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My favorite music albums

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90125
"90125" is the eleventh studio album of the band Yes, released on November 14, 1983. The title of the album is in fact the catalogue number assigned to the disc, which is found on the bar code of the original vinyl version as well as by Trevor Rabin himself when he releases the demo album 90124. It contains the first and only song ranked number one in the band, "Owner of a Lonely Heart".
Talkin' 'bout Revolution
"Tracy Chapman", released on April 5, 1988, is the first album by the American singer and musician Tracy Chapman. This album consists of songs that Tracy Chapman composed between 1982 and 1987 while studying anthropology. It will allow him to obtain three "Grammy Awards" at the 31st ceremony in 1989. "Talkin' 'Bout a Revolution" is the title of the album. International success, the song reaches the top 40 in several countries. It has become a classic of the artist’s repertoire.
Heartattack And Vine
"Heartattack and Vine" is a Tom Waits album released in 1980. Tom Waits initially gave the title "White Spades" to the album, but his record company didn’t find it selling enough; he had to change the title. This album is cited in the reference book The 1001 albums you must have listened to in your life.
Who's Next
"Who’s Next" is the fifth studio album of the British rock band "The Who", released in August 1971. It is developed from the aborted project "Lifehouse", a rock opera written by the main composer of the band Pete Townshend, in the continuation of the album "Tommy" released in 1969. "Who’s Next" is an immediate success when released. Since then it is considered by many critics as the best record of the Who and one of the best rock albums of all time.
Nothing like the sun
"… Nothing Like the Sun" is Sting’s second studio album released on October 1, 1987. The title comes from William Shakespeare’s sonnet 130 (My Mistress’s Eyes Have Nothing to Do with the Sun). Police guitarist Andy Summers comes to scratch the guitar on two tracks, Eric Clapton and Mark Knopfler also come to play on a song. It contains among others "Englishman in New York" and "Little Wing", a cover of the song of Jimi Hendrix.
The Doors
"The Doors" is the first album of the eponymous band, released in January 1967. It contains rock classics ("Break on Through", "Light My Fire", "The End"...) and covers: Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weil ("Alabama Song") and Willie Dixon ("Back Door Man").
Southside
"Southside" is the first studio album of the Scottish rock band "Texas", released on March 13, 1989. Most of the songs are written and composed by Sharleen Spiteri and Johnny McElhone.
No Need To Argue
"No Need to Argue", sorti en 1994, est le deuxième album studio du groupe de rock alternatif irlandais "The Cranberries". All the lyrics are by Dolores O'Riordan, the music is by O'Riordan and Noel Hogan outside tracks 4, 7, 10 to 13 composed only by O'Riordan. The song "At’s Grave" is about Irish poet William Butler Yeats and quotes one of his poems, 'No Second Troy'.
Solitude standing
"Solitude Standing" is Suzanne Vega’s second album, recorded in 1986/1987 and released in April 1987, and containing the two singles "Tom’s Diner" and "Luka". In the United States, "Solitude Standing" placed 11th in the Billboard 2001. In the United Kingdom the album entered the charts directly in second place.
Breakfast In America
"Breakfast in America" is the sixth studio album of the British band Supertramp, released in March 1979. It is one of the best-selling albums in the world. According to some sources, the album sold 20 million copies. All songs are written and composed by Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson.
Talking Book
"Talking Book" is Stevie Wonder’s 15th studio album released in 1972. It contains two great hits: "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" and "Superstition". Stevie Wonder won two Grammy Awards in 1973 with the song "Superstition".
Picture Book
"Picture Book" is the first Simply Red album released in 1985. The title "Money’s Too Tight (to Mention)" is a cover of the R&B hit "Valentine Brothers". The album reached the 2nd place of the British charts in July 1986 thanks mainly to the success of "Holding Back the Years". It is listed in the book "The 1001 albums you have to listen to in your life".
Pirates
"Pirates" is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones, released on July 15, 1981. The follow-up to her 1979 self-titled debut album, Pirates is partially an account of her break-up with fellow musician Tom Waits after the success of her debut album.
