If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(Buzzfeed)   It's been twenty years since Whoomp (There It Is) was played endlessly on Top 40 stations everywhere. And there are 28 more albums that turn twenty this year to make you feel incredibly old this New Year   (buzzfeed.com) divider line 150
    More: Sad  
•       •       •

7743 clicks; posted to Entertainment » on 02 Jan 2013 at 11:41 PM (1 year ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



150 Comments   (+0 »)
   
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

Archived thread

First | « | 1 | 2 | 3 | » | Last | Show all
 
2013-01-03 02:02:39 AM  
upload.wikimedia.org
 
2013-01-03 02:06:55 AM  
fusillade762: I lost my virginity to Peter Gabriel's "Big Time". What does that say about me?

just "Big Time?" It tells me that you needed to increase your stamina so you could enjoy more of the album.
 
2013-01-03 02:08:02 AM  

Klippoklondike: Some awesome albums on that list (Pablo Honey, In Utero, Siamese Dream) but damn does Janet Jackson suck.


No you didn't.

/yeah, I took the bait
//the fk is wrong with you?
 
2013-01-03 02:08:15 AM  

Quantum Apostrophe:


Ozrics...Ahh nice!
 
2013-01-03 02:08:53 AM  
At some point or another I owned

1
2
3
5
6
8
9
12
13
16
19
23
 
2013-01-03 02:10:19 AM  

neilbradley: This list reminds me how bitter I became toward popular music in the 90s. The vast majority is throw-away talentless crap.


As an 80's kid, right there with you. 1989 was the last year when top 40 was not hip hop, rap and grunge. Oh how I hated seattle rock, and still do. The early 90s was when it became fashionable for young talentless male vocalists to sing off key and badly on purpose, and any group of kids with a garage and a stereo set could churn out poorly produced, angsty rubbish and get a recording contract.

FTA: All of these records came out in 1993, which was a damn good year for music.

Are you serious? I can't imagine a more festering pile of shiat, for the most part.
 
2013-01-03 02:12:44 AM  

Mad_Radhu: dstanley: I have not, nor will I, ever had any of those albums in my collection.

You're doing yourself a disservice. There's some really good music on that list.


Define 'good'.

I, too, own none of those and feel my life is better for it.
'The Soft Bulletin' is the best FL's album
and 'Archers of Loaf' may very well be the stupidest name for a band ever.
 
2013-01-03 02:27:51 AM  
Funny they mentioned Yo La Tengo's Painful. It's probably the only one of those that doesn't clog up the used CD bin.

/"Daddy, what's a CD?"
//"Sudden Organ" is still amazing,
 
2013-01-03 02:32:44 AM  

harlock: The early 90s was when it became fashionable for young talentless male vocalists to sing off key and badly on purpose, and any group of kids with a garage and a stereo set could churn out poorly produced, angsty rubbish and get a recording contract.


You mis-typed "mid 70s".
 
2013-01-03 02:39:58 AM  

Quantum Apostrophe: [www.htbackdrops.com image 850x478]


Tea Party.

/checks profile
//Yep, Canadian.
 
2013-01-03 02:41:58 AM  
Yeah, my one co-worker listens to nothing older than 80s pop, saying he can't stand the older stuff from the 60s and 70s that I listen to.  It takes me great delight in pointing out that some of the songs he listens to are now considered old.

/now get off my lawn
 
2013-01-03 03:25:09 AM  

LewDux: [oi45.tinypic.com image 543x259]


i see you're as anal about your mp3 taging as i ... just in case you already havn't, check out  Mp3tag  for tag management ... the best around and it's free.  i like it so much i donated

nice collection btw
 
2013-01-03 03:27:48 AM  
36 Chambers and Midnight Marauders!
 
2013-01-03 03:39:42 AM  
I had a few of those, and enjoyed many of the rest. And getting Vs at a midnight release is one of the great stories of my time at college.
 
2013-01-03 04:01:50 AM  
Going to Town, motherfarkers. Afghan Whigs funkiest track.
 
2013-01-03 04:05:37 AM  
List fails without this Platinum album (marks 20 years since I've found a new band I liked)
1.bp.blogspot.com


encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com

technically a few months off
encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com
 
2013-01-03 05:25:34 AM  
I remember on Married.. With Children when Al Bundy would watch the video for Whoomp There It Is and similar acts.. with the sound completely off.
 
