In joint third place #masterpieces

Elbow – Asleep In The Back

Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid

Nirvana – Nevermind

Pink Floyd – The Wall

Radiohead – The Bends

The Smiths – Hatful of Hollow

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The ones we wished we’d had time to nominate! #masterpieces

Here are the ones that nearly made the grade within each week’s 5, OR someone wished they’d picked after all, OR the ones we were surprised not to see make the Big List of 260…

Above and Beyond – Anjunabeats Vol.7

Aimee Mann – Whatever

Al Green – Call Me

ArcadeFire – Funeral

Athlete – Vehicles & Animals

Avalanches (The) – Since I Left You

Beck – Odelay

Big Country – The Crossing

Billie Holiday – Lady Sings The Blues

Brendan Benson – Lapalco

Brendan Benson – The Alternative to Love

Cardiacs – A Little Man and a House and The Whole World Window

Catherine Wheel – Ferment

Courteeners (The) – St Jude

David Crosby – If Only I Could Remember My Name

Decemberists (The) – The Hazards of Love

Doves – Last Broadcast

Erykah Badu – Baduizm

Etienne De Crecy – Tempovision

Fine Young Cannibals – The Raw and The Cooked

Florence and the Machine – Lungs

Furniture – Brilliant Mind

Greg Laswell – ThroughToledo

I Am Kloot – I Am Kloot

I Am Kloot – Natural History

Idlewild – 100 Broken Windows

Jam (The) – Sound Affects

Jean Michel Jarre – Oxygene

John Legend and the Roots – Wake Up!

Justice – Cross

Kasabian – Kasabian

Kraftwerk – The Man Machine

Kylie Minogue – Kylie Minogue

Lamb – Lamb

Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin III

Manic Street Preachers – The Holy Bible

Martina Topley Bird – Quixotic

Midlake – The Trials of Van Occupanther

Miles Davis – Kind Of Blue

Moloko – Things To Make and Do

Morcheeba – Big Calm

Morrissey – You Are The Quarry

Nada Surf – Let Go

National (The) – High Violet

New Order – Technique

Oasis – (What’s The Story) Morning Glory

Orbital -GlastonburyLive

Paul Simon -Graceland

Pink Floyd – Dark Side Of The Moon

PJ Harvey – LetEnglandShake

Police (The) – Regatta de Blanc

Redskins – Neither Washington NorMoscow

REM – Green

Ride – Ride

Saint Etienne – Fox Base Alpha

Shack – HMS Fable

Soulsavers – Broken

Spoon – GaGaGaGaGa

Stereophonics – Word Gets Around

The Fat Lady Sings – Twist

Tim “Love”Lee – Confessions of a Selector

Tommy Bolin – Teaser

Turin Brakes – Jackinabox

Turin Brakes – Optimist

Waterboys (The) – Fisherman’s Blues

Wonderstuff (The) – Hup

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Thank you and get voting! #masterpieces

 Well, it’s the end of an era.  52 weeks of #masterpieces done.

Thank you to everyone who has taken part, nominating their own 5 choices, commenting on those picked by others, spreading the word.  It’s been a great, interactive and fun year.  We did good.

Voting is now open so please go to the Voting page where you will find all the info of how and what and when.  There’s also the chance to add the “also rans” that you nearly picked but couldn’t squeeze in (think it’ll be a long list!)

Also, a quick mention, #masterpieces contributor from Week 18 @SimonJ68 (the blogger formerly known as @SpursSimon) will shortly be announcing a project for 2012, #twitterisland, so keep your eyes peeled for that.  I am sure it will lead to a similar outpouring of discussion and debate as #masterpieces has.

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Week 52 Day 5 #masterpieces

Gomez – Bring It On

selected by @AldoWanKenobi

Release date April 13 1998

Highest UK chart position 11

Length 54:06

Tracklisting

  1. “Get Miles” – 5:15
  2. “Whippin’ Piccadilly” – 3:12
  3. “Make No Sound” – 3:26
  4. “78 Stone Wobble” – 4:22
  5. “Tijuana Lady” – 7:08
  6. “Here Comes the Breeze” – 5:29
  7. “Love Is Better Than a Warm Trombone” – 3:29
  8. “Get Myself Arrested” – 4:03
  9. “Free to Run” – 4:31
  10. “Bubble Gum Years” – 3:20
  11. “Rie’s Wagon” – 9:07
  12. “The Comeback” – 0:44

Get Miles (live) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwFbsnKZ0rc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

78 Stone Wobble (live) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VAR9_ezjOk&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Whippin’ Piccadilly (video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWQxbSXQaQ

Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bring_It_On_(Gomez_album)

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Week 52 Day 4 #masterpieces

Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

selected by @AldoWanKenobi

Release date May 25 2009

Highest UK chart position 54

Length 37:02

Tracklisting

1. “Lisztomania”   4:02
2. “1901”   3:13
3. “Fences”   3:45
4. “Love Like a Sunset Part I”   5:39
5. “Love Like a Sunset Part II”   1:57
6. “Lasso”   2:48
7. “Rome”   4:38
8. “Countdown”   3:57
9. “Girlfriend”   3:24
10. “Armistice”   3:05

Lisztomania (video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BJDNw7o6so

Live at Coachella 2010 http://vimeo.com/11404422

Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfgang_Amadeus_Phoenix

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Week 52 Day 3 #masterpieces

Adele – 21

selected by @AldoWanKenobi

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Release date January 19 2011

Highest UK chart position 1

Length 48:12

Tracklisting

1. “Rolling in the Deep”       3:48
2. “Rumour Has It”       3:43
3. “Turning Tables”       4:10
4. “Don’t You Remember”       4:03
5. “Set Fire to the Rain”       4:02
6. “He Won’t Go”       4:38
7. “Take It All”       3:48
8. “I’ll Be Waiting”       4:01
9. “One and Only”       5:48
10. “Lovesong”       5:16
11. “Someone Like You”       4:45

I’ll Be Waiting (live) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsdP5NzWZg8

Rolling In The Deep (video)http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xj9ry3_adele-rolling-in-the-deep-official-music-video-hd_music

Track by track (interview) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3FGEeV0VXs

Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/21_(Adele_album)

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