UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

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UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby RB » Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:01 am

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.
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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby PlasticRam » Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:27 am

I feel like that

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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby EmilienDelRey » Wed Dec 30, 2015 12:42 pm

1. The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds - 1966
2. The Beatles - Revolver - 1966
3. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks - 1968
4. The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico - 1967
5. The Beatles - The Beatles (White Album) - 1968
6. Love - Forever Changes - 1967
7. Bob Dylan - Blond On Blond - 1966
8. The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead - 1986
9. Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited - 1965
10. Television - Marquee Moon - 1977
11. David Bowie - Hunky Dory - 1971
12. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust - 1972
13. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On - 1971
14. Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue - 1959
15. The Beatles - Rubber Soul - 1965
16. The Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street - 1972
17. The Band - The Band - 1969
18. Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks - 1975
19. David Bowie - Low - 1977
20. Kraftwerk - Trans Europe Express - 1977
21. The Beatles - Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band - 1967
22. Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back - 1988
23. The Clash - London Calling - 1979
24. The Beatles - Abbey Road - 1969
25. Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love - 1985
26. The Clash - The Clash - 1977
27. The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers - 1971
28. The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed - 1969
29. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced - 1967
30. David Bowie - Stationtostation - 1976
31. Lou Reed - Transformer - 1972
32. Neil Young - After The Goldrush - 1970
33. Joni Mitchell - Blue - 1971
34. Neil Yong - On The Beach - 1974
35. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme - 1965
36. Joy Division - Closer - 1980
37. The Kinks - The Kinks Are The Village Green Society - 1968
38. My Bloody Valentine - Loveless - 1991
39. Bob Dylan - Bringing It All Back Home - 1965
40. Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom - 1974
41. Otis Redding - Otis Blue - 1965
42. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland - 1968
43. The Stooges - Fun House - 1970
44. Sly And The Family Stone - There's A Riot Going On - 1971
45. R.E.M. - Murmer - 1983
46. Michael Jackson - Off The Wall - 1979
47. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin (Iv) - 1971
48. Fairport Convention - Liege & Lief - 1969
49. Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life - 1976
50. Nick Drake - Bryter Later - 1971
51. Carole King - Tapestry - 1971
52. The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground - 1969
53. Big Star - Third/Sister Lovers - 1978
54. The Velvet Underground - Loaded - 1970
55. Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks… - 1977
56. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses - 1989
57. Pink Floyd - Piper At The Gates Of Dawn - 1967
58. Blondie - Parallel Lines - 1978
59. Prince - Sign O The Times - 1987
60. Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures - 1979
61. Primal Scream - Screamadalica - 1991
62. The Byrds - The Notorious Byrd Brothers - 1968
63. Fleetwood Mac - Rumours - 1977
64. David Crosby - If Only I Could Remember My Name - 1971
65. Orange Juice - You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever - 1982
66. The Band - Music From Big Pink - 1968
67. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions - 1973
68. James Brown - Live At The Apollo - 1963
69. New Order - Technique - 1989
70. Patti Smith - Horses - 1975
71. Joni Mitchell - Hejira - 1976
72. LCD Sound System - Sound Of Silver - 2007
73. The Cure - Disintergration - 1989
74. Public Image Limited - Metal Box - 1979
75. Can - Ege Bamyasi - 1972
76. John Martyn - Solid Air - 1973
77. Steely Dan - Countdown To Ecstasy - 1973
78. The Byrds - Younger Than Yesterday - 1967
79. Gillian Welch - Time (The Revelator) - 2001
80. The Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat - 1968
81. Radiohead - In Rainbows - 2007
82. The Who - Who's Next - 1971
83. Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - 1963
84. Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon - 1973
85. Jimi Hendrix - Axix: Bold As Love - 1967
86. Todd Rundgren - A Wizard, A True Star - 1973
87. Joni Mitchell - The Hissing Of Summer Lawns - 1975
88. Can - Tago Mago - 1971
89. Bog Star - No1 Record - 1972
90. The Cure - Head On The Door - 1985
91. Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere - 1969
92. Dusty Springfield - Dusty In Memphis - 1969
