Rolling Stone's Top 500 Albums List Is Rough

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  1. PenguinRisk


    6 цагийн өмнө

    How do they put 6 Kanye albums Damn 2 Drake albums 2 Bad Bunny albums and a Billie Ellish album on there but no Eminem Show and 2001

  2. LackOfAnotherName


    9 цагийн өмнө

    How did Trout Mask go from 58th in the previous list to not even appearing on this list?

  3. Riya


    11 цагийн өмнө

    fun how he’s getting mad at their opinion but when someone else gets mad at his opinion he’s like “that’s just my opinion”

  4. C G42

    C G42

    11 цагийн өмнө

    Unless you can point to a better album from other parts of the world, be quiet about inclusion. Without that it's just pandering and isn't merit based.

  5. MrGetownedLP


    11 цагийн өмнө


  6. bradysta


    11 цагийн өмнө

    Close to the Edge at 445??? Are you fucking kidding me

  7. Abdulrahman ِAlnahdi

    Abdulrahman ِAlnahdi

    14 цагийн өмнө

    2003: sgt. peppers #1 2012: sgt. peppers #1 2020: sgt. peppers #24 (also one Beatles album in the top 10.. not 5 of them) i believe the 2020 is coming to be the worst in the whole mankind history i don't like the beatles that much "Hendrix fan" but come on? even jimi debut goes from #14 to #30 and Davis all-time classic goes from #12 to #31 what a shit??

  8. Abdulrahman ِAlnahdi

    Abdulrahman ِAlnahdi

    14 цагийн өмнө

    i hate these guys, really i do. i have nothing more to say

  9. plagues


    18 цагийн өмнө

    have you heard every record on the planet anthony

  10. Raine Williams

    Raine Williams

    19 цагийн өмнө


  11. 포락갤


    19 цагийн өмнө

    What's going on? (Rock) funeral

  12. Maxim Kammerer

    Maxim Kammerer

    20 цагийн өмнө

    No Talk Talk?!?! WTF?

  13. Jay Cartwright

    Jay Cartwright

    21 цагийн өмнө

    Its a disgrace that Sade and Rihanna were ranked higher than The Zombies 'Odyssey and Oracle'

  14. The Unbearable Boldness of Being

    The Unbearable Boldness of Being

    Өдрийн өмнө

    No Talk Talk???

  15. Nachtigall


    Өдрийн өмнө

    Zero Viper albums on the list? Really? Seems like authors are cowards who don't smoke crack.

  16. DJ Jamsta Sonichu

    DJ Jamsta Sonichu

    Өдрийн өмнө

    where is Chris Chan and The Hedgehog Boys

  17. Scott Bohn

    Scott Bohn

    Өдрийн өмнө

    ONE single Tom Waits album?!? Nothing from The Pogues?!? Not a single thing from Townes Van Zandt?!? What about The Violent Femmes or Janes Addiction?!? Did I just miss them?!? Yet every thing that fucking kanye ever did is present and accounted for. Horseshit.

  18. Sean van der Veen

    Sean van der Veen

    Өдрийн өмнө

    This video was way to short

  19. GonMonkey300


    Өдрийн өмнө

    Having Kanye West in the Top 20 is a fucking disgrace.

  20. datatulip


    Өдрийн өмнө

    Honestly, the fact that the Eagles are on there is a sin unto itself. The Eagles are beloved by no one. No one actually LOVES The Eagles. They may think "oh yeah, a legendary band, I guess I like that one song" but have they done anything worth "the best??" Fuck offffff

  21. George Greenland

    George Greenland

    Өдрийн өмнө

    No Talk Talk are they insane????

  22. Scoteh


    Өдрийн өмнө

    Put some respect on my guys Dire Straits MELON

  23. mar medina

    mar medina

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    ok boomer

  24. Michael Anderson

    Michael Anderson

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Rolling stone also put Welcome to the Jungle as the greatest rock song of all time.........kill me

  25. Jason Thompson

    Jason Thompson

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Let’s just be honest: they were feeling a little woke. It was a Rolling Stones list after all. They had Joni Mitchell over the Beatles for shit’s sake. Give me a break.

  26. ETN Clan

    ETN Clan

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Beatles not first 😂😂

  27. Keith McGrath

    Keith McGrath

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    where is blank flag damaged?

  28. Alex Brown

    Alex Brown

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Not a single Gorillaz album is on this list. Instantly lost all credibility.

