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Village Voice Pazz & Jop (USA)

1. Bob Dylan: Time Out of Mind (Columbia)
2. Radiohead: OK Computer (Capitol)
3. Cornershop: When I Was Born for the 7th Time (Luaka Bop/Warner Bros.)
4. Sleater-Kinney: Dig Me Out (Kill Rock Stars)
5. Yo La Tengo: I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One (Matador)
6. Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott: Supa Dupa Fly (The Gold Mind, Inc./EastWest)
7. Erykah Badu: Baduizm (Universal)
8. Belle and Sebastian: If You're Feeling Sinister (The Enclave)
9. Bjork: Homogenic (Elektra)
10. Pavement: Brighten the Corners (Matador)
11. Steve Earle: El Corazon (Warner Bros.)
12. The Chemical Brothers: Dig Your Own Hole (Astralwerks)
13. The Notorious B.I.G.: Life After Death (Bad Boy)
14. Portishead: Portishead (Go! Beat/London)
15. Roni Size/Reprazent: New Forms (Talkin' Loud/Mercury)
16. Wyclef Jean: Wyclef Jean Presents the Carnival Featuring Refugee All-Stars (Ruffhouse/Columbia)
17. Spiritualized: Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space (Arista)
18. The Verve: Urban Hymns (Virgin)
19. Beth Orton: Trailer Park (Heavenly)
20. Elliott Smith: Either/Or (Kill Rock Stars)
21. Buena Vista Social Club: Buena Vista Social Club (World Circuit)
22. The Geraldine Fibbers: Butch (Virgin)
23. Whiskeytown: Strangers Almanac (Outpost)
24. Janet Jackson: The Velvet Rope (Virgin)
25. Richard Buckner: Devotion + Doubt (MCA)
26. Wu-Tang Clan: Wu-Tang Forever (Loud)
27. Ben Folds Five: Whatever and Ever Amen (550 Music)
28. Stereolab: Dots and Loops (Elektra)
29. Prodigy: The Fat of the Land (Maverick/Warner Bros.)
Patti Smith: Peace and Noise (Arista)
31. U2: Pop (Island)
32. Built To Spill: Perfect From Now On (Warner Bros.)
33. Ron Sexsmith: Other Songs (Interscope)
34. John Fogerty: Blue Moon Swamp (Warner Bros.)
35. Fiona Apple: Tidal (Work)
Daft Punk: Homework (Virgin)
37. Supergrass: In It for the Money (Capitol)
38. Blur: Blur (Virgin)
39. The Jayhawks: Sound of Lies (American)
40. Primal Scream: Vanishing Point (Reprise)



OOR (The Netherlands)

1. Radiohead - OK computer
2. Reprazent featuring Roni Size - New forms
3. Verve - Urban hymns
4. Buena vista social club - Buena vista social club
5. Daft punk - Homework
6. 16 horsepower - Low estate
7. Prodigy - The fat of the land
8. Bob Dylan - Time out of mind
9. Cornershop - When I was born for the seventh time
10. Nick Cave & the Bad seeds - The boatman's call
11. Steve Earle - El corazon
12. Erykah Badu - Baduizm
13. Junkie XL - Saturday teenage kicks
14. Atari teenage riot - The future of war
Deftones - Around the fur
16. Chemical brothers - Dig your own hole
17. Wu-Tang clan - Wu-Tang forever
18. Pavement - Brighten the corners
19. Grandaddy - Under the Western freeway
20. Fountains of Wayne - Fountains of Wayne
Supergrass - In it for the money
22. John Fogerty - Blue moon swamp
Portishead - Portishead
24. Slobberbone - Barrel chested
25. Brad - Interiors
26. Oasis - Be here now
Chuck Prophet - Homemade blood
28. Blur - Blur
Ry Cooder - The end of violence
Foo fighters - The colour and the shape
31. Björk - Homogenic
Cake - Fashion nugget
33. Aphrodite - Aphrodite recordings
Luke Slater - Freek funk
35. Benjamin B. - The comfort of replay
36. De kift - Gaaphonger
Jim White - Wrong-eyed Jesus
38. U2 - Pop
39. Mary J. Blige - Share my world
40. Primal scream - Echo deck
41. Bettie serveert - Dust bunnies
42. Paradise lost - One second
Paul Simon - Songs from the capeman
44. Natacha Atlas - Halim
Bis - The new transistor heroes
Dirty's - You should be sinnin'
Jayhawks - Sound of lies
Soylent green - Nutrient
49. Orchestre national de Barbes - En concert



NME (UK)

1. Spiritualized – Ladies And Gentleman We Are Floating In Space
2. Radiohead – OK Computer
3. The Verve – Urban Hymns
4. Primal Scream – Vanishing Point
5. Super Furry Animals – Radiator
6. Cornershop – When I Was Born For The 7th Time
7. Mogwai – Mogwai Young Team
8. Teenage Fanclub – Songs From Northern Britain
9. Bentley Rhythm Ace – Bentley Rhythm Ace
10. Supergrass – In It For The Money
11. Daft Punk – Homework
12. The Chemical Brothers – Dig Your Own Hole
13. Blur – Blur
14. The Charlatans – Tellin’ Stories
15. Bjork – Homogenic
16. Death In Vegas – Dead Elvis
17. Prodigy – The Fat Of The Land
18. Wu-Tang Clan – Wu-Tang Forever
19. Yo La Tengo – I Can hear The Heart Beating As One
20. Gravediggaz – The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel
21. Black Grape – Stupid Stupid Stupid
22. The Divine Comedy – A Short Album About Love
23. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – The Boatman’s Call
24. Pavement – Brighten In The Corners
25. Oasis – Be Here Now
26. Stereolab – Dots And Loops
27. Grandaddy – Under The Western Freeway
28. Roni Size & Reprazent – New Forms
29. Travis – Good Feeling
30. Mick Head Introducing The Strands – The Magical World Of The Strands
31. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci – Barafundle
32. Portishead – Portishead
33. Eels – Beautiful Freak
34. Squarepusher – Hard Normal Daddy
35. Jonathan Fire Eater – Tremble Under Boom Lights
36. Prolapse – The Italian Flag
37. Wilco – Being There
38. Missy ‘Misdemeanor’ Elliot – Supa Dupa Fly
39. Photek – Modus Operandi
40. David Holmes – Lets Get Killed
41. Echo And The Bunnymen – Evergreen
42. Finley Quaye – Maverick A Strike
43. Tindersticks – Curtains
44. Manson – Attack Of They Grey Lantern
45. Scarfo – Luxury Plane Crash
46. Foo Fighters – The Colour And The Shape
47. Howie B – Turn The Dark Off
48. Robert Wyatt – Shleep
49. Silver Sun – Silver Sun
50. The Wannadies – Bagsy Me



Rolling Stone (USA)

1. Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind
2. Radiohead - OK Computer
3. Pavement - Brighten The Corners
4. Cornershop - When I Was Born For The 7th Time
5. Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out
6. Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly
7. The Verve - Urban Hymns
8. Björk - Homogenic
9. The Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
10. Beth Orton - Trailer Park



Hot Press (Ireland)

1. Radiohead - OK Computer
2. The Verve - Urban Hymns
3. Teenage Fanclub - Songs From Northern Britain
4. Spritualized - Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
5. Fountains Of Wayne - Fountains Of Wayne



Kerrang (UK)

1. Foo Fighters - The Colour And The Shape
2. Prodigy - The Fat Of The Land
3. Reef - Glow
4. 3 Colours Red - Pure
5. Deftones - Around The Fur
6. Feeder - Polythene
7. Entombed - To Ride, Shoot Straight And Speak The Truth
8. Brad - Interiors
9. Karma To Burn - Karma To Burn
10. Faith No More - Album Of The Year
11. Live - Secret Samadhi
12. Stereophonics - Word Gets Around
13. The Dwarves - The Dwarves Are Good Looking
14. Handsome - Handsome
15. Silver Sun - Silver Sun
16. Fear Factory - Remanufacture (Cloning Technology)
17. Acrimony - Tumuli Shroomaroom
18. ManBREAK - Come And See
19. Aerosmith - Nine Lives
20. Smash Mouth - Fush Yu Mang



