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100 Greatest Lost Albums - This Week's NME

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Posted on 21 Dec 10

 
 

The 100 Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard. Yes, it’s a special issue focusing on lost, unknown, or just hugely underrated albums, chosen and reviewed by top musicians, including Dave Grohl, Bobby Gillespie, Bjork, and er, Kurt Cobain (yeah we know he’s dead).



In the issue, MGMT’s Andrew VanWyngarden picks his favourite psychedelic records, and expresses his love for flutes in no uncertain terms...



Nicky Wire and James Dead Bradfield from Manic Street Preachers pick a bunch each, and in the course of it, actually say these words: “Simple Minds were one of the most inventive British bands ever.”



Also picking their favourite obscurities are Jarvis Cocker, Glasvegas, Paul Weller , Plan B, The xx, everyone basically.
Buy it, and be incredibly smug if you heard more than 10 of these albums...



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