500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Sonic Youth, 'Daydream Nation'
328/500

328. Sonic Youth, 'Daydream Nation'

Enigma, 1988

Sonic Youth have had a long, brilliant career making trippy art punk, and this is their triumph. Thurston Moore's and Lee Ranaldo's guitars are like antennae picking up otherworldly signals and channeling them into the scuzzy urban haze of "Teen Age Riot" and "Eric's Trip."

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