie (1972)
  17. Born to RunBruce Springsteen (1975)
  18. It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us BackPublic Enemy (1988)
  19. The Dark Side of the MoonPink Floyd (1973)
  20. Abbey RoadThe Beatles (1969)
  21. Blood on the TracksBob Dylan (1975)
  22. The Queen Is DeadThe Smiths (1986)
  23. HorsesPatti Smith (1975)
  24. Marquee MoonTelevision (1977)
  25. ThrillerMichael Jackson (1982)
  26. Electric LadylandThe Jimi Hendrix Experience (1968)
  27. FuneralArcade Fire (2004)
  28. Led Zeppelin IVLed Zeppelin (1971)
  29. Sign O The TimesPrince (1987)
  30. The DoorsThe Doors (1967)
  31. Rubber SoulThe Beatles (1965)
  32. Who's NextThe Who (1971)
  33. Beggars BanquetThe Rolling Stones (1968)
  34. Remain in LightTalking Heads (1980)
  35. Kind of BlueMiles Davis (1959)
  36. Is This ItThe Strokes (2001)
  37. Blue LinesMassive Attack (1991)
  38. Kid ARadiohead (2000)
  39. RamonesThe Ramones (1976)
  40. The Joshua TreeU2 (1987)
  41. Let It BleedThe Rolling Stones (1969)
  42. Automatic for the PeopleR.E.M. (1992)
  43. Songs in the Key of LifeStevie Wonder (1976)
  44. Live at the ApolloJames Brown (1963)
  45. CloserJoy Division (1980)
  46. InnervisionsStevie Wonder (1973)
  47. DoolittlePixies (1989)
  48. Sticky FingersThe Rolling Stones (1971)
  49. Purple RainPrince (1984)
  50. Forever ChangesLove (1967)
  51. OdelayBeck (1996)
  52. BlueJoni Mitchell (1971)
  53. After The Gold RushNeil Young (1970)
  54. GraceJeff Buckley (1994)
  55. The Stone RosesThe Stone Roses (1989)
  56. Theres A Riot Going OnSly and the Family Stone (1971)
  57. The BandThe Band (1969)
  58. LovelessMy Bloody Valentine (1991)
  59. DummyPortishead (1994)
  60. RumoursFleetwood Mac (1977)
  61. A Love SupremeJohn Coltrane (1965)
  62. Daydream NationSonic Youth (1988)
  63. Appetite for DestructionGuns N' Roses (1987)
  64. My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyKanye West (2010)
  65. The ClashThe Clash (1977)
  66. Trout Mask ReplicaCaptain Beefheart (1969)
  67. Unknown PleasuresJoy Division (1979)
  68. Otis BlueOtis Redding (1965)
  69. MurmurR.E.M. (1983)
  70. Hunky DoryDavid Bowie (1971)
  71. John Lennon/Plastic Ono BandJohn Lennon (1970)
  72. TapestryCarole King (1971)
  73. GracelandPaul Simon (1986)
  74. Three Feet High And RisingDe La Soul (1989)
  75. Yankee Hotel FoxtrotWilco (2002)
  76. Endtroducing.....DJ Shadow (1996)
  77. (What's the Story) Morning Glory?Oasis (1995)
  78. ElephantThe White Stripes (2003)
  79. The BendsRadiohead (1995)
  80. Achtung BabyU2 (1991)
  81. PsychocandyThe Jesus and Mary Chain (1985)
  82. Bitches BrewMiles Davis (1970)
  83. Led Zeppelin IILed Zeppelin (1969)
  84. TransformerLou Reed (1972)
  85. In RainbowsRadiohead (2007)
  86. Bringing It All Back HomeBob Dylan (1965)
  87. ScreamadelicaPrimal Scream (1991)
  88. This Year's ModelElvis Costello (1978)
  89. Layla and Other Assorted Love SongsDerek and the Dominos (1970)
  90. Music From Big PinkThe Band (1968)
  91. IllinoisSufjan Stevens (2005)
