41.Sonic Youth ‘Daydream Nation’ (1988) Enigma. The artwork designed by Julian Opie, for starters, is the... 2 The loose, narcotic roll of chateau Nellcote’s sweltering cellar infected ‘Exile…’ and gave it its arcane, subterranean voodoo; the double set splurge of an assured band at its peak, coasting on a creative high. 50. Lyrically examining Courtney Love’s new place in motherhood, Hole’s second album showed a sweeter side to the band. 77. Albert Hammond Jnr: ”That was just the set list we had been playing, it was underneath our fingers and the feeling was one of extreme excitement. Love’s third and best album replaced garage rock snarl with baroque strings and acoustic guitars, but the resulting sweetness did little to mask the air of menace within. BestEverAlbums.com brings together over 40,000 charts and calculates an overall ranking of the best albums of all time. We compiled the RIAA's data for the best-selling albums in U.S. history (measured in "certified units" sold), and it's fascinating to see some of the names that appear in the top 50 -- including a recent entry from Adele's "21.". David Bowie, Hunky Dory (1971) RCA. The Top 50 Albums of All Time is a chart from Sound & Vision Magazine, created in 2010. 55. 57. Their new sound spurred on their breakthrough, inspiring women across the world. Arctic Monkeys, ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’ (2006) Domino. 90. Neutral Milk Hotel, ‘In The Aeroplane Over The Sea’, Queens Of The Stone Age ‘Songs For The Deaf’, The Streets ‘A Grand Don’t Come For Free’, Lauryn Hill, ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’, The Beatles, ‘Sgt. Everything was bigger, brighter and more resigned to the grave. David Bowie, ‘The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars’ (1972) RCA. Though it sold poorly on its initial release, this has since become arguably the most influential rock album of all time. The Beatles, ‘Sgt. - Best Ever Albums score: 2,591 - Best Ever Albums user rating: 79 - Rank in decade: #77 - Rank all-time: #735 - Year: 1968. The band never got higher than the summer of 1991, which they spent holed up in a studio with a mountain of drugs and heads full of music that would combine acid house and rave culture with good ol’ fashioned gospel, blues and the sort of guitar licks that would put a smile across Keith Richards’ craggy face. The whole package sparked a shift in music, putting intensity, grandiosity and scale of ambition back on the agenda, and introducing nu-folk boom. It’s no coincidence that great bands and artists have some of the best debut albums of all time. Often overlooked due to the pedigree of the likes of ‘The Queen Is Dead’, The Smiths’ debut is still among the greats. Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time was originally published in 2003, with a slight update in 2012. Carl Barât: “Lou Reed is a hero because he wasn’t very good looking and dressed like a girl but it didn’t matter. Kenny Rogers -- "Kenny Rogers' Greatest Hits", 39. 'The Futureheads' by The Futureheads - Metascore: 86 - User score: 8.7 - Release date: Oct. 26, 2004. These are the 20 best-selling albums of all time: Adele 1 21 Adele 2 The Sound Of Music Soundtrack 3 Thriller Michael Jackson 4 Fearless Taylor Swift … Shields’ magnum opus sounds like an authentic field recording from its author’s – or should that be architect’s? The sleeve said it all: space-age technology turned on its side. Blur – The Best Of. It’s impossible to... 2. The Stone Roses were a band for all seasons, pulling influences from dance music and psychedelia, indie and rock and fusing them into one effortless whole. The King of Pop reigns atop the all-time list of best-selling albums. 3. Let the debate begin! 52. It’s because ‘Rumours’ travels the entire breadth of human emotion and at the heart of the record lies all the elements of an addictive rock’n’roll soap opera that never ceases to fascinate its fans. Love, ‘Forever Changes’ (1967) Elektra. PJ Harvey had always wanted to make an album about war. Television, ‘Marquee Moon’ (1977) Elektra. Few artists ever capture a moment like this, hooked around the story of a stoner losing a wedge down the back of the TV. 65. ‘Raw Power’ is probably the best Stooges album, because it’s so loud. The Malian artist made his best album at the age of 53, his playing and duets with female singers conveying a sense of spontaneity that belied his deep craft. 'Lady Soul' by Aretha Franklin. So with their second album they disowned their yobbish tearaway offspring and crafted something classier; an epic of grit and grandeur, a cathedral of trash. Jeff Buckley, ‘Grace’ (1994) Columbia. As the Purple One himself might put it, it’s close 2 genius. The Stones’ dark high-point is so wrapped in mythology and cult enigma it’s as if the Devil himself was on the desk. Fleetwood Mac, ‘Rumours’ (1977) Warner Bros. Talking Heads, ‘Remain In Light’ (1980) Sire. Released two months after singer Ian Curtis’ suicide, it’s almost impossible to untangle ‘Closer’ from the events that surrounded it. The Strokes, Is This It (2001) Rough Trade. 