February 2, 2019 Log No. 859

Best Albums Ever: A Completely Objective List

A comment in a r/music reminded me of the Jimmy Eat World song If You Don’t, Don’t and pointed out that pretty much every Jimmy Eat World song I loved was on one album which must, objectively (subjectively), make it one of the best albums of all time.

I grew up in a period (and social class) where I didn’t really group songs by “album” (why? 1) no allowance to buy CDs, 2) the internet) so it usually comes as a surprise to me when 1 album has a cluster of my favorite songs. Anyway, it got me thinking and after 5 minutes (this is definitely a deep and well-thought out list), I have compiled a list of my favorite albums of all time, in no order:

Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American
The Killers - Sam's Town
All American Rejects - Move Along
Brand New - Deja Entendu
Panic at the Disco - A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory AND Meteora
My Chemical Romance - The Black Parade

Not trying to be edgy or pretentious–these are pretty mainstream albums. But they’re mainstream for a reason–they’re objectively the best.

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