100 Best Albums of the '90s

From Moby to Nirvana, the records that defined a decade

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Sinead O'Connor, 'I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got'

64. Sinead O'Connor, 'I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got'

Everything that Lilith Fair later made trendy in the Nineties governs this album's haunting songs: introspection, empathy, accessible but inventive music and, most of all, an undeniable voice. Amid the album's springy New Wave melodicism, O'Connor's love of black music is evident, particularly in the gorgeous Prince-penned "Nothing Compares 2 U." But above all, I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got is audacious: O'Connor is singing about God and her own weaknesses, and contradicting rock's rules for tough chicks.

Rolling Stones's 1997 Review

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