Best Albums of the 21st Century - Guardian list

Great, in-depth write-ups of each album in there!

I love it when one writer votes something really highly and it subsequently gets right up the list:

Not even the right Low album. :man_facepalming:

Have had a stab at a top 3

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Not even the right Lykke Li album!

Daft Punk are so boring man

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That is NOT the best album released in the last 20 years. Reheated soul pastiche, although undeniably deeply felt. Still hits me as ‘music for Strictly’.

She may have gone on to greater things, had she won the battle with her demons, but compared to Frank Ocean and D’Angelo who were doing great and original new things with those same old forms it just seems… tame.

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  1. Kid A
  2. My beautiful dark twisted fantasy
    3… Probably Xtrmntr, but I’ve only given this a minute or-so’s thought

3,4 and 5 in that list would all be in my top 10. 1 & 2 wouldn’t be in the top 50

Lots of very good albums on this list but Back to Black? Really?

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Try not to get irked at lists because it’s silly but this is really testing me

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The best album of the 21st Century is Turn on the Bright Lights.

The end.

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Skeleton Tree at 83. Are they seriously trying to tell me that there’s been 82 better albums released this Century?

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Going to have to try not to get irked over the next few months when decade lists come out and everyone pretends that MBDTF is a good album.

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Yeah, I know, they should be saying it’s a great album.

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Absolute perfection. :ok_hand::ok_hand::ok_hand:

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Only old people like Kanye these days, Shirley?

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Dude, I’m 35. Very happy to have aged out of youth culture - much less exhausting this way.

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