500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

The Cure, 'Disintegration'
175/500

175. The Cure, 'Disintegration'

Elektra, 1989

According to the kids on South Park, this is the best album ever made. According to many depressive Eighties-minded kids, it's the only album ever made – gloppy eyeliner at its grandest. On "Fascination Street," Robert Smith's voice shakes like milk as he makes adolescent angst sound so wonderfully, wonderfully pretty.

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