The Dark Side of the Moon
"The Dark Side of the Moon" is the eighth studio album of the British progressive rock band Pink Floyd, released on March 1, 1973. The album’s concept is based on the pressures the band has faced in their lifetime and deals with the apparent mental health problems that the former band member, Syd Barrett, suffered from after leaving the band in 1968.
Black Magic Woman
"Black Magic Woman" is a song written by Peter Green first released in several countries as a single by Fleetwood Mac in 1968, then in 1969 on the compilations English Rose (USA) and The Pious Bird of Good Omen (GB). It becomes a classic when it is taken up by the Santana group in 1970.
Graceland
"Graceland" is the seventh solo album by American singer Paul Simon. Released on August 12, 1986, it is considered one of the records that launched world music in its modern version. The second song, which gives the album its title, would have been inspired by a trip he made after his marriage with actress Carrie Fisher to the property of Elvis Presley, named Graceland, in Memphis, Tennessee. Simon considers this the best song he has ever written.
Come away with me
"Come Away with Me", released on February 26, 2002, is the first album by singer and pianist Norah Jones. Although predominantly jazz, the album has influences from folk and soul music, which has helped, in addition to the singer’s fresh voice, to attract the attention of the public and critics. Come Away with Me" has sold approximately 25 to 26 million copies worldwide and won six awards at the 2003 Grammy Awards.
Harvest
"Harvest" is Neil Young’s fourth solo album, released on February 1, 1972. Ranked number one in "Billboard 200" for two weeks, with two hits, "Old Man" and "Heart of Gold", the Harvest album was the best selling album of the year in the United States.
Whose Side Are You On
"Whose Side Are You On?" is the debut album by British band Matt Bianco, released in 1984. For this album, Matt Bianco was a trio of Basia Trzetrzelewska (vocals), Mark Reilly (vocals), and Danny White (keyboards). The album contains the band's first five UK Singles Chart hits, including "Get Out of Your Lazy Bed", "Sneaking Out the Back Door", "Matt's Mood", "Half a Minute" and "More Than I Can Bear". All are sung by Trzetrzelewska and Reilly, except "Matt's Mood" which is an instrumental.
Aux alentours d'après minuit
"Aux alentours d'après minuit" is Mama Béa’s seventh album, released in 1981. It is one of the most rock albums of Mama Béa with strong titles such as "Lobotomie" and "Après minuit", and the very present guitar of Marco Papazian. Mama Béa wrote the texts of all the songs. She composed the music alone for 5 tracks and with Robert Baccherini for 3 tracks, the latter signing the music for 2 tracks.
If You Wait
"If You Wait" is the first studio album of the English indie pop band London Grammar. It was released on September 6, 2013. Like Kate Bush in the 80s, London Grammar has intuitively managed to give back to English pop a tormented breath and a majesty that we thought had definitely evaporated.
Led Zeppelin IV
"Led Zeppelin IV" is the title generally used but unofficial to name the fourth album of the British rock band Led Zeppelin, released on November 8, 1971. The album, which features many classics ("Black Dog", "Rock and Roll", "Stairway to Heaven", "When the Levee Breaks", etc.) that the band will play on stage until the end of its career, is one of the best-selling albums in history.
In The Court of The Crimson King
"In the Court of the Crimson King" is the first album of the English progressive rock band King Crimson, released on October 10, 1969. It is generally considered the founding act of progressive rock, pushing the boundaries of rock by tapping into jazz and classical music. Pete Townshend, leader of the Who, speaks of a «masterpiece of the strange».
The Kick Inside
"The Kick Inside", released on February 17, 1978, is the first studio album by British singer-songwriter and musician Kate Bush. It contains his UK single number one, "Wuthering Heights".
For The Roses
"For the Roses" is Joni Mitchell’s fifth studio album, released in November 1972. The album ranked 11th at Billboard 2005 and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on December 22, 1972.
Sittin' Here Thinkin'
Sittin' Here Thinkin', also released as Sad and Lonesome, is an album by blues musician John Lee Hooker recorded in 1961 and released by the Muse label in 1979.