39. 54. Eventually bordering on the divine, as well as something cracked and broken. Greatest debut album of all time and it contains at least 3 songs which belong on a list of the top 10 rock songs of all time. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever By sound.and.vision updated about 1 month ago. Nirvana, ‘In Utero’ (1993) DGC. He was a smooth lothario in a pop band who then went on to make an album about Vietnam and oppression. Dave Maclean, Django Django: “I remember going into Our Price with my mum and asking the guy for some Public Enemy; I was used to ’60s music in my folks’ LP collection, and that was mind-expanding enough, but this felt like my music, speaking for my generation, and it blew my tiny, Scottish head.”. The list is based on the albums' influence on music to come, quality of the music and lyrics, originality, and importance. 40. LCD SOUNDSYSTEM, Sound Of Silver (2007)Capitol. One of the greatest debut albums of all time, Hendrix announced his arrival on the scene with this record, which showcased his songwriting ability, virtuoso guitar skills and his not inconsiderable vocal skills - about which Hendrix was famously shy. Pixies, ‘Surfer Rosa’ (1988) 4AD. Whitney Houston -- "The Bodyguard" (Soundtrack), 15. The Beatles -- "The Beatles 1967-1970", 11. It is a state-of-the-nation address which seems impervious to the passage of years. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time . It’s hard to make a list of the top vinyl albums of all time without including “Sgt. Best albums of all time by Black artists. 36. Suede, ‘Dog Man Star’ (1994) Nude. Rapturous rock n’ roll. Custom chart of the greatest albums of all-time, as voted by RYM users; include Live or archival releases. Hayden Thorpe, Wild Beasts “He’s a hero to me because he’s such an antihero. So ahead of its time it took another four years for ‘The Model’ to reach the UK number one spot. 67. 19. The Best Pop Albums of All Time. As voted for by a panel of judges including Artists, Critics & DJ's from around the world. Just as the blues musicians derived their rhythms from the rattle of the railroad, so Kraftwerk looked to trains as the carrier for this paean to Mitteleuropean modernity. 1 – 25 of 100 . 69. 17. Pulp, Different Class (1995) Island. 56. © 2021 NME is a member of the media division of BandLab Technologies. Follow Business Insider UK on Twitter. The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967) Verve. Dominated by Brian Eno’s warped genius – his departure shortly afterwards pushed them into the mainstream. Oasis’ breakthrough album claimed Britpop for the lads and primed the band for Knebworth with such timeless anthems as ‘Wonderwall’ and ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’. 86. I reckon I’d have been about 11, so I never realised it was a seminal record or anything. Jagger puts himself in Beelzebub’s shoes on the simply staggering album opener ‘Sympathy For The Devil’, blazing a trail through history while Richards comes on like the soundtrack to the apocalypse. Joy Division produced a record that perversely thrived because of the weight of its own burden, a record that writhed with an all-encompassing internal atmosphere that would go on to influence artists to this day. Having wrestled creative control of his career from Motown, Wonder was at the peak of his powers as both a performer and songwriter; his transition from child hitmaker to experimental adult artist was complete. It was Carole King. 'Awaken, My Love!' Having Dave Grohl on drums helped, but ‘Songs For The Deaf’ is all about Josh Homme working his mojo on hip-shaking wonders ‘No One Knows’ and ‘Go With The Flow’. 38. The best music of all time.. Music reviews, ratings, news and more. Producer Steve Albini was brought in, and with him the trio created a stunningly ferocious and spiteful set of songs that reconnected Kurt, Dave and Krist with their punk rock roots. The White Stripes, ‘De Stijl’ (2000) Sympathy For The Record Industry. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Combining prog with alternative influences, they came up with a style that was supple, subtle and sensuous. A move that would send dank Teutonic chills down the spines of those soon to form new wave pioneers Talking Heads and Joy Division. ”He’s the PlayStation generation’s William Blake!” they shouted after Mike’s Skinner’s zeitgeist capturing 2002 debut ‘Original Pirate Material’. There was a time when Radiohead just wrote brilliant tunes. There would be no American music as we know it without the contributions of Black artists. And, of course, it featured one of the greatest album covers of all time… Van Morrison, ‘Astral Weeks’ (1