Necessary Albums in No Particular Order

A Listmania! list by Riley Jenkins (US)
The list author says: "These albums will round out any collection."
(What's The Story) Morning Glory?
1.  (What's The Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis
The list author says:
  "Amazing melodies and classic songs such as "Wonderwall", "Don't Look Back in Anger" and "Chapmagne Supernova.""
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Lateralus
2.  Lateralus by Tool
The list author says:
  "The L.A. foursome's most complex and powerful album. Each instrument reaches its pinnacle with songs such as "Schism", "Lateralus", and "Parabol/Parabola.""
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Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends / Prospekt's March
3.  Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends / Prospekt's March by Coldplay
The list author says:
  "Botht the album and B-side EP consumate the evolution of Coldplay's artistic genius. Lyrically beautiful album with songs "Viva La Vida", "Death and All His Friends", and "42"."
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Worship & Tribute
4.  Worship & Tribute by Glassjaw
The list author says:
  "The Long Island group's most melodically heavy album. Laumbo's voice and Beck's songwriting create a hard-hitting yet singable soundtrack. Songs include "Ape Dos Mil", "Tip Your Bartender" and "The Gillete Cavalcade of Sports.""
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The White Album
5.  The White Album by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "The Beatles two disc phenomenom contains some of the most iconic and absurd tracks in all of rock music. Songs include classics such as "Helter Skelter", "Happiness is a Warm Gun", "Blackbird", "Obla-Di, Obla-Da", and "Revolution.""
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,469 customer reviews) | 29 customer discussions

The Alchemy Index: Vols. 3 & 4: Air & Earth
6.  The Alchemy Index: Vols. 3 & 4: Air & Earth by Thrice
The list author says:
  "An authentic, earthy sound in the Alchemy Index series. Volumes 3 and 4 epitomize the goal of Thrice's ambition, creating inspiring, brooding songs of faith, fear, and promise. Must hears include "Come All Ye Weary", "Broken Lungs", "Daedalus", and  "Lion and Wolf.""
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Evolver
7.  Evolver by John Legend
The list author says:
  "An old soul in a new generation, Legend's Evolver is just that; an evolution of R&B roots to fit the preferences of a new generation. Hits include "Everybody Knows", "Green Light" and "No Other Love"."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Pretty. Odd.
8.  Pretty. Odd. by Panic! at the Disco
The list author says:
  "An eclectic, uplifitng album that keeps you guessing with each track. From marching bands to honky tonks, Panic's creativity sparkles with songs "Nine in the Afternoon", "When the Day Met the Night", and "That Green Gentleman.""
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In the Aeroplane over the Sea
9.  In the Aeroplane over the Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
The list author says:
  "Amazing melodies, bizarre lyrics, and earthy acoustic sounds make this album a must for any collection. Songs to hear are "Holland, 1945", "In the Aeroplane Over the Sea", and "Oh, Comely.""
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Armistice
10.  Armistice by MUTEMATH
The list author says:
  "MuteMath's second album refines their energy into a rhythmic, melodic, and dancable album, harnessing their live show into a small little disc. Great tracks include "The Nerve", "Odds", and "Electrify.""
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Free for All
11.  Free for All by Art Blakey
The list author says:
  "Blakey's signature drive and tribal rhythms are showcased witht he Messengers in these powerful four tracks. Sit back with a warm drink in a low lit room and absorb the groove."
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Please Come Home
12.  Please Come Home by Dustin Kensrue
The list author says:
  "A bluesy departure for Thrice frontman Dustin Kensrue. These solo tracks speak of love, loss, and redemption. "IKnew You Before", "Please Come Home" and "Conside the Ravens" and classics."
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Confessions
13.  Confessions by Usher
The list author says:
  "Smooth and wallowing in infidelity, Usher's album showcases the singers vocals, adding a intimate confession of his personal life. "Throwback", "Confessions Pt II", and "Burn" are great for any occassion."
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Morning View
14.  Morning View by Incubus
The list author says:
  "The Calabassas band reached enlightenment on this album. An album that makes you want to live on a beach in peaceful bliss. Check out "Warning", "Echo", and "Nice to Know You.""
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Plans
15.  Plans by Death Cab for Cutie
The list author says:
  "An album that makes you feel like a high school kid experiencing summer love for the first time. A beautiful piece of music with songs "Marching Bands over Manhatten", "Summer Skin", and "Brothers on a Hotel Bed.""
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Robbers & Cowards
16.  Robbers & Cowards by Cold War Kids
The list author says:
  "With quirky melodies and an unmistakable lead vocal, CWK's first album blends the beautiful and ballstic in a most delightful way. "We Used to Vacation", "Robbers", and "Hospital Beds.""
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Frances the Mute
17.  Frances the Mute by The Mars Volta
The list author says:
  "Like stepping into the mind of David Lynch, this abstract, frenetic album has all the markings of a time-tested classic of progressive rock. With the 35 minutes track "Cassandra Gemini" and the Latin infused "L'Via", this album will assault your senses over and over."
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You Are My Sunshine
18.  You Are My Sunshine by Copeland
The list author says:
  "Copeland's final album is a marvel of tenderness and broken relationships. "What Do I Know" and "On the Safest Ledge" will move you."
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