Songs Of Love And HateLeonard Cohen
He's sad and he has a guitar. Fuck yeah!
He's sad and he has a guitar. Fuck yeah!
I always forget how short this album is. It's less about the songs and more about the vibe.
I don't know what it is about the blues, they're just so depressing.
I hadn't ever listened to this entire album before. I really liked it. Gang of Four really don't get enough recognition as an early punk band.
Morrissey is certainly a guy that thinks stuff, huh?
Dusty is a great performer, but this selection of popular r&b and pop songs from the really sixties feels unremarkable from a modern standpoint.
This album is very ahead of it's time
This was one of the most impactful albums in my life. I will never forget seeing Nirvana play Smells Like Teen Spirit on SNL for the first time
This album was a jam, but early 60's instrumental blues just isn't my thing
Some great songs, but a little jazzy for my tastes
Wow am I sick of white British boomer dudes playing the blues
This album is one of the 3 good ones Coldplay made. I don't hate it, but it's not as good as A Rush of Blood to the Head. Don't Panic is all time though.
The Kinks are really underrated in the pantheon of British invasion bands
The Band is undoubtedly a great group, but I just don't click with roots rock.
It's fun early 60's British Invasion R&B, but nothing really special.
I thought Primal Scream was a lot harder music. I liked this album fine, but it didn't really hit me. It was kind of background music.
It's crazy to hear where so many samples came from. Great vibe to this album.
Great album, but I found the production and composition to be a little repetitive by the end of the LP.
Pretty solid all the way through. Better than I expected.
Good album. I like the vibes, but a lot if the compositions outside of the singles are pretty forgettable.
This song is a banger, but really it's just the one 20 minute song broken to into 2 parts.
I'm not convinced that this isn't Spinal Tap
Sam was a hell of an entertainer
Oh fuck! Let's go crazy!
She really should have gone to rehab.
I get that this is influential and the first of it's kind, but it is NOT my jam.
Sure, the Kinks are good but man I'm such of white British dudes in the sixties.
This is my first time listening through this whole album. It's a little dated, but still pretty damn good.
*gruff voiced* Bobby works in the steel mill but his boss don't pay him right. On the weekends he races his 67 hardblock 486. It's the only time he feels alive.
Pretty good, but a little more rootsy than I like.
Jazzy 90's electronica. It's fine.
Still a good album. So very 90's
This album legitimately scared me when it came out when I was 14. It's a damn masterpiece.
Definitely a Steely Dan album
I love this album. Jangly early 90's guitar alternapop is right up my alley.
I appreciate Sonic Youth more than I enjoy them.
Who's the private dick who's a sex machine with all the chicks? Curtis Mayfield.
It was fine. I wasn't really impressed by the Pet Shop Boys, but nothing was terrible. Kind of forgettable.
I really like The Jesus and Mary Chain. Gloomy, jangly, post-punk definitely hits for me.
Every track is a banger
It's alright. Honestly, I've heard much better new wave.
There's not a bad song on this album.
So incredibly ahead of it's time. They are basically a Pavement prequel.
Less an album of songs and more a series of improvisations around the impression of being goth in the early 80's.
These aren't even the best versions of these songs performed at the Star Club in the 60's. Give me The Beatles on speed any day.
Definitely the Clash's best. Also the lightest on the reggae, which I find tedious.
I really never thought the drummer from Nirvana was going to be the one with a 3 decade music career.
The worst LCD Soundsystem album. It's still a 4/5.
If I was making a movie about a bunch of suburban, college aged white guys in the 60's starting a garage band, they would sound like this.
He was bad... But maybe not in the way he meant here. Still, album is a banger. Not Thriller level, but impressive nonetheless.
Best pop album ever made. Beats Thriller, 1989, Rumors... It's a fucking top to bottom, unstoppable stampede of bangers.
I recognize what they did here, though The Who don't really connect with me in general. I do give them credit for having both an Overture and an Underture. That's quality punning.
I think I'm discovering that I only like laid back cool jazz inflected hip hop in small doses. I don't dislike anything here, but a whole album feels backgroundy. The second half gets better, though.
Rock out with your cock out. This is so not my jam.
70's glam rock. I definitely dig it. They're a little more showtune-y than Bowie.
He's sad and he has a guitar. Fuck yeah!
I generally like Hot Chip, though an entire album starts to feel repetitive.
Definitely some British boomers doing roots rock
Not bad. Groovy background disco other than Good times.