  92. Rain DogsTom Waits (1985)
  93. Definitely, MaybeOasis (1994)
  94. I Never Loved Another Man The Way I Love YouAretha Franklin (1967)
  95. ImagineJohn Lennon (1971)
  96. MoondanceVan Morrison (1970)
  97. HarvestNeil Young (1972)
  98. Fun HouseThe Stooges (1970)
  99. Raw PowerThe Stooges (1973)
  100. Surfer RosaPixies (1988)
  101. LowDavid Bowie (1977)
  102. In UteroNirvana (1993)
  103. Paul's BoutiqueBeastie Boys (1989)
  104. Enter The Wu Tang Thirty Six ChambersWu-Tang Clan (1993)
  105. Dusty In MemphisDusty Springfield (1969)
  106. Slanted And EnchantedPavement (1992)
  107. Off the WallMichael Jackson (1979)
  108. Trans-Europe ExpressKraftwerk (1977)
  109. Straight Outta ComptonN.W.A. (1988)
  110. Back in BlackAC/DC (1980)
  111. The Soft BulletinThe Flaming Lips (1999)
  112. Parallel LinesBlondie (1978)
  113. Hotel CaliforniaEagles (1976)
  114. Darkness On The Edge Of TownBruce Springsteen (1978)
  115. Sound Of SilverLCD Soundsystem (2007)
  116. Physical GraffitiLed Zeppelin (1975)
  117. Back to BlackAmy Winehouse (2006)
  118. For Your PleasureRoxy Music (1973)
  119. Different ClassPulp (1995)
  120. The Piper at the Gates of DawnPink Floyd (1967)
  121. Bridge Over Troubled WaterSimon & Garfunkel (1970)
  122. Elvis PresleyElvis Presley (1956)
  123. TommyThe Who (1969)
  124. The Miseducation of Lauryn HillLauryn Hill (1998)
  125. StankoniaOutKast (2000)
  126. SwordfishtrombonesTom Waits (1983)
  127. The ChronicDr. Dre (1992)
  128. My Aim Is TrueElvis Costello (1977)
  129. Fear of a Black PlanetPublic Enemy (1990)
  130. Moon SafariAir (1998)
  131. NebraskaBruce Springsteen (1982)
  132. Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin (1969)
  133. Siamese DreamSmashing Pumpkins (1993)
  134. A Night at the OperaQueen (1975)
  135. DebutBjörk (1993)
  136. Ten Pearl Jam AlbumPearl Jam (1991)
  137. ParklifeBlur (1994)
  138. To Pimp A ButterflyKendrick Lamar (2015)
  139. In the Court of the Crimson KingKing Crimson (1969)
  140. Talking BookStevie Wonder (1972)
  141. The BlueprintJay-Z (2001)
  142. HomeworkDaft Punk (1997)
  143. At Fillmore EastThe Allman Brothers Band (1971)
  144. Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadElton John (1973)
  145. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm NotArctic Monkeys (2006)
  146. At Folsom PrisonJohnny Cash (1968)
  147. ParanoidBlack Sabbath (1970)
  148. Lady SoulAretha Franklin (1968)
  149. Catch a FireBob Marley (1973)
  150. AftermathThe Rolling Stones (1966)
  151. Songs of Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen (1967)
  152. The WallPink Floyd (1979)
  153. MaxinquayeTricky (1995)
  154. Channel OrangeFrank Ocean (2012)
  155. Rust Never SleepsNeil Young (1979)
  156. Born In The USABruce Springsteen (1984)
  157. Hounds Of LoveKate Bush (1985)
  158. Five Leaves LeftNick Drake (1969)
  159. PretendersPretenders (1980)
  160. Good Kid Maad CityKendrick Lamar (2012)
  161. Electric WarriorT Rex (1971)
  162. Natty DreadBob Marley (1974)