Melody Maker (UK)

1. The Verve – Urban Hymns
2. Radiohead – OK Computer
3. Super Furry Animals – Radiator
4. The Charlatans – Tellin’ Stories
5. Spiritualized – Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
6. Black Grape – Stupid Stupid Stupid
7. Roni Size – New Forms
8. Oasis – Be Here Now
9. Supergrass – In It For The Money
10. Kenickie – At The Club
11. Cornershop – When I Was Born For The 7th Time
12. Mansun – Attack Of The Grey Lantern
13. Prodigy – The Fat Of The Land
14. Blur – Blur
15. Echo And The Bunneymen – Evergreen
16. Primal Scream – Vanishing Point
17. Daft Punk – Homework
18. Portishead – Portishead
19. Travis – Good Feeling
20. Orlando – Passive Soul
21. Foo Fighters – The Colour And The Shape
22. Chemical Brothers – Dig Your Own Hole
23. Bentley Rhythm Ace – Bentley Rhythm Ace
24. David Holmes – Let’s Get Killed
25. Stereophonics – Word Gets Around
26. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – The Boatman’s Call
27. Geneva – Further
28. Wu-Tang Clan – Wu-Tang Forever
29. Finley Quaye – Maverick A Strike
30. Laika – Sounds Of The Satellites
31. Death In Vegas – Dead Elvis
32. Santa Cruz – Way Out
33. Bjork – Homogenic
34. Tindersticks – Curtains
35. My Life Story – The Golden Mile
36. Hurricane #1 – Hurricane # 1
37. Spice Girls – Spice World
38. Stereolab – Dots And Loops
39. The Divine Comedy – A Short Album About Love
40. Mogwai – Mogwai Young Team
41. Teenage Fanclub – Songs From Northern Britain
42. Primal Scream – Echo Deck
43. Eels – Beautiful Freak
44. Silver Sun – Silver Sun
45. Erykah Badu – Baduism
46. Labradford – Me Media Naranjo
47. Republica – Republica
48. Billy Mackenzie – Beyond The Sun
49. Mono – Formica Blues
50. Hanson – Middle Of Nowhere



The Face (UK)

01) = Daft Punk- Homework
01) =Radiohead- OK Computer
03) The Verve- Urban Hymns
04) Missy Elliott- Supa Dupa Fly
05) Spiritualized- Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
06) Prodigy- Fat Of The Land
07) Faze Action- Plans & Designs
08) Supergrass- In It For The Money
09) Reprazent- New Forms
10) Various- Tuff Jam presents Underground Frequencies Vol 1
11) Chemical Brothers- Dig Your Own Hole
12) Blur- Blur
13) Wu Tang Clan- Wu-Tang Forever
14) DJ Q- Face The Music
15) Primal Scream- Vanishing Point
16) Finley Quaye- Maverick A Strike
17) Cornershop- When I Was Born For The 7th Time
18) Erykah Badu- Baduizm
19) The Charlatans- Tellin' Stories
20) Notorious BIG- Life After Death



Spex (Germany)

1. Daft Punk - Homework
2. Missy Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly
3. Reprazent feat. Roni Size - New Forms
4. Prefab Sprout - Andromeda Heights
5. Robert Wyatt - Shleep
6. Wu-Tang Clan - Wu-Tang Forever
7. Jammin' Unit - Deaf Dub And Blind
8. The Modernist - Opportunity Knox
9. Subtle Tease - The Goings Of An Offer
10. Etienne de Crecy - Super Discount
11. Brüllen - Schatzitude
12. Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out
13. Diverse - V-Classics
14. Portishead - Portishead
15. Erykah Badu - Baduizm
16. Mouse On Mars - Autoditacker
17. Nico/Ed Rush/Trace/Fierce - Torque
18. M:I:5 - Maßstab 1:5
19. The Notorious B.I.G. - Life After Death
20. Melvins - Honky
21. Janet - The Velvet Rope
22. Stereolab - Dots And Loops
23. Karma - Pad Sounds
24. Studio 1 - Album
25. Cornershop - When I Was Born For The 7th Time
26. Wyclef Jean feat. Refugee-Allstars - Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival
27. The Make Up - Sound Verité
28. Tied & Tickled Trio - Dito
29. Jungle Brothers - Raw Deluxe
30. Maurizio - Dito
31. Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus
32. Built To Spill - Perfect From Now On
33. Boymerang - Balance Of The Force
34. David Holmes - Lets Get Killed
35. Supergrass - In It For The Money
36. Diverse - Camp Skin Craft
37. MC Solaar - Paradisiaque
38. The Sea & Cake - The Fawn
39. Lil' Kim - Hardcore
40. Gravediggaz - The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel
41. Bohren & Der Club Of Gore - Midnight Radio
42. Diverse - Spunk Jazz
43. Susanne Brokesch - Sharing The Sunhat
44. Mary J. Blige - Share My World
45. Kenicki - At The Club
46. Björk - Homogenic
47. Panasonic - Kulma
48. Great Jewish Music - Burt Bacharach
49. Workshop - Meiguiweisheng Xiang
50. Sluts'n'Strings & 909 - Carrera



HUMO (Belgium)

01. Radiohead - OK computer
02. U2 - Pop
03. Ry Cooder - Buena Vista Social Club
04. Bob Dylan - Time out of mind
05. Brad - Interiors
06. Wu-Tang Clan - Wu-Tang forever
07. Pavement - Brighten the corners
08. Primal Scream - Echo dek
09. Jayhawks - Sound of lies
10. David Bowie - Earthling
11. Portishead - Portishead
12. Pieter-Jan De Smet - August
13. Various - The songs of Jimmie Rodgers - A tribute
14. Paul Weller - Heavy soul
15. Roni Size & Reprazent - New forms



Q (UK)

No ranking this year - Alphabetical order.

• Erykah Badu ~ Baduizm
• Belle And Sebastian ~ If You’re Feeling Sinister
• Blur ~ Blur
• David Bowie ~ Earthling
• Bush ~ Razorblade Suitcase
• Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds ~ The Boatman’s Call
• The Charlatans ~ Tellin’ Stories
• The Chemical Brothers ~ Dig Your Own Hole
• Chumbawamba – Tubthumper
• Common ~ One Day It Will All Make Sense
• Ry Cooder, Ibrahim Ferrer, Eliades Ochoa, Ruben Gonzalez, Compay Segundo ~ Buena Vista Social Club
• Daft Punk ~ Homework
• Etienne De Crecy ~ Super Discount
• Depeche Mode ~ Ultra
• Bob Dylan ~ Time Out Of Mind
• Ben Folds Five ~ Whatever And Ever Amen
• Fountains Of Wayne ~ Fountains Of Wayne
• Gravediggaz ~ The Pick, The Sickle & The Shovel
• Hanson ~ Middle Of Nowhere
• Hurricane #1 ~ Hurricane #1
• James ~ Whiplash
• The Jayhawks ~ Sounds Of Lies
• Khaled ~ Sahra
• Lighthouse Family ~ Postcards From Heaven
• Charles Lloyd ~ Canto
• Mansun ~ Attack Of The Grey Lantern
• Paul McCartney ~ Flaming Pie
• Van Morrison ~ The Healing Game
• U-Ziq ~ Lunatic Harness
• The Notorious B.I.G. ~ Life After Death
• Oasis ~ Be Here Now
• Ocean Colour Scene ~ Marchin’ Already
• Portishead ~ Portishead
• Primal Scream ~ Vanishing Point
• The Prodigy ~ The Fat Of The Land
• Finley Quaye ~ Maverick A Strike
• Radiohead ~ Ok Computer
• Reef ~ Glow
• Roni Size Reprazent ~ New Forms
• Sleeper ~ Pleased To Meet You
• Spiritualized ~ Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
• Stereophonics ~ Word Gets Around
• Supergrass ~ In It For The Money
• Texas ~ White On Blond
• Tindersticks ~ Curtains
• Travis ~ Good Feeling
• U2 ~ Pop
• The Verve ~ Urban Hymns
• Simon Warner ~ Waiting Rooms
• Wilco ~ Being There



