Top 100 Albums of the ’00s

1. Kid A, Radiohead (2000)
Essential Track: “Everything in Its Right Place”

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2. Funeral, Arcade Fire (2004)
Essential Track: “Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)”

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3. In Rainbows, Radiohead (2007)
Essential Track: “Reckoner”

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4. Is This It, The Strokes (2001)
Essential Track: “Last Nite”

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5. Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not, Arctic Monkeys (2006)
Essential Track: “A Certain Romance”

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Top 90 Albums of the ’90s

1. OK Computer, Radiohead (1997)
Essential Track: “Paranoid Android”
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2. Nevermind, Nirvana (1991)
Essential Track: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
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3. The Bends, Radiohead (1995)
Essential Track: “Fake Plastic Trees”
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4. In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, Neutral Milk Hotel (1998)
Essential Track: “In the Aeroplane Over the Sea”
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5. Loveless, My Bloody Valentine (1991)
Essential Track: “When You Sleep”
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Top 80 Albums of the ’80s

1. Doolittle, Pixies (1989)
Essential Track: “Here Comes Your Man”
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2. The Queen Is Dead, The Smiths (1986)
Essential Track: “There Is a Light That Never Goes Out”
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3. The Stone Roses, The Stone Roses (1989)
Essential Track: “I Am the Resurrection”
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4. The Joshua Tree, U2 (1987)
Essential Track: “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”
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5. Remain in Light, Talking Heads (1980)
Essential Track: “Once in a Lifetime”
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Top 70 Albums of the ’70s

1. The Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd (1973)
Essential Track: “Time”
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2. Led Zeppelin IV, Led Zeppelin (1971)
Essential Track: “Stairway to Heaven”
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3. London Calling, The Clash (1979)
Essential Track: “Train in Vain”
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4. Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd (1975)
Essential Track: “Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Parts I-V”
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5. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, David Bowie (1972)
Essential Track: “Starman”
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Top 60 Albums of the ’60s

1. Revolver, The Beatles (1966)
Essential Track: “Tomorrow Never Knows”
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2. Abbey Road, The Beatles (1969)
Essential Track: “Something”
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3. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles (1967)
Essential Track: “A Day in the Life”
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4. The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Velvet Underground (1967)
Essential Track: “Venus in Furs”
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5. The Beatles (The White Album), The Beatles (1968)
Essential Track: “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
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