25 Albums You Need To Hear Before You Go To College
Here are the absolute basics for future college students. Music 101. This is not a necessarily “cool” list. Making a "cool" music list is impossible as this list would have to be updated and changed everyday. This is simply a list of some of the most noteworthy albums of the last decade that many modern college kids are into nowadays. Use this as a jumping off point and eventually find your own tastes.
Definitely Maybe (1994) Rock'n' Roll Star, Shakermaker, Live Forever, Up in the Sky, Columbia, Supersonic, Bring It on Down, Cigarettes& Alcohol, Digsy's Dinner, Slide Away, Married With Children Columbia (white label demo), Cigarettes& Alcohol (demo), Sad Song, I Will Believe (live), Take Me...
Remain in Light, Talking Heads - David Byrne said that Remain in Light "was done in bits and pieces, one instrument at a time." The result was a New Wave masterpiece powered by contradiction, the combined thrust of a P-Funk dance party, the ancient-to-the-future rhythm hypnosis of Nigerian funkmaster Fela Kuti and the studied adventurousness of the album's producer and Heads co-conspirator, Brian Eno. Just try not dancing to "Once in a Lifetime."