Rock de Lux (Spain)

1 Spiritualized: Ladies And Gentlemen We're Floating In Space
2 Roni Size / Reprazent: New Forms
3 Björk: Homogenic
4 Yo La Tengo: I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One
5 Daft Punk: Homework
6 Tindersticks: Curtains
7 David Holmes: Let's Get Killed
8 Smog: Red Apple Falls
9 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: The Boatman's Call
10 Erykah Badu: Baduizm
11 Diabologum: #3
12 Mouse On Mars: Autoditacker
13 Wu-Tang Clan: Wu-Tang Forever
14 Trans Am: Surrender To The Night
15 Will Oldham: Joya
16 Lambchop: Thriller
17 Portishead: Portishead
18 Built To Spill: Perfect From Now On
19 Gorky's Zygotic Mynci: Barafundle
20 Mogwai: Young Team
21 Superchunk: Indoor Living
22 Patti Smith: Peace And Noise
23 Bertrand Betsch: La soupe la grimace
24 Laika: Sounds Of The Satellites
25 The Sea And Cake: The Fawn
26 Drunk: A Derby Spiritual
27 The Third Eye Foundation
28 Bob Dylan: Time Out Of Mind
29 François Breut: François Breut
30 Photek: Modus Operandi



Musikexpress (Germany)

1. Prodigy - The Fat Of The Land
2. Radiohead - OK Computer
3. Bentley Rhythm Ace - Bentley Rhythm Ace
4. Björk - Homogenic
5. The Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
6. Daft Punk - Homework
7. Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind
8. Guided By Voices - Mag Earwhig!
9. Die Sterne - Von allen Gedanken
10. Roni Size Feat. Reprazent - New Forms
11. Wu-Tang Clan - Forever
12. Primal Scream - Vanishing Point
13. Prefab Sprout - Andromeda Heights
14. Cake - Fashion Nugget
15. David Bowie - Earthling
16. Coldcut - Let Us Play
17. Boymerang - Balance Of The Force
18. Yo La Tengo - I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One
19. U.F.O. - 3rd Perspective
20. The Verve - Urban Hymns
21. Lambchop - Thriller
22. David Arnold - Shaken & Stirred
23. Portishead - Portishead
24. Ween - The Mollusk
25. Patti Smith - Peace And Noise
26. Squarepusher - Hard Normal Daddy
27. Kinderzimmer Productions - Im Auftrag ewiger Jugend
28. 16 Horsepower - Low Estate
29. Plaid - Not For Threes
30. Spiritualized - Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
31. Supergrass - In It For The Money
32. Jimi Tenor - Intervision
33. Belle And Sebastian - Tif You're Feeling Sinister
34. Can - Sacrilege
35. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - The Boatman's Call
36. Busta Rhymes - When Disaster Strikes
37. Pavement - Brighten The Corners
38. Depeche Mode - Ultra
39. Hurricane #1 - Hurricane #1
40. Apollo 440 - Electro Glide In Blue
41. The Rolling Stones - Bridges To Babylon
42. Don Was & Orchestra Was - Forever's A Long Long Time
43. Oasis - Be Here Now
44. OP8 - Slush
45. Chumbawamba - Tubthumper
46. Bill Laswell/Style Scott - Dub Meltdown
47. John Fogerty - Blue Moon Swamp
48. Steve Earl - El Corazon
49. Tim Isfort Orchester - Tim Isfort Orchester
50. Moby - I Like To Score



Dagsavisen (Norway)

Album of the year: Radiohead - OK Computer



Select (UK)

1. Radiohead – OK Computer
2. Spiritualized – Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
3. Primal Scream – Vanishing Point
4. The Verve – Urban Hymns
5. Cornershop – When I Was Born For The 7th Time
6. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – The Boatman’s Call
7. Pavement – Brighten In The Corners
8. Prodigy – The Fat Of The Land
9. Blur – Blur
10. Etienne De Crecy – Super Discount
11. The Chemical Brothers – Dig Your Own Hole
12. Supergrass – In It For The Money
13. Stereolab – Dots And Loops
14. Oasis – Be Here Now
15. Edwin Collins I’m Not Following You
16. Roni Size Reprazent – New Forms
17. Bentley Rhythm Ace – Bentley Rhythm Ace
18. Travis – Good Feeling
19. Daft Punk – Homework
20. Teenage Fanclub – Songs From Northern Britain
21. David Holms – Let’s Get Killed
22. Wu-Tang Clan – Wu-Tang Forever
23. Super Furry Animals – Radiator
24. Death In Vegas – Dead Elvis
25. Salaryman – Salaryman
26. Various – Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas
27. Missy ‘Misdemeanour – Supa Dupa Fly
28. Eels – Beautiful Freak
29. Jimi Tenor – Intervision
30. The Charlatans – Tellin’ Stories



Vox (UK)

1. Radiohead – Ok Computer
2. Spiritualized – Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
3. The Verve – Urban Hymns
4. Primal Scream – Vanishing Point
5. Cornershop – When I Was Born For The First Time
6. The Charlatans – Tellin’ Stories
7. Super Furry Animals – Radiator
8. Supergrass – In It For The Money
9. Blur – Blur
10. Roni Size Reprazent – New Forms
11. Teenage Fanclub – Songs From Northern Britain
12. Prodigy – The Fat Of The Land
13. Nick cave And The Bad Seeds – The Boatman’s Call
14. Bentley Rhythm Ace – Bentley Rhythm Ace
15. Oasis – Be Here Now
16. Portishead – Portishead
17. Bob Dylan – Time Out Of Mind
18. Wu-Tang Clan – Wu-Tang Forever
19. Bjork – Homogenic
20. The Rolling Stones – Bridges To Babylon
21. Chemical Brothers – Dig Your Own Hole
22. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci – Barnface
23. Daft Punk – Homework
24. Mogwai – Mogwai Young Team
25. Pavement – Brighten In The Corners
26. Black Grape – Stupid Stupid, Stupid
27. Patti Smith – Peace And Noise
28. Silver Sun – Silver Sun
29. U2 – Pop
30. Rakim – The 18th Letter
31. The Divine Comedy – A Short Album About Love
32. Eels – Beautiful Freak
33. Fountains Of Wayne – Fountains Of Wayne
34. David Holms – Let’s Get Killed
35. Death In Vegas – Dead Elvis
36. Tindersticks – Curtains
37. Foo Fighters – The Colour And The Shape
38. Wilco – Being There
39. Op8 – Op8 Featuring Lisa Germano
40. Stereophonics – Word Gets Around
41. Jimi Tenor – Intervision
42. Curtis Mayfield – New World Order
43. Reef – Glow
44. Smog – Red Apple Falls
45. Erykah Badu – Baduizm
46. Gravediggaz – The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel
47. Luscious Jackson – Fever In, Fever Out
48. Wyclef Jean Featuring Refugee Allstars – The Carnival
49. Echo And The Bunnyman – Evergreen
50. Edwin Collins – I’m Not Following You



SPIN (USA)

1. Cornershop - When I Was Born For The 7th Time
2. Radiohead - OK Computer
3. Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out
4. Björk - Homogenic
5. Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind
6. Portishead - Portishead
7. The Notorious B.I.G. - Life After Death
8. Yo La Tengo - I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One
9. Missy "Misdemeanour" Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly
10. The Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
11. Pavement - Brighten The Corners
12. Erykah Badu - Baduizm
13. Roni Size/Reprazent - New Forms
14. Various Artists - Return Of The D.J. Vol.II
15. Janet Jackson - The Velvet Rope
16. Daft Punk - Homework
17. Geraldine Fibbers - Butch
18. Belle And Sebastian - If You're Feeling Sinister
19. Wu-Tang Clan - Wu-Tang Forever
20. Prodigy - The Fat Of The Land



