• Albums Hitting Age Milestones

    by  • March 17, 2017 • Entertainment, Music Reviews • 0 Comments

    Music is not only pleasure to the ears, but music is also a way to establish eras in American culture. In 2017, we have a plethora of iconic albums turning either forty, thirty, twenty, or ten years old, marking their place in decades like the 70s, the 80s, the 90s, and the 2000s. Here is a list of thirty albums having a birthday this year.


    1. Sex Pistols- Nevermind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols!
    2. Fleetwood Mac- Rumours
    3. Talking Heads- Talking Heads: 77

      Cover of the Talking Heads album Talking Heads: 77. Photo from Wikimedia.

    4. Ramones- Rocket to Russia
    5. The Damned- Damned Damned Damned
    6. David Bowie- Low
    7. Television- Marquee Moon
    8. Iggy Pop- Lust for Life
    9. The Clash- The Clash
    10. The Jam- In the City


    1. U2- The Joshua Tree

      The Joshua Tree album cover. Photo from Flickr.

    2. Guns N’ Roses- Appetite for Destruction
    3. Michael Jackson- Bad
    4. The Smiths- Strangeways, Here We Come
    5. The Cure- Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
    6. George Michael- Faith
    7. Eric B. and Rakim- Paid in Full
    8. Whitney Houston- Whitney
    9. Prince- Sign O’ the Times
    10. New Order- Substance


    1. Radiohead- OK Computer
    2. The Verve- Urban Hymns
    3. Notorious B.I.G- Life After Death
    4. Oasis- Be Here Now
    5. Foo Fighters- The Color and the Shape
    6. Blur- Blur
    7. Wu Tang Clan- Wu Tang Clan Forever
    8. The Prodigy- The Fat of the Land
    9. Green Day- Nimrod
    10. Daft Punk- Homework


    1. Radiohead- In Rainbows
    2. Kanye West- Graduation
    3. Arctic Monkeys- Favorite Worst Nightmare
    4. M.I.A- Kala

      Enhanced album art for M.I.A.'s Kala. Photo from Flickr.

    5. LCD Soundsystem- Sound of Silver
    6. Fall Out Boy- Infinity on High
    7. Nine Inch Nails- Year Zero
    8. Foo Fighters- Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
    9. Panda Bear- Person Pitch
    10. MGMT- Oracular Spectacular


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