500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Amy Winehouse, 'Back to Black'
50/500

50. Amy Winehouse, 'Back to Black'

Universal, 2007

It's sad to think back on how fresh this record sounded at the time – funny and hip, revivalist but forward-looking. Winehouse, a tatted 23-year-old with a beehive crown, matched the spirit of her R&B heroes, cussing, cracking wise and casually breaking your heart. She triggered a new era for brilliantly weird women in pop. 

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