Eye Weekly Canadian Critics Poll (Canada)

1. Radiohead - Ok Computer
2. The Verve - Urban Hymns
3. Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind
4. Spiritualized - Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
5. Primal Scream - Vanishing Point
6. Björk - Homogenic
7. Beth Orton - Trailer Park
8. Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out
9. Yo La Tengo - I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One
10. Pavement - Brighten The Corners
11. Ben Folds Five - Whatever And Ever Amen
12. Foo Fighters - The Color And The Shape
13. Sarah Mclachlan - Surfacing
14. Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
15. Steve Earle - El Corazon
16. Belle & Sebastian - If You're Feeling Sinister
17. Bran Van 3000 - Glee
18. Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club
19. Spring Heel Jack - Busy Curious Thirsty
20. Oasis - Be Here Now
21. The Prodigy - The Fat Of The Land
22. Blur - Blur
23. Cornershop - When I Was Born For The 7th Time
24. The Jayhawks - The Sound Of Lies
25. The Dandy Warhols - Come Down
26. Stereolab - Dots And Loops
27. Neko Case & Her Boyfriends - The Virginian
28. Lhasa - La Llorona
29. Supergrass - In It For The Money
30. Nuyorican Soul - Nuyorican Soul



Pop (Sweden)

1. Daft Punk - Homework
2. Primal Scream - Vanishing Point
3. Wyclef Jean Featuring Refugee Allstars - The Carnival
4. Nuyorican Soul - Nuyorican Soul
5. Bob Dylan - Time Out of Mind
6. The Verve - Urban Hymns
7. Cornershop - When I Was Born for the 7th Time
8. Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
9. Roni Size/Reprazent - New Forms
10. Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club
11. Common - One Day It'll All Make Sense
12. Wilco - Being There
13. Erykah Badu - Baduizm
14. David Holmes - Let's Get Killed
15. Belle and Sebastian - If You're Feeling Sinister
16. Tindersticks - Curtains
17. Primal Scream - Echo Dek
18. Paul Simon - Songs from the Capeman
19. Mary J Blige - Share My World
20. Kool Keith - Sex Style
21. Blur - Blur
22. The Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
23. Steve Earle - El Corazon
24. The Bear Quartet - Moby Dick
25. Wu-Tang Clan - Wu-Tang Forever
26. Teenage Fanclub - Songs from Northern Britain
27. Various Artists - Spiritual Life Music
28. Songs: Ohia - Songs: Ohia
29. Portishead - Portishead
30. Squarepusher - Hard Normal Daddy



The Wire (UK)

1.Robert Wyatt - Shleep
2.Jim O'rourke - Bad Timing
3.Wabi Sabi - Wabi Sabi
4.Arto Lindsay - Mundo Civilizado
5.Mouse On Mars - Autoditacker
6.Tomasz Stanko Septet - Litania: Music Of Krzysztof Komeda
7.Gyorgy Ligeti - Ligeti Edition Vols. 1-6
8.Roni Size And Reprazent - New Forms
9.John Wall - Fractuur
10.Porter Ricks - Biokinetics
11.Henry Threadgill & Make A Move - Where's Your Cup?
12.Autechre - Chiastic Slide
13.Gravediggaz - The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel
14.Bjork -Homogenic
15.Farmers Manual - Fsck
16.Squarepusher - Hard Normal Daddy
17.Vinicius Cantuaria - Sol Na Cara
18.Toru Takemitsu - Film Music
19.Various Artists - Driftworks
20.Fushitsusha - A Death Never To Be Complete
21.Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus
22.Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - The Boatman's Call
23.Spiritualized - Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
24.The Fall - Levitate
25.Fushitsusha - The Time Is Nigh
26.Tom Recchion - Chaotica
27.Stereolab - Dots And Loops
28.Iannis Xenakis - Kraanerg
29.Joe Maneri Quartet - In Full Cry
30.Ground Zero -Consume Red
31.Paul Schutze - Second Site
32.Evan Parker Electroacoustic Ensemble - Towards The Margins
33.General Magic - Frantz!
34.Porter Ricks- Porter Ricks
35.John Zorn - Duras: Duchamp
36.Yo La Tengo - I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One
37.Bisk - Strange Or Funny Ha Ha?
38.Portishead- Portishead
39.Kaffe Matthews - Cdann
40.George Crumb - Quest
41.Metheny/Bailey/Bendian/Wertico - The Sign Of 4
42.Guschwachs - Guschwachs
43.Jeff Mills - The Other Day
44.Maurizio - M
45.Giya Kancheli- Caris Mere
46.Patti Smith - Peace And Noise
47.Ornette Coleman & Joachim Kuhn - Colors
48.Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club
49.Arcana - Arc Of The Testimony
50.Hariprasad Chaurasia - Four Drums

Les Inrockuptibles (France)

Les 10 albums indispensables

Alpha : Come from heaven
Björk : Homogenic
Belle & Sebastian : If you're feeling sinister
Craig Armstrong : The space between us
Jay-Jay Johanson : Whiskey
Portishead : Portishead
Radiohead : OK Computer
Swell : Too many days without thinking
Tranquility Bass : Let the freak flag fly
The Verve : Urban hymns

La suite...

The Apartments : Apart
Archive : Londinium
Bentley Rhythm Ace : BRA
Françoiz Breut : Françoiz Breut
David Byrne : Feelings
Nick Cave : the Boatman's call
The Chemical Brothers : Dig your own hole
Cornershop : when I was born for the 7th time
Death in Vegas : Dead Elvis
Echo & the Bunnymen : Evergreen
Forest for the Trees : Forest for the Trees
Grandaddy : The western freeway
Gus Gus : Polydistorsion
Michael Head : The magical world of the strands
Lauren Hoffman : Meggiddo
IAM : L'école du micro d'argent
Jonathan Fire Eater : Wolf songs for lambs
Kid Loco : A grand love story
Labradford : Mi media naranja
Miossec : Baiser
Mogwai : Young team
Monk & Canatella : Care in the community
Mouse on Mars : Autoditacker
OP8 : Slush
Pavement : Brighten the corners
Photek : Modus operandi
Primal Scream : Vanishing point
Prodigy : The fat of the land
Rakim : the 18th letter
RoniSize/Reprazent : New forms
Elliot Smith : either/or
Smog : Red apple falls
Spiritualized : Ladies & gentlemen, we are floating in space
Thievery Corporation : Sounds from the thievery hi-fi
Tindersticks : Curtains
Ulan Bator : Végétale
Silvain Vanot : Egérie
Jim White : Wrong-eyed Jesus!
Wu-Tang Clan : Wu-Tang forever
Robert Wyatt : Shleep



Rocksound (France)

1. Radiohead : OK Computer
2. Foo Fighters : The colour & the shape
3. Deftones : Around the fur
4. Helmet : Aftertaste
5. Summercamp : Pure juice
6. Jason Falkner : Presents author unknown
7. The Prodigy : The fat of the land
8. Our Lady Peace : Clumsy
9. Fountains of Wayne : Fountains of wayne
10. Bob Dylan : Time out of mind
11. Oasis : Be here now
12. Pixies : Death to the pixies
13. Ben Harper : The will to live
14. Supergrass : In it for the money
15. Les Thugs : Nineteen something
16. The Verve : Urban hymns
17. Bjôrk : Homogenic
18. Pavement : Brighten the corners
19. Bloodhound Gang : One fierce beer coaster
20. Days of the New : Days of the new
21. Daft Punk : Homework
22. Blur : Blur
23. Blue Mountain : Homegrown
24. Jim White : Wrong-eyed Jesus
25. Brad : Interiors
26. Buzzcocks : Chronology
27. Ben Lee : Something to remember me by
28. Portishead : Portishead
29. Beach Boys : Pet sounds sessions
30. Lost Highway : Lost highway
31. Led Zeppelin : BBC sessions
32. Nick Cave : The boatman's call
33. Swell : Too many days without thinking
34. The Doors : Box set
35. Jonathan Fire Eater : They all go home
36. Depeche Mode : Ultra
37. U2 : Pop
38. Forest for the Trees : Forest for the trees
39. Metallica : Reload
40. Cool for August : Grand world
41. The Chemical Brothers : Dig your own hole
42. Silverchair : Freak show
43. The Supersuckers : Must've been high
44. Replacements : All for nothing/Nothing for all
45. No one is Innocent : Utopia
46. Penthouse : Gutter erotica
47. You Am I : Hourly daily
48. Boo-Yaa Tribe : Angry samoans
49. Meredith Brooks : Blurring the edges
50. NRA : Loaded



