Hot Press (Ireland) - 250 Greatest Irish Albums Of All Time

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Hot Press (Ireland) - 250 Greatest Irish Albums Of All Time

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Hot Press (Ireland) - 250 Greatest Irish Albums Of All Time (2009)

This was just in their EOD issue & again voted for by over 200 of Irelands leading musicians. Year of release & 2004 top 100 positions in brackets :

1. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks ('68 & 1)
2. U2 - Achtung Baby ('91 & 6)
3. Thin Lizzy - Live & Dangerous ('78 & 2)
4. My Bloody Valentine - Loveless ('91 & 4)
5. U2 - The Joshua Tree ('87 & 3)
6. Whipping Boy - Heartworm ('95 & 7)
7. The Undertones - Teenage Kicks ('79 & 5)
8.The Pogues - Rum, Sodomy & the Lash ('85 & 8)
9. Ash - 1977 ('96 & 17)
10. Damien Rice - O ('02 & 16)
11. Van Morrison - Moondance ('70 & 13)
12. U2 - The Unforgettable Fire ('84 & 9)
13. The Pogues - If I Should Fall From Grace With God ('88 & 15)
14. Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak ('76 & 19)
15. Bell X1 - Music In Mouth ('03 & 75)
16. The Frames - For The Birds ('00 & 35)
17. Planxty - Planxty ('72 & 18)
18. Sinead O' Connor - The Lion & the Cobra ('87 & 11)
19. Cathy Davey - Tales Of Silversleeve ('07 & ne)
20. Fionn Regan - The End Of History ('06 & ne)
21. The Frames - Dance The Devil ('99 & 30)
22. David Kitt - Big Romance ('01 & 31)
23. Snow Patrol - Final Straw ('03 & 77)
24. Stiff Little Fingers ('79 & 10)
25. The Immediate - In Towers & Clouds ('06 & ne)
26. Rory Gallagher - Live in Europe ('72 & 12)
27. Andy Ivrine & Paul Brady - Andy Ivrine & Paul Brady ('76 & 10)
28. Jape - Ritual ('08 & ne)
29. Lisa Hannigan - Sea-Sew ('08 & ne)
30. Damien Dempsey - Seize the Day ('03 & ne)
31. Therapy? - Troublegum ('94 & 25)
32. Sinead O' Connor - I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got ('90 & 41)
33. Rollerskate Skinny - Horsedrawn Wishes ('94 & ne)
34. A House - I Am The Greatest ('92 & 29)
35. The Waterboys - Fisherman's Blues ('88 & 92)
36. Republic Of Loose - Aaagh! ('06 & ne)
37. The Frames - Fitzcarraldo ('96 & 66)
38. The Stunning - Paradise In The Picturehouse ('90 & ne)
39. U2 - Boy ('80 & 39)
40. The Cranberries - Everybody Else Is Doing It So Why Can't We? ('93 & 93)
41. The Radiators - Ghostown ('79 & 26)
42. Gemma Hayes - Night On My Side ('02 & 74)
43. David Holmes - Let's Get Killed ('97 & ne)
44. The Script - The Script ('08 & ne)
45. Rory Gallagher - Irish Tour '74 ('74 & ne)
46. Fight Like Apes - The Mystery Of The Golden Medallion ('08 & ne)
47. Something Happens - Stuck Together With God's Glue ('92 & 46)
48. The Divine Comedy - Cassanova ('96 & ne)
49. Van Morrison - Veedon Fleece ('74 & 27)
50. Sultans Of Ping FC - Casual Sex In The Cineplex ('93 & 45)
51. Van Morrison - Saint Dominic's Preview ('72 & 62)
52. Enya - Watermark ('88 & ne)
53. The Virgin Prunes - If I Die, I Die ('82 & 71)
54. Imelda May - Love Tattoo ('08 & ne)
55. Julie Feeney - Pages ('09 & ne)
56. Planxty - The Well Below The Valley ('73 & 33)
57. The Thrills - So Much For The City ('03 & 84)
58. Paul Brady - Hard Station ('81 & 38)
59. Paul Brady - Welcome Here Kind Stranger ('78 & 54)
60. Republic Of Loose - This Is The Tomb Of The Juice ('03 & ne)
61. The Corrs - Talk On Corners ('98 & 86)
62. My Bloody Valentine - Isn't Anything ('88 & 98)
63. U2 - All That You Can't Leave Behind ('00 & ne)
64. Declan O'Rourke - Since Kyabram ('04 & ?)
65. The Dubliners - A Drop Of The Hard Stuff ('67 & ne)
66. Sean O Riada - O Riada Sa Gaiety ('69 & 22)
67. Mundy - 24 Star Hotel ('02 & 48)
68. Ash - Free All Angels ('01 & ne)
69. Van Morrison - Tupelo Honey ('71 & ne)
70. The Redneck Manifesto - 36 Strings ('01 & 34)
71. The Boomtown Rats - Tonic For The Troops ('78 & 24)
72. Horslips - Happy To Meet, Sorry To Part ('72 & 57)