2013-01-03 05:25:56 AM  
I owned all but 3 of those, 39 years old this year, Liz phair is a babe
 
2013-01-03 05:46:18 AM  
There was some really good music that came out that year. Music Box was probably Mariah Carey's best CD. I remember MTV and the radio censored Gin and Juice. Instad of 'smoking endo' it was 'smokin' smokin'. I got a few of those CDs from ripping off Columbia House. Damnit, the Columbia House theme song is in my mind. Co~lum~bia House, we commit to bring you the best in entertainment,Co~lum~bia House.

One person at a time.

/laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaid back
//with his mind on his money
//and his money on his mind
 
2013-01-03 05:46:32 AM  
it was clear music had truly entered an era of whiny suck with these albums.
 
2013-01-03 06:06:55 AM  
upload.wikimedia.org

upload.wikimedia.org
 
2013-01-03 06:47:02 AM  
With the exception of Gin & Juice and the Wu-Tang album, I've really gotta go with "no one cares" on this one.

Or maybe, "and nothing of value was lost" if the implication is that we should regret not hearing most of that tripe anymore.
 
2013-01-03 06:58:58 AM  
I still listen to Counting Crows...
 
2013-01-03 07:30:45 AM  

CatfoodSpork: I remember buying several of these at a *gasp* record store...


Peaches for the win!!

Oh, and, Janet's "That's the way love goes" is one of the greatest party make out anthems of all time, fact.
 
2013-01-03 07:37:41 AM  

movieman_1979: CatfoodSpork: I remember buying several of these at a *gasp* record store...

Peaches for the win!!

Oh, and, Janet's "That's the way love goes" is one of the greatest party make out anthems of all time, fact.


If I'm not mistaken, want that the video as well? It's like they knew...
 
2013-01-03 07:41:33 AM  
Anodyne

So Tonight That I Might See
 
2013-01-03 07:53:20 AM  
Ah 1993. The year that a young Barack Hussein Obama got his start in music videos.

Link
 
2013-01-03 08:24:16 AM  
Be careful, Gen Xers. Nostalgia is dangerous. The next thing you know, you'll all be standing on your lawns yelling at neighbor kids.
 
2013-01-03 08:26:32 AM  
Awesome times, those 90s were....

As I near the end of my life, my biggest regret is that I didn't appreciate the good times for what they were while I was experiencing them.
 
2013-01-03 08:37:28 AM  
List fails without....


i.imgur.com
 
kab
2013-01-03 08:51:13 AM  
upload.wikimedia.org

/still own 4 of the discs on that list
 
2013-01-03 08:59:08 AM  
Checking my music library after work for 1993..
Sarah McLachlan, yes. Tool's Undertow, yes.
Angra - 'Angels Cry'. Power metal from Brazil, so no surprise it's not on the web list. Didn't buy it until much, much more recently.
Genesis - 'The Way We Walk Vol. 2: The Longs'. I certainly enjoyed it back then, don't listen to it much at all anymore. Live album, with most songs over 10 min. long.
 
2013-01-03 09:07:41 AM  

Strongbeerrules: Who let the dogs out?


More like 2001, IIRC
 
2013-01-03 09:09:07 AM  

Uzzah: No one's humping the Liz Phair album on there? Listened to it for the first time in about a decade a few months ago, and it holds up magnificently.


Yeah some great songs there. A couple throwaways but overall still very entertaining
 
2013-01-03 09:13:50 AM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-03 09:27:24 AM  

D Ray Morton: Funny they mentioned Yo La Tengo's Painful. It's probably the only one of those that doesn't clog up the used CD bin.

/"Daddy, what's a CD?"
//"Sudden Organ" is still amazing,


I still have my well worn copy. It came out the same day as Uncle Tupelo's last album. Both still stand up well.
 
2013-01-03 09:36:29 AM  
Overplayed as it was/is, I still love Linger by the Cranberries.

As for the list I'd add:

When I Was a Boy - Jane Siberry
Titanic Days - Kirsty MacColl
Our Time in Eden - 10,000 Maniacs
 
2013-01-03 09:38:39 AM  
upload.wikimedia.org
 
2013-01-03 09:39:30 AM  
i owned probably 18 or 20 of those on cd. i still have songs from at least 15 of them on my sansa. just turned 37 in november.

