500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Suicide, 'Suicide'

441. Suicide, 'Suicide'

Red Star, 1977

These New York synth punks evoke everything from the Velvet Underground to rockabilly. Martin Rev's low-budget electronics are violent and hypnotic; Alan Vega screams as a rhythmic device. Late-night listening to "Frankie Teardrop," a 10-minute-plus tale of a multiple murder, is not recommended.

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