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Radio 2 listeners’ favourite albums of all time

The BBC’s “album season” (an earlier strand of which led to me counting down my 7 favourite albums of all time in February) reached its juddering climax last Monday, when Radio 2 announced its listeners’ favourite albums of all time–– … Continue reading

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Aethelread’s Great Album Countdown: What, no Pulp?

Yes, that’s right – my series of posts counting down my favourite albums of all time has now entered the afterlife. You’d think that, having told you yesterday that my favourite album of all time was Suede’s Coming Up, today … Continue reading

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Aethelread’s Great Album Countdown #1: Suede, Coming Up

For the past week, I’ve been producing a series of posts counting down my favourite albums of all time, having been inspired to do so by Danny Baker’s Great Album Showdown on BBC4. That process has now reached its shuddering … Continue reading

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Aethelread’s Great Album Countdown #2: Pet Shop Boys, Nightlife

So, my series of posts counting down my favourite albums of all time is continuing (and it is, as ever, inspired by Danny Baker’s recent TV show). Over the last five days, I’ve let you know about the albums I … Continue reading

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Aethelread’s Great Album Countdown #3: Kingmaker, Sleepwalking

Over the past few days I’ve been producing a series of posts in which, inspired by the TV show Danny Baker’s Great Album Showdown, I’ve been counting down my favourite albums of all time. So far I’ve revealed numbers seven … Continue reading

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Aethelread’s Great Album Countdown #4: Chumbawamba, Anarchy

Today, then, it’s time for the fourth entry in my week-long series of posts counting down my favourite albums of all time, which was inspired by Danny Baker’s recent BBC4 show Great Album Showdown. Over the past three days I’ve … Continue reading

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Aethelread’s Great Album Countdown #5: Lightning Seeds, Jollification

As you will know if you’ve read any of the previous entries in this series of posts, I’m currently counting down my seven favourite albums of all time, having been inspired by Danny Baker’s Great Album Showdown on BBC4. Over … Continue reading

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Aethelread’s Great Album Countdown #6: REM, Up

As those of you who’ve read previous entries in this series will know, I’m currently blogging about my favourite albums of all time, having been inspired by a recent TV show. Yesterday I revealed that my seventh-favourite was Eels’ Blinking … Continue reading

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Aethelread’s Great Album Countdown #7: Eels, Blinking Lights and Other Revelations

As you’ll know if you read yesterday’s post, I was inspired by a recent TV series on BBC 4 to post a countdown of my seven favourite albums of all time. This is the first entry in that list, and … Continue reading

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Aethelread’s Great Album Countdown: Introduction

Recently, BBC4 showed a series called Danny Baker’s Great Album Showdown, in which the veteran broadcaster (fresh from arguably the most awesome on-air resignation in the history of radio) discussed great albums from the genres of rock, pop and R&B. … Continue reading

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