I can’t fight Phoenix in the 3 spot too hard given the hits and masterpiece closer, but Souvenirs will always hold that third spot for me personally.
My personal favorite is Nether Lands (more orchestrated singer-songwriter) but his most accessible and probably his greatest achievement is The...
Good GOD do I love Dan Fogelberg
My Dad got me into Joni and ABBA and Mary Chapin Carpenter and The Beatles and The Who and Gordon Lightfoot.
My Mom got me into the Commodores...
In addition to the ones I already mentioned:
The fuck did Keane ever do to anyone? All they’ve done is make consistent strong records without fail for 12-ish years. Legit a better run than a...
Coldplay are consistently pretty excellent. Their last one was just a top-to-bottom really good record.
Everyone's just going to hate the most...
On the plus side they only really have two albums from their original incarnation plus one amazing single on the Empire Records soundtrack
Gin Blossoms have the same amount of classic hits that hold up as Oasis.
I heard Parklife like 12 years ago and it did nothing for me, but I’ve always assumed if I circled back I’d feel differently
Cinema Paradiso is just :swoon:
Wondering what Pat will do if someone comes in saying Blur is better.
"Don't Go Away" is the best Oasis song.
You could maybe make a case for Korngold and Victor Young, but that's probably the 3, yeah.
An absolute giant.