500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Blondie, 'Parallel Lines'

140. Blondie, 'Parallel Lines'

Chrysalis, 1978

New Wave's big pop breakthrough, Parallel Lines is a perfect synthesis of raw punk edge, Sixties-pop smarts and downtown-New York glamour. Debbie Harry created a new kind of rock & roll sex appeal that brought New York demimonde style to the mainstream. Madonna was surely watching.

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