500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

T. Rex, 'Electric Warrior'
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160. T. Rex, 'Electric Warrior'

Reprise, 1971

Marc Bolan cast a spell over all of England with this album, giving his Tolkienesque hippie music a glammed-out update. This was rock that thrusted, quivered and recklessly employed metaphors equating cars with sex ("You got a hubcap diamond star halo").

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