12. Elephant – The White Stripes

Released April 1, 2003 it peaked at #6 in the US Billboard chart and #1 in the UK. Often cited at the band’s best work it was nominated for several Grammy’s including Album of the Year (it lost to OutKast) but won Best Alternative Music Album. Jason: Let’s play a game. I am going to…

11. Funeral – Arcade Fire

Released September 14, 2004 it was critically lauded as one of the best debut albums ever. Having appeared on over a dozen “Greatest Albums of the year/decade/all time” lists. It is widely acknowledged as a modern classic. Jason: Hi there. This is the most entertaining funeral ever. Brad: Yes. Kind of like a New Orleans…

10. Screamadelica – Primal Scream

Released September 23, 1991 in the U.K. it peaked at #8 on the charts. It was a complete departure from their earlier works, drawing inspiration from the acid house scene. Critics continue to describe it as ‘genre-defying’. Jason: Aaaaauuuuuyeeeeaaauuurrrrghle! (That was my primal scream). Brad: My primal reaction when I saw this on the list…

8. Blue Lines – Massive Attack

Released April 8, 1991 this debut album took the influence of American hip-hop but married it with an underground British feel. Even though it only reached #13 on the UK Albums Chart and never charted in the U.S. it was an underground club and college radio station hit. It’s widely considered one of the greatest…

2019 Books

January Domald Tromp Pounded In The Butt By The Handsome Russian T-Rex Who Also Peed On His Butt And Then Blackmailed Him With The Videos Of His Butt Getting Peed On by Chuck Tingle – (B) I think the title says it all. Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg – (B+) Rafe is tired of being the…

7. AC/DC – Back in Black

Released July 25, 1980 this is the band’s seventh studio album but the first with their new lead singer, Brian Johnson. It sold 50 million copies making it the third highest selling album ever. Jason: Hi there. We are back into heavy metal again this week. What did you think of it? Does it remind…