I’m reblogging this as a reminder to do the same. And to note that if I was born in ‘78, I Am The Cosmos would be #1 on my list as well. Definitely one of the most brilliant albums of all time. 

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My 20 Favorite Albums From the Year I Was Born (1978)

  1. Chris Bell – I Am The Cosmos
  2. Rolling Stones – Some Girls
  3. Wire – Chairs Missing
  4. Black Flag – Nervous Breakdown
  5. Ramones – Road To Ruin
  6. Bruce Springsteen – Darkness On The Edge Of Town
  7. Elvis Costello & The Attractions – This Year’s Model
  8. Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo
  9. Nick Lowe – Jesus Of Cool
  10. Pere Ubu – The Modern Dance
  11. Big Star – Third/Sister Lovers
  12. Contortions/Teenage Jesus/Mars/DNA – No New York
  13. Talking Heads – More Songs About Buildings And Food
  14. The Adverts- Crossing The Red Sea With The Adverts
  15. The Clash – Give Em Enough Rope
  16. Blondie – Parallel Lines
  17. Magazine – Real Life
  18. Johnny Thunders – So Alone
  19. Warren Zevon – Excitable Boy
  20. Van Halen – Van Halen