I respect them more than I enjoy them
So tired of white British Boomers
It's the doors. They're fine.
I got pregnant just listening to this album. And I'm a dude.
Jewish country Pavement
21st century Kinks
White British boomers.... Again. I am so sick of the 60's.
She's like the Julia Roberts of music. There's nothing about it that's bad, but it just somehow feels like it's for single women in their mid-thirties on an early 90's sitcom.
I do appreciate goth 80's post-punk, though this particular flavor is a little light on melody and heavy on snare (wow. Those are some reverby snares) for my taste.
Ok, I'm a dude in my 40's and this gave me real teenage girl longing. It's a goddamn magic trick Every track is a banger. I don't want to like this album, but fuck it, I really do..
Ok, trying to step away from the giant mythos of this album and my teenage stoner experience (hah, experience) of it to look at it as objectively as possible. Every. Single. Track. Rocks.
I never gave this album a chance when it was new. I was so done with Greenday at this point. But fuck, it's good.
Good album. Supergrass is one of those venerated lesser known 90's bags I never got around to.
This is one of those cases where the single he's remembered for is really the best song on the album. I appreciate the soul, but the songs aren't great. Especially when he urges his grandmother to get up out of her rocking chair and dance. It just feels very 80's. And I swear he musically quoted the theme to Green Acres. Terrence Trent D'arby is "We have Prince at home."
Pretty good, but it's not like it's going to win a Pulitzer prize or anything.
Not the Queenest Queen album, but it's Queen enough.
It held up better than I thought it would have. Kat time I listened to this was probably 1992
Pretty good album. Didn't blow me away.
I don't know what it is, but there's sometime about Elvis Costello's vocal delivery that I just don't connect with. On paper he should be the kind of artist I'm really in to, but I just can't get there. It's like he's making up the words as he goes along and just can't stop shoving more words into the rhyme scheme.
Might sell a few copies
Oh. My. God. I am so sick of Steely fucking Dan. I get it, you like jazz and have great production. Jesus. Alright, this one's a little better than the last 2i had to sit through.
It's fine as far as upbeat fifties jazz goes.
I like this album but I feel like J got way better in his next few albums. He's still developing as a songwriter here.
I feel like a lot of bands have a really great sound, but they don't have any songs worth listening to. They're all technique and attitude with no composition skills. This is one of those bands. I like a good song before anything else.
Love the Guarldi style piano. There are some very good songs here, and I generally dig B&S, but Joey's be honest, this is the aural requirement of a Wes Anderson film.
Some damn good funk.
This album is incredible. They just invented a new genre out of nowhere.
I don't know what it is about Bjork. I like individual songs of hers quite a bit. Human Behavior is an absolute favorite of mine, and on paper she's everything I should like, well crafted compositions, sonically adventurous, but I just find myself zoning out on her when I try to listen to a whole album.
I mean, it's Marvin Gaye, so yeah it's pretty good.
Another album that was very formative to my listening in my teen years.
I love Bowie, and this album had some good stuff, and a couple absolute all time great songs. It's mid for 70's Bowie, although it would be spectacular did almost anyone else.
I don't really dig reggae.
I had never heard this before. Very nice.
So, I understand their importance to the development of pop in the sixties, but wow is it just so very set in a time. There are 3 great pop songs on here and a bunch of medium covers.
This album is more a vibe than anything else. It's like it doesn't have any individual songs. It's certainly no Rumours.
Soundgarden is the third best of the four big Grunge invasion bands. They're just fine. I don't hate them, but I only really like a handful of their songs.
Ok, I appreciate the ambient trailblazing going on here, but this is not my bag.
It's interesting, but not my cup of tea. It's crazy how little this Genesis resembles the I've that got famous in the 80's
Damn good album. I love how acoustic yet bass heavy it is. This is the first album by Neil Young I ever listened to.
GnR still Rick. There's a reason this album was such a big hit. There are 3 perfect songs and every other one is a 8 or 9 out of 10.
This rock is certainly prog
I just do not like raggae
Bjork just becomes background noise to me. I don't dislike it though.
I love this album. Kurt tried to be less pop this time, but it's just as catchy as ever. God, I think this one may be a 5/5 too.
So... Much ... Sitar
Well, this guy is certainly a guy who sings songs. I kinda like the schmaltzy showtune Tom Jones vibe, but definitely in small doses. The songs themselves are meh as compositions and cover choices, except a couple.
