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This is a list of albums that received a grade of A+ from Jenny and/or Willie. These albums can be considered the core around which you should build your music collection. No one should be without them. And if we find out that you are without them, you're fired. Granted, we've both picked a lot of the same albums for this high honor, but these are good albums, by jove!

Albums that Jenny gave an A+

Fiona Apple: When the Pawn and so forth

Bjork: Post

Coldplay: Parachutes

Nick Drake: Pink Moon

Dump: A Plea for Tenderness

The Flaming Lips: The Soft Bulletin

The Flaming Lips: Zaireeka (as far as concept goes)

Moby: Play

Pixies: Doolittle

Radiohead: The Bends

Radiohead: OK Computer

R.E.M.: Automatic for the People

Albums that Willie gave an A+

Air: Moon Safari

Bad Religion: Suffer

Beck: Odelay

Beck: Sea Change

Boo Radleys: Wake Up!

Built to Spill: Perfect from Now On

Buzzcocks: Singles Going Steady

Camper Van Beethoven: Camper Van Beethoven

Camper Van Beethoven: New Roman Times

Cat Power: You Are Free

Coldplay: Parachutes

Comas: Conductor

Elvis Costello: This Year's Model

Crowded House: Recurring Dream (2-CD version)

The Dead Milkmen: Beelzebubba

The Dead Milkmen: Soul Rotation

The Dead Milkmen: Stoney's Extra Stout (Pig)

Delgados: Hate

Deltron 3030: Deltron 3030

DEVO: Freedom of Choice

DEVO: Greatest Hits

Dirty Fan Male

DJ Shadow: Endtroducing...

Mike Doughty: Skittish/Rockity Roll twofer

Mike Doughty: Smofe & Smang: Live in Mpls.

Nick Drake: Five Leaves Left

Nick Drake: Bryter Layter

Nick Drake: Pink Moon

Nick Drake: Fruit Tree

Dump: A Plea for Tenderness

Brian Eno: Another Green World

Brian Eno and David Byrne: My Life in the Bush of Ghosts

Brian Eno: The Drop

The Flaming Lips: Clouds Taste Metallic

The Flaming Lips: Zaireeka (as far as concept goes)

The Flaming Lips: The Soft Bulletin

Fountains of Wayne: Utopia Parkway

The Golden Palominos: This is How It Feels

Guided By Voices: Under the Bushes Under the Stars

The Handsome Family: Through the Trees

The Handsome Family: Singing Bones

Neil Hamburger: Raw Hamburger

Hem: Rabbit Songs

Robyn Hitchcock: I Often Dream of Trains

Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Fegmania!

Hooverphonic: Blue Wonder Power Milk

The Jazz Butcher: Fishcotheque

The Jazz Butcher: Big Planet Scarey Planet

Kraftwerk: Trans-Europe Express

The Magnetic Fields: The Charm of the Highway Strip

Barbara Manning: Barbara Manning Sings with the Original Artists

Meat Puppets: Forbidden Places

Moby: Play

Mojave 3: Excuses for Travellers

Mouse on Mars: Autoditacker

My Bloody Valentine: Loveless

The Northern State: Dying in Stereo

Of Montreal: The Bedside Drama: A Petite Tragedy

Olivia Tremor Control: Black Foliage- Animation Music Vol. 1

On the Floor at the Boutique: Mixed by Fatboy Slim

The Other Leading Brand: Milkshake x Infinity

Andy Partridge: Hello CD of the Month Club EP

Pernice Brothers: Yours, Mine & Ours

Pet Shop Boys: Very

Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here

Pixies: Doolittle

Radiohead: OK Computer

Ramones: Ramonesmania

Ramones: All the Stuff (and More) Vol. 1

R.E.M.: Chronic Town EP

R.E.M.: Lifes Rich Pageant

R.E.M.: Automatic for the People

SF Seals: Truth Walks in Sleepy Shadows

Sigur Ros: Agaetis Byrjun

Sloan: One Chord to Another

Soul Coughing: Irresistible Bliss

Soul Coughing: El Oso

Sparklehorse: It's a Wonderful Life

Split Enz: Oddz and Enz 6-CD set

Tobin Sprout: Carnival Boy

Sugar: Copper Blue

Super Furry Animals: Rings Around the World

Supergrass: I Should Coco

Tahiti 80: Puzzle

Talking Heads: Remain in Light

Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense

Talking Heads: Sand in the Vaseline: Popular Favorites 2-CD set

They Might Be Giants: Lincoln

They Might Be Giants: Apollo 18

They Might Be Giants: Why Does the Sun Shine? EP

They Might Be Giants: Then: The Earlier Years 2-CD set

Tindersticks: Tindersticks (the 1993 album)

Touch Me Zoo: Moon Dog Will Die

2 Many DJ's: As Heard on Radio Soulwax Pt. 2

Ween: Chocolate and Cheese

Ween: The Mollusk

XTC: Nonsuch

Yo La Tengo: President Yo La Tengo

Yo La Tengo: Painful

Yo La Tengo: I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Neil Young: After the Gold Rush

You Were Spiraling: The Hello CD

Frank Zappa: Hot Rats

Zero 7: Simple Things


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