Act your age

Recently, Idolator posted this list. It got a number of my colleagues and I thinking, and what better way to waste most of your day than to collect such a list. This is by no means definite. It’s a hodgepodge of everything I could think of/find in the time I was compiling this list. But here, more or less is my life by year:

1985: Jesus and Mary Chain – Psychocandy
1986: Talk Talk – The Colour of Spring
1987: The Smiths – Stangeways, Here We Come
1988: Public Enemy – It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
1989: The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
1990: Ice Cube – AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted
1991: Pearl Jam – Ten
1992: Dr. Dre – The Chronic
1993: Archers of Loaf – Icky Mettle
1994: Nas – Illmatic
1995: Bjork – Post
1996: DJ Shadow – Entroducing…
1997: Bjork – Homogenic
1998: Neutral Milk Hotel – In An Aeroplan Over the Sea
1999: Mos Def – Black on Both Sides
2000: D’Angelo – VooDoo
2001: Jay-Z – Blueprint
2002: Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
2003: The Books – Lemon of Pink
2004: T.I. – Urban Legend
2005: Lil Wayne – Tha Carter II
2006: Liars – Drum’s Not Dead
2007: Panda Bear – Person pitch

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