The 50 Worst Britpop Albums

Any similarities to any other polls, living or dead, are purely coincidental.

1. Denim – Back In Denim, 1992 (not technically Britpop – Ed)
2. James – Laid, 1993 (not technically Britpop – Ed)
3. Echobelly – Everyone’s Got One, 1994
4. Placebo – Without You, I’m Nothing, 1998 (not technically Britpop – Ed)
5. The Divine Comedy – Casanova, 1996
6. Mansun – Attack Of The Grey Lantern (bwa-ha-ha-ha, next they’ll be featuring Kula Shaker – Ed)
7. Edwyn Collins – Gorgeous George, 1994 (not technically Britpop – Ed)
8. Catatonia – International Velvet, 1998 (not technically Britpop – Ed)
9. Ocean Colour Scenes – Moseley Shoals, 1996
10. Space – Spiders, 1996
11. The Boo Radleys – Steps, 1993 (borderline Britpop – Ed)
12. Super Furry Animals – Radiator, 1997 (borderline Britpop – Ed)
13. McAlmont & Butler – The Sound Of McAlmont & Butler, 1995
14. Sleeper – The It Girl, 1996
15. Teenage Fanclub – Grand Prix, 1995 (not technically Britpop – Ed)
16. Black Grape – It’s Great When You’re Straight… Yeah, 1995 (never seen them classified as Britpop before – Ed)
17. Ash – 1977, 1996 (grunge, not Britpop – Ed)
18. Black Box Recorder – England Made Me, 1998 (borderline Britpop – Ed)
19. Manic Street Preachers – Everything Must Go, 1996 (“I fucking hate Britpop” – Nicky Wire)
20. Saint Etienne – Foxbase Alpha, 1991 (not technically Britpop – Ed)
21. Suede – Sci-Fi Lullabies, 1997
22. The Charlatans – Tellin’ Stories, 1997
23. Morrissey – Vauxhall and I, 1994
24. Super Furry Animals – Fuzzy Logic, 1996 (borderline Britpop – Ed)
25. The Verve – A Northern Soul, 1995
26. Hefner – Breaking God’s Heart, 1998 (not even vaguely Britpop – Ed)
27. Supergrass – In It for the Money, 1997
28. Kenickie – At the Club, 1997 (borderline Britpop – Ed)
29. Saint Etienne – So Tough, 1993 (not technically Britpop – Ed)
30. Gene – Olympian, 1995
31. The Auteurs – New Wave, 1993
32. Lush – Lovelife, 1996 (double whammy, Lush were neither feminist nor Britpop – Ed)
33. Blur – Modern Life Is Rubbish, 1993
34. Shampoo – We Are Shampoo, 1994 (not technically Britpop – Ed)
35. Morrissey – Your Arsenal, 1992
36. Cornershop – When I Was Born for the 7th Time, 1997 (BRITPOP???!!! – Ed)
37. The La’s – The La’s, 1990
38. Suede – Suede, 1993
39. Supergrass – I Should Coco, 1995
40. Pulp – His ‘N’ Hers, 1994
41. The Verve – Urban Hymns, 1997
42. Oasis – Definitely Maybe, 1994 (the album that destroyed Britpop – Ed)
43. Blur – Blur, 1997
44. Pulp – This Is Hardcore, 1998
45. Elastica – Elastica, 1995
46. Suede – Dog Man Star, 1994
47. Oasis – (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?, 1995
48. Radiohead – The Bends, 1995
49. Blur – Parklife, 1994
50. Pulp – Different Class, 1995

Surprised Pitchfork found 50 records to make their 50 Best Britpop Albums out of? Me too. (It’s not my own personal taste, btw. I was simply inverting the list. For the record, I like at least 20 of the albums here…)

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