500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Red Hot Chili Peppers, 'Californication'
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401. Red Hot Chili Peppers, 'Californication'

Warner Bros., 1999

Turning their focus to songs instead of jams, the Chilis steered frontman Anthony Kiedis' voice into a radio-friendlier wail, and the reappearance of guitarist John Frusciante helped form beautifully composed songs such as "Scar Tissue."

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