93. Radiohead - Ok Computer - 1997
94. U2 - Achtung Baby - 1991
95. The Flying Burrito Brothers - The Guided Palace Of Sin - 1969
96. Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run - 1975
97. The Cure - Pornography - 1982
98. The Incredible String Band - The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter - 1968
99. John Cale - Paris 1919 - 1973
100. Laura Nyro - Eli & The Thirteenth Confession - 1968
101. Radiohead - Kid A - 2000
102. Serge Gainsbourg - Histoire De Melody Nelson - 1971
103. Pulp - This Is Hardcore - 1998
104. Johnny Cash - At Falsom Prison - 1968
105. David Bowie - Diamond Dogs - 1974
106. Talking Heads - Remain In Light - 1980
107. Spiritualized - Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space - 1997
108. Talk Talk - Sprit Of Eden - 1988
109. The Only Ones - The Only Ones - 1978
110. The Congos - Heart Of The Congo’s - 1977
111. Joni Mitchell - Court & Spark - 1974
112. New Order - Power Corruption & Lies - 1983
113. The Slits - Cut - 1979
114. David Bowie - "Heroes" - 1977
115. Tom Waits - Rain Dogs - 1985
116. The Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet - 1968
117. The Specials - The Specials - 1979
118. Suicide - Suicide - 1977
119. Miles Davis - Bitches Brew - 1970
120. Big Star - Radio City - 1974
121. Can - Future Days - 1973
122. Prince - Parade - 1986
123. Steely Dan - Can't Buy A Thrill - 1972
124. Nirvana - In Utero - 1993
125. Elvis Costello - My Aim Is True - 1977
126. Nick Drake - Pink Moon - 1972
127. Chic - C'est Chic - 1978
128. The Byrds - Sweetheart Of The Rodeo - 1968
129. Curtis Mayfield - Curtis - 1970
130. Syd Barrett - The Madcap Laughs - 1970
131. The Isley Brothers - 3+3 - 1973
132. The Human League - Dare! - 1981
133. The Who - Live At Leeds - 1970
134. Bruce Springsteen - Darkness On The Edge Of Town - 1978
135. The Beach Boys - Surfs Up - 1971
136. Ramones - Ramones - 1976
137. Ac/Dc - Back In Black - 1980
138. Van Morrison - Moondance - 1970
139. Gang Of Four - Entertainment! - 1979
140. The Beastie Boys - Check Your Head - 1992
141. Portishead - Dummy - 1994
142. Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation - 1988
143. Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Safe As Milk - 1967
144. Cocteau Twins - Heaven Or Las Vegas - 1990
145. Blur - Modern Life Is Rubbish - 1993
146. Pixies - Doolittle - 1989
147. Jeff Buckley - Grace - 1994
148. Miles Davis - In A Silent Way - 1969
149. The Beatles - A Hard Day’s Night - 1964
150. Massive Attack - Blue Lines - 1991
151. Daft Punk - Discovery - 2001
152. Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul - 1968
153. Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti - 1975
154. The Associates - Sulk - 1982
155. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - The Boatman’s Call - 1997
156. Tricky - Maxinquaye - 1995
157. Bjork - Debut - 1993
158. The Fall - The Nation's Saving Grace - 1984
159. Leonard Cohen - Songs Of Love And Hate - 1971
160. The Wu-Tang Clan - Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers - 1993
161. Tom Waits - Swardfishtrumbone - 1983
162. PJ Harvey - Rid Of Me - 1993
163. Neil Young - Tonight's The Night - 1975
164. The Cure - Seventeen Seconds - 1980
165. Brian Eno - Here Come The Warm Jets - 1974
166. GZA - Liquid Swords - 1995
167. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85-92 - 1992
168. The Smiths - Strangeways Here We Come - 1987
169. T.Rex - Electric Warrior - 1971
170. Laura Nyro - New York Tendaberry - 1969
171. Prince - Purple Rain - 1984
172. Oasis - (What's The Story) Morning Glory? - 1995
173. John Lennon - John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - 1970
174. Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure - 1973
175. My Bloody Valentine - Isn't Anything - 1988
176. Neil Young - Harvest - 1972
177. Super Furry Animals - Radiator - 1997
178. Black Sabbath - Paranoid - 1970
179. The Who - Tommy - 1969
180. Michael Jackson - Thriller - 1982
181. The Replacements - Tim - 1985
182. Amy Winehouse - Back To Black - 2006
183. Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left - 1969
184. Kraftwerk - The Man-Machine - 1978
185. David Bowie - The Man Who Saved The World - 1970
186. Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady - 1963
187. Donald Fagen - The Nightfly - 1982
188. Talking Heads - Fear Of Music - 1979
189. The Smiths - The Smiths - 1984
190. Prefab Sprout - Steve McQueen - 1985
191. The Who - The Who Sell Out - 1967
192. Gene Clarke - No Other - 1974
193. Johnny Cash - American Iv: The Man Comes Around - 2002
194. Joanna Newsom - Ys - 2006
195. T.Rex - The Slider - 1972
196. The Fall - Hex Enducation Hour - 1982
197. Todd Rundgren - Something/Anything? - 1972
198. Mercury Rev - Deserters Songs - 1998
199. Dr John: The Night Tripper - Gris-Gris - 1968
200. Elvis Costello - Imperial Bedroom - 1982

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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby RB » Sat Jan 02, 2016 1:54 pm

1st big mainstream list EVER without Nevermind?
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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby VanillaFire1000 » Sat Jan 02, 2016 2:34 pm

Loving that new Bog Star record.

