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by RB
Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) - 200 Greatest Rock Albums
Replies: 8
Views: 1121

Re: Classic Rock (UK) - 200 Greatest Rock Albums

The bubbling unders : AC/DC – High Voltage Adams, Bryan – Reckless Aerosmith – Pump Aerosmith – Permanent Vacation Alice In Chains - Dirt Allman Brothers – Idlewild South Alter Bridge – Blackbird Asia – Asia Band, The – The Band Beck, Jeff – Blow By Blow Beck, Jeff Group The – Truth Beck, Bogart &am...
by RB
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) - 200 Greatest Rock Albums
Replies: 8
Views: 1121

Classic Rock (UK) - 200 Greatest Rock Albums

This is a recent special edition which i will try & find. The 200 albums were picked by the writers. They then asked the readers votes for a top 100. #1 was Dark Side Of The Moon.
by RB
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - The Sun (UK)
Replies: 0
Views: 517

EOY 2017 - The Sun (UK)

Transcribed from today's issue. No top 20 tracks which they usually do, but guess it could be online somewhere (as it was 2 years ago: http://acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=3346) 1. Lorde - Melodrama 2. Liam Gallagher - As You Were 3. The Horrors - V 4. Robert Plant - Carry Fire ...
by RB
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 20 Greatest R.E.M. Songs of their major-label era (1988-2003)
Replies: 0
Views: 603

UNCUT - 20 Greatest R.E.M. Songs of their major-label era (1988-2003)

This was in the Nov 2003 edition just prior to the release of their In Time Best Of, which covered this period. It's an UNCUT staff list with the band talking David Stubbs through the selections. 20. Shiny Happy People 19. I'll Take The Rain 18. Strange Currencies 17. Nightswimming 16. How the west ...
by RB
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 20 Greatest U2 Songs
Replies: 4
Views: 788

Re: UNCUT - 20 Greatest U2 Songs

Maybe. Have to go back through the old forum.
by RB
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 20 Best R.E.M. Songs (2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 572

Re: Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 20 Best R.E.M. Songs (2017)

Nice, but no Radio Free Europe wtf!?
by RB
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 20 Greatest U2 Songs
Replies: 4
Views: 788

UNCUT - 20 Greatest U2 Songs

This was from a 2004 Legends Edition on U2. Chosen by the exclusive Uncut Legends panel of rock luminaries (22 listed in all) : 20. Out Of Control 19. Acrobat 18. A Sort Of Homecoming 17. Miss Sarajevo 16. Angel Of Harlem 15. Desire 14. The Unforgettable Fire 13. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looki...
by RB
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 2634

Re: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)

Ok here it is 1. Creep (Single, 1992 ; Pablo Honey, 1993) 2. Planet Telex (The Bends, 1995) 3. The Bends (The Bends, 1995) 4. Street Spirit (Fade Out) (The Bends, 1995) 5. Talk Show Host ('Street Spirit' Single, 1996 ; Romeo + Juliet OST, 1996) 6. Airbag (OK Computer, 1997) 7. Paranoid Android (OK C...
by RB
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 2634

Re: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)

Henrik wrote:
Henrik wrote:And what about the 31 songs in the playlist above?

Still not resolved. No subscribers here? RB?


I don't know about the Spotify list Henrik.

The list in UNCUT is definitely chronological.
by RB
Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 2634

Re: Uncut (UK) - Radiohead’s top 30 songs (2017)

It's chronological order in the magazine.
by RB
Thu May 25, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Sunday Times (UK) - 100 Albums To Love
Replies: 2
Views: 1177

The Sunday Times (UK) - 100 Albums To Love

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/100-albums-to-love-h96r0kf60 The Sunday Times, May 21 2017, 12:01am MUSIC 100 albums to love Kendrick Lamar, Dusty Springfield, Nick Cave, Blondie: they’re all here, in Culture’s hot list of rock and pop classics Compiled by: Dan Cairns, Anna Conrad, Jonathan Dean,...
by RB
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 299
Views: 63447

Re: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM

Achtung Baby on NME's later Top 500 albums list :

497. Achtung Baby - U2's much-needed industrial electro-rock makeover with 'The Fly' made for a formidable rejuvenation and paved the way for tech-rock transformations from many other acts over the decade to come.
by RB
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 500 Greatest Albums Of All-Time
Replies: 82
Views: 35034

Re: NME - 500 Greatest Albums Of All-Time

Achtung Baby retrospectively included?
by RB
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 1398

Re: Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)

