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Old 06-08-2009, 03:42 AM   #16
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My list was rushed, but I don't know how I forgot these:
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Radiohead - Kid A
Arcade Fire - Funeral
The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow
Jay-Z - The Blueprint
Kanye West - The College Dropout
Bruce Springsteen - The Rising
Outkast - Stankonia
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Bruce Springsteen - The Rising
Outkast - Speakerboxx/The Love Below
50 Cent - Get Rich or Die Trying (undeniably huge in the U.S.)
Kanye West - The College Dropout/Late Registration/Graduation (an epic, if not slightly uneven trilogy, and he's one of the most important hip-hop artists/producers of our time)
The Killers - Hot Fuss
All great choices, and modern-day classics.

to the Black Album, and Like Water for Chocolate - the latter is probably a better choice for Common, yeah.

Looking at these albums - yeah I've grown up with these and thrashed them, but do they compare with works of the 80s and 90s? I think they do.

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The Strokes - This Is It
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Old 06-08-2009, 04:51 AM   #17
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If there's any Jay-Z album other than Reasonable Doubt that's remembered 20 years from now by the general public, it will be The Black Album, not The Blueprint.
Not sure if I agree with that. Blueprint at least has the anchor of a big single in H.O.V.A., and I think Hard Knock Life would be remembered before The Black Album as well.
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i think this decade, in my eyes will be known for:

- even worse crappy pop
- the death of modern rock
- the indie scene

some bands that come to mind that made a lot of noise for me:

Animal Collective
Interpol
Arcade Fire
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Old 06-08-2009, 08:50 AM   #19
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Also, Speakerboxxx/The Love Below for sure, and probably Get Rich or Die Tryin' by 50 Cent (although it isn't very good from a hip hop standpoint, it was one of the biggest selling rap albums of the decade).
Quoted for the goddam mutha 'uckin truth.

I'd also like to add Nellyville, which I love.

But surely if there's one big act that'll be remembered here it'll be Coldplay?
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Amy Winehouse - Back to Black, sold millions of copies and the critics loved it
The Libertines - In the UK they'll be remembered for spawning dozens of shitty indie bands

Besides that I pretty much agree with everything else that's been said
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Can't wait for this thread to be used by zealous hipsters foaming at the mouth to crown their new favorite recently-leaked album as an all-time classic for the ages.




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