This is a really good album. Based on my limited listening of Muse before this I was hoping it could be a 5 star album, but the deep cuts didn't quite grab me enough to do it. I think it's a very solid 4 though.
There's just something about that plunky reverbed guitar. I dig these guys. Not every song is a 10/10 in composition, but the execution is tremendous.
This really feels like a first album. There's a lot of great musical ideas, a few really great songs, but the bulk of the album is kinda of meandering and aimless from a structural and composition perspective.
This is some laid back lesbian vibes for sure. I kinda like it, but it may not hold up to repeat listening for me personally.
I thought I'd like this more than I did. I understand it's importance as the first trip hop album, but it's pretty meh for me personally.
This is another case of an artist who I like the vibe of, but the songs all kinds blur together. Also Blunderbuss the song really wants to be Isis by Dylan. Still it's a pretty good jam in the whole.
I haven't listened to this album in awhile. It definitely takes he to a specific time and place.
I love this album. I still think I generally prefer Mighty Joe Moon, but they're both 5/5 for me.
Dig the vibe, but I would never just put this on to listen to
This album is definitely a fun jam.
Ok, going by the rule of 3 to 4 classics and no filler in the deep cuts, this album is a definite 5.
I get that they're important for the development of punk/ska and modern Rock, but the clash just aren't my thing. This album is good, but doesn't resonate with me personally.
Every single track is great.
45 tracks!? Of salsa and mambo. Jesus.
Yep. That's some jazz.
Nothing but bangers. This was Beck's last masterpiece.
Ok so I haven't given this album a good listen in 25 years or more. It's definitely better than I remember. That said, it's still a little flabby. There is some filler on this, and I feel like it's a white album situation. If they had cut it down to the vet best it would be remembered as an all time great album. As it is it's a solid 8/10
There are a few good songs here. The British Isles folk music style isn't really something that I enjoy in general, but I'm interested in hearing the rest of they're discography as apparently they have very different sounds in other albums.
This is a classic, and Do You Realize is one of the best songs ever written.
Strangely wholesome and quaint
Ok, I like this album more than I used to, but Jimi's psychedelic rock thing just ain't for me.
A really good album overall. And of course Hurt is an all time great cover.
This is such a crazy album for 1988. Fuck yeah.
I really like the Lou Barlow stuff, but Gaffney and Lowenstein's contributions leave me cold.
I really like this one. I know it was pretty widely dismissed when it came out, but it sure holds up better than some of Oasis's shit.
I'm generally meh on Jack White's schtick, but this is a genuinely good album.
Interesting album. It's Neil Young doing a tired laid back country album. I like the vibe, even if the songs are more suggestions of melody than actual compositions.
I appreciate the importance and technical artistry of Frank Zappa, but I don't actually enjoy his music very much.
This is like an album from a fictional band in a movie set in the 70's
I like baggy Madchester in small doses. A while album of this is really more than I can take all at once.
Yep. It's Irish folk punk.
I really like REM, though these early tracks are all pretty similar
Mid. I don't really like Springsteen.
This album has 9 all time great songs on it. Unfortunately, it's 26 tracks long. It's so bloated and overrated. It does not stand up to Wish You Were Here or Dark Side of the Moon. Still an 8 out of 10
Yep, that's some mid-century folk music alright.
Every song is good.
Yep. That's some white biker mid-sixties psychedelic bullshit alright. I am so sick of that decade. It's sooooo over represented in this list.
So. Sick. Of. The. Sixties. But this is genuinely a better album than a lot of the mid psychedelic era bad British white guy blues.
This album is a masterpiece.
I'm not a jazz fan. As far as I'm concerned this is one long song with no melody or changes.
Apparently no one had ever improvised on piano before 1975
Jeff Buckley's songs all sound like he's making them up as he goes along. But it's kind of in a good way.
When I first heard Nick Drake I thought he was a modern artist. This is a great album, and only the little bit of indulgent instrumentals and aged arrangement(flute) keeps it from being a 5.
Every song on this album was good.
Kinda repetitive but funky
The first half of this album goes hard. It slaps. The second half fell off a bit, but was still pretty enjoyable.
This album slaps beginning to end
This shit slaps
I like it better than I thought I would.
Damn, he was really going through something. The fact that this wasn't the darkest album he would make in his final years really says something.
This is definitely in the conversation for top 10 hip hop albums of all time.
There's some good stuff on here but a lot of it really feels dated too. Plus he gets really preachy, and let's face it, he's not the best rapper on earth. Body count was revolutionary at the time though.