Yes i think that is about right Henrik.
by RB
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 1398

Re: Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)

I count 117 albums in all & if it was ranked based on, A. Number of picks & then, B. Best positions It would look something like this : 1. The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground & Nico (1,2,2,8,4,2) 2. The Strokes - Is This It (10,4,9,8,4,5) 3. De La Soul - 3 Feet Hig...
by RB
Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 1398

Q - The Debut Albums That Changed Music (2017)

Or the greatest debut albums of all time... Only rule is that no artist could have ever released an album under a previous guise. So, no Bjork, for example, because she'd recorded albums in the Sugarcubes, and no Led Zeppelin as Jimmy Page had been in the Yardbirds. All the #1's are the picks each w...
by RB
Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 500 Greatest Albums Of All-Time
Replies: 82
Views: 35034

Re: NME - 500 Greatest Albums Of All-Time

Surprised how much they shafted U2 on these two lists considering they ranked them their 9th Greatest Artist Of All Time (in 2002) & gave them the Godlike Genius award (in 2001). The Achtung Baby entry was in the later deluxe magazine version of the same 500 Greatest Albums part. So should it ac...
by RB
Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Of The 80s
Replies: 0
Views: 541

Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Of The 80s

In the same vein as the recent 70s one 'Welcome to our epic rundown of the real 100 greatest albums of the 80s - the connoisseurs choice. The rules are simple : - 1 album per artist - don't choose the most famous record - justify it' 100. Bauhaus - In The Flat Field 99. The Pogues - If i should fall...
by RB
Sat Dec 03, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) EOY 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1163

Re: Classic Rock (UK) EOY 2016

The Icons (The Stuff Of Legends) : David Bowie - Dollar Days Iggy Pop - Guardinia Metallica - Moth Into Flame Bon Jovi - This House Is Not For Sale Motorhead - Bomber (Live) Glen Hughes - Heavy Red Hot Chili Peppers - Go Robot Singalongs (Warning: Very Catchy) : The Struts - Pour Your Money On Me Ch...
by RB
Fri Dec 02, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: Classic Rock (UK) EOY 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1163

Classic Rock (UK) EOY 2016

50. Heart - Broken Beautiful 49. Weezer - The White Album 48. Purple - Bodacious 47. Joe Bonamassa - Blues Of Desperation 46. Drive-By Truckers - American Band 45. Ming City Rockers - Lemon 44. Hey! Hello! - Hey! Hello! Two! 43. Biffy Clyro - Ellipsis 42. Crobot - Welcome To Fat City 41. Brian Fallo...
by RB
Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:56 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years
Replies: 7
Views: 1978

Re: Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years

JR wrote:Thanks. :)

Out of curiosity, were the five compilations?


No just 'Anthologies'.
by RB
Thu Jun 02, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years
Replies: 7
Views: 1978

Re: Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years

Picked by 24 writers it's 15 albums per year, except 6 for 2016, plus 5 Soundtracks, 5 Live albums & 5 Anthologies. Also 5 but actually 6 or 7 'Modern Hero' picks, of which 5 were also picked by the writers. So the total is actually 472 or 473. I guess you could add more weight to the 5 picks th...
by RB
Mon May 30, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years
Replies: 7
Views: 1978

Q - 476 Modern Classics : The Greatest Albums of the last 30 years

http://www.qthemusic.com/15880/q361-30t ... y-special/

Out today. Looks like it's a writers/musicians list this time. Sorry Henrik!
by RB
Sun May 29, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 22
Views: 4103

Re: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die

I guess The Stones & Jesus & Mary Chain entries can't be included either (as well as Azealia Banks) as they are Compilations.
by RB
Sun May 29, 2016 9:15 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 22
Views: 4103

Re: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die

EmilienDelRey wrote:
RB wrote:& so 117 albums to hear before you die (updated 2016)...


'Angus Young, AC/DC, The Beatles - The White Album (1968)' wasn't on the original list and you forgot to add it on the updated list!