  29. tazmon122


    2 өдрийн өмнө

    i kno i'm the weirdo here, but honestly i'd pick Graduation > 808's anyday. being "dated" doesn't make it "bad"...and being "influential" doesn't make it "good". for instance: bands like The Stooges and The Ramones have some of the most dated music in rock n roll, and it all sucks. but we love those records anyway, and they're still massively influential. because being dated, and being good doesn't matter. Graduation is underrated af. it's the progression from Late Registration, and i think a damn fine way to put a cap on the traditionalism and academia side of hip hop before ye transitioned into his own experimentation. it's his version of a senior thesis. 808's is the first gallery show out of skool where shit is hitting walls 5min before opening. it's sloppy and rough, and stressful but it got done and people loved it, and a few pieces sold, and it was enough to reinforce that this career can keep going forward. none of it is BAD, just momentary. kinda pales in comparison, and is a "meh" middle grey on timeline between mastubartory shitshow and magnum opus.

    • tazmon122


      3 цагийн өмнө

      @Ryan King your point?

    • Ryan King

      Ryan King

      3 цагийн өмнө

      Yeah the stooges are no where near the most dated rock n roll music...

  30. Martijn Warmerdam

    Martijn Warmerdam

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    No aphex......not a good list then. Druqs is in my top 5 of all time.

    • Martijn Warmerdam

      Martijn Warmerdam

      2 өдрийн өмнө

      Then again he would tell Rolling stone to fuck off and remove him from the list anyway.

  31. Maekar I Targaryen

    Maekar I Targaryen

    2 өдрийн өмнө


  32. Ayush A.S

    Ayush A.S

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    They choose fine line over "Purpose" lmao let me laugh

  33. Lucas Dowdy

    Lucas Dowdy

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    At least they put Aquemini in top 50

  34. ThatOneKid


    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Replace the hotel California album with the eagles compilation

  35. xnikhilenyth •

    xnikhilenyth •

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    no anthony I can't cuddle with you every night my mum will find out

  36. PetroVIC


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    No king crimson in this list? What a sick joke

  37. unimaginative_ID


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I was shocked that Bob Marley's "Legend" was #48 on the list. Literally just a greatest hits album that completely ignores everything The Wailers did before "Catch a Fire".

  38. Heikai


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    No Aphex Twin?! Holy shit! What a shitty list!

  39. aR0ttenBANANA


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    3 minutes in and u can tell the list wont go down well...

  40. theseinstrumentals


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    They could say 500 best popular albums in America but since it's rolling stone, it's essentially implied. The inclusion of compilations while honoring albums is beyond idiotic in my book. No one will ever be pleased with anyone's list; we all have our favorites. Don't know why they bothered with this list but maybe they sold a couple more copies of RS lol

  41. ProDudeFilms


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm surprised "Toxicity" inst anywhere to be found on the list

  42. Okami Sumo

    Okami Sumo

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I hat the new list sgt pepper at 24 made me so fucking mad

  43. Aaron Price

    Aaron Price

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I disagree on Graduation. Great album back to front some of the beats and samples on there are so good. 808s is great in concept but songs like The Glory, Everything I Am, I Wonder and Good Morning are better than most songs on 808s.

    • 411ward


      2 өдрийн өмнө

      Exactly man dude was losing it right there. Graduation > 808s by far

  44. Elia Battaglin

    Elia Battaglin

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    4:58 yeah and also better than DOWNWARD SPIRAL.

  45. Juhwan Park

    Juhwan Park

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I want fantano's top 500 albums

  46. Animal Fort

    Animal Fort

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Papa was a rolling rolling stone....ooooOooooooo...,

  47. Hunter Thompson

    Hunter Thompson

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Rihanna over The Who, Pink Floyd, The Beatles and Deep Purple, what a stupid list. #Shame.

  48. Doug The Moleman

    Doug The Moleman

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Atlantis Morissette

  49. Ja


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Apparently Drake is better than Frank Ocean.

  50. Anthony Martin

    Anthony Martin

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    The fact Kanye West has like 3 of these listings. And his first one is My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Girl that album ain’t even good.