That's certainly some 70's rock
This was aural wall paper
This is one of the 20 best albums of the 70's. I do think it could be sequenced better.
The Stones are one of the best greatest hits bands ever, but I've yet to be really impressed by one of their albums.
It's your World is like Black Free to Wear Sunscreen. That J Dilla production is incredible though
I enjoyed this more than I thought I would.
I recognize the quality and skill here, but this music is not for me. I prefer later, Poppier, less country Dolly.
Not bad, but I'm really struggling to see what artists this from dozens of other orange l orchestral indie albums.
This album is very disappointing. Other than Maps and Y Control, I didn't like a single song. They weren't terrible, just undercooked white stripe style jam.
It's impossible for me to listen to this album without thinking of being 14 years old in 1992, and the 50 million times I listened to it on my walkman.
This sounds like a million other post punk, clash, buzzcock clones
I. Hate. Reggae.
One of the best live albums ever. I remember watching this when it first aired on MTV at the age of 16.
This is one of the least of Bowie's early glam albums, I think. I much prefer Ziggy Stardust or Hunky Dory. Still a good album but it's a solid 7.5/10 instead of his usual 9 or 9.5.
This sounds like how I would describe a generic post-grunge album to someone who never heard one before. Or: We have Sonic Youth at home.
It's good and all... But the songs aren't really songs. They're more moods.
I think this is Dylan's best album.
Damn good album.
I mean, it's prodigy.
Every song is a 7/10... Except Common People. That's an 11.
Outside of le freak this is the most background music ever.
Yeah, this is right up my alley. It's a near perfect album.
There are 3 songs on here that are great and the rest are a solid 7.5/10. It's good but not great.
Every song is a bop. 10/10. No notes.
This is their best album.
Not Prince's best album, but still pretty damn good.
He really just says the exact thing he thinks every time.
This is like someone took all the rapping off a Kendrick album
I really like Pavement, but I don't get the worship by white Xennial dudes.
It's fine. Early 60's soul and R&B is just not my jam. I'm honestly getting pretty tired of Boomer music.
I love this album. Easily The Cure's best album, maybe the best Goth album of all time. Definitely in the top ten best albums of the 80's. The layers of thick, textured synth; the chiming, delayed guitars; and a lot of the tracks actually rock. It's a cohesive total work while having incredible individual tracks throughout.
I never like Fugazi as much as I feel like I should as a late Gen-X white guy.
This album was so ridiculously ahead of it's time. It was the 21st century version of Dylan going electric.
This was fine electronic indie but nothing special.
This was a really good album. If the second half had held up as well as the first it would have been a 5.
I really like this album, but there is really not much variation between a lot of the tracks in terms of production.
Meh, it's ok. I've never really been a fan and this hasn't changed my opinion. It's not bad, just not for me. Too Zeppelin influenced for my tastes, and I like Zeppelin but everyone seems to forget that style is only half of what makes a band great. The other half is writing really good songs. These guys are in the same bucket for me as Soundgarden and Tool. They're ok, but not really what I like about 90's rock.
I was very pleasantly surprised by this album. I remember listening to my dad's copy when I was a kid and my memory was of silly, self-important, bloated classic rock, but it is really solid all the way through.
This album is a lot better than I thought it was. I never have Courtney much of a chance, but damn. This is a solid album.
These guys sure are mad.
It's fine. Raunchy Southern 70's blues isn't really my bag.
Aretha is great. The band is great. The song selection and sequencing is ok. Except for Respect. That song is an all time banger.
This was perfectly fine traditional country. It didn't really stand out to me.
This album was incredible. 5/5
I really like this era of Bowie
Incredible album. Half of it is weird, experimental, psychedelic, electro-funk, genre expanding, hip hop. Then Andre 3000's half starts and shit gets REALLY crazy.
I appreciate this but I don't enjoy it
Ok fine, it's a 10/10. No matter how much I can't stand Don Henley as a person, this album is damn near perfect.
Radiohead is practically cheating. This album might be the final form of the early 90's.
This shit slaps
Other than The Sultans of Swing, this album is super mid. None of the songs are bad, and stylistically it's interesting, but nothing stands out.
Every song is a perfect piece of pop. Simple yet effective.
This is the jazziest jazz that ever jazzed a jazz.
This is my first time listening through this whole album. Damn it's good.
It's not The Beatles, but it's kinda The Beatles.
It was fine. Nothing really stuck out to me about it.
Kate is such a drama kid