In short, this is a concept album about a suicidal humanoid robot named Jed. Blissed out electronics and fuzzy guitars clash with Jason Lytle’s high, vulnerable singing voice in an album-long juxtaposition of nature versus machine. Sure, Radiohead and The Flaming Lips often tackle the same topic, but neither do it as beautifully as Grandaddy.
29) Daft Punk – Discovery (2001)
I tried hard not to like these guys. Cheesy French dance music that became one of the hipster darlings of the decade. Well it turns out that dance music is at it’s best when at least a little cheesy, and these French guys know how to break it down. Yo Kanye, I’m really happy for you and Imma let you finish, but Daft Punk made the best version of “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” of all time!
28) Extra Golden – OK-Oyot System (2006)
It’s a tough case to sell an album as one of the decade’s greatest for just one track…