Ben Peek (benpeek) wrote,
Ben Peek

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Top One Hundred Albums In Australia

Australia: Land of the Guitar, the Drum Kit, the Male Vocalist, and that Pink Floyd Album I Never Liked..

I do, however, quite like Jeff Buckley's Grace, which came in at number two.


Pink Floyd — Dark Side Of The Moon
Jeff Buckley — Grace
Radiohead — Ok Computer
The Beatles — Abbey Road
The Beatles — Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Nirvana — Nevermind
Led Zeppelin — Led Zeppelin 4
Red Hot Chili Peppers — Blood Sugar Sex Magik (EDIT: Except that I really like the song, 'Under the Bridge'. But the rest of the album is rubbish.)
Meat Loaf — Bat Out Of Hell
U2 — The Joshua Tree


Pink Floyd — Wish You Were Here
The Beatles — The Beatles - White Album
The Beatles — Revolver
Pink Floyd — The Wall
Radiohead — The Bends (EDIT: But I quite like 'My Iron Lung'.)
Neil Diamond — Hot August Night
Neil Young — Harvest
Carole King — Tapestry
Pearl Jam — Ten
Fleetwood Mac — Rumours


Tool — Aenima (EDIT: Depends on the day, really.)
Bob Dylan — Blood On The Tracks
Midnight Oil — 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
Silverchair — Diorama
AC/DC — Back In Black
The Clash — London Calling
The Whitlams — Eternal Nightcap
Queen — A night at the Opera
The Pixies — Doolittle
Missy Higgins — The Sound Of White


Paul Simon — Graceland
Anthony Callea — Anthony Callea
U2 — Achtung Baby
David Bowie — Ziggy Stardust and the spiders from Mars
Radiohead — Kid A
The Beatles — Rubber Soul
The Stone Roses — Stone Roses
Wolfmother — Wolfmother
Oasis — What's The Story Morning Glory
Tool — Lateralus


Coldplay — A Rush of Blood to the Head (EDIT: As if you could feel a strong emotion in relation to Coldplay. They exist on your ambivalence.)
Bob Dylan — Highway 61
Sex Pistols — Never Mind the Bollocks
Van Morrison — Astral Weeks
The Living End — The Living End
The Strokes — Is this It?
Silverchair — Neon Ballroom
The Eagles — Hotel California
The Smiths — The Queen Is Dead
You Am I — Hourly Daily


The Cure — Disintegration
Bob Dylan — Blonde On Blonde (EDIT: I've just never bought a Bob Dylan album.)
Lou Reed — Transformer
Bruce Springsteen — Born To Run
Red Hot Chili Peppers — Californication
Metallica — Master of Puppets
Cat Stevens — Tea for the Tillerman
R.E.M — Automatic For The People
Muse — Absolution
Joni Mitchell — Blue


Prince — Purple Rain
ABBA — Arrival
Elton John — Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Dire Straits — Brothers In Arms
Miles Davis — Kind of Blue
Cold Chisel — East (EDIT: I actually have no idea what's on this album. I'm striking this for all those times I've been in a pub, and some bastard has played Cold Chisel. You fucks all deserve to die.)
The Smashing Pumpkins — Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness (EDIT: There's some really cool tracks on these albums, but lets face it, it didn't need to be two albums. Just one.)
The Who — Who's Next
Yes — Close To The Edge
Deep Purple — Machine Head


Rage Against The Machine — Rage Against The Machine
Green Day — American Idiot
Guns N Roses — Appetite For Destruction
INXS — Kick
David Bowie — Hunky Dory
The Smashing Pumpkins — Siamese Dream
Def Leppard — Hysteria
Foo Fighters — The Colour and The Shape
U2 — Rattle and Hum
Delta Goodrem — Innocent Eyes


John Farnham — Whispering Jack (EDIT: I am having very painful childhood flashbacks right now.)
You Am I — Hi Fi Way
Darren Hayes — The Tension & The Spark
Crowded House — Woodface
Live — Throwing Copper (EDIT: Again, depends on the day.)
Nine Inch Nails — The Downward Spiral
Massive Attack — Blue Lines
Led Zeppelin — Led Zeppelin 2
Mike Oldfield — Tubular Bells
Radio Birdman — Radios Appear


Ben Folds Five — Whatever and Ever Amen
Crowded House — Crowded House
Powderfinger — Vulture Street
The Killers — Hot Fuss
The Rolling Stones — Sticky Fingers
Silverchair — Frogstomp
Queens Of The Stone Age — Songs For The Deaf
Portishead — Dummy
Soundgarden — Superunknown
The Velvet Underground & Nico — The Velvet Underground & Nico

And, as an optional, ten albums I would have liked to have seen there:

Tom Waits - Rain Dogs
Beasts of Bourbon - Low Life
The Herd - The Sun Never Sets
A Silver Mt. Zion - Born into Trouble as the Sparks Fly Upward
The Cruel Sea - The Honeymoon is Over
The Stooges - Fun House
Linda Perry - In Flight
the Jesus and Mary Chain - Darklands
Art of Fighting - Wires
Godspeed You Black Emperor! - Lift Yr Skinny Fists Like Antennas

No particular order, and you know, tomorrow, I'm sure it'll change. I can already think of the Flaming Lips, the Drones, about three or four other Tom Waits albums...
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