Suggest Albums I Need To Listen To

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Yaz is still a favorite of mine. Alison Moyet has a great voice.

For something a little different and a little moody, these two pop into my head.
Portishead - Dummy
Thievery Corporation - Any album
 
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The Album Madness is a populist competition; there's no point in nominating albums that nobody else has either heard of, or will support. My own personal favorite albums list includes many lead females:

PJ Harvey - Dry
Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit
Juliana Hatfield - Only Everything
Brandi Carlile - The Story
Aimee Mann - I'm With Stupid (that may have been in the madness)
Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
Elastica - Elastica
Florence + the Machine - Lungs
Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark
Letters to Cleo - Aurora Gory Alice
Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville
Metric - Fantasies
Phantogram - Voices
Patty Griffin - Flaming Red
Salt - Auscultate
Tracy Bonham - The Burdens of Being Upright
Belly - Star
Suzanne Vega - 99.9F(degrees)

I can go on and on, but that should get you started.

The Pretenders album is great, I have it on "voinal".
These, plus The Breeders.
 
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semipenguin

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The Album Madness is a populist competition; there's no point in nominating albums that nobody else has either heard of, or will support. My own personal favorite albums list includes many lead females:

PJ Harvey - Dry
Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit
Juliana Hatfield - Only Everything
Brandi Carlile - The Story
Aimee Mann - I'm With Stupid (that may have been in the madness)
Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
Elastica - Elastica
Florence + the Machine - Lungs
Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark
Letters to Cleo - Aurora Gory Alice
Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville
Metric - Fantasies
Phantogram - Voices
Patty Griffin - Flaming Red
Salt - Auscultate
Tracy Bonham - The Burdens of Being Upright
Belly - Star
Suzanne Vega - 99.9F(degrees)

I can go on and on, but that should get you started.

The Pretenders album is great, I have it on "voinal".
Amy Winehouse - Back to Black

Excellent album. I have this on iTunes

Tracy Bonham - The Burdens of Being Upright

I bought this over 20 years ago. I wasn't impressed at the time. I may need to revisit it.

Thank you
 

semipenguin

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Joan Jett - I love Rock and Roll
Melissa Etheridge - Pretty much any album up to about ‘Your Little Secret’
Bonnie Raitt - Nick of Time
Shawn Colvin - A Few Small Repairs
Pretenders -Learning to Crawl
Hole - Celebrity Skin

Just a few out of my collection.


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Joan Jett - I love Rock and Roll
Pretenders -Learning to Crawl

Both good albums, especially Learning to Crawl.

Thank you
 

semipenguin

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Yet strangely you ask us for advise. Isn't the definition of insanity knowing you will get an unfavourable outcome from past experience and doing it again?
I came here wanting suggestions for albums that I should listen to. Not for the albums that were voted on in album madness.

It is nice to see what albums the members suggest are required listening, tho
 

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I'd start with all of Aaron's suggested albums. [emoji2]
What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
Fragile - Yes
Deja Vu - Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young
Pet Sounds - Beach Boys
The Stranger - Billy Joel
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel
Blood on the Tracks - Bob Dylan
Superfly - Curtis Mayfield
Electric Ladyland - Jimi Hendrix
Band on the Run - Paul McCartney
Moondance - Van Morrison
Hi Infedilty - REO Speedwagon
Blue - Joni Mitchell

These, I have not to, and will make an effort to listen to asap
 
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They refuse to admit it, in fact the get all pissed off and storm out of interviews when asked, but they are somewhat of a comedy act. I think they are like old school comics that refuse to ever break character in public.
 
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Die Antwoord also have some really fun albums...but you gotta be in the mood for their shenanigans.

Dude, WTF?

They refuse to admit it, in fact the get all pissed off and storm out of interviews when asked, but they are somewhat of a comedy act. I think they are like old school comics that refuse to ever break character in public.
If you want good comedy music, then I would suggest Steel Panther.

A rejected looking 80's band that plays music you will never hear on the radio. Songs like Gloryhole, Gold Digging Whore, Asian hooker and a funny one at the old folks home.

 
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Tracy Bonham - The Burdens of Being Upright
I bought this over 20 years ago. I wasn't impressed at the time. I may need to revisit it.
In '95 I saw The Rentals (Matt from Weezer's side project) at Mama Kin's in Boston (Aerosmith's club). Tracy Bonham was the opener, and she was absolutely amazing. This was prior to the release of the album in '96. Her performance, and the fact that I was standing 10 feet from the band (and the place only held 200 people or so) made it an unforgettable experience.

Some years later, she toured with Blue Man Group. She's got a very strong voice.
 
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In '95 I saw The Rentals (Matt from Weezer's side project) at Mama Kin's in Boston (Aerosmith's club). Tracy Bonham was the opener, and she was absolutely amazing. This was prior to the release of the album in '96. Her performance, and the fact that I was standing 10 feet from the band (and the place only held 200 people or so) made it an unforgettable experience.

Some years later, she toured with Blue Man Group. She's got a very strong voice.
When I was stationed at Fort Eustis, I used to listen to 96X, an alternative rock station.

Mother, Mother was a staple on there.

Recently, Lithium has been playing it, so it was nice hearing it again. My old CD is collecting dust somewhere in my apaeapart

Check out Tracy Bonham (@tracy_bonham): https://twitter.com/tracy_bonham?s=09
 

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Listened to What's Going On. Excellent album. Feels like he wrote it from the heart. From something deep down inside of him.

I'm listening to The Word is a Ghetto by War now. Very freeform