73. Thin Lizzy - Vagabonds Of The Western World ('73 & 33)
74. Adebisi Shank - This Is The Album Of A Band Called Adebisi Shank ('08 & ne)
75. The Divine Comedy - Promenade ('94 & 85)
76. The Blades - The Last Man In Europe ('85 & 37)
77. Daniel Figgis - Skipper ('95 & ne)
78. The Swell Season - The Swell Season ('06 & ne)
79. Horslips - The Tain ('73 & 51)
80. Christy Moore - Ride On ('87 & ne)
81. Revelino - Revelino ('94 & 47)
82. Kerbdog - On The Turn ('97 & ne)
83. Giveamanakick - We Are The Way Forward ('05 & ne)
84. Snow Patrol - Eyes Open ('07 & ne)
85. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85-92 ('92 & ne)
86. Microdisney - The Clock Comes Down The Stairs ('85 & ne)
87. Rory Gallagher - Deuce ('71 & ne)
88. Horslips - Book Of Invasions ('76 & 88)
89. And So I Watch You From Afar - And So I Watch You From Afar ('07 & ne)
90. The Divine Comedy - Liberation ('93 & ne)
91. David Kitt - Small Moments ('00 & ne)
92. U2 - Zooropa ('93 & ne)
93. Pugwash - Jollity ('05 & ne)
94. Them - Them ('70 & ne)
95. Duke Special - Songs From The Deep Forest ('06 & ne)
96. Christy Moore - Live At The Point ('06 & ne)
97. The Cranberries - No Need To Argue ('94 & ne)
98. Jape - The Monkeys In The Zoo Have More Fun Than Me ('04 & 56)
99. The Undertones - Hypnotised ('80 & ne)
100. Gilbert O' Sullivan - Himself ('71 & ne)
101. The Bothy Band - Old Hag You Have Killed Me ('76)
102. Mic Christopher - Skylarkin' ('02)
103. An Emotional Fish - An Emotional Fish ('80)
104. U2 - Pop ('97)
105. Microdisney - Crooked Mile ('87)
106. Duckworth Lewis Method - Duckworth Lewis Method ('09)
107. Paranoid Visions - Beware Of The God ('09)
108. Mundy - Jelly Legs ('96)
109. Saville - Somnambular Ballads ('03)
110. Fatima Mansions - Viva Dead Ponies ('90)
111. Turn - Antisocial ('01)
112. Gavin Friday - Each Man Kills The Thing He Loves ('89)
113. A Lazarus Soul - Graveyard Of Burnt Out Cars
114. The Bothy Band - The Bothy Band ('75)
115. Thin Lizzy - Black Rose ('79)
116. The Golden Horde - The Golden Horde ('91)
117. The Redneck Manifesto - I Am Brazil ('04)
118. Sean O Riada - Mise Eire ('59)
119. Colm Mac Con Iomaire - The Hare's Corner ('08)
120. Planxty - Cold Blow & The Rainy Night ('73)
121. Jape - Cosmosphere ('03)
122. Delorentos - You Can Make Sound ('09)
123. Adrian Crowley - Long Distance Swimmer ('08)
124. Kila - Tog E Go Bog E ('97)
125. U2 - Rattle & Hum ('88)
126. Karl Him - Electronic Lament ('02)
127. God Is An Astronaut - All Is Violent All Is Bright ('05)
128. Rory Gallagher - Tattoo ('73)
129. U2 - No Line On The Horizon ('09)
130. Mark Geary - 33 1/3 Grand Street ('03)
131. Martin Hayes & Denis Cahill - Live In Seattle ('99)
132. Thin Lizzy - Johnny The Fox ('76)
133. Si Schroeder - Coping Mechanisms ('06)
134. Gavin Friday - Shag Tobacco ('95)
135. Bell X1 - Blue Lights On The Runway ('09)
136. Cathy Davey - Something Ilk ('04)
137. Jinx Lennon - Know Your Station Gouger Nation ('06)
138. Turn - Forward ('03)
139. Tycho Brahe - This Is Tycho Brahe ('02)
140. Moving Hearts - The Storm ('85)
141. Bell X1 - Neither Am I ('00)
142. Nina Hynes - Staros ('02)
143. Duke Special - Adventures In Gramophone ('05)
144. Luka Bloom - The Man Is Alive ('08)
145. The Chapters - Perfect Stranger ('09)
146. The Frank & Walters - Grand Parade ('97)
147. Iain Archer - Magnetic North ('06)
148. David Holmes - Presents The Free Association ('03)
149. Taste - Taste ('69)
150. David Gerachty - The Victory Dance ('09
151. Engine Alley - A Sonic Holiday ('92)
152. Simple Kid - Simple Kid 1 ('03)
153. Jack L - Metropolis Blue ('99)
154. The Frank & Walters - Trainss Boats & Planes ('92)
155. Miriam Ingram - Trampoline ('06)
156. Waiting Room - Catering For Headphones ('04)
157. Jerry Fish & The Mudbug Club - The Beautiful Untrue ('09)
158. Rory Gallagher - Blueprint ('73)
