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Nilsson Schmilsson -
Harry Nilsson

6/10

A roller coaster of emotions and genres, this felt more like a compilation album as opposed to one artistic piece with a consistent through-line. Best album name of all time.

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Year

1971

Genre

Best Song

Down

Pop

Worst Song

Coconut

Reviewed By

Danny

Ragamuffin SoundTape -
ShyFX

5.5/10

Drum and bass music really isn't my thing, and while there were some songs that I liked enough, overall I can't say I enjoyed the album, but I can see why others might.

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Year

2019

Genre

Best Song

Bye Bye Bye

Drum & Bass

Worst Song

Balaclava

Reviewed By

Joel

3+3 -
The Isley Brothers

9/10

A very fun album, with plenty of great funky tunes.

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Year

1973

Genre

Best Song

Listen To The Music

Funk

Worst Song

Sunshine (Go Away Today)

Reviewed By

Joel

Wish You Were Here -
Pink Floyd

9/10

Hypnotic and mysterious in all the right places. A musically ambitious album, full of risks that mostly paid off.

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Year

1975

Genre

Best Song

Shine On You Crazy Diamond Pts 1-5

Prog Rock

Worst Song

Welcome To The Machine

Reviewed By

Danny

Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent -
Lewis Capaldi

9/10

What a voice! He sounds like he's been swigging whiskey and smoking cigarettes for 40 years. He is great at what he does, but he could be more experimental.

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Year

2019

Genre

Best Song

Someone You Loved

Pop

Worst Song

Don't Get Me Wrong

Reviewed By

Danny

Bigger Than Both Of Us -
Daryl Hall & John Oates

6/10

This album is a real casualty to "One Great Song Syndrome" - Rich Girl is an undeniable banger, but nothing else on the album lives up to that quality.

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Year

1976

Genre

Best Song

Rich Girl

Pop Rock

Worst Song

London, Luck & Love

Reviewed By

Joel

The Stranger - 
Billy Joel

7.5/10

This is a competent album that combines beautiful ballads with upbeat piano rock.

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Year

1977

Genre

Best Song

Vienna

Piano Rock

Worst Song

Get It Right The First Time

Reviewed By

Danny

Sunny Side Up - 
Paolo Nutini

7/10

Sunny Side Up sees Paolo Nutini attempt a lot of genres, from reggae and country, to sea shanties and rock and roll. It's not entirely successful, but there's enough good to outweigh the bad.

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Year

2009

Genre

Best Song

Candy

Pop

Worst Song

Keep Rolling

Reviewed By

Joel

So -
Peter Gabriel

6/10

I didn't always enjoy Gabriel's musical eccentricity, but I have a respect for the variety of styles he tried to master in the album.

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Year

1986

Genre

Best Song

Sledgehammer

Art Pop

Worst Song

We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37)

Reviewed By

Danny

Don't Give A Monkeys - 
Chas & Dave

5/10

Sporadically interesting and fun, I couldn't help but feel upon listening to this that there was a joke that I wasn't getting.

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Year

1979

Genre

Best Song

Gertcha

Mockney

Worst Song

Rabbit

Reviewed By

Joel

Calling All Dawns - 
Christopher Tin

7/10

An interesting concept, as Lin's composition contains 12 songs sung in different languages.

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Year

2009

Genre

Best Song

Hamsafar

Classical Crossover

Worst Song

Dao Zai Fan Ye

Reviewed By

Danny

Coloring Book -
Chance The Rapper

6/10

For what it is, it's fine. Rap isn't a genre I listen to or like very much, but this was pleasant enough, with some very memorable tunes.

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Year

2016

Genre

Best Song

Same Drugs

Rap

Worst Song

Mixtape

Reviewed By

Joel

Sign 'O' The Times -
Prince

9/10

Two albums for the price of one. If pushed to critique it, once could argue that Prince's genius is almost too intense to handle in one go. So many great tracks.

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Year

1987

Genre

Best Song

I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man

Prince

Worst Song

If I Was Your Girlfriend

Reviewed By

Danny

Siren - 
Roxy Music

9/10

Siren combines crunchy guitar riffs with just the right amount of musical experimentation for this to be a hugely entertaining slice of '70s glam.

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Year

1975

Genre

Best Song

Love Is The Drug

Glam Rock

Worst Song

Sentimental Fool

Reviewed By

Joel

Let It Bleed -
The Rolling Stones

10/10

Simultaneously bleak and inspiring, this album is perfect lyrically and musically. Its bluesy twang makes this rock album one of the greats of all time.

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Year

1969

Genre

Best Song

You Can't Always Get What You Want

Blues Rock

Worst Song

You Got The Silver

Reviewed By

Danny

Hill Climber -
Vulfpeck

7/10

A baffling oddity of an album. Occasionally funny, occasionally infuriating, always funky, Hill Climber is a wildly inconsistent effort, but it has its charms.

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Year

2018

Genre

Best Song

Darwin Derby

Funk

Worst Song

For Survival

Reviewed By

Joel

Imagine - 
John Lennon

8/10

Lennon's solo work is more brash and brazen than anything he did with The Beatles. An interesting two fingers stuck up to existing stereotypes about his former band.

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Year

1971

Genre

Best Song

Oh Yoko!

Rock

Worst Song

I Don't Wanna Be A Soldier Mama

Reviewed By

Danny

Marc Cohn - 
Marc Cohn

6/10

The album is basically fine, with some nice songs, but nothing comes close to Walking In Memphis.

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Year

1991

Genre

Best Song

Walking In Memphis

Pop

Worst Song

29 Ways

Reviewed By

Joel

The Social Network - 
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

6/10

Works better as a film score than an album. Decent quality ambient electronica.

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Year

2010

Genre

Best Song

Painted Sun in Abstract

Electronic

Worst Song

In Motion

Reviewed By

Danny

Donny Hathaway -
Donny Hathaway

10/10

This is a profoundly beautiful album. Hathaway's voice is just perfect, and the songs themselves really encapsulate what the best soul can do

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Year

1971

Genre

Best Song

Giving Up

Soul

Worst Song

Put Your Hand In The Hand

Reviewed By

Joel

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