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The cream of the crop of an artists' career work? Often a heated debate. Dig on in to some considered staff rankings and see how they compare to your own.
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Ranked: Beastie Boys' Greatest Albums

"if you know me you'll know this is impossible. MCA, Adrock and Mike D aka the Beastie Boys have been, still are and…

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Ranked: Sharon Van Etten's Greatest Albums

"These are songs born of heartbreak and anger that act as a kind of imperfectly perfect healing-aid, through inspection of small detail and the things…

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Talking Heads' Best Songs

Ahead of their festival debut at Wide Awake, the team behind Byrne's Night curate a list of the American new wave band's…

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Ranked: Talking Heads' Greatest Albums

"Nothing quite sounded like Remain in Light before, and nothing really has since. Same as it ever was." One of the most enigmatic bands…

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Ranked: Taylor Swift's Greatest Albums

"It makes me smile bittersweetly when considering that Taylor has been a superstar since day one but she would spend almost her entire career earning…

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Arthur Russell's 20 Greatest Songs

"I seem to barely scratch the surface of Arthur Russell’s creativity...I really think he belongs in the canon, in the pantheon, in a…

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Ranked: Belle and Sebastian's Greatest Albums

Words by Jamie Moir, Rough Trade Buyer "I could bang on track-by-track here about just how amazing this album is, but fuck it, I’ve…

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Ranked: David Bowie's Greatest Albums

"I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with potential of a superman. I'm living on."…

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Dolly Parton's 20 Greatest Songs

"So to all the fools out there who never took her seriously, 'this dumb blonde ain’t nobody’s fool'. Remember, Dolly always…

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Ranked: Sufjan Stevens' Greatest Albums

"Sufjan can seemingly produce intimate moments at the drop of a hat, reducing anyone to a mushy heap. It’s that moment in a basement…