Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Double Albums

I think for me one think that elevates a good band to something even better is, the double album. Not just a crappy, cheap double 'live' album, a double studio album. At times you get these overlapping themes almost like a symphony.

My top five are::

The Beatles :: White Album

Pink Floyd :: The Wall

The Cure :: Kiss me, Kiss me, Kiss me

The Whitlams :: Little Cloud

Nick Cave :: Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus

Its interesting U2 hasn't got there with a double though I think Achung baby, had enough material left over for Zooropa. I think this should have been a double.
But then again I can only listen to Bono for a short while before his voice gets on my nerves...

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