Magnet (USA)

The best 8 in no particular order…

MAG EARWHIG! - guided by voices
I CAN HEAR THE HEART BEATING AS ONE - yo la tengo
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WE ARE FLOATING IN SPACE - spiritualized
I LIKE TO SCORE - moby
SON OF WALTER - bevis frond
BURN, BERLIN, BURN - atari teenage riot
O.K. COMPUTER - radiohead
HOMEWORK - daft punk

The best of the rest in no order (9-47)

TONE SOUL EVOLUTION apples in stereo
CAPSUL bailter space
LAPSED bardo pond
IF YOU'RE FEELING SINISTER belle & sebastian
BEAT bowery electric
GIVE IT BACK! Brian jonestown massacre
PERFECT FROM NOW ON built to spill
LET US PLAY coldcut
THE EPIPHANY OF GLENN JONES john fahey & cul de sac
NEW LANDS flying saucer attack
STARJOB EP the frogs
CALLING OVER TIME edith frost
BARAFUNDLE gorky's zygotic mynci
FULL BLOWN POSSESSION the grifters
THE REBEL'S NOT IN the halo benders
THE MAGIC CITY helium
HAWAII the high llamas
AKATHISIA hovercraft
DAVID KILGOUR AND THE HEAVY EIGHTS david kilgour and the heavy eights
MELODEON licorice roots
MUNDO CIVILIZADO arto lindsay
THE LATENESS OF THE HOUR eric matthews
MOGWAI YOUNG TEAM mogwai
12 the notwist
WRECKED BY LIONS number one cup
JOYA will oldham
HELIOSELF papas fritas
BRIGHTEN THE CORNERS pavement
SHAPES polvo
THE NATURE OF SAP portastatic
PORTISHEAD portishead
PINK MACHINE reservoir
DEVELOPER silkworm
THE MORAY EELS EAT THE… space needle
MOONFLOWER PLASTIC tobin sprout
DOTS AND LOOPS stereolab
TOO MANY DAYS WITHOUT THINKING swell
THE MOLLUSK ween
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY wellwater conspiracy



Mojo (UK)

1. Rodiohead ~ OK Computer
2. Bob Dylan ~ Time Out Of Mind
3. Bjork ~ Homogenic
4. The Verve ~ Urban Hymns
5. Spiritualized ~ Ladies And Gentleman We Are Floating In Space
6. Ry Cooder & Friends ~ Buena Vista Social Club
7. Blur ~ Blur
8. Fountains Of Wayne ~ Fountains Of Wayne
9. Portishead ~ Portishead
10. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds ~ The Boatmans Call
11. Oasis ~ Be Here Now
12. Steve Earle ~ El Corazon
13. Supergrass ~ In It For The Money
14. Prefab Sprout ~ Andromeda Heights
15. Teenage Fanclub ~ Songs From Northern Britain
16. Robert Wyatt ~ Shleep
17. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci ~ Barnface
18. Eels ~ Beautiful Freak
19. The Jayhawks ~ Sound Of Lies
20. Ron Sexsmith ~ Other Songs
21. The Prodigy ~ The Fat Of The Land
22. Cornershop ~ When I Was Born For The 7th Time
23. Paul McCartney ~ Flaming Pie
24. Roni Size & Reprazent ~ New Forms
25. Wilco ~ Being There
26. Ben Folds Five ~ Whatever And Ever Amen
27. Primal Scream ~ Vanishing Point
28. Chemical Brothers ~ Dig Your Own Hole
29. Tindersticks ~ Curtains
30. Echo And The Bunnymen ~ Evergreen
31. Kim Richey ~ Bitter Sweet
32. James Taylor - Hourglass
33. Erykah Badu ~ Baduizm
34. World Partu ~ Egyptology
35. Missy ‘Misdemeanour’ Elliot ~ Supa Dupa Fly
36. Muttonbirds ~ Envy Of Angels
37. Patti Smith ~ Peace And Noise
38. Stereolab ~ Dots And Loops
39. Wu-Tang-Clan ~ Wu-Tang Forever
40. Finley Quaye ~ Maverick A Strike



Muzik (UK)

1. Roni Size/Reprazent - New Forms
2. Daft Punk - Homework
3. David Holmes - Let's Get Killed
4. Erykah Badu - Baduizm
5. The Prodigy - Fat Of The Land
6. Nu Yorican Soul- Nu Yorican Soul
7. Blaze - Basic Blaze
8. The Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
9. Photek - Modus Operandi
10. Romanthony - Romanworld
11. D*note - Waiting Hopefully
12. Paperclip People - The Secret Tapes Of Dr Eich
13. Ballistic Brothers - Rude System
14. I: Cube - Picnic Attack
15. BT - ESCM
16. Primal Scream - Vanishing Point
17. Way Out West - Way Out West
18. Luke Slater - Freek Funk
19. Kwesi - Testimony
20. Cornershop - When I Was Born For The Seventh Time
21. Faze Action - Plans & Designs
22. Wu Tang Clan - Wu Tang Forever
23. Wamdue Kids - These Branching Moments
24. Placid Angels - The Cry
25. As One - In With Their Arps



Magic (France)

1. Alpha : Come from heaven
2. Radiohead : OK Computer
3. Portishead : Portishead
4. Chemical Brothers : Dig your own hole
5. Primal Scream : Vanishing point
6. Gus Gus : Polydistorsion
7. Bjôrk : Homogénic
8. Archive : Londinium
9. Roni Size / Reprazent : Newforms
10. Michael Head : The magical world of the strand
11. The Verve : Urban hymns
12. Daft Punk : Homeworks
13. Cornershop : When I was born for the seventh time
14. Mansun : Attack of the grey lantern
15. Prodigy : The fat of the land
16. Spiritualized : Ladies & gentlemen, we are floating in space
17. Labradford : Mi media naranja
18. Plaid : Not for threes
19. A Reminiscent Drive: No mercy
20. Purr : Whales lead to the deep sea
21. Spring versus Pez : out of time
22. DMX Krew : Fffrressshhh!!!
23. Blur : Blur
24. Latyrx : The album
25. Ivy : Apartment life
26. Mouse on Mars : Autodidacker
27. Nuyorican Soul : Nuyorican soul
28. Autour de Lucie : Immobile
29. Stereolab : Dots & loops
30. Depeche Mode : Useless
31. Gravediggaz : The pick, the sickle & the shovel
32. Ballistic Brothers : rude system
33. Edwin Collins : I'm not following you
34. Laika : Sounds of the satellite
35. Boymerang : Balance of the force
36. Coldcut : Let us play
37. Jimi Tenor : Intervision
38. Scenic : Acquatica
39. Carl Craig : More songs about food & revolutionary art
40. Locust : Morning light
41. Rakim : The 18th letter
42. Mendelson : L'avenir est devant
43. Monk & Canatella : Care of the community
44. Broadcast : Work & non work
45. Wu-Tang Clan : Wu-Tang forever
46. Supergrass : In it for the money
47. Compilation : Megasoft office
48. Miossec : Baiser
49. Faze Action : Plans & designs
50. The William Fairey Brass Band : Acid Brass



Mixmag (UK)

