Rolling Stone's Top 500 Albums List Is Rough

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KDO 6 minutter siden
I knew there was no way he could make this video without mentioning Drake being on the list lol
Melómano Mau
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they dont even include Spiderland or The Money Store smh
Dusan Stanisic
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Why get so triggered over a list though? Like you guys could come up with better ones. You would purposefully ignore every famous artist people have actually heard about and just put some random people you like and label them "influential". Like there is no way to hear every album ever, there is no way to remember every album ever, and even regularly listening an album you will still forget those songs overtime. I've maybe listened to a couple of these albums at most so I don't know neither do I care about this list. And the point of this list is to basically gather every safe option they can think of so people can use them as reference points to discover new underground hipster things they actually like and use them as part of their personality when they're boring to talk to. It's not rocket science. I swear fantano fans are the most elitist and insecure people ever.
Piero Sarmiento Ayala
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Nevermind better than Kid A and Ok Computer....... *okey?* Abbey Road the best beatles album.... *mmmm???* In the Court of the Crimson King doesn´t appear *_Chicken Little has left the chat_*
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No Aphex Twin is a bloody travesty of music criticism. How on earth at least Selected Ambient World 85-92 doesn't make the top 50 let alone the top 500 completely baffles me. It's as if to Rolling Stone electronic music simply never existed and let alone ignoring the most groundbreaking electronic music artist of all time cements that stance.
Nathan Haller
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Scrolls by The Downward Spiral and says nothing about how it's NOT in the top 50
J 2 timer siden
What do you mean no Talk Talk. You don't mean there's actually not a single Talk Talk album on the list right? Talk Talk, the only band that I can actually say I think released one of the best albums ever, of all-time, EVER is N O T on a best-of list? TALK TALK WHO RELEASED SPIRIT OF EDEN AND LAUGHING STOCK? TWO OF THE GREATEST ALBUMS OF ALL TIME?
Can I get an Amen
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Madonna was on the list 3 times queen 😌
Another Book Review
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The placement of Elephant was probably the most baffling to me. If the argument is to re-do a list that you did 17 years prior in order to make room for recent records, why is Elephant, which is probably one of, if not, the best rock records of the last 20 years not higher? I think Back to Black by AW deserves her top 50 spot but, Elephant is right up there, imo, for album of that decade.
Cory Checketts
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I just finished the 2012 list and I was blown away by the comp albums. The 90s was full of these nostalgic comp releases and it really tainted my view of the RS 500 list. You’re right, it’s lazy and just filler.
Jack Michael Carr
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I think personally they should have 2 lists. One for the last century and one for this century
Jack Michael Carr
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I can never get the page to load properly
Matthew Whiting
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Wow where is Sophie?
BMprod 6 timer siden
how's graduation not aging well anthony. blasphemy
Andrew Monakow
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The funeral on 500. ((
Rafa Romo
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Make your version of the 500 best albums of all time with Hispanic, African, Asian, etc. albums.
Rowe 4900 Snack Candy Vending Machine
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Metallica is the only metal band the people who make these lists have heard more than one song from.
osp80 11 timer siden
there's never been a good jazz song.
Alex Denney
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Alanis Morissette at #69? Nice.
Austin Williams
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Bladee isn’t even on the list 😒
Swaggy Pea
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What’s up with bladee? I’ve listened to his stuff but everyone is talking about him
TheGradyBaby 13 timer siden
Seeing Arcade Fire at 500 with Funeral, and Taylor Swift in the 90s made me give up on this list, personally.
cocamojoe 13 timer siden
While I generally agree with your comment about greatest hits albums, Bob Marley’s “Legends” and the 1972 Greatest Hits from Simon & Garfunkel are legit classics in their own right, imo.
D P 14 timer siden
What abt artists from europe......
LordSnoodles 14 timer siden
Being critical of Rolling Stone's list of anything presupposes some amount of respect for what Rolling Stone has to say. Silly man.
Kristofer Harvey
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It's rolling stone they're not known for Stellar taste.
Willem Krantz
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This list is fucking horrible end of story.
Lynne Marie
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close to the edge at 445 should be illegal tbh
Ash 16 timer siden
why don't we just start out offended that rolling stone is considered any kind of relevant to music criticism anymore, let alone the absurdity of any of their lists being anywhere close to authoritative anyway? im coming from a place of little reverence for these "critical" institutions in the first place, but rolling stone..? I think we can stop legitimizing them, ironically or not.
Pearce Fitzpatrick O'Donovan
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I didn't know this existed , interesting
Aine F
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Stevie Nicks voted for Harry Styles, twice.
