500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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Liz Phair, 'Exile in Guyville'
174/500

174. Liz Phair, 'Exile in Guyville'

Matador, 1993

A studio expansion of Phair's homemade Girlysound cassettes, Exile's frank sex talk caused a stir. But it's the lacerating honesty of tracks such as "Divorce Song" that sticks, and "Fuck and Run" is one of the saddest songs ever written about dreaming of romance and settling for less.

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