    • #Trendy LyRiCs

      #Trendy LyRiCs

      Өдрийн өмнө

      And it was placed above TPAB lol😂😂😂

  51. Jonka Brioska

    Jonka Brioska

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    Kanye West over Iggy pop it's a fucking insult to anybody who has ears

  52. Teshawn Johnson

    Teshawn Johnson

    5 өдрийн өмнө


  53. fizzle bomber

    fizzle bomber

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    who the hell is an eric church? guy looks and probably sounds like an awful jagoff

  54. fizzle bomber

    fizzle bomber

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    the took off MGMT to make room for that harry guy or whoever he is

  55. fizzle bomber

    fizzle bomber

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    this dweeb stil at it, get lost buddy

  56. Mothafuckin Foofighter

    Mothafuckin Foofighter

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm surprised you didn't talk about 50 Cent's GRODT being on here, let alone it being at 280

  57. Jasper Paolo

    Jasper Paolo

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    3:11 Fiona Apple’s Extraordinary Machine deserves its placement. This album is so good lyrically and sonically. The reason it is overlooked is because it’s not as intense as her other records

  58. Matías Bosch

    Matías Bosch

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    Break´em off.

  59. nathan papp

    nathan papp

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    That Bad Bunny album is 6 spots ahead of Pretty Hate Machine.

  60. Zara Taylor

    Zara Taylor

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    What did you think of tori Amos Little Earthquakes Remastered

  61. benmakesmovies


    5 өдрийн өмнө

    I don’t even object to a Taylor Swift album being on there but Red is so much worse than Folklore it’s unreal

  62. Tales From The Trip

    Tales From The Trip

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    I start to like you and your videos and then you say something stupid like "Led Zeppelin II is overrated". I know everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but Led Zeppelin II is their biggest masterpiece, it is rated so highly for a reason.

  63. Lunatic4Bizcas


    5 өдрийн өмнө

    Rolling Stone Magazine is full of shite and has been for a long while now (at least 20 or more years).

  64. Eva Palma

    Eva Palma

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    This list is ass because Angelic 2 The Core isn't at #1

  65. PPYT100


    5 өдрийн өмнө

    TPAB should be ranked slightly higher but that's just me personally

  66. PPYT100


    5 өдрийн өмнө

    GKMC criminally underrated, falls below Take Care you kidding me?

  67. Nube Rencorosa

    Nube Rencorosa

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    flipante que en el top no esté Amaral (realmente indignante) hamood

  68. hippiecheezburger


    5 өдрийн өмнө

    What’s going on is only number one because the times we are living in and the relevance of the record it’s always had in history but honestly the Beatles still seem to have biggest influence in popular music. Their studio efforts are untouchable for times they were living in

  69. Sebastian Galeano

    Sebastian Galeano

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    You are the man, Fantano. I've been dissapointed with this RS 500 list since the 2003 edition, I think they miss the mark in so many levels...

  70. Talel Amri

    Talel Amri

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    Did you know beyoncé's lemonade is #32 on this list? Well deserved queen check out that masterpiece

  71. James Guillory, Humanslayer

    James Guillory, Humanslayer

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    No albums by Swans, Ween, Coil, Igorrr, The Residents, Stereolab, Boredoms, and many more. Rolling Stone have never been right about anything. In fact, extremely few music critics have been right about anything.

  72. Jonas C

    Jonas C

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    no aphex twin, no king crimson? im out.

  73. HeyChungus


    5 өдрийн өмнө

    S P O R T S

  74. macaroni italic

    macaroni italic

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    I think it's a little difficult with compilations. If the comp in question was kind an event in and of itself when it dropped (my memory of the time is that Madonna's "Immaculate Collection" definitely falls into this category), then I don't mind it being on a list like this. If it's just some completely generic, anonymous "best of" crap that the average individual can't remember ever having existed, then that's stupid and it should be left off. But I mean, yeah, just looking at the numbers online, this Madonna comp sold like 30 million copies worldwide, and is her top selling release. One could well make the case that it's her most iconic release.

  75. Martin Farnworth

    Martin Farnworth

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    these lists became boring years ago and make my eyes roll. my gripe is that these lists exist and can't even be bothered reading it. Who cares where the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Floyd etc are placed on them? There don't need any more plaudits. Also increasingly irrelevant, i'd argue as the increasing and sheer weight of music it's difficult to compile them in a meaningful order not helped by comparing an album 30/40/50 years older than a more recent one that hasn't had the chance to grow into become revered as these things can take time.

