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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the 21st Century - And the winner is...

Postby Fonz » 20 Nov 2017, 13:58

‘California Nights’ Best Coast 7
‘The Story of Light’ Steve Vai 5
‘Fast Food’ Nadine Shah 7
‘Accelerated Evolution’ Devin Townsend 6
‘Ziltoid The Omniscient’ Devin Townsend 4
‘Epicloud’ Devin Townsend Project 8
‘The Blackening’ Machine Head 5
‘The Book of Souls’ Iron Maiden 5
‘Chinese Democracy’ Guns n’ Roses 5
‘Beyond Good and Evil’ The Cult 5
‘Crack the Skye’ Mastodon 7
‘Destroy the War Machine’ Warrior Soul 5
‘A Different Kind of Tension’ Van Halen 5
‘The Formation of Damnation’ Testament 5
‘Songs for the Deaf’ QOTSA 5
‘Lullabies to Paralyse’ QOTSA 4
‘Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence’ Dream Theater 4
‘Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea’ PJ Harvey 5
‘Weight’ Rollins Band 3
‘Absolute Dissent’ Killing Joke 3
‘Animals as Leaders’ Animals as Leaders 2
‘The Burning Red’ Machine Head 4
‘Elysium’ Al di Meola 3
‘Opium Hotel II’ Kory Clarke 5
‘Roxy: The Movie’ Frank Zappa 3
‘Wazoo’ Frank Zappa 3


Yeah. ‘Chinese Democracy’ made the list. Easily. :twisted:
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Postby Osgood » 20 Nov 2017, 14:18

My list:
6 points each

Bob Dylan - Modern Times
Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint - The River In Reverse
Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
Derek Trucks Band - Songlines
Allman Brothers Band – Hittin’ The Note
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Raising Sand
Robert Plant - Band of Joy
David Bowie – Blackstar
Paul Simon - Surprise
Drive-By Truckers – Southern Rock Opera
Sharon Jones – 100 Days 100 Nights
Goldfrapp – Seventh Tree
Nick Cave – No More Shall We Part
The Hold Steady – Stay Positive
Johnny Cash - American III: Solitary Man

and 4 points to each of these

The White Stripes - Elephant
Fleet Foxes - S/T

Solomon Burke - Don’t Give Up On Me
Neil Young - Prairie Wind
Chuck Leavell – Forever Blue
Wilco – Sky Blue Sky
Field Music – Plumb
Radiohead – In Rainbows
Bruce Springsteen – The Rising
Mark Lanegan & Isobel Campbell – Ballad of the Broken Seas
The Decemberists - Castaways and Cutouts
The Strokes – Is This It
Arcade Fire – Funeral

Black Keys – Thickfreakness
The Beta Band – Heroes to Zeroes

Most missed in the final result:
Sharon Jones
Drive-by Truckers
Goldfrapp
Field Music
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Postby Count Machuki » 20 Nov 2017, 14:42

Here's my list - I just did five points a piece.
It's not as boring as it looks, really!

Outkast - Stankonia
Flying Lotus - You're Dead!
Brian Jonestown Massacre - Revelation
Radiohead - Kid A
Strokes - Is This It
Vampire Weekend - Contra
MGMT – Congratulations
Amy Winehouse – Back to Black
Clipse - Lord WIllin'
Libertines - Up the Bracket
Erykah Badu- New Amerykah Part One
Ted Leo & the Pharmacists - Hearts of Oak
Postal Service - Give Up
MIA - Arular
Super Furry Animals - Rings Around the World
Belle & Sebastian - Dear Catastrophe Waitress
Ghostface Killah - Supreme Clientele
J.Dilla - Donuts
D'Angelo - Voodoo
Madvillain - Madvillainy
Avalanches - Since I Left You
Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels
The Frightnrs - Nothing More To Say
Solange - A Seat At The Table
Black Keys - Thickfreakness
Janelle Monáe - Metropolis: The Chase Suite
Tame Impala - Innerspeaker
The Budos Band - The Budos Band II
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - Naturally
David Bowie - Blackstar
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Postby Hightea » 20 Nov 2017, 14:49

Dayodead wrote:No Boris, The xx or Modest Mouse is pretty surprising....Fish not picking either 'The Magick Fire Music' or 'Change' by Jackie o Motherfuqqer is as well.... :)

Go out and listen to Yo la Tengo, The Raveonettes and Beach House, People !...These all should have been represented, but weren't...