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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby sonofsamiam » Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:00 pm

I feel this was a big opportunity wasted; Uncut appears to have gone the way of Rolling Stone, sadly. Only 7 albums since 1990 in the entire Top 100? Pathetic. And no Flaming Lips, which is a shocker. I remember Uncut gushing over Soft Bulletin and Yoshimi.

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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby Nick » Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:12 pm

sonofsamiam wrote:I feel this was a big opportunity wasted; Uncut appears to have gone the way of Rolling Stone, sadly. Only 7 albums since 1990 in the entire Top 100? Pathetic. And no Flaming Lips, which is a shocker. I remember Uncut gushing over Soft Bulletin and Yoshimi.


Even Rolling Stone is more reasonable than this. Only 1 album from the past 25 years in the top 50? Are you kidding me, Uncut?

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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby o.m. » Sun Jan 03, 2016 5:28 pm

Yeah I agree...Nonetheless, every reader of this fantastic magazine know their fondness for classic rock, namely before NEVERMIND erupted...circa 1963-1991...I think they just should have titled the list in other words: Best classic rock albums OR Roots of Rock until NEVERMIND...and not include any albums after 1991...I'm pretty sure they have an explanation for this in their editor's note...Great list though !!!

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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby luney6 » Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:03 pm

I really like this list, and I find it fair, that there aren't all those many artists from recent years (I would probably include one or two in my own list), because these have been comparitively less really great acts, as compared to earlier years. There are a lot of flaws in this list, but I prefer it to lists by other magazines such as NME, because it seems more unbiased.

I'm very happy, though, to see Rock Bottom at 40.
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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby RB » Fri Jan 08, 2016 8:57 pm

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 – 1,216
The Beach Boys – 1,101
Neil Young – 1,077
The Smiths – 919
Miles Davies – 882
Jimi Hendrix – 859
Joni Mitchell – 820
The Clash – 809
Love – 769
The Band - 751
Kraftwerk – 672
The Cure – 670
Marvin Gaye – 656
Prince 650
The Byrds – 627

Years with most entries :

1968, 1971 - 15
1969 - 12
1970 - 11
1972, 1977 - 10
1973 - 9
1967, 1979 - 8
1974 - 7

The Greatest Decades :

1970s - 43%
1960s - 23.5%
1980s - 17.5%
1990s – 11.5%
2000s - 4%
1950s – 0.5%

%age of debuts, 2nd albums etc :

1st Albums – 21%
2nd Albums - 17%
3rd Albums – 14.5%
4th Albums – 10.5%
6th Albums – 7.5%
5th Albums – 6%
7th Albums – 5%
8th Albums – 4.5%
11th Albums - 3%
10th Albums – 2.5%
9th Albums – 1.5%
Others – 7%

The Greatest Producers :

George Martin – 6 (The Beatles)
Jimmy Miller – 5 (The Rolling Stones, Primal Scream)
Tony Visconti – 5 (David Bowie, T.Rex)
Tom Wilson – 5 (Bob Dylan, The Velvet Underground)
Joe Boyd – 4 (Fairport Convention, The Incredible String Band, Nick Drake)
David Briggs – 4 (Neil Young)
Bob Johnston – 4 (Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Johnny Cash)
Chris Thomas – 4 (Pulp, Sex Pistols, John Cale, Roxy Music)
Brian Eno – 3 (Talking Heads, U2)
Nigel Godrich – 3 (Radiohead)
Teo Macero – 3 (Miles Davies)
Gary Usher – 3 (The Byrds)
Steve Albini – 2 (PJ Harvey, Nirvana)
David M Allen – 2 (The Cure)
Chas Chandler – 2 (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
John Fry – 2 (Big Star)
Martin Hannett – 2 (Joy Division)
Quincy Jones – 2 (Michael Jackson)
*Gary Katz – 2 (Steely Dan)
Kit Lambert – 2 (The Who)
Jon Landau – 2 (Bruce Springsteen)
John Leckie – 2 (The Stone Roses, The Fall)
Craig Leon – 2 (Suicide, The Ramones)
Ken Scott – 2 (David Bowie)
John Simon – 2 (The Band)
Steven Street – 2 (Blur, The Smiths)
Bob Thiele - 2 (John Coltrane)
Jerry Wexler – 2 (Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield)

