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Old 23-05-2013, 19:12
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What is your perfect album?

Mine is Neil Young's HARVEST.

Every single song on 'Harvest' is masterful. Honestly, not a single note is wasted anywhere.

"Heart of gold" remains Young's masterpiece.

Gentle yet rough, simple yet intricate, immediately likeable but with much to gain from every listen; this is the benchmark and definition of what a classic actually is.

What is yours?
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Old 23-05-2013, 19:19
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Siobhan Donaghy- Ghosts
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Old 23-05-2013, 19:21
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Siobhan Donaghy- Ghosts
I have heard that be said so many times. I will have to take a listen.

Cheers for the heads up.
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Old 23-05-2013, 19:23
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Madonna's True Blue.

A perfect pop album, great on a hot summer's day, chilling with friends and a long cool drink.

It boasts

3 uk number one singles
A big ballad
A Spanish influenced track
Great videos to all the singles
Probably the most iconic photo M ever had taken used as the album cover picture

And it's her best selling album to date and made her a global megastar.
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Old 23-05-2013, 19:26
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Madonna's True Blue.

A perfect pop album, great on a hot summer's day, chilling with friends and a long cool drink.

It boasts

3 uk number one singles
A big ballad
A Spanish influenced track
Great videos to all the singles
Probably the most iconic photo M ever had taken used as the album cover picture

And it's her best selling album to date and made her a global megastar.
I had this album on release on cassette.

Another album to catch up with one day.
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Old 23-05-2013, 20:04
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City to City by Gerry Rafferty. An album I could easily listen to every day.
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Old 23-05-2013, 20:06
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Hormonally Yours by Shakespears Sister.

I play it at least once a week even after all these years. Not a filler track to be found.

Bliss
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Old 23-05-2013, 20:06
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Lady Gaga - The Fame Monster

I absolutely love every single track, each one is better than the last. I think it is just the perfect balance. I would say possibly Hurts - Happiness as well.
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Old 23-05-2013, 20:12
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Max Richter - Memoryhouse

It's quite difficult to describe, it sort of falls into various genres - minimalist, chamber music, a hint of electronic, film score. If you want the full force of the music, look out for tracks 'Sarajevo', 'Last Days', 'November'

BBC Music review called it:
"A 65-minute journey through the beauty and tragedy of 20th century Europe, Memoryhouse is like an immaculately observed postcard journal, albeit one informed more by imagination than documentary accuracy"
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Old 23-05-2013, 20:22
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So hard to nominate just one album, but I'll go for The First Of A Million Kisses by Fairground Attraction. Not one duff track, all beautifully crafted songs in styles ranging from folk through jazz to pop (e.g. the classic single 'Perfect'). Not to mention great musicianship and the crystal clear vocals of Eddi Reader.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fir...Million_Kisses
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Old 23-05-2013, 21:20
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I don't believe there is such a thing as a perfect album, however albums which I consider every song great and flow together well are...


Frengers by Mew.
Boxer by The National.
Parallel Lines by Blondie.
Ten by Pearl Jam.
Black Sheep Boy by Okkervil River.
The Meadowlands by The Wrens.
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Old 23-05-2013, 22:46
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Lady Gaga - The Fame Monster

I absolutely love every single track, each one is better than the last. I think it is just the perfect balance. I would say possibly Hurts - Happiness as well.
I hated that album, every track was just yuk, didn't do anything for me at all..

However THE FAME for me was perfect so was Madonna's Hard Candy.
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Old 24-05-2013, 00:38
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Marion - This World And Body.
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Old 24-05-2013, 03:11
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Lana del Rey Born To Die
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Old 24-05-2013, 07:15
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Metallica - The Black Album
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Old 24-05-2013, 07:26
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I have 3:-
Electribe 101 - Electribal Memories
Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
Amy Winehouse - Back to Black

All different, but all outstanding.
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Old 24-05-2013, 12:21
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Hats - The Blue Nile
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Old 24-05-2013, 12:47
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Siobhan Donaghy- Ghosts
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Old 24-05-2013, 23:22
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Even though my most favorite song from my most favorite singer James Otto is from his album named Sunset Man, his follow up to that album named Shake What God Gave Ya! is absolutely perfect because James is in his element at all times on that album.

God bless you and him always!!!

Holly

P.S. I just pray that his next album is available soon because for me there will never be enough of him in my opinion James is that awesome.
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Old 24-05-2013, 23:52
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Kate Bush- Hounds Of Love
Alanis Morrisette- Jagged Little Pill
Ellie Goulding- Halcyon
Katy Perry Teenage Dream
Rihanna- Rated R
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Old 24-05-2013, 23:53
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There are a few I would concur with e.g. Neil Young's 'Harvest', Amy Winehouse's ' Back to Black' or 'The Stone Roses'

I would suggest Angels and Airwaves 'I-Empire', every track is good and it seems a personal work.
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Old 25-05-2013, 00:37
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I don't believe there is such a thing as a perfect album, however albums which I consider every song great and flow together well are...

Frengers by Mew.
Boxer by The National.
Parallel Lines by Blondie.
Ten by Pearl Jam.
Black Sheep Boy by Okkervil River.
The Meadowlands by The Wrens.
I'd probably agree with at least 4 of those...

There are a few I would concur with e.g. Neil Young's 'Harvest', Amy Winehouse's ' Back to Black' or 'The Stone Roses'

I would suggest Angels and Airwaves 'I-Empire', every track is good and it seems a personal work.
And that one!

Plus one from me: Third Eye Blind - Third Eye Blind. (What can I say, I've been listening to it a lot lately. )
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Old 25-05-2013, 04:15
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Old 25-05-2013, 04:57
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Far - Water and Solutions. It is an Emo album, but don't knock it cos of it's genre, it pre-dated before Emo got annoying. Perfect album.
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Old 25-05-2013, 07:56
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Personally:
McFly - Wonderland
Fun. - Some Nights
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