Now sorted ;)
by RB
Sun May 29, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 22
Views: 4103

Re: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die

I thought i'd seen most of this before. So these 17 to add to the original list : Angus Young, AC/DC, The Beatles - The White Album (1968) Richard Linklater, Boyhood director, Frank Zappa - Joe's Garage, Acts I, II & III (1987) Tom Hiddlestone, Actor, The Rolling Stones - 40 Licks (2002) Matt Ki...
by RB
Wed May 18, 2016 1:09 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 22
Views: 4103

Re: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die

40 musicians including Keef should be enough (AND Tarantino)
by RB
Tue May 17, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 50 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 22
Views: 4103

NME - 50 albums to hear before you die

This is the main 10 page feature in the current issue. Single picks plus reasoning from '50 of the coolest and most influential people on the planet'. Transcribed in the order it more or less appears. Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, The B-52's - The B-52's (1979) Angus Young, AC/DC, The Beatles - The Whit...
by RB
Sat Apr 16, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock - 100 Greatest Albums of the 70s (2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 3287

Re: Classic Rock - 100 Greatest Albums of the 70s (2016)

Also worth posting, The most valuable LPs of the 70s : £1,400 - The Who - Who Did It? £1,300 - David Bowie - The Man Who Sold The World £1,200 - Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon £800 - Jimi Hendrix - Electric Jimi Hendrix £800/£300 - Damned - Damned Damned Damned, with red 'Damned' shrink wrap/wit...
by RB
Fri Apr 15, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Classic Rock - 100 Greatest Albums of the 70s (2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 3287

Re: Classic Rock - 100 Greatest Albums of the 70s (2016)

'The real 100 best albums of the 70s, one hit wonders, overlooked classics, diamonds in the rough & more. The rules : - 1 album per artist - don't choose the most famous record (Led Zep 4, Highway To Hell, Dark Side Of The Moon) - justify it' 100. Budgie - In for the kill! (74) 99. Captain Beefh...
by RB
Fri Jan 08, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time
Replies: 12
Views: 3511

Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

The Greatest Artists (most points from 59 contributors who each voted for their top 50 albums, with 1st choice achieving 50 points down to 1 point for last choice) : The Beatles – 3,240 Bob Dylan – 2,509 David Bowie – 2,328 The Rolling Stones – 1,526 The Velvet Underground – 1,460 Van Morrison – 1,2...
by RB
Sat Jan 02, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time
Replies: 12
Views: 3511

Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

1st big mainstream list EVER without Nevermind?
by RB
Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:01 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time
Replies: 12
Views: 3511

UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Dying to get my hands on this. So much so i couldn't actually sleep last night, knowing that Londoners have probably got it before me, in my tiny little village.
by RB
Sun Mar 22, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 100 Greatest Beatles Songs
Replies: 7
Views: 2586

Re: NME - 100 Greatest Beatles Songs

http://www.nme.com/news/the-beatles/83640 By David Renshaw , March 18, 2015 11:56 'Strawberry Fields Forever' tops NME's list of greatest Beatles songs ever Music's biggest names polled to discover their favourite songs by the Fab Four 'Strawberry Fields Forever' has been named as the greatest Beatl...
by RB
Sun Mar 22, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 100 Greatest Beatles Songs
Replies: 7
Views: 2586

NME - 100 Greatest Beatles Songs

NME still going list crazy with this FAB 50 page feature in this weeks issue, As Chosen By Music's A-Listers... http://www.nme.com/photos/100-greatest-beatles-songs-as-chosen-by-music-s-a-listers-100-51/372764 http://www.nme.com/photos/100-greatest-beatles-songs-as-chosen-by-music-s-a-listers-50-1/3...
by RB
Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:32 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: Classic Rock magazine (UK)
Replies: 7
Views: 2332

Re: Classic Rock magazine (UK)

Could you post it if you have it? No i didn't post it. I thought maybe i had but i too can't find it anywhere. I did post 2012 here : http://acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=720&p=7548#p7548 Although it seems not to have been included. I also posted a few in the old thread whic...
by RB
Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: EOY 2014: Mojo (UK) - tracks
Replies: 1
Views: 934

Re: EOY 2014: Mojo (UK) - tracks

Only a top 5 from the UK's biggest, most quality Music publication. That's what you call Piss Poor.

(But thanks for posting Henrik ;) )
by RB
Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: Classic Rock magazine (UK)
Replies: 7
Views: 2332

Re: Classic Rock magazine (UK)

Guess it's not hipster enough but it's monthly circulation of ~56k had last time gone above both Q & UNCUT (each ~50k) & well above it's chief rival Metal Hammer (~38k).
by RB
Sun Dec 28, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: The Sun (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 2058

Re: The Sun (UK)

Henrik wrote:Thanks RB, but The Sun is not eligible (no album reviews).


That's incorrect. They have a substantial 5 page-ish music review section every Friday with each album (& single) scored out of 5...always up to double page reviews for certain releases.
by RB
Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: Classic Rock magazine (UK)
Replies: 7
Views: 2332

Re: Classic Rock magazine (UK)

Marlon wrote:They didn't have list in 2013?


