500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Massive Attack, 'Blue Lines'
104/500

104. Massive Attack, 'Blue Lines'

Virgin, 1991

One of the most influential records of the Nineties, Lines was perhaps the first post-hip-hop classic: a combination of rap, dub and soul that gave birth to what used to be called trip-hop. "What's important to us is the pace," said the band's 3D, "the weight of the bass and the mood."

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