*actually listed as 3 but I can only see 2 Steely Dan albums (where the heck is Aja!?)
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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby Daniel » Fri Jan 29, 2016 2:01 am

A few things I like about the list:

In Rainbows > OK Computer > Kid A
Hunky Dory > Ziggy Stardust
Loaded at a respectable #54
A very nice representation of Bowie only a few weeks before his passing
Sign O the Times > Purple Rain
Kind of Blue @ #14

A few things I dislike about the list:

Only 1 U2 album (no Joshua Tree or War?)
Only 1 solo Beatles album (no All Things Must Pass, Imagine or Band on the Run)
Abbey Road only the 5th best Beatles album?
Off the Wall > Thriller
No Elton John, White Stripes, Kanye West, Arcade Fire or Green Day
Piper & Dark Side of the Moon the only Pink Floyd albums represented
No Odessey & Oracle
The Bends is missing

A few things I find surprising:
Forever Changes #6
Parallel Lines #58
You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever #65
The Madcap Laughs #130
Nevermind is missing

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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby Henrik » Sun Feb 07, 2016 5:56 am

Eligible, of course.
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Re: UNCUT - 200 Greatest albums of all time

Postby peteevans » Tue Mar 08, 2016 1:01 pm

RB wrote: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 – 1,216
The Beach Boys – 1,101
Neil Young – 1,077
The Smiths – 919
Miles Davies – 882
Jimi Hendrix – 859
Joni Mitchell – 820
The Clash – 809
Love – 769
The Band - 751
Kraftwerk – 672
The Cure – 670
Marvin Gaye – 656
Prince 650
The Byrds – 627

Years with most entries :

1968, 1971 - 15
1969 - 12
1970 - 11
1972, 1977 - 10
1973 - 9
1967, 1979 - 8
1974 - 7

The Greatest Decades :

1970s - 43%
1960s - 23.5%
1980s - 17.5%
1990s – 11.5%
2000s - 4%
1950s – 0.5%

%age of debuts, 2nd albums etc :

1st Albums – 21%
2nd Albums - 17%
3rd Albums – 14.5%
4th Albums – 10.5%
6th Albums – 7.5%
5th Albums – 6%
7th Albums – 5%
8th Albums – 4.5%
11th Albums - 3%
10th Albums – 2.5%
9th Albums – 1.5%
Others – 7%

The Greatest Producers :

George Martin – 6 (The Beatles)
Jimmy Miller – 5 (The Rolling Stones, Primal Scream)
Tony Visconti – 5 (David Bowie, T.Rex)
Tom Wilson – 5 (Bob Dylan, The Velvet Underground)
Joe Boyd – 4 (Fairport Convention, The Incredible String Band, Nick Drake)
David Briggs – 4 (Neil Young)
Bob Johnston – 4 (Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Johnny Cash)
Chris Thomas – 4 (Pulp, Sex Pistols, John Cale, Roxy Music)
Brian Eno – 3 (Talking Heads, U2)
Nigel Godrich – 3 (Radiohead)
Teo Macero – 3 (Miles Davies)
Gary Usher – 3 (The Byrds)
Steve Albini – 2 (PJ Harvey, Nirvana)
David M Allen – 2 (The Cure)
Chas Chandler – 2 (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
John Fry – 2 (Big Star)
Martin Hannett – 2 (Joy Division)
Quincy Jones – 2 (Michael Jackson)
*Gary Katz – 2 (Steely Dan)
Kit Lambert – 2 (The Who)
Jon Landau – 2 (Bruce Springsteen)
John Leckie – 2 (The Stone Roses, The Fall)
Craig Leon – 2 (Suicide, The Ramones)
Ken Scott – 2 (David Bowie)
John Simon – 2 (The Band)
Steven Street – 2 (Blur, The Smiths)
Bob Thiele - 2 (John Coltrane)
Jerry Wexler – 2 (Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield)

*actually listed as 3 but I can only see 2 Steely Dan albums (where the heck is Aja!?)


The third Katz produced album is Fagen's Nightfly. I agree though, where the heck IS Aja ( or Pretzel Logic for that matter ) !


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