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I thought it'd be fun to list out just 10 of my favourite albums, this isn't a difinitive list, nor is it even my top 10. However, these were the top 10 that came to mind when I thought about my favourite albums. If you enjoy this list let me know and I'll do another favourite album list!

Oasis - Definitely Maybe

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This album defined britpop and Oasis' whole career, they never topped this album. Many might argue that Morning Glory is better, but they need not look any further than its predecessor which contained songs like Live Forever, Married With Children, Supersonic. Absolute, undeniable classic.

Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

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This is one of the most incredible works by any artist ever. The production value of this album is immense, and it flows perfectly. Despite being only 7 years old it has shaped rap music and is widely regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time already. The implementation of guest features was also iridescently fantastic, Dark Fantasy, Gorgeous, Blame Game. There isn't a single bad song on this album.

Tame Impala - Currents

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This album isn't very old at all, yet it holds such a tight grasp on me. And I only heard it for the first time just over a year ago. Kevin Parker's production and twisted, psychadelic vocals leave a prominent tone. Not to mention, the album flows so fluidly that it helps to make it an easy listening. I'd definitely recommend picking this up on vinyl.

Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not

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Arctic Monkeys' debut album defined a whole generation. British millennials will find something on this album to relate to and rightly so. The album is just about getting drunk and having a terrible time in Sheffield, yet Alex Turner's lyrical capabilities present it in such an outright and provocative manner that it really elevates this album to classic status. 

Drake - Take Care

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Drake's Take Care redefined the way people approached rap music. It made the average rapper more emotionally powered and freed. Drake showed that yeah he's a rapper but he also has all of these emotions that he displays on the R&B charged songs like Take Care and Marvins Room. The album is slightly long and has a few fillers but nonetheless it's still one of the best rap albums of the past 10 years.

Jay Z - The Black Album

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Jay Z's "Final album" came out in 2003, and since then he's released 5 albums and an EP. But Jay Z should have finished after this album for good because it would have been the most incredible high to finish on. Songs like 99 Problems, Dirt off Your Shoulder, What More Can I Say are undeniable classics that will stand the test of time for many years to come.

David Bowie - Hunky Dory

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For me, this is the album that defines Bowie, but not only that, his whole generation of music. Just take a look at the tracklisting on this album and there is some classics that have stood the test of time completely. If someone is looking to get in to Bowie's music then look no further than this album.

Stone Roses - Stone Roses

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The album that inspired a generation. If it weren't for this album then we wouldn't have bands such as Oasis, Blur, Pulp. But what Ian Brown and Co did with this album was take a genre and twist it to their talents and that has very rarely ever been done in music, but these boys did just that in 1989. 

U2 - The Joshua Tree

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U2 really pushed the boat on this album, leaving them with an undeniable rock masterpiece that left them with nothing else to achieve in the genre. Tracks such as With or Without You and Red Hill Mining Town sound just as good today as they did in 1987. Read my Classic Review to see my full thoughts.

Catfish & The Bottlemen -The Balcony

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And finally, lets throw in a really recent album that I absolutely adore. Catfish have captured ever since their early songs. This album really captivated me, with it's sultry acoustic performances but its massive stadium fillers aswell. Not to mention, none of the songs on the album are fillers with songs like Tyrants even being written by Van from as young as 17, it's incredible the talents of this band. 



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