Angel Cueva
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Gotta be honest for once i agree with you Fantano, no Richard d. James on the list like wtf
Art Irony
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I really love Springsteen but Born to Run at 21st is just dumb to me since IMO its the worst album of his classic period and if that spot was gonna go to a Springsteen album it should have gone to The River
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If I had control of this list, I'd make MBDTF #1 followed by Limp Bizkit's entire discography and Logic's Supermarket at 10. Just to see Fantano's melon head explode.
The Graceful Savage
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I totally agree on your point about compilations. For me, including compilations in any 'top' list automatically makes the list lose credibility. Imagine asking someone what their favorite The Who album is, and they answered "Greatest Hits & More." Its just so far outside the concept of critically thinking about and discussing the album format.
Pastor Of Crows
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Also the fact that anyone thinks drake is worth even the top 50,000 albums of all time kills me inside
Pastor Of Crows
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Graduation is honestly my #2 Kanye album. I don’t know how you can call the sounds on it dated and compare 808s? Only song I find to REALLY be dated is drunk and hot girls, but honestly some of 808s I find unlistenable because it’s just dripping with auto tune in a sort of ugly and overdone way. It was definitely more influential, and I do realize this is all just my subjective opinion, but I can very easily put graduation there. Maybe not at #200 ish of THE BEST ALBUMS EVER but if Kanye’s gonna be on there I’d want graduation and TLOP
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No queen in the top 50??????
Rodrigo Rezende
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When you said it needed more representation I thought there would steel have a few albums from non-western countries... but rhes ZERO albums from Brazil, ZERO albums from Japan, just to name a couple hugely influential countries... I know it's an american publication, but that's just ridiculous imo
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Bjork not in top 150? wtf
Oskar Smith Sørensen
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I can't believe peter brötzmann's machine gun didn't take the no. 1 spot.
Giorgi Bulia
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I have been looking though the entire list several times as I couldn’t believe my eyes: no Quadrophenia by “The Who” :) That’s is wrong on so many levels.
Cubehead666 21 time siden
Live Through This placed higher than In Utero. Let that sink in. Also, Rolling Stone still can't help taking every opportunity they can to paint Kurt Cobain as a whiney, self-loathing junkie who hated success and hated his fans. To this day they perpetuate that myth. CL has her hand *so* far up Rolling Stone's butt!
Fabricio García Cortés
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Ok so whats your favorite Madonna album? an intelectual: the immaculate collection 🥴
Jacob Bridleman
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The editing is what is rough melon
TitanKiller 22 timer siden
Bad Graduation take, just because 808’s is more influential doesn’t make it better
walter hank
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Die Lit should be #1
Call of Dutyyy
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Bruh they ranked a Jay z album higher than dark side of the moon😭I’m done...
Childe Harold
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So what Japanese record belongs on the list? Which South American one? (Caetano?)
Childe Harold
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Top ten today and for al time: 1. Justin Bieber record, 2. Ariana Grande, 3. Beyonce, 4. Harry Styles, 5. Usher, 6. Britney Spears, 7. NKOTB, 8. Drake, 9. Milly Vanilly, 10. The Beatles.
alex donoso
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I want a Fantano top 500 albums of all time
mook ielagoo
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Spot on, well said Melon...Where's the diversity in the list??? I won't give any credit to RS after this.
Halid Yusein
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They did my boy RDJ dirty on this one. SAW 85-92, RDJ Album anybody?
Est Tse
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Bad Bunny's album is pronounced "POR SIEMPRE" means "FOR EVER".. and yes, I agree on everything said in this video.. Bad Bunny should not even appear in the 500 grestest of all time. Totally boring, uninspired and empty.
Vibgyor Hz
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*Kanye Graduation should be top 10. Fight Me*
bocoy noiu
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many people to the music of Bob Marley and was the soundtrack for multitudes of parties and people growing up.
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It's not like I'm 100% on board with this list either but some of the picks in the comments are far worse than anything RS did.
DstEdd D
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yo, Melon. People actually waiting for your top 500 not Stones'. Will we get it in this life or another ?
DstEdd D
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@bocoy noiu He meant LZ 2 is overrated. I think he likes Graffiti or 4 more.
bocoy noiu
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Led zeppelin " over rated " Yeah ok lol
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Aphex Twin deserved to be there. He has at least three masterpieces in his discography in my opinion.
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No Queen album. What a joke.
Firstname Lastname
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I cant believe Moonman ranked so high
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Flower Boy or Igor should've made the list, if they can add Blonde and multiple Kanye albums, a Tyler album fits
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Everyone has their own taste....but no Crime of the Century .....come on.
Ethan Work
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>close to the edge at 445 I crave inhuman levels of violence
For The Love Of Noise
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No Aphex Twin, Orbital, Autechre, or B12 is disappointing....but this list is BS anyways.
