500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

X, 'Wild Gift'
333/500

333. X, 'Wild Gift'

Slash, 1981

John Doe and Exene Cervenka harmonize about doomed love over L.A. garage-rock thrash, changing the emotional language of punk. They were the White Stripes of their day, a young couple messing with country and blues in gems such as "Adult Books," "Beyond and Back" and "We're Desperate."

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