  163. The SmithsThe Smiths (1984)
  164. EntertainmentGang of Four (1979)
  165. The Downward SpiralNine Inch Nails (1994)
  166. The Freewheelin' Bob DylanBob Dylan (1963)
  167. New York DollsNew York Dolls (1973)
  168. Deja VuCrosby, Stills, Nash (And Young) (1970)
  169. Master of PuppetsMetallica (1986)
  170. Let England ShakePJ Harvey (2011)
  171. The StoogesThe Stooges (1969)
  172. UntrueBurial (2007)
  173. White Blood CellsThe White Stripes (2001)
  174. Saturday Night Fever — The Original Soundtrack (1977)
  175. The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation SocietyThe Kinks (1968)
  176. To Bring You My LovePJ Harvey (1995)
  177. Rage Against The MachineRage Against the Machine (1992)
  178. The SuburbsArcade Fire (2010)
  179. BlackstarDavid Bowie (2016)
  180. The Marshall Mathers LPEminem (2000)
  181. Crooked Rain Crooked RainPavement (1994)
  182. White Light/White HeatVelvet Underground (1967)
  183. Surrealistic PillowJefferson Airplane (1967)
  184. SuperflyCurtis Mayfield (1972)
  185. SpecialsThe Specials (1979)
  186. The Velvet UndergroundVelvet Underground (1969)
  187. IllmaticNas (1994)
  188. DAMNKendrick Lamar (2017)
  189. Wish You Were HerePink Floyd (1975)
  190. HomogenicBjörk (1997)
  191. Cosmos FactoryCreedence Clearwater Revival (1970)
  192. Sweetheart Of The RodeoThe Byrds (1968)
  193. Merriweather Post PavilionAnimal Collective (2009)
  194. Licensed to IllBeastie Boys (1986)
  195. If Youre Feeling SinisterBelle and Sebastian (1996)
  196. Blood Sugar Sex MagikRed Hot Chili Peppers (1991)
  197. The Modern LoversThe Modern Lovers (1976)
  198. Tonights The NightNeil Young (1975)
  199. Stand!Sly and the Family Stone (1969)
  200. PearlJanis Joplin (1971)
  201. Disraeli GearsCream (1967)
  202. Every Picture Tells A StoryRod Stewart (1971)
  203. SuicideSuicide (1977)
  204. ExodusBob Marley (1977)
  205. MetallicaMetallica (1991)
  206. A Hard Day's NightThe Beatles (1964)
  207. The Low End TheoryA Tribe Called Quest (1991)
  208. Axis: Bold as LoveThe Jimi Hendrix Experience (1967)
  209. AbraxasSantana (1970)
  210. Grievous AngelGram Parsons (1974)
  211. PostBjörk (1995)
  212. Nineteen Ninety NinePrince (1982)
  213. Court And SparkJoni Mitchell (1974)
  214. Lets Get It OnMarvin Gaye (1973)
  215. Kick Out the JamsMC5 (1969)
  216. Let It BeThe Replacements (1984)
  217. Dig Your Own HoleThe Chemical Brothers (1997)
  218. The College DropoutKanye West (2004)
  219. Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In SpaceSpiritualized (1997)
  220. Carrie And LowellSufjan Stevens (2015)
  221. The Gilded Palace Of SinThe Flying Burrito Brothers (1969)
  222. Zen ArcadeHüsker Dü (1984)
  223. BerlinLou Reed (1973)
  224. Ágætis byrjunSigur Rós (1999)
  225. Franz FerdinandFranz Ferdinand (2004)
  226. XXThe xx (2009)
  227. Modern Vampires Of The CityVampire Weekend (2013)
  228. DiscoveryDaft Punk (2001)
  229. Raising HellRun–D.M.C. (1986)
  230. SoPeter Gabriel (1986)