159. Fighting With Wire - Man Vs Monster ('08)
160. Blink - A Map Of The Universe ('94)
161. Fatima Mansions - Against Nature ('89)
162. Kate Kim - Twelve ('08)
163. The Prayer Boat - Polichinelle ('98)
164. Stanley Super 800 - Stanley Super 800 ('04)
165. The Stars Of Heaven - Sacred Heart Hotel ('87)
166. Hal - Hal ('05)
167. JJ72 - JJ72 ('00)
168. The Boomtown Rats - The Fine Art Of Surfacing ('79)
169. Spectac - Rabbid ('03)
170. The Blizzards - Domino Effect ('08)
171. Decal - 404 Not Found ('02)
172. The Saw Doctors - If This Is Rock & Roll I Want My Old Job Back ('91)
173. Thin Lizzy - Thin Lizzy ('71)
174. Rollers/Sparkers - Second Level Crossing ('04)
175. Hothouse Flowers - Home ('90)
176. The Dubliners With Luke Kelly - The Dubliners With Luke Kelley ('64)
177. The 4 Of Us - Songs For The Tempted ('89)
178. Damien Dempsey - Shots ('05)
179. Peter Moore - Faoin Speir ('08)
180. Martin Hayes & Denis Cahill - Lonesome Touch ('97)
181. The Sewing Room - And Nico ('95)
182. Wilt - Bastinado ('00)
183. Decal - Brightest Star ('03)
184. Planxty - After The Break ('79)
185. Codes - Treesdreaminalgebra ('09)
186. Thin Lizzy - Bad Reputation ('77)
187. The Jimmy Cake - Spectre & Crown ('08)
188. The Divine Comedy - Fin De Siecle ('98)
189. Herv - Customer ('06)
190. The Bothy Band - Live In Paris ('79)
191. Lir - Magico Magico ('91)
192. Future Kings Of Spain - Future Kings Og Spain ('03)
193. Jetplane Landing - Once Like A Spark ('03)
194. Lir - Nest ('95)
195. Dinah Brand - Pale Monkey Blues ('03)
196. Van Morrison - Common One ('80)
197. David Donoghue - First Course In Hygiene ('02)
198. Therapy - Babyteeth ('91)
199. Adrian Crowley - Season Of The Sparks ('09)
200. Scullion - Balance & Control ('80)
201. Mick Flannery - White Lies ('08)
202. Mundy - Raining Down Arrows ('05)
203. Van Morrison - It's Too Late To Stop Now ('73)
204. Boa Morte - Soon It Will Come Time To Face The World Outside ('02)
205. Jimmy Behan - The Echo Garden ('09)
206. Rsag - Organic Sampler ('08)
207. The High Llamas - Gideon Gaye ('94)
208. Taste - On The Boards ('70)
209. Fred - Go God Go ('08)
210. The Pogues - Red Roses For Me ('84)
211. Moloko - Statues ('02)
212. Roisin Murphy - Overpowered ('07)
213. Them - The Angry Young Them ('65)
214. Super Extra Bonus Party - Night Horses ('09)
215. The Aftermath - Friendlier Up Here ('08)
216. Christy Moore - The Time Has Come ('93)
217. Dark Room Notes - We Love You Dark Matter ('09)
218. Joe Chester - A Murder Of Crows ('05)
219. Damien Dempsey - They Don't Teach This Shit In School ('00)
220. U2 - War ('83)
221. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Vol 1 ('94)
222. Bell X1 - Flock ('05)
223. The Blades - Raytown Revisited ('85)
224. Chequerboard - Penny Black ('08)
225. Laura Izibor - Let The Truth Be Told ('09)
226. David Holmes - The Holy Pictures ('08)
227. Royseven - The Art Of Insincerity ('06)
228. The Outcasts - Self Conscious Over You ('79)
229. Scary Eire - The Scary Era ('07)
230. The Frames - Setlist ('03)
231. God Is An Astronaut - The End Of The Beginning ('02)
232. The Stunning - Once Around The World ('92)
233. Delorentos - In Love With Detail ('07)
234. U2 - October ('81)
235. Ann Scott - We're Smiling ('06)
236. Clannad - Magical Ring ('83)
237. Enya - The Celts ('92)
238. Hothouse Flowers ('88)
239. JJ72 - I To Sky ('02)
240. Damien Dempsey - To Hell Or Barbados ('07)
241. The Stars Of Heaven - Speak Slowly ('87)
242. Them - Them Again ('66)
243. The Urges - Psych Ward ('07)
244. Paddy Casey - Amen (So Be It) ('99)
245. Mary Coughlan - Tired & Emotional ('85)
246. Kila - Mind The Gap ('95)
247. The Bothy Band - Out Of The Wind Into The Sun ('77)
248. Dr Millar - The Bitter Lie ('95)
249. Van Morrison & The Chieftains - Irish Heartbeat ('88)
250. The Coronas - Heroes Or Ghosts ('07)
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