Thanks for running this, Penk...fun to watch...Think about running a 90's one..Oh, the Chaos....lol.

The Raveonettes, Beach House, the xx and Yo La Tengo would be in my 40-70 list not top 30.

What I would like to know is what is the knock on Elbow? No one voted for a singe Elbow album? I could have put at least three in this poll. DOn't get the hate?

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Postby !!VAPRANT!! » 20 Nov 2017, 14:52

Low-fat Coldplay
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Postby The Red Heifer » 20 Nov 2017, 19:55

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Dayodead wrote:No Boris, The xx or Modest Mouse is pretty surprising.


They hate Modest Mouse here the dickheads :lol: :lol:


And rightly so. The Bone Thugs-N-Harmony of indie rock.


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Postby The Red Heifer » 20 Nov 2017, 19:56

*fun and open field* wrote:Low-fat Coldplay


Guy Garvey got a gastric sleeve done or something?
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Postby Oscar » 20 Nov 2017, 20:27

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly: In my top 30 and I do rate it as being one of the best hip hop/rap albums of the new millennium
The Strokes - Is This It: was a buzz when it came out and deserves a top spot... but maybe not top 10
Arcade Fire - Funeral: Is like a good British Sea Power Album
Radiohead - In Rainbows: Their best album. I never really loved Radiohead until last year. Well deserved position.
David Bowie - Blackstar: Hell, why not!!!
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Postby pcqgod » 20 Nov 2017, 21:41

I count 22 that I currently own and 7 that I bought and subsequently got rid of. Fairly disappointing list, in my eyes.
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Postby Hightea » 20 Nov 2017, 22:28

The Red Heifer wrote:
*fun and open field* wrote:Low-fat Coldplay


Guy Garvey got a gastric sleeve done or something?


Okay so I see we have two silly comments already, Elbow are nothing like Coldplay but doesn't surprise me to see that comment. I'll take it as band got too big in the UK so the BCB peeps will hate. Seems to be a common theme here. Looking at this list of top 100 proves it.

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Zombeels wrote:Moonbabies - The Orange Billboard (2004)

God, I loved that record a decade ago. Haven't heard it in years.
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Hightea wrote:
The Red Heifer wrote:
*fun and open field* wrote:Low-fat Coldplay


Guy Garvey got a gastric sleeve done or something?


Okay so I see we have two silly comments already, Elbow are nothing like Coldplay but doesn't surprise me to see that comment. I'll take it as band got too big in the UK so the BCB peeps will hate. Seems to be a common theme here. Looking at this list of top 100 proves it.


I was just having a bit of fun with Coan, I have no real beef with Elbow.
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Postby fange » 20 Nov 2017, 23:02

Here's my list -

1. Deerhunter – Microcastle
2. Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest
3. Broadcast – The Noise Made By People
4. Broadcast – Tender Buttons
5. Atlas Sound – Logos
6. Stereolab – Margerine Eclipse
7. Radiohead – In Rainbows
8. J Dilla – Donuts
9. Daft Punk – Discovery
10. The Strokes – Room on Fire
11. Phoenix – It’s Never Been Like That
12. Raphael Saadiq – Stone Rollin’
13. Lady – Lady
14. David Bowie – Blackstar
15. Wild Flag – Wild Flag
16. The Avalanches – Since I left You
17. D’Angelo – Voodoo
18. Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
19. The Black Keys – Thickfreakness
20. Lady Gaga – The Fame
21. Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - Keep Reachin' Up
22. Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid
23. Drive-By Truckers - The Dirty South
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Postby kewl klive » 20 Nov 2017, 23:18

Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
Brian Wilson Presents Smile
Sonic Youth - Murray Street
Jim O’Rourke - Insignificance
Phoenix - Alphabetical
Superwolf
Beck - Sea Change
Chris Morris - Blue Jam
Brendan Benson - Lapalco
Elliott Smith - From A Basement On The Hill
Fugazi - The Argument
Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered
Mitch Hedberg - Strategic Grill Locations
Wilco - A Ghost Is Born
Four Tet - Rounds
The Last Electro-Acoustic Space Jazz & Percussion Ensemble - Miles Away
Ween - White Pepper
Fennesz - Endless Summer
Gillian Welch - Time (The Revelator)
Broadcast - Tender Buttons
Jessie Ware - Tough Love
Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
Kamasi Washington - The Epic
Miguel - Wildheart
Boards of Canada - Music Has The Right To Children
OutKast - Stankonia
Norma Winstone - Distances
D’Angelo - Black Messiah
Kanye West - Yeezus
Daft Punk - Discovery

Although apparently the Boards of Canada was last century.