Will Power
"Will Power" is Joe Jackson’s eighth studio album, released in April 1987. It is an instrumental album of classical music.
Are You Experienced ?
"Are You Experienced" est le premier album du groupe "The Jimi Hendrix Experience", sorti en 1967. In 1966, Jimi Hendrix made contact with the ex-Animals Chas Chandler. Chandler and Michael Jeffery become his managers and invite him to come and record in London. Two British musicians, bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell, were recruited to accompany him in a band called The Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Surrealistic Pillow
"Surrealistic Pillow" is the second album of the American band Jefferson Airplane, and the first with Grace Slick and Spencer Dryden. Grace Slick, joining the band, brings with her two songs, "Somebody to Love" and "White Rabbit" which were composed while she was part of another San Francisco band, The Great Society.
Olympia 64
"Olympia 1964" is an album by Jacques Brel released in 1964. The song "Amsterdam" was never recorded in the studio and the "live" version is the only existing version.
Rumours
"Rumours" is the eleventh studio album of the rock band "Fleetwood Mac", released on February 4, 1977. After the success of the album "Fleetwood Mac" (1975), the band returned to the studio in early 1976 to record "Rumours". "Rumours" became number one in sales in many countries as soon as it was released, and the singles that came out of it also rank very high in the hit parades, including "Dreams" which became the first (and, to date, the only) number 1 of the group in the United States.
Are You Listening ?
"Are You Listening?" is the first solo album by Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan, released on May 4, 2007. It is part of the rock/folk continuity of the Cranberries with songs such as "Ordinary Day", "When We Were Young" or "Apple of My Eye", but also ventures into symphonic metal on "In The Garden", "Stay With Me" or "Black Widow".
Up Rising
"Uprising" is the eighth and last album of "Bob Marley and the Wailers", released in 1980. The album is the second part of the trilogy Bob wanted, but he never had time to finish. It is however his first album containing no copper and addresses themes much more intimate than "Survival". The magazine "Rolling Stone" even called it «pessimistic and anxious».
Deep Purple In Rock
"Deep Purple In Rock" is the fourth studio album of the British hard rock band Deep Purple, released on June 3, 1970. In June 1969, Jon Lord, Ian Paice and Ritchie Blackmore rented a small rehearsal space at the Hanwell Community Centre in London. On June 16, while Rod Evans and Nick Simper are still part of the band, they are joined there by the two new members Ian Gillan (vocals) and Roger Glover (bass) and start working on the band’s new album. Deep Purple «Mark II» was born and most of the songs of this album are born during these rehearsals.
Ad Libitum
"Ad libitum" is Catherine Lara’s first solo album released in 1972. It is recorded with the orchestra of Jean Musy under his direction. The album was also released in Canada.
Bringing It All Back Home
"Bringing It All Back Home" (1965) is the fifth album by Bob Dylan, American singer-songwriter of folk rock. It is often considered the first folk rock album. Dylan already had two tracks ready, "Mr. Tambourine Man" which had not been used on the previous album, and "Gates of Eden" which had been composed in February 1964. In the summer of 1964 he composed "If You Gotta Go", "Go Now (Or Else You’re Gonna Stay All Night)" and "It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)".
15e Round
"15e Round" is a studio album by Bernard Lavilliers released in September 1977. A year after "Les Barbares", Lavilliers, surrounding himself with a new team of musicians with whom he will work regularly thereafter, including bassist Pascal Arroyo, keyboardist François Bréant and percussionist Dominique Mahut, records this fifth album at Studios Barclay in Paris5.
Le Cimetière Des Arlequins
"Le Cimetière des Arlequins" is the second album of the French progressive rock band Ange, released in 1973. It was recorded in 1973, on the return of the band’s first English tour at the Studio des Dames in Paris, France.
Friday Night In San Francisco
"Friday Night in San Francisco" is an album by Paco de Lucía, John McLaughlin and Al Di Meola, released in 1981, and recorded at a concert at the Warfield Theatre in San Francisco on December 5, 1980.

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