They did
by RB
Fri Dec 26, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: The Sun (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 2058

The Sun (UK)

Top 50 Albums : 1. Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots 2. La Roux - Trouble in Paradise 3. Beck - Morning Phase 4. Royal Blood - Royal Blood 5. Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love 6. FKA Twigs - LP1 7. Taylor Swift - 1989 8. Ed Sheeran - X 9. Robert Plant and...the Ceasless Roar 10. Sam Smith - In the lonely Hou...
by RB
Sun Dec 07, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: Classic Rock magazine (UK)
Replies: 7
Views: 2332

Classic Rock magazine (UK)

Close but no Cigar : Rapegoat - s/t Crazy Lixx - s/t Satan's Satyrs - Die Screaming Cerebral Ballzy - Jaded & Faded U2 - Songs of Innocence + 50. California Breed - s/t 49. Amplifier - Mystoria 48. Ming City Rockers - s/t 47. Uriah Heap - Outsider 46. Work of Art - Framework 45. Walter Trout - ...
by RB
Sun Dec 07, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: The Sunday Times (UK)
Replies: 0
Views: 978

The Sunday Times (UK)

Top 40 Pop albums of the year (also 60 in unranked genre lists) 40. East India Youth - Total Strife Forever 39. First Aid Kit - Stay Gold 38. Various Artists - The Hunger Games : Mockinjay Part 1 37. Sivu - Something on High 36. Future - Honest 35. Wild Beasts - Present Tense 34. Ryan Adams - s/t 33...
by RB
Sun Sep 07, 2014 9:22 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: BBC Radio 2 - 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs
Replies: 1
Views: 1065

Re: BBC Radio 2 - 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs

Interesting to note that the cover story in the new issue of Total Guitar magazine (biggest guitar mag in Europe) asks whether these really are the 100 greatest riffs of all time (http://www.musicradar.com/totalguitar/). They do a 13 page feature with write ups on each entry. The following 21 are ra...
by RB
Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:17 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: MOJO - 50 Greatest Kate Bush songs
Replies: 6
Views: 2845

MOJO - 50 Greatest Kate Bush songs

In new October issue to coincide with her current, amazing, 22 date live Hammersmith comeback. What an artist :o http://www.mojo4music.com/16109/kate-bush-50-greatest-songs/ 50. The Dreaming (1982) 49. Strange Phenomena (1978) 48. The Song of Solomon (1993) 47. The Empty Bullring (1980) 46. Big Stri...
by RB
Tue Aug 26, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: BBC Radio 2 - 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs
Replies: 1
Views: 1065

BBC Radio 2 - 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs

A panel of guitar music experts, made up of Radio 2 presenters, music critics and record producers were selected to pick the 100 guitar riffs, they are: Janice Long – Radio 2 Presenter, Bob Harris – Radio 2 Presenter, Richard Allison - Radio 2 Presenter, Gideon Coe – 6 Music Presenter, Steve Levine ...
by RB
Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Sunday Times - 100 Songs to Love
Replies: 2
Views: 2578

The Sunday Times - 100 Songs to Love

http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/culture/ 6 page feature in yesterday's Culture section. On the cover it says : 'We choose our favourite tracks from the past half century's rock and pop' & then inside : 'Our critics have chosen the best tracks ever: songs to fall in love to and to listen to w...
by RB
Thu May 29, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Mojo - The 50 greatest Led Zeppelin tracks of all-time
Replies: 1
Views: 1895

Mojo - The 50 greatest Led Zeppelin tracks of all-time

Just out in new issue, 20 page Zep feature to celebrate next weeks first 3 album re-issues. http://www.mojo4music.com/14749/50-greatest-led-zeppelin-songs/ 50. In The Evening (In through the out Door, 1979) 49. Gallows Pole (III, 1970) 48. For Your Life (Presence, 1976) 47. That's The Way (III, 1979...
by RB
Sat May 17, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 101 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 8
Views: 5376

Re: NME - 101 albums to hear before you die

It's 101 picks from 101 different artists, so no per album limit.
by RB
Sat May 17, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME - 101 albums to hear before you die
Replies: 8
Views: 5376

NME - 101 albums to hear before you die

Yep, another week another NME list. This is numbered but not ranked according to votes anything ; just one pick each from 101 artists with a cool explanation from them explaining why. "From cult classics to forgotten gems, artists pick the one album they consider essential listening" Forma...

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