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Postby The Modernist » 20 Nov 2017, 23:25

I think I might have been the only one to vote for Goldfrapp's debut Felt Mountain. Sad to see it become quite forgotten. For me there are some extraordinary passages of music on it that are still powerful and it still has a very unique sound and vibe-orchestral, cinematic, sensual, chilling. I don't think that much of what's been picked on this list can match its musical sophistication.
I've a feeling the direction they went in subsequently has made people dismiss them rather.
Two great tracks from the album, lest we forget (I could have picked four or five more):




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Postby Ranking Ted » 20 Nov 2017, 23:45

Great work Penk, exemplary stuff. Only now it's done do you spot the absence of heavy hitters like Speakerboxx/The Love Below or Sound Of Silver. The top 5 are fine, I guess, but I'm not sure Blackstar would get in my top 15 Bowie, I need to return to In Rainbows and the Arcade Fire is yet another album I could have voted for. The other two were in the RT 30, so no complaints. In fact, I'm almost certain that I'd change my list to include a number of picks from the 100 that I omitted in throwing my list together - the likes of Lapalco, Rounds, etc. Will c&p mine tomorrow.

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Postby Copehead » 21 Nov 2017, 11:14

My Votes were
8 Points
Boy in da Corner - Dizzee Rascal

7 points
Inform, Educate and Entertain - Public Service Broadcasting
Do You Like Rock Music - British Sea Power
Night Thoughts - Suede
Send Away The Tigers - Manic Street Preachers
Futurology - Manic Street Preachers
Dear Catastrophe Waitress - Belle and Sebastian
Cammell Laird Social Club - Half man Half Biscuit
The Marshall Mathers LP - Eminem
De Stijl - White Stripes
White Blood Cells - White Stripes
Rings Around the World - Super Furry Animals

4 Points
Mwng - Super Furry Animals
Achtung Bono - Half Man Half Biscuit
Write About Love - Belle and Sebastian
Visions - Grimes
The Messenger - Johnny Marr
You Are The Quarry - Morrissey
Hot Fuss - The Killers
Eponymous - LCD Sound System
Up The Bracket - The Libertines
Original Pirate Material - The Streets
- Arctic Monkeys
Ammasakoul - Tinariwen
Funeral - Arcade Fire
Thunder Lightening Strike - The Go! Team
Specialist in all Styles - Orchestra Boabab

2 Points
Y Dydd Olaf - Gwenno
Youth and Young Manhood - The Kings of Leon

1 Point
Eponymous - Grinderman

The fact that Eminem didn't make it is very odd as is Hot Fuss and Kings of Leon.

Probably reflects the non-mainstream ( i.e. largely tuneless crap ) tastes of the board
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Postby Goat Boy » 21 Nov 2017, 11:18

Kings of Leon pissed on their chips didn’t they? Sometimes a band plunged off the cliff so hard the earlier good stuff gets overlooked. I really liked Aha Shake Heartbreak at the time.

I also enjoyed Hot Fuss at the time too and thought it showed promise but, again, they turned to shit very quickly.
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Postby Copehead » 21 Nov 2017, 11:23

Goat Boy wrote:Kings of Leon pissed on their chips didn’t they? Sometimes a band plunged off the cliff so hard the earlier good stuff gets overlooked. I really liked Aha Shake Heartbreak at the time.

I also enjoyed Hot Fuss at the time too and thought it showed promise but, again, they turned to shit very quickly.


They may have pissed on their chips hipster wise but commercially they got bigger and bigger and bigger, probably only tailing off a little over the last 2 albums.

I agree with The Killers, but then again the masses didn't and Sam's Town was bigger than Hot Fuss and they actually grew as a commercial band despite being dropped by BCB types.

It is Eminem I don't understand, I should check again perhaps it is there, it is a masterpiece by the greatest "flow" rapper since Rakim, he gets over looked because he is white and very commercially successful
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