Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Radiohead's 'OK Computer' Named Best Album Of The Past 25 Years ...


Ignore 'Pop Idol' and 'X Factor' - real music always shines through. OK Computer is one of my all-time favourites and it has now been named best album of the past 25 years by Q Magazine.

The list, to be published in the February edition on sale on December 29, sees Nirvana's worldwide hit 'Nevermind' in 2nd place, with Oasis taking the next two positions. '(What's the Story) Morning Glory?' was 3rd while their debut 'Definitely Maybe' was 4th. U2 also managed a pair of albums in the top 10, with 'The Joshua Tree' at 6 and 'Achtung Baby' at 9.

In the entire top 250 albums listed by the magazine, U2 have the largest total of releases, while Radiohead have six. Muse and Oasis have five each.

The Top 30 List:

  1. OK Computer - Radiohead
  2. Nevermind - Nirvana
  3. (What's The Story) Morning Glory? - Oasis
  4. Definitely Maybe - Oasis
  5. Whatever People Say I Am That's What I'm Not - Arctic Monkeys
  6. The Joshua Tree - U2
  7. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
  8. The Bends - Radiohead
  9. Achtung Baby - U2
  10. Black Holes And Revelations - Muse
  11. Is This It - The Strokes
  12. A Rush Of Blood To The Head - Coldplay
  13. Parklife - Blur
  14. Screamadelica - Primal Scream
  15. White Blood Cells - The White Stripes
  16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel
  17. Hot Fuss - The Killers
  18. Kid A - Radiohead
  19. Funeral - Arcade Fire
  20. American Idiot - Green Bay
  21. The Holy Bible - Manic Street Preachers
  22. Absolution - Muse
  23. In Rainbows - Radiohead
  24. Only By The Night - Kings Of Leon
  25. Demon Days - Gorillaz
  26. Origin Of Symmetry - Muse
  27. Appetite For Destruction - Guns N'Roses
  28. Urban Hymns - The Verve
  29. Automatic For The People - R.E.M.
  30. Loveless - My Bloody Valentine
Biggest surprise - how the hell did The Strokes get on there?