List of the Day: Best Concept Albums


So, the other day we came across this cool little list the Onion did on "12 Delightfully Odd Concept Albums." Reading such a carefully compiled, artfully thought-out collection inspired us to shamelessly poach their idea, spend 30 seconds brainstorming a quick list of the most obvious (and obviously genius) concept albums out there, and put it on you guys to choose the rest. Nice, right? No seriously, which other records should be included?

• The Kinks, Village Green Preservation Society
• Green Day, American Idiot
• Pink Floyd, The Wall
• The Who, Tommy
• Mothers of Invention, Freak Out!
• The Pretty Things, S.F. Sorrow
• Genesis, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
• David Bowie, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
• The Who, The Who Sell Out
• The Kinks, Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)
• Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon

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