  231. Metal BoxPublic Image Ltd. (1979)
  232. Everybody Knows This Is NowhereNeil Young (1969)
  233. 69 Love SongsThe Magnetic Fields (1999)
  234. L.A. WomanThe Doors (1971)
  235. ThirdPortishead (2008)
  236. Exile in GuyvilleLiz Phair (1993)
  237. The Man-MachineKraftwerk (1978)
  238. Lost In The DreamThe War On Drugs (2014)
  239. My GenerationThe Who (1965)
  240. Roxy MusicRoxy Music (1972)
  241. Cheap ThrillsBig Brother and the Holding Company (1968)
  242. In the Aeroplane Over the SeaNeutral Milk Hotel (1998)
  243. Tago MagoCan (1971)
  244. Van HalenVan Halen (1978)
  245. Freak Out!The Mothers of Invention (1966)
  246. For Emma Forever AgoBon Iver (2007)
  247. Rock BottomRobert Wyatt (1974)
  248. Original Pirate MaterialThe Streets (2002)
  249. SuperunknownSoundgarden (1994)
  250. Turn On The Bright LightsInterpol (2002)
  251. Either OrElliott Smith (1997)
  252. Ready to DieThe Notorious B.I.G. (1994)
  253. "Heroes"David Bowie (1977)
  254. Yoshimi Battles the Pink RobotsThe Flaming Lips (2002)
  255. Songs for the DeafQueens of the Stone Age (2002)
  256. Mellon Collie and the Infinite SadnessSmashing Pumpkins (1995)
  257. LoadedVelvet Underground (1970)
  258. KALAM.I.A. (2007)
  259. Fear of MusicTalking Heads (1979)
  260. Live Through ThisHole (1994)
  261. Fleet FoxesFleet Foxes (2008)
  262. Stories from the City, Stories from the SeaPJ Harvey (2000)
  263. Time Out of MindBob Dylan (1997)
  264. Bryter LayterNick Drake (1971)
  265. DisintegrationThe Cure (1989)
  266. One Nation Under a GrooveFunkadelic (1978)
  267. DareThe Human League (1981)
  268. Highway To HellAC/DC (1979)
  269. We're Only in It for the MoneyThe Mothers of Invention (1968)
  270. MTV Unplugged in New YorkNirvana (1994)
  271. Urban HymnsThe Verve (1997)
  272. Ill CommunicationBeastie Boys (1994)
  273. Younger Than YesterdayThe Byrds (1967)
  274. Live At LeedsThe Who (1970)
  275. I Am A Bird NowAntony and the Johnsons (2005)
  276. MezzanineMassive Attack (1998)
  277. Imperial BedroomElvis Costello (1982)
  278. Odessey and OracleThe Zombies (1968)
  279. I See A DarknessBonnie Prince Billy (1999)
  280. Pink MoonNick Drake (1972)
  281. Machine HeadDeep Purple (1972)
  282. Hot RatsFrank Zappa (1969)
  283. The RiverBruce Springsteen (1980)
  284. The Blue AlbumWeezer (1994)
  285. All Things Must PassGeorge Harrison (1970)
  286. Reign in BloodSlayer (1986)
  287. Teen DreamBeach House (2010)
  288. SynchronicityThe Police (1983)
  289. Steve Mc Queen Two Wheels GoodPrefab Srpout (1985)
  290. SpiderlandSlint (1991)
  291. Another Green WorldBrian Eno (1975)
  292. Silent ShoutThe Knife (2006)
  293. Mr. Tambourine ManThe Byrds (1965)
  294. The Notorious Byrd BrothersThe Byrds (1968)
  295. Rum Sodomy And The LashThe Pogues (1985)
  296. From Elvis in MemphisElvis Presley (1969)
  297. SpeakerboxxxOutKast (2003)
  298. Mothership ConnectionParliament (1975)
  299. Pink FlagWire (1977)
  300. Violent FemmesViolent Femmes (1983)
Top

Example of:

/
/

Feedback