Jul 30, 2009

The Best Albums Of 1988

Top 50

  1. Daydream Nation - SONIC YOUTH
  2. Surfer Rosa - PIXIES
  3. Life’s too good - THE SUGARCUBES
  4. Bug - DINOSAUR JR.
  5. The House of Love - THE HOUSE OF LOVE
  6. In the Spanish Cave - THIN WHITE ROPE
  7. Green - R.E.M.
  8. It takes a nation of millions to hold us back - PUBLIC EMENY
  9. Bummed - HAPPY MONDAYS
  10. My invisible lantern - SCREAMING TREES
  11. House Tornado - THROWING MUSES
  12. I am Kurious Oranj / Frenz Experiment - THE FALL
  13. By all means necessary - BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS
  14. Isn’t anything - MY BLOODY VALENTINE
  15. The love songs / Storm - GIANT SAND
  16. Hope against hope - BAND OF SUSANS
  17. Tender prey - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS
  18. The eight legged groove machine - THE WONDER STUFF
  19. Let’s play domination - WORLD DOMINATION ENTERPRISES
  20. 69 - A.R. KANE
  21. Our beloved revolutionary sweetheart - CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN
  22. Hairway to Steven - BUTTHOLE SURFERS
  23. Ghost stories - THE DREAM SYNDICATE
  24. Huevos - MEAT PUPPETS
  25. Power - ICE T
  26. Naked - TALKING HEADS
  27. Judges, juries and horsemen - WEATHER PROPHETS
  28. Follow the leader - ERIC B & RAKIM
  29. If’n - FIREHOSE
  30. Prairie school freakout - ELEVENTH DREAM DAY
  31. Superfuzz bigmuff - MUDHONEY
  32. Nothing’s shocking - JANE’S ADDICTION
  33. Prison bound - SOCIAL DISTORTION
  34. Everybody’s got to - ED KUEPPER
  35. Spectacles, testicles, wallet and watch - SENATOR FLUX
  36. Strictly business - E.P.M.D.
  37. Sugarshit sharp - PUSSY GALORE
  38. Lonely Mr. Happy - THE DEADLY HUME
  39. Lost - DIED PRETTY
  40. Heavens - BIG DIPPER
  41. Kool and deadly - JUST ICE
  42. A bell is a cup until it is struck - WIRE
  43. The tenement year - PERE UBU
  44. Birth, school, work, death - THE GODFATHERS
  45. Two nuns and a pack mule - RAPEMAN
  46. Straight out the jungle - JUNGLE BROTHERS
  47. The Bambi Slam - THE BAMBI SLAM
  48. Hardly not even - RUN WESTY RUN
  49. Only life - THE FEELIES
  50. 16 Lover’s lane - THE GO-BETWEENS
Also recommended:

Things - THINGS, Trouble from providence - SACRED COWBOYS, National treasures, natural disasters - SALEM 66, Viva hate - MORRISSEY, Peepshow - SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES, Blue bell knoll - COCTEAU TWINS, Ultra Vivid scene - ULTRA VIVID SCENE, Wooden foot cops on the highway - THE WOODENTOPS, My nation underground - JULIAN COPE, Fisherman’s blues - THE WATERBOYS, Globe of frogs - ROBYN HITCHCOCK AND THE EGYPTIANS, End of the millennium psychosis blues - THAT PETROL EMOTION, Lovely - THE PRIMITIVES, Tender pervert - MOMUS, It wings above - CHEEPSKATES, Salvation guaranteed - THEE FOURGIVEN, Confession - THE LAST, The death of everything - THE THREE JOHNS, World without end - THE MIGHTY LEMON DROPS, Kiss ass godhead - MEMBRANES, Volatile - LIME SPIDERS, You must be certain of the devil - DIAMANDA GALAS, Front by front - FRONT 242, Stewdio - THE STEPPES, Strip-mine - JAMES, Animal necessity - JET BLACK BERRIES, Let’s skip the details - MY DAD IS DEAD, Craps - BIG DIPPER, In the air tonight - UNION CARBIDE PRODUCTIONS, Sour mash - THE BEASTS OF BOURBON, Jamboree - BEAT HAPPENING, Today - GALAXIE 500, California - AMERICAN MUSIC CLUB, See beautiful rattlesnake gardens - THE WALKABOUTS, Masters of Reality - MASTERS OF REALITY, Still brothers - PORCELAIN BUS, Smoker’s paradise - BREAKING CIRCUS, Jettison - NAKED RAYGUN, Creator - THE LEMONHEADS, L7 - L7, Rehab doll - GREEN RIVER, In the graveyard - DEAD MOON, Pink sun quartz blasting - HOLLOWMEN, Royal Trux - ROYAL TRUX, They - KING MISSILE, Double bummer - BONGWATER, Charmed life - HALF JAPANESE, In Gut's house - UT, Donut comes alive - ALICE DONUT, Small parts isolated and destroyed - NOMEANSNO, Hail - STRAITJACKET FITS, Tanker - BAILTER SPACE, Love songs - JPS EXPERIENCE, Asylum road - THE PERFECT DISASTER, A way of life - SUICIDE, The Beatnigs - THE BEATNIGS, Tackhead tape time - TACKHEAD SOUND SYSTEM, Critical beatdown - ULTRAMAGNETIC MC's, In full gear - STETSASONIC, Smoke some kill - SCHOOLLY D, Eazy-duz-it - EAZY E, Long live the Kane - BIG DADDY KANE, He’s the DJ, I’m the rapper - DJ JAZZY JEFF AND THE FRESH PRINCE, The great adventures of Slick Rick - SLICK RICK, Tougher than leather - RUN DMC, A Salt with a deadly Pepa, - SALT ’N’ PEPA, Bullet from a gun - DEREK B, Lovesexy - PRINCE, If I should fall from grace with God - THE POGUES, Modern Lovers ’88 - JONATHAN RICHMAN AND THE MODERN LOVERS, Green thoughts - THE SMITHEREENS, A promise is a promise - LYRES, Heatwave - LAST DRIVE, Overdose - MIRACLE WORKERS, Inner mission - BLACKLIGHT CHAMELEONS, Down in earthquake town - RUSS TOLMAN, Make my day - MINERS OF MUSO, Shellak the Bozac - LIQUID HIPPOS, It’s like everything else - I LUDICROUS, The innocents - PARACHUTE MEN, Let it bee - VOICE OF THE BEEHIVE, Keep to the beat - HUXTONE CREEPERS, STP not LSD - ANGRY SAMOANS, How about some more - VIPERS, Cuacha - SIDEWINDERS, Twelve flights up - THE CYNICS, Baby - TROTSKI ICEPICK, Holden interview - TACTICS, Thaw - FOETUS INTERRUPTUS, Love is forever - BIFF BANG POW!, Triptych / The auntie Winnie album - THE BEVIS FROND, Sun tunnels - THE TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Sister Double Happiness - SISTER DOUBLE HAPPINESS, Hang time / Say what you will, Clarence...Karl sold the truck / Clam dip and other delights - SOUL ASYLUM, Suffer - BAD RELIGION, The land of rape and honey - MINISTRY, ...And justice for all - METALLICA, From enslavement to obliteration - NAPALM DEATH, A fierce pancake - STUMP, So good it hurts - MEKONS, Based on a true story - THE DEL LORDS, Lucinda Williams - LUCINDA WILLIAMS, The trinity session - COWBOY JUNKIES, Workers playtime - BILLY BRAGG, Starfish - THE CHURCH, The serpent's egg - DEAD CAN DANCE, Jamahiriya Democratique et Populaire de Sauvage - SAVAGE REPUBLIC, Aural guerrilla - THE EX, Dickcheese - THE HARD-ONS, Move something - 2 LIVE CREW, It takes two - ROB BASE & DJ EZ ROCK, Goin' off - BIZ MARKIE, Life is... Too Short - TOO SHORT, Pure righteousness - LAKIM SHABAZZ, Unity - SHINEHEAD, To the batmobile let's go - THE TODD TERRY PROJECT, Bird wood cage - THE WOLFGANG PRESS, The pictorial Jackson review - FELT, The stars we are - MARC ALMOND, Copy cats - JOHNNY THUNDERS & PATTI PALLADIN, Nothing wrong - RED LORRY YELLOW LORRY, This is our art - THE SOUP DRAGONS, Somebody up there likes me - THE BRILLIANT CORNERS, December - FOR AGAINST, Totally lost - THE YOUNG FRESH FELLOWS, Love junk - THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS, Tracy Chapman - TRACY CHAPMAN, Short sharp shocked - MICHELLE SHOCKED, Irish heartbeat - VAN MORRISON & THE CHIEFTAINS, Friendloverplane - THE BLUE AEROPLANES, Tommy 1985-1987 - THE WEDDING PRESENT, Barbed wire kisses - THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN, Substance 1977-1980 - JOY DIVISION, Ramones mania - RAMONES, Rank - THE SMITHS

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