Award-Winning Fjords Thomas Reynolds

Best Albums of the Decade

In 1990, I was 7 years old. Needless to say, by 17 I still didn't have the most refined musical tastes. I'm just now getting into Pavement, Jawbox and My Bloody Valentine. So, this past decade has been my first where I can remember listening to each of the following albums when they were released. Most of the lists I've seen so far are exceptionally myopic, with albums mostly from the past 3-4 years and enjoy Radiohead to look cool. My list is hopefully more diverse. I've also used my actual listening habits (courtesy of for ranking, rather than pretending I actually listened to The White Stripes ever single day like some lists.

Let's get started, with numbers 50-26: