The album I couldn't live without
Green Day's American Idiot made me who I am today. And I'm going to get a tattoo to celebrate it.
Either Kanye is a delusional maniac or a bona fide genius. Shilo Kino argues for the latter.
I found all my vague schoolboy anti-authoritarianism being channeled by Green Day's 2004 album.
R Kelly’s groundbreaking hip-hopera, Trapped in the Closet, is a true tour de force through the events in his life.
While spring-cleaning a few years ago I uncovered a forgotten jewel - Pieces of You by Jewel.
Listening to Wish You Were Here is like viewing a well-portrayed picture in an art gallery, writes Michelle Hsieh.
The Beatles were the ones that brought modern music to wide public attention around the world, writes David McLachlan.
Putting music ahead of commercialism, Scott Armstrong's album was an important moment in his life.
Madonna's 1998 album Ray of Light helped this reader at a time when it felt like no-one understood.
Tunes from 'Tommy' are enough to give Don Marriott goosebumps - covering him like a mighty wind of sand.
As a teenager in the mid-80s, Nik Smythe became obsessed with The Who's album Quadrophenia.
Madonna's album Like a Prayer influenced a whole new generation of pop stars, writes Corey Henderson.
Ant Hawkins thinks Alice in Chains' Dirt album is the greatest album ever made.
Favourite music isn't always a soothing, exciting or loving tone, sometimes it can be what scares you.
Neil Young's second album was a rarity - it lived up to its reputation, Andrew Figgest writes.
The Smiths' 1984 debut has their strongest set of songs and Morrissey's finest lyrics, David Finley writes.
Guns n' Roses' album Appetite for Destruction was the essential backdrop to Aaron Norgrove's teenage years.
The lyrics on The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill gave Hineari Nom the strength to leave a toxic relationship.
Ellyn discovered her favourite album while looking through a second-hand bargain bin.
Kirsty MacColl's 1989 album Kite is made up of wonderful, witty songs that haven't dated.