1. Chemical Brothers – Dig Your Own Hole
2. Roni Size/Reprazenr – New Forms
3. The Prodigy – The Fat Of The Land
4. Daft Punk – Homework
5. Ettienne De Crecy Presents.. – Super Discount
6. Luke Slater – Freak Funk
7. Common – One Day..It’ll All Make Sense
8. Tuff Jam – Underground Frequencies
9. Erykah Badu – Baduizm
10. Bentley Rhythm Ace – Bentley Rhythm Ace
11. David Holms – Lets Get Killed
12. Primal Scream – Vanishing Point
13. Portishead – Portishead
14. Dave Angel – Globetrotting
15. Wu-Tang Clan – Wu-Tang Forever
16. Various – V Classic
17. Bjork – Homogenic
18. Future Homosapiens – Moonrock
19. Faze Action – Plans And Designs
20. Ballistic Brothers – Rude System



Blow Up (Italy)

1) Storm & Stress - Storm & Stress
2) Microstoria – Reprovisers
3) Gravitar – Now the Road of Knieves
4) Robert Wyatt - Shleep
5) To Rococo Rot – Veiculo
6) Susanne Brokesch – Sharing the Sunhat
7) Polvo – Shapes
8) We – As Is
9) Laika – Sound of the Satellites
10) Mouse on Mars - Autoditaker



Metal Hammer (UK)

1. Feeder - Polythene
2. Entombed - To Ride, Shoot Straight And Speak The Truth
3. 3 Colours Red - Pure
4. Foo Fighters - The Colour And The Shape
5. Deftones - Around The Fur
6. Radiohead - OK Computer
7. Paradise Lost - One Second
8. Prodigy - The Fat Of The Land
9. The Verve - Urban Hymns
10. Faith No More - Album Of The Year
11. Sick Of It All - Built To Last
12. Misery Loves Co. - Not Like Them
13. Strapping Young Lad - City
14. Metallica - Re-Load
15. Kerbdog - On The Turn
16. Green Day - Nimrod
17. Reef - Glow
18. Me First And The Gimme Gimmes - Have A Ball
19. Oasis - Be Here Now
20. Life Of Agony - Soul Searching Sun



Terroriser (UK)

1. Emperor - Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk
2. Venom - Cast In Stone
3. Arcturus - La Masquerade Infernale
4. Entombed - To Ride, Shoot Straight And Speak The Truth
5. In The Woods... - Omnio
6. Judas Priest - Jugulator
7. Today Is The Day - Temple Of The Morning Star
8. Deicide - Serpents Of The Light
9. Sigh - Hail Horror Hail
10. Brutal Truth - Sounds Of The Animal Kingdom
11. Non - God And Beast
12. Vision Of Disorder - Vision Of Disorder
13. Iron Monkey - Iron Monkey
14. Hammerfall - Glory To The Brave
15. Godflesh - Love And Hate In Dub
16. Voivod - Phobos
17. Kiss It Goodbye - She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not ...
18. Mayhem - Wolf's Lair Abyss
19. Karma To Burn - Karma To Burn
20. Hypocrisy - The Final Chapter
21. Fear Factory - Remanufacture (Cloning Technology)
22. Deceased - Fearless Undead Machines
23. Crisis - The Hollowing
24. Samiam - You Are Freaking Me Out
25. Melvins - Honky
26. Sick Of It All - Built To Last
27. Dark Tranquility - The Mind's I
28. The Blood Divine - Mystica
29. Babylon Whores - Cold Heaven
30. Solefald - The Linear Scaffold



Rolling Stone (Germany)

1. Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind
2. Radiohead - OK Computer
3. Nick Cave - The Boatman's Call
4. Tindersticks - Curtains
5. Chuck Prophet - Homemade Blood
6. Oasis - Be Here Now
7. Morrissey - Maladjusted
8. John Fogerty - Blue Moon Swamp
9. Portishead - Portishead
10. The Rolling Stones - Bridges To Babylon



Rock & Folk (France)

1. Radiohead : OK Computer
2. Oasis : Be here now
3. U2 : Pop
4. Prodigy : The fat of the land
5. Portishead : Portishead
6. Rolling Stones : Grace
7. David Bowie : Earthling
8. Noir Désir : 666.667 Club
9. Blur : Blur
10. Foo Fighters : The colour and the shape
11. Supergrass : In it for the money
12. No Doubt : Tragic Kingdom



L'Annee (France)

Les 10 meilleurs albums

1. Radiohead : OK Computer
2. Jim White : Wrong eyed Jesus
3. Jimi Hendrix : South saturn delta
4. Sixteen Horsepower : Low estate
5. Primus : Brown album
6. Luna : Pup tent
7. Deftones : Around the fur
8. Insane Clown Possee : The great milenko
9. Grandaddy : Under the western freeway
10. Lauren Hoffman : Megiddo

Le reste (ordre alphabétique)

Dick Annegarn : Approche-toi
Bendan Brenson : One Mississipi
Bentley Rhythm Ace : BRA
Bertrand Betch : La soupe à la grimace
Bloodhoung Gang : One fierce beer coaster
Blur : Blur
Brad : Interiors
Brainstorm : Brainstorm
Greg Brown : Further in
Bob Brozman : Golden slide
Built to Spill : Perfect from now on
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds : The Boatman's call
Chemical Brothers : Dig your own hole
Chumbawamba : Tubthumper
Citizen Utilities : No more medecine
Coal Chumber : Coal chumber
Collective Soul : Discipline breakdown
Edwin Collins : I'm not following you
Mary Coughlan : After the fall
Dolly : Dolly
Dreadzone : Biological radio
Dream City Film Club : Dream city film club
Bob Dylan : Time out of mind
Echobelly : Lustra
Elixir : The phobos incident
Faith no More : Album of the year
Jason Falkner : Present author unknown
Fat Boy Slim : Better live through chemistery
Foo Fighters : The colour & the shape
Fountains of Wayne : Fountains of wayne
Gouds Thumb : Gouds thumb
Green Day : Nimrod
John Lee Hooker : Don't look back
I Am : L'ecole du micro d'argent
Laika : Sounds of satellites
Lambchop : Thriller
Johnny Lang : lie to me
Local H : As good as dead
Luscious Jackson : fever in fever out
Lunatic Calm : Metropol
Lynyrd Skynyrd : Twenty
Melville : Melville
Monaco : Music for pleasure
No One is Innocent : Utopia
Number One Cup : Wrecked by lions
Oasis : Be here now
OP8 : Slush
Papas Fritas : Helioself
Pavement : Brighten the corners
Portishead : Portishead
Pressure Drop : Elusive
Mano Solo : Je sais pas trop
Primal Scream : Vanishing point
Prodigy : The fat of the land
Radish : Restraining bolt
Rammstein : Herzeleid
Reef : Glow
Duke Robillard : Dangerous place
Rollins Band : Come in & burn
Walter Salas-Humara & the Silos : Long green boat
Seely : Seconds
Bettie Serveert : Dust Bunnies
Sick Of It All : Built to last
Silmarils : Original Karma
Silverchair : Freak show
Soundgarden : A-sides
Spearhead : Chocolate Supa Highway
Stereophonics : Word gets around
Strangelove : Strangelove
Sublime : Sublime
Sugar Ray : Floored
Super Deluxe : Via Satellite
Super Furry Animals : Radiator
Supergrass : In it for the money
Sweet 75 : Sweet 75
Swell : Too many days without thinking
Taj Mahal : Senor blues
Tarnation : Mirador
Teenage Fan Club : Songs from northern Britain
The Driven : the driven
311 : Transistor
Thugs : Nineteen something
Tindersticks : Curtains
Tonic : Lemon parade
Tuatara : Breaking the ethers
Ben Vaughn : Rambler 65
Veruca Salt : Eight arms to hold you
Ween : the Mollusk
Steve Westfield : Underwhelmed



Addicted to Noise (Worldwide poll)