  76. Caleb Tainter

    Caleb Tainter

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    This guy wreaks of corduroy and bad breath

  77. Flamer Lamer

    Flamer Lamer

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    Talking about bands with stereo in their name, there isn't a single stereo lab album in that list. Instead we have a harry styles album. Are you fucking kidding me

  78. Sclonder


    5 өдрийн өмнө

    The fact that album.wav is on there instead of album2.wav is honestly such a travesty

  79. Giorgio Lucarini

    Giorgio Lucarini

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    I’ll have an awful lot of things to say about this list, but I’ll just say that there is no Trout Mask Replica and that’s a shame

  80. Daniel Morgan

    Daniel Morgan

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    They got rid of 154 albums from the 2012 edition to make room for people like Kanye who has the third most albums on the list. I don’t get it.

  81. June Nelson

    June Nelson

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    thank you...compilations should have there own list

  82. orlock20


    6 өдрийн өмнө

    My thoughts: #402 is an African album. There is a lot of jazz albums on the list. Did they put every Kanye West album on this list? I believe I just own three albums from this list. These writers don't seem to listen to modern blues, EDM, metal or disco.

  83. Martijn de Graaf

    Martijn de Graaf

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Rolling Stone is getting demented.

  84. XanderTheOk


    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Can't belive ELO isn't on a single one of Rolling Stones top 500 albums lists

  85. Mat


    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Lol this is what happens when you try to pander to a new generation. Nothing wrong with new music, but it needs years to settle into classic status. Most will not be remembered. It's staying power that should be the deciding factor on a 500 greatest album list of all time, so all records from the past 10-15 years are excluded by default. Maybe they will make it later, but give it time to see.

  86. Joe Lucas

    Joe Lucas

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Clearly payola has taken another form....... Drake on a 500 greatest albums list. Can probably name 500 better rappers than dude.

  87. Jim Been

    Jim Been

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    The fact that rodeo isn’t in here shows how underrated the album still is to this day

  88. Tunes I Dig

    Tunes I Dig

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Joshua Tree should be in top 50. It's the blueprint to indie rock as we know it today. Also, every band copies 'something' from that record at some point.

  89. honey! the kids are vampires

    honey! the kids are vampires

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    ngl if this was my list i would've put Palaye Royale's The Bastards on there but since it's literally from this year I can see why it didn't make it

  90. honey! the kids are vampires

    honey! the kids are vampires

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm going to read the list now and if The Black Parade isn't on there but Harry Styles is- I will literally screech edit: it's #361 but why tf is eminem higher than them bruh edit again: ok but like just realized there's no placebo even though those first two albums were literally amazing bruh-

  91. Liam Bloomer

    Liam Bloomer

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    was teenage dream on the list???

  92. Christopher Smith

    Christopher Smith

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Disappointed you didn't do the robot voice the whole video.

  93. [The] Purpl3 Pproject Official

    [The] Purpl3 Pproject Official

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Bruh How is RINGO not in the top 10

    • [The] Purpl3 Pproject Official

      [The] Purpl3 Pproject Official

      6 өдрийн өмнө

      And wasn’t Pets Get It On a Marvin Gaye album not The Rolling Stones

  94. Winston Leg-Thigh

    Winston Leg-Thigh

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    It seems like the editors of the list just picked an artist at random and chose the first album that came to mind. It doesn’t bother me at all that the list is mostly western music. Rolling Stone is a historically rock publication so it’s cool. I just think people get hung up on the name of the list when it really doesn’t matter. If XXL did a list of the “Greatest Albums of All Time” and put all rap, I don’t think anyone would care. Rolling Stone just gave into the pressure it got when it released the 2003 list.

  95. Jermy Hopkisn

    Jermy Hopkisn

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    So, is it that they have to cater to this demographic of younger people who don't care about anything other than current pop culture to stay afloat with clicks?

  96. Sean Schaefer

    Sean Schaefer

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    There were a couple improvements they made but most of their updated list just seems like they're pandering to modern audiences and also why are there greatest hits collections

  97. Cheeki Breeki

    Cheeki Breeki

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    this list is a joke.

  98. Jazz59107


    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Graduation is dated???????????? You're telling me that you think Graduation sounds like a dated record? What?

  99. Random Person

    Random Person

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    *The Biggest Problem I have with the List-* *"WHERE IS THE EMINEM SHOW?*

  100. Piotr Romański

    Piotr Romański

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Why isn't Die Lit on there