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Best Alternative Albums of all time: The essential records you need to hear.

We list the top 10 Alternative albums, combined from a variety of websites and books. This list of essential Alternative records is a great starting point for someone wanting to get into Alternative vinyl records.
  • Unknown Pleasures – Joy Division (Vinyl record)

    Unknown Pleasures – Joy Division

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description They were the dark angels of post-punk and drew more than just a generatio...

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  • Different Class – Pulp (Vinyl record)

    Different Class – Pulp

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description 'Different Class' was the fifth album by Pulp and their commercial breakth...

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  • Rage Against The Machine – Rage Against The Machine (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Rage Against The Machine – Rage Against The Machine

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Rage Against the Machine is the eponymous debut studio album by American ...

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  • The Verve – Urban Hymns (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    The Verve – Urban Hymns (2xLP)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Te third and also most successful album of the band, including the hit "B...

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  • The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses (Vinyl record)

    The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Some albums hold the blueprint for something bigger than can be contained...

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  • Mazzy Star – So Tonight That I Might See (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Mazzy Star – So Tonight That I Might See

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Also on her second album "So Tonight That I Might See" (originally release...

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  • Weezer – Weezer (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Weezer – Weezer

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description in 1994. The album contains a total of ten songs, including famous classic...

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  • Gish – The Smashing Pumpkins (Vinyl record)

    Gish – The Smashing Pumpkins

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Gish is the debut studio album by American alternative rock band the Smas...

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  • Goo – Sonic Youth (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Goo – Sonic Youth

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Goo is the sixth studio album by American alternative rock band Sonic Yout...

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  • The La's – The La's (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    The La's – The La's

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Released in 1989, the legendary debut album of The La's contains the singl...

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  • Closer – Joy Division (Vinyl record)

    Closer – Joy Division

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description They were the dark angels of postpunk and dragged more than a generation t...

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  • The Cranberries – Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We? (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    The Cranberries – Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description It's been 25 years since The Cranberries' successful debut "Everybody Else...

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  • Opiate – Tool (2) (Vinyl record)

    Opiate – Tool

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description 1992 debut album of the US-American progressive metal and alternative meta...

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  • Morphine – Cure for Pain (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Morphine – Cure for Pain

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Morphine was an American alt-rock band founded by Mark Sandman, Dana Colle...

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  • The Stooges – The Stooges (Vinyl record)

    The Stooges – The Stooges (Coloured Vinyl)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Fueled by "a little marijuana and a lotta alienation," Michigan's Stooges ...

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  • The Battle Of Los Angeles – Rage Against The Machine (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    The Battle Of Los Angeles – Rage Against The Machine

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description The Battle of Los Angeles is the third studio album by American rock band ...

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  • Stereolab – Dots And Loops (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Stereolab – Dots And Loops (2xLP)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Dots and Loops is the fifth studio album by English-French rock band Stere...

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  • The Trinity Session – Cowboy Junkies (Vinyl record)

    The Trinity Session – Cowboy Junkies (2xLP)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description The Cowboy Junkies' multi-platinum album "The Trinity Session" is proof th...

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  • Pinkerton – Weezer (Vinyl record)

    Pinkerton – Weezer

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description "Pinkerton" is the band's second album. It was originally published in 199...

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  • The Stooges – Fun House (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    The Stooges – Fun House

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Fun House is the second studio album by American rock band the Stooges. It...

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  • Rage Against The Machine – Evil Empire (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Rage Against The Machine – Evil Empire

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description "Rage Against the Machine" (or RATM) was formed in Los Angeles in 1991. "E...

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  • California – Mr. Bungle (Vinyl record)

    California – Mr. Bungle

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description "California" is the third and final studio album of MR. BUNGLE and the suc...

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  • Badmotorfinger – Soundgarden (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Badmotorfinger – Soundgarden

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Badmotorfinger is the third studio album of the American Alternative Rock ...

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  • Kasabian – Kasabian (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Kasabian – Kasabian (2xLP)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description A pinch of Rolling Stones, a pinch of Happy Mondays, a touch of Primal Sc...

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  • Let It Be – The Replacements (Vinyl record)

    Let It Be – The Replacements

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description From the garage into the heart of the independent community: In 1979 Paul ...

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  • Donnie & Joe Emerson – Dreamin' Wild (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Donnie & Joe Emerson – Dreamin' Wild

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description The isolation of the American Northwest and naive ambition, a strong sense...

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  • Dirty – Sonic Youth (Vinyl record)

    Dirty – Sonic Youth (2xLP)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Dirty finds Sonic Youth revisiting the territory the band mapped out on S...

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  • Happy Mondays – Bummed (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Happy Mondays – Bummed

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Bummed is an LP (Vinyl) by Happy Mondays. Discover more records released b...

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  • Tindersticks – Tindersticks (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Tindersticks – Tindersticks (2xLP)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description The British band TINDERSTICKS came together in 1991 and was quickly known ...

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  • Sound Of Confusion – Spacemen 3 (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Sound Of Confusion – Spacemen 3

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description The 1986 debut exploded out of nowhere, uniting the Spacemen 3 likes of M...

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  • Cocteau Twins – Garlands (LP, Vinyl Record Album)
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    Cocteau Twins – Garlands

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Garlands is the debut studio album by Scottish alternative rock band Cocte...

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