Peaceboy: Many of those weren't bad.  But I made it all the way through 2012 without once thinking of Candlebox, and only made it one and three-quarter days through 2013.  Ominous.


wow, i didn't even make it all the way thru 2012 without seeing candlebox in concert! ok, it's the ONLY time i've seen them live, and while they sounded good, they only played 4 or 5 songs and not "YOU"...so that was weird! (bfd fest, dallas).
 
2013-01-03 09:40:59 AM  
upload.wikimedia.org

My wife and I were just talking about this one--yeah, it's 20 years old too. Great album but the critics and fans at the time wanted "Bandwagonesque II", and Teenage Fanclub was never quite the same even though they still had yet to release their best and most popular album.

/As it happens, I got to talk to Norman Blake last year, and they're going back in the studio next month. So that's one good album that's going to be in the stores some time this year.
 
2013-01-03 09:44:14 AM  
Nothing like a list of albums from the past to bring out the hipsters who think they have superior taste in music based on the fact that they only like bands who cant sell any albums.
 
2013-01-03 09:48:41 AM  

fonebone77: Nothing like a list of albums from the past to bring out the hipsters who think they have superior taste in music based on the fact that they only like bands who cant sell any albums.


i agree. i've seen several comments discrediting the entire list as talentless hacks. wow. that is just wrong.
 
2013-01-03 09:50:33 AM  
Sugar's Beaster belongs on the list.

/don't care if it's an EP
//still one hell of a ride
 
2013-01-03 09:53:44 AM  
Now feeling very very old, thanks jerkfaces.
 
2013-01-03 09:59:46 AM  
Also 1993:
upload.wikimedia.org

But for my relevance, because I was more into games then music,....Doom came out 20 years ago....as well as Xwing, Simcity 2000, Sam and Max Hit the Road, and Day of the Tentacle
 
2013-01-03 11:20:27 AM  

harlock: neilbradley: This list reminds me how bitter I became toward popular music in the 90s. The vast majority is throw-away talentless crap.

As an 80's kid, right there with you. 1989 was the last year when top 40 was not hip hop, rap and grunge. Oh how I hated seattle rock, and still do. The early 90s was when it became fashionable for young talentless male vocalists to sing off key and badly on purpose, and any group of kids with a garage and a stereo set could churn out poorly produced, angsty rubbish and get a recording contract.

FTA: All of these records came out in 1993, which was a damn good year for music.

Are you serious? I can't imagine a more festering pile of shiat, for the most part.


No need to get your sequined, skin-tight leather pants in a knot, gramps.
 
2013-01-03 11:22:42 AM  

T.rex: Its weird to think that a Snoop Dog album is now twice as old as a Led Zeppelin album was when said Snoop Dog album was released.


Ok....now I'm feeling REALLY old.
 
2013-01-03 11:26:04 AM  
I counted owning 18 discs on that list. Still, my favorite of all...


s3-ec.buzzfed.com


My first Stereolab purchase was the "Jenny Ondioline" single from that album. Since then, I've become a bit of a completist in collecting their discography, which is a bit of a challenge.
///own all three printings of "Amorphous Body Study Center" and was even offered an "Amorphous Baby" from the show. Unfortunately, Charles Long sculptures are a bit out of my price range.
Also:

ecx.images-amazon.com

3.bp.blogspot.com

img.maniadb.com
 
2013-01-03 11:29:30 AM  

Kraftwerk Orange: I counted owning 18 discs on that list. Still, my favorite of all...


[s3-ec.buzzfed.com image 600x600]


My first Stereolab purchase was the "Jenny Ondioline" single from that album. Since then, I've become a bit of a completist in collecting their discography, which is a bit of a challenge.
///own all three printings of "Amorphous Body Study Center" and was even offered an "Amorphous Baby" from the show. Unfortunately, Charles Long sculptures are a bit out of my price range.
Also:

[ecx.images-amazon.com image 500x500]

[3.bp.blogspot.com image 500x495]

[img.maniadb.com image 500x500]


love those last 2!
 
2013-01-03 11:36:55 AM  
i still listen to 8-9 of those albums with some frequency
 
Displayed 50 of 150 comments

First | « | 1 | 2 | 3 | » | Last | Show all

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest


This thread is archived, and closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »
On Twitter





In Other Media


  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.

Report