#1 BOB DYLAN - Time Out Of Mind
#2 RADIOHEAD - OK Computer
#3 CORNERSHOP - When I Was Born For The 7th Time
#4 ERYKAH BADU - Baduizm
#5 THE VERVE - Urban Hymns
#6 STEVE EARLE - El Corazon
#7 NOTORIOUS B.I.G. - Life After Death
#7 WYCLEF JEAN - The Carnival
#9 SLEATER-KINNEY - Dig Me Out
#9 BJORK - Homogenic
#11 BEN FOLDS FIVE - Whatever and Ever, Amen
#12 YO LA TENGO - I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One
#13 MISSY ELLIOTT - Supa Dupa Fly
#14 CHEMICAL BROTHERS - Dig Your Own Hole
#15 PAVEMENT - Brighten The Corners
#16 WU-TANG CLAN - Wu-Tang Forever
#17 PORTISHEAD - Portishead
#17 SPIRITUALIZED - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
#19 WHISKEYTOWN - Strangers Alamanac
#20 JOHN FOGERTY - Blue Moon Swamp
#20 RONI SIZE AND REPRAZENT - Newforms / Talkin' Loud
#22 BELLE AND SEBASTIAN - If You're Feeling Sinister
#22 PRODIGY - Fat of the Land
#24 PATTI SMITH - Peace and Noise
#25 PUFF DADDY AND THE FAMILY - No Way Out
#26 ANI DiFRANCO - Living in Clip
#27 BLUR - Blur
#27 BETH ORTON - Trailer Park
#27 RAKIM - The 18th Letter
#30 MARY J BLIGE - Share My World
#30 BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB - Buena Vista Social Club
#30 COMMON - One Day It'll All Make Sense
#30 DAFT PUNK - Homework
#30 FOO FIGHTERS - The Colour and the Shape
#30 OLD 97s - Too Far to Care
#30 SUPERGRASS - In It For the Money
#37 GERALDINE FIBBERS - Butch
#37 JANET JACSON - The Velvet Rope
#37 U2 - Pop
#40 ERYKAH BADU - Live
#40 BOTTLE ROCKETS - 24 Hours a Day
#40 MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES - Let's Face It
#40 ELLIOTT SMITH - Either/Or
#40 WACO BROTHERS - Cowboy in Flames
#45 DAVID BOWIE - Earthling
#45 RICHARD BUCKNER - Devotion and Doubt
#45 BUILT TO SPILL - Perfect From Now On
#45 CHUMBAWAMBA - Tubthumper
#45 EVERCLEAR - So Much for the Afterglow
#45 ROBBIE FULKS - South Mouth



Uncut (UK)

1 Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind
2 Radiohead - OK Computer
3 The Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
4 Cornershop - When I Was Born For The Seventh Time
5 Billy Mackenzie - Beyond The Sun
6 Daft Punk - Homework
7 The Jayhawks - Sounds of Lies
8 Roni Size And Reprazent - New Forms
9 Lambchop - Thriller
10 Robert Wyatt - Shleep
11 The Verve - Urban Hymns
12 Jim White - Wrong-Eyed Jesus
13 Spiritualized - Ladies & Gentlemen, We Are Floating In Space
14 The Prodigy - The Fat Of The Land
15 Oasis - Be Here Now
16 Ron Sexsmith - Other Songs
17 Prefab Sprout - Andromeda Heights
18 Tindersticks - Curtains
19 Portishead - Portishead
20 The Charlatans - Tellin' Stories
21 Patti Smith - Peace and Noise
22 Black Grape - Stupid, Stupid, Stupid
23 Primal Scream - Vanishing Point
24 Todd Rundgren - With A Twist
25 Echo & The Bunnymen - Evergreen



Inpress (Australia)

1. OK Computer - Radiohead
2. Ladies & ... - Spiritualised
3. Unit - Regurgitator
4. Intervision - Jimi Tenor
6. Dig Your Own Hole - Chemical Brothers
7. Vanishing Point - Primal Scream
8. Other Songs - Roni Sexmith
9. Elsewhere For 8 Minutes - Something For Kate
10. Homogenic - Bjork



Guitar (UK)

(No ranking)

Homegrown - Blue Mountain
Blur - Blur
Evergreen - Echo and the Bunnymen
Nashville - Bill Frisell
Live In Concert - G3
Earthling - David Bowie
Mr. Wizard - RL Burnside
Tellin' Stories - The Charlatans
The Colour & the Shape - Foo Fighters
The More Things Change . . .- Machinehead
Imaginary Day - Pat Metheny
Mogwai Young Team - Mogwai
Sound of Lies - The Jayhawks
Be Here Now - Oasis
Brighten the Corners - Pavement
OK Computer - Radiohead
Glow - Reef
Do It Yourself - The Seahorses
2nd Blues Album - Mem Shannon
In It For the Money - Supergrass
Songs from Northern Britain - Teenage Fanclub
Pop - U2
The Blue Horizon Story '65-'70 Vol. 1 - Various Artists
Urban Hymns - The Verve
Great Guitars - Joe Louis Walker
I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One - Yo La Tengo



Beat (Norway)

1. Radiohead - Ok computer
2. Bob Dylan - Time out of my mind
3. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - The boatman's call
4. Steve Earle - El corazon
5. Ron Sexsmith - Other songs
6. Spiritualized - Ladies and gentlemen we are floating in space
7. Teenage Fanclub - Songs from northern britain
8. Erykah Badu - Baduizm
9. Whiskeytown - Stranger's almanac
10. Pavement - Brighten the corners
11. Velvet Belly - Lucia
12. Buena Vista Social Club - Bvsc
13. Biosphere - Substrata
14. Ween - The mollusk
15. Jim White - Wrong-eyed Jesus
16. Prefab Sprout - Andromeda heights
17. Bentley Rhytm Ace - Bra
18. Son Volt - Straightaways
19. The Old Joe Clarks - Town of ten
20. Those Norwegians - Kaminzky park
21. Jackie Leven - Fairy tales for hard men
22. Veruca Salt - Eight arms to hold you
23. Daft Punk - Homework
24. Bill Frisell - Nashville
25. Dimitri From Paris - Sacrebleu
26. Matthew Sweet - Blue sky on mars
27. Sick Of It All - built to last
28. John Lee Hooker - Don't look back
29. Etta James - Love's been rough on me
30. Swell - Too many days without



Wall of Sound (USA)

1. Wyclef Jean: The Carnival (Ruffhouse/Columbia)
2. Radiohead: OK Computer (Capitol)
3. Erykah Badu: Baduism (Kedar/Universal)
4. Bob Dylan: Time Out of Mind (Columbia)
5. Roni Size/Reprazent: New Forms (Mercury)
6. Björk: Homogenic (Elektra)
7. Cornershop: When I Was Born for the 7th Time (Luaka Bop)
8. The Jayhawks: Sound of Lies (American)
9. Richard Buckner: Devotion + Doubt (MCA)
10. Steve Earle: El Corazon (E-Squared/Warner Bros.)
11. Catherine Wheel: Adam & Eve (Mercury)
12. Finley Quaye: Maverick a Strike (Sony 550)
13. Whiskeytown: Strangers Almanac (Outpost)
14. Gorky's Zygotic Mynci: Barafundle (Mercury)
15. Ben Harper: The Will to Live (Virgin)
16. Common: One Day It'll All Make Sense (Relativity)
17. Fred Eaglesmith: Lipstick Lies & Gasoline (Razor & Tie)
18. 6 String Drag: High Hat (E-Squared)
19. Sleater-Kinney: Dig Me Out (Kill Rock Stars)
20. Arto Lindsay: Mundo Civilizado (Bar/None)
21. Smoking Popes: Destination Failure (Capitol)
22. Ben Folds Five: Whatever and Ever Amen (Sony 550)
23. Paul Simon: Songs from The Capeman (Warner Bros.)
24. Tobin Sprout: Moonflower Plastic (Matador)
25. Ani DiFranco: Living in Clip (Righteous Babe)



Nöjesguiden (Sweden)

1. Erykah Badu- Baduizm
2. The Verve - Urban Hymns
3. Björk - Homogenic
4. Various - Grooverider Presents - the Prototype Years
5. Primal Scream - Vanishing Point
6. Daft Punk - Homework
7. Reprazent feat. Roni Size - New Forms
8. Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen, We Are Floating In Space
9. Various - Talvin Singh Presents - Anokha, Soundz of the Asian Underground
10. Tindersticks - Curtains
11. Ballistic Brothers - Rude Systems
12. Pavement - Brighten the Corners
13. Carl Craig - More Songs About Food and Revolutionary Art
14. Built to Spill - Perfect From Now On
15. Son Volt - Straightaways
16. Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus
17. Elliott Smith - Either/Or
18. D'Influence - London
19. Luke Slater - Freek Funk
20. Nu Yorican Soul - Nu Yorican Soul
21. Radiohead - Ok Computer
22. Bob Dylan - Time Out of Mind
23. Ben Folds Five - Whatever and Ever, Amen
24. Oasis - Be Here Now
25. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - The Boatman's Call



Mofo (Belgium)

1. Radiohead : O.K. Computer
2. OP8 : Slush
3. Verve : Urban hymns
4. Cornershop : When I was born for the 7th time
5. Papas Fritas : Helioself
6. Supergrass : In it for the money
7. Foo Fighters : The colour and the shape
8. Echo and the bunnymen : evergreen
9. Portishead : Portishead
10. Chemical Brothers : Dig your own hole

L'Indic (France)

(Ordre alphabétique)

Aerial M : Aerial M
The Apartments : Apart
Archive : Londinium
Asian Dub Foundation : RAFI
Natacha Atlas : Halim
Blur : Blur
Boymerang : Boymerang
Broadcast : Work & non work
The Chemical Brothers : Dig your own hole
Coldcut : Let us play
Edwin Collins : I'm not following You
Cornershop : When I was born for the seventh time
Death in Vegas : Dead Elvis
Faze Action : Plans & designs
Flying Saucer Attack : New lands
The Folk Implosion : Dare to be surprise
Forest for the Trees : Forest for the Trees
Grandaddy : Under the western freeway
Gus Gus : Polydistorsion
Ben Harper : The will to live
Lauren Hoffman : Meggido
Ignatus : L'air est différent
Karma to Burn : Karma to Burn
Labradford : Mi media naranja
The Ladybug Transistor : Beverley Atonale
Lambchop : Thriller
Locust : morning light
Luna : Pup tent
Monk & Canatella : Care int he community
Morrissey : Malajusted
Number One Cup : Wrecked by lions
Will Oldham : Joya
Pavement : Brighten the corners
Photek : Modus operendi
Plaid : Not for threes
Polar : Polar I
Portishead : Portishead
Primal Scream : Vanishing Point
Radiohead : OK Computer
The Sea & Cake : The fawn
Roni Size/Reprazent : New forms
Smog : Red apple falls
Stereolab : Dots & loops
Stereophonics : Words get around
Super Furry Animals : Radiator
Supergrass : In it for the money
Teenage Fan Club : Songs from northern Britain
Jimi Tenor : Intervision
The Third Eyed Foundation : Ghost
Tranquility Bass : Let the freak flag fly
The Van Pelt : Sultans of sentiment



Rumba (Finland)

1. Radiohead - OK Computer
2. The Verve - Urban Hymns
3. U2 - Pop
4. Kent - Isola
5. Blur - Blur
6. The Prodigy - The Fat of the Land
7. The Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
8. Portishead - Portishead
9. Supergrass - In It for the Money
10. Björk - Homogenic
11. Ben Folds Five - Whatever and Ever Amen
12. Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape
13. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - The Boatman's Call
14. Erykah Badu - Baduizm
15. Daft Punk - Homework
16. Bentley Rhythm Ace - Bentley Rhythm Ace
17. The Hellacopters - Paying The Dues
18. Oasis - Be Here Now
19. Depeche Mode - Ultra
20. Teenage Fanclub - Songs from Northern Britain



Musiccentral (An Asian country)

1. Bob Dylan - Time Out of Mind
2. Radiohead - OK Computer
3. Oasis - Be Here Now
4. The Prodigy - The Fat of the Land
5. Roni Size / Reprazent - New Forms
6. Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club
7. Erykah Badu - Baduizm
8. Steve Earle - El Corazon
9. Portishead - Portishead
10. Patti Smith - Peace and Noise



OAZA (Yugoslavia)

1. CHEMICAL BROTHERS - Dig your own hole (Freestyle dust)
2. PRIMAL SCREAM - Vanishing point (Creation)
3. PRODIGY - The fat of the land (XL)
4. VERVE - Urban hymns (Hut)
5. RONI SIZE REPRESENT - New forms (Talking loud)
6. PORTISHEAD - Portishead (Go! Beat)
7. DEPECHE MODE - Ultra (Mute)
8. MANSUN - Attack of the grey lantern (Parlophone)
9. OASIS - Be here now (Creation)
10. U2 - Pop (Island)
11. DAFT PUNK - Homework (Virgin)
12. RADIOHEAD - OK computer (Parlophone)
13. DAVID ARNOLD'S JAMES BOND PROJECT - Shaken and stirred (East West)
14. BLUR - Blur (Food)
15. NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS - The Boatman's call (Mute)
16. CURTIS MAYFIELD - New world order (Warner)
17. JIMI TENOR - Intervision (Warp)
18. VAN MORRISON - The nealing game (Polydor)
19. SNEAKE PIMPS - Becoming X (Clean up)
20. PAUL WELLER - Heavy soul (Island)
21. BJORK - Homogenic (Mother)
22. LUSCIOUS JACKSON - Fever in fever out (Grand Royal)
23. BOB DYLAN - Time out of mind (Columbia)
24. NATACHA ATLAS - Halim (Nation)
25. WILCO - Being there (Reprise)
26. WU - TANG CLAN - Wu -tang forever (Loud)
27. MONACO - Music for pleasure (Polydor)
28. ERYKAH BADU - Baduism (Kedar)
29. STRANGE LOVE - Strange love (Food)
30. DINOSAUR JR - Hand it over (Blanco y Negro)

Hot Press (Ireland)

1. RADIOHEAD - Ok Computer
2. THE VERVE - Urban Hymns
3. TEENAGE FANCLUB - Songs From Northern Britain
4. SPIRITUALIZED - Ladies And Gentlemen
5. FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE - Fountains Of Wayne
6. NICK CAVE - The Boatman's Call
7. BLUR - Blur
8. U2 - Pop
9. STEVE EARLE - El Corazon
10. PRIMAL SCREAM - Vanishing Point
11. TINDERSTICKS - Curtains
12. ALABAMA 3 - Exile On Coldharbour Lane
13. SUPER FURRY ANIMALS - Radiator
14. PREFAB SPROUT - Andromeda Heights
15. BOB DYLAN - Time Out Of My Mind
16. MATTHEW SWEET - Blue Sky On Mars
17. MARTIN HAYES & DENIS CAHILL - The Lonesome Touch
18. THE CHARLATANS - Tellin' Stories
19. CORNERSHOP - When I Was Born For The 7th Time
20. OP8 - Slush
21. DAVID HOLMES - Let's Get Killed
22. THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS - Dig Your Own Hole
23. SMOG - Red Apple Falls
24. ALTAN - Runaway Sunday
25. THE SEWING ROOM - Homogenic
26. BJORK - Homogenic
27. SUPERGRASS - In It For The Money
28. PORTISHEAD - Portishead
29. THE FRANK & WALTERS - Grand Parade
30. SHANE McGOWN & THE POPES - The Crock Of Gold

Also recommended:

WU-TANG CLAN - Wu-Tang Forever
DAFT PUNK - Homework
THE DIVINE COMEDY - A Short Album About Love
THE PRODIGY - The Fat Of The Land
KATELL KEINEG - Jet
SOLAS - Sunny Spells And Scattered Showers
OASIS - Be Here Now
NICK KELLY - Between Trapezes
THE JAYHAWKS - The Sound Of Lies
GRANT McLENNAN - In Your Bright Ray
MORRISSEY - Maladjusted
EELS - Beautiful Freak
BETH ORTON - Trailer Park
GREG GARING - Alone
DAVID BOWIE - Earthling
ASLAN - Here Comes Lucy Jones
DUSTIN - Faith Of Our Feathers

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