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Old 09-27-07, 12:38 AM
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If you were stranded on an island and could only take 10 CDs...

So what are your top 10 CDs ever that you think everyone should own?
Old 09-27-07, 03:56 AM
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Two different questions, with vastly different answers. Just because I think someone should own a disc, doesn't necessarily mean I want to be stranded on an island with them.
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Gee, I'm not sure. What was my answer the last time this thread subject came up?
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My desert island disc, as of right now (ask me tomorrow and you'd get a different answer) and in no particular order:

Emitt Rhodes - s/t
Lewis Taylor - s/t
Lewis Taylor - Lewis II
Lewis Taylor - The Lost Album
Miles Davis - In A Silent Way
db Clifford - Recyclable
Beach Boys - Sunflower
June & the Exit Wounds - "A Little More Haven Hamilton, Please"
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon
Todd Rundgren - Something/Anything
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Originally Posted by mndtrp
Two different questions, with vastly different answers. Just because I think someone should own a disc, doesn't necessarily mean I want to be stranded on an island with them.
yep. Two vastly different questions that would warrant a totally different response.


My Island 10
1. Dream Theater - Metropolis: Part 2: Scenes From a Memory
2. Queensryche - Operation: Mindcrime
3. Pain of Salvation - Be
4. Ayreon - The Human Equation
5. Frameshift - Absence of Empathy
6. O.S.I. - Office of Strategic Influence
7. Moodswings - Horizontal
8. Enigma - Voyegeur

and I know Greatest Hits are a cop-out but I'd add these two for 9 & 10:

9. the Beach Boys - Endless Summer
10. Telsa - Time's Makin' Changes
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10 is impossible, but to give it a shot:

Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
Radiohead - OK Computer
Foo Fighters - The Color and the Shape
Alice in Chains - Unplugged
Nirvana - Nevermind
Coldplay - X&Y
Live - Throwing Copper
Guns N Roses - AFD
Jimi Hendrix - Are you Experienced?
John Mayer - Continuum

So many more....
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Treasure - Cocteau Twins
A Passage In Time - Dead Can Dance
Aja - Steely Dan
Avalon - Roxy Music
Kaleidoscope World - Swing Out Sister
Foxbase Alpha - St. Etienne
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, David Bowie
Stand Up - Jethro Tull
Countdown To Ecstacy - Steely Dan

*honorable mentions*
Rain Dogs - Tom Waits
Shapes & Patterns - Swing Out Sister
Casa Loco - Steve Khan
Royal Scam - Steely Dan
Aladdin Sane - David Bowie
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Originally Posted by mndtrp
Two different questions, with vastly different answers. Just because I think someone should own a disc, doesn't necessarily mean I want to be stranded on an island with them.
The title was a lighthanded try at humor...
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If I can only have 10 CD's/albums, then these are the ones I'd want

KISS - Alive
KISS - Asylum
KISS - Revenge
Iron Maiden - Piece of Mind
Iron Maiden - Powerslave
Iron Maiden - Somewhere in Time
DIO - Holy Diver
DIO - The Last In Line
Black Sabbath - The DIO Years
Ted Nugent - Great Gonzos
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If I were stranded on an island, I'd be too depressed to listen to music.
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Originally Posted by DVD Josh
10 is impossible, but to give it a shot:

Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
Radiohead - OK Computer
Foo Fighters - The Color and the Shape
Alice in Chains - Unplugged
Nirvana - Nevermind
Coldplay - X&Y
Live - Throwing Copper
Guns N Roses - AFD
Jimi Hendrix - Are you Experienced?
John Mayer - Continuum

So many more....
I'd exchange The Beatles (Revolver) for Foo Fighters, and Van Morrison (Moondance) for Jimi Hendrix, but other than that we can hang on the same island.

[EDIT: I might also have to find a way to sneak on The New Radicals' CD and Bob Dylan (Blood on the Tracks).

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Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
The Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
Econoline Crush - The Devil You Know
Stabbing Westward - Darkest Days
Our Lady Peace - Happiness Is Not A Fish That You Can Catch
Andrew WK - I Get Wet
Radiohead - OK Computer
Weezer - Blue Album
Tool - Lateralus
The White Stripes - White Blood Cells
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I'd bring CD's that can generate the shiniest reflection to signal planes flying over since I wouldn't be able to play them on anything with no power on an island.
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Stones - Exile on Main St.
Beatles - White album
Who - Quadrophenia
Kinks - Lola Vs. Powerman
Ocean Colour Scene - Marchin' Already
Rod Stewart - Gasoline Alley
Radiohead - The Bends
Spoon - Kill the Moonlight
Funkadelic - Standing on the Verge of Getting It On
Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti
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1. Brian Setzer Orchestra: Guitar Slinger
2. Dave Brubeck Quartet: Time Further Out
3. Oingo Boingo: Farewell
4. James Darren: This One's From The Heart

after those four, nothing's set in stone
5. A-Ha: Hunting High & Low
6. Sue Foley: Where The Action Is
7. Fleetwood Mac: Mirage
8. Billy Joel: Songs In The Attic
9. Nick Lowe: Dig My Mood
10. Sting: Mercury Falling
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1. Type O Negative: Bloody Kisses
2. Danzig: s/t
3. Alice Cooper: Killer
4. Alice Cooper: Billion Dollar Babies
5. Mastodon: Blood Mountain
6. Megadeth: Rust In Peace
7. Pantera: Cowboys From Hell
8. Death: Symbolic
9. KISS: Love Gun
10. King Crimson: Red
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1. Tool - Aenima
2. Shpongle - Tales of the Inexpressible
3. Daft Punk - Homework
4. Daft Punk - Discovery
5. Soulwax - Nite Versions
6. Muse - Black Holes and Revelations
7. Massive Attack - Mezzanine
8. Lemon Jelly - Lost Horizons
9. Chemical Brothers - Come With Us
10. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
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New Order - Brotherhood
New Order - Technique
Radiohead - OK Computer
Pop Will Eat Itself - This Is The Day, This Is The Hour, This Is This
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead
Fischerspooner - Odyssey
Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile
Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back
Die Warzau - Convenience
Scissor Sisters - Ta Dah!
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I'd bring 10 CDs, but then throw them in the ocean when I realize there's no electricity
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Originally Posted by GatorDeb
So what are your top 10 CDs ever that you think everyone should own?
Here is the answer, now everyone run out & buy these, you'll thank me later. . .















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Two completely different questions...
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Originally Posted by GatorDeb
So what are your top 10 CDs ever that you think everyone should own?

Does this include greatest hits/double disc albums?
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Originally Posted by spainlinx0
I'd bring CD's that can generate the shiniest reflection to signal planes flying over since I wouldn't be able to play them on anything with no power on an island.
Uriah Heep-Look At Yourself
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Originally Posted by GuessWho
I'd bring 10 CDs, but then throw them in the ocean when I realize there's no electricity
I was wondering the same thing. I guess, for the sake of arguement, there's a solar powered CD player with a battery backup.

If multi-disk CD set is considered one CD, then I'd take

Five different Books on CDs, very long books
Four collections of classical music / opera (like The Ring which is something like 20 disks long)
The Beach Boys greatest hits (something upbeat and summery)

That would be 120 to 150 worth of CDs to listen to.
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