Jack Watson
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The list is voted by 300+ musicians, experts and industry stuffs, only lees than 8% voters are from Rolling Stone, so I'm confused why people just suspect the Rolling Stone itself? And also, it's the GREATEST of All Time, Not the BEST of All Time, so when you think some albums are overrated or underrated, it's just your opinions, the whole list takes 300 people's opinions, not just some "music lovers" (Actually I think too many people underrate the albums with great performance on BB200 like Drake, Taylor Swift...Their works are highly accepted by the GP and has great impact on the music industry. The best albums last century often have hugh numbers on sales, such as The Beatles. If an album has a high score on Pitchfork, RC or rym, it may be a great album, but if the album has limited effect on the music industry, has small sales numbers, it is not proper to list the album on THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME)
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you forget you rated harvard dropout over over mbdtf, dont humble yourself melon
Rube Waddell
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These lists are good to get ideas as suggestions for things to listen to but as to quality...well, all opinion isn't it?
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Last time around The Beatles dominated the top 20 of the list. Now only Revolver and Abbey Road meet the criteria. There's so many albums ahead of Sgt Pepper that should not be ahead of it too. Especially since some of those albums were heavily influenced by Sgt Pepper
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@William Magee It doesn't necessarily mean worse, yeah I agree
William Magee
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Heavily influenced by does not mean worse. That’s just so incredible stupid
Nike Neon
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Guys forget about King Crimson. WHERE THE HECK IS IRON MAIDEN
vampiras coffin
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Led zeppelin " over rated " Yeah ok lol
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Without doubt Bob Marley and the Wailers 'Legend' deserves its status as one of the greatest all-time albums. Even as a compilation, in fact as a compilation, it introduced so many people to the music of Bob Marley and was the soundtrack for multitudes of parties and people growing up.
alan vroman
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But I really like homecoming :(
Woo Wrld
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Disrespectful that they didn't have nav on the list
William Magee
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Basically, the new list is a joke. It took the already-mediocre existing Top 500 list and just shit all over it even more. Nice video, Melon.
Ben Irwin
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Imagine reading a list of 500 albums and having listened to almost all of them
Alex Garcia
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Yo that was criminal how you did the eagles. Hotel California is legendary! Please explain how Hotel California is generic.
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Compilations were also on the last list which I also didn’t understand. Comps shouldn’t have even been considered.
Anthony McGlinch
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I'm learning to not put too much stock in those kinds of lists
carson ables
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My favorite album of all time, Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, was finally moved from the top 100.
Christopher Moore
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The list was voted on, not curated. That explains all the weird placements, exclusions, and compilations.
Benjamin Dixon
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all of asia = japan. Ok melon I see what your doing...
Benjamin Kinney
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i like graduation :(
David P
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I think I'm speaking for the whole beatles fandom saying this list is awful
Zach Levy
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I actually really love ‘Chief’ by Eric Church. Just puts me in a good place. ‘Mister Misunderstood’ is on my desert Island list thought. So great
Lantern Jaw
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...I'd love to see the albums/bands extracted from the list which RS originally slagged off in contemporary reviews. That would warm my heart.
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Imagine being the guy who thinks that “Graduation” is one of Kanye’s worst albums... 😂😂👌
mike tomlin
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Rolling Stone is a mainstream music mag, not a serious publication
happyrobot Dag siden
Nevermind as the #6 top album of all time.... what the fuck is this
Reg Lepage
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Cosmos Factory!!! Lol
Laura Wachter
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The fact that Unknown Pleasures is before Closer is a travesty. I love Unknown Pleasures, but Closer is a work of art. Also where was Iggy Pop's solo work?
William Magee
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It’s not that much of a crazy take
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Compilation albums should be disqualified from any album rankings
William Magee
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*greatest hits compilations
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In this episode, Anthony mistakes a gigantic paid advertisement in an out-of-touch publication for a genuine list of good albums. Dismay ensues.
bocoy noiu
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Nah, anglocentric is the correct term here. Most English speaking people wont listen to an album except if it's either in English or instrumental
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LEMONADE being higher than Off the Wall just doesn’t sit right with me tbh.
Type-moon Fag
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The bends is the highest ranked radiohead album What, is this a joke by ricky gervais?
Coleman Hawkins
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Anthony, I know you wanted Supermarket and Confessions of a Dangerous Mind as #1 and #2, but that’s unrealistic. Not every list is going to have the albums you made on it.
bocoy noiu
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The #1 album of all time has got to be The Rolling Stones' compliation album of every album on this list
cool lemon
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Melon, you can't just put Weezers Blue Album on every single place
no-name-mfs get-out
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Peppa Pig the album is not there, disappointed
Warp75 2 dager siden
Rolling Stone magazine is garbage. British music journalism has always been far superior. That’s not saying much either recently. Music journalism has gone to shit.
datpmf 2 dager siden
Ratings are bullshit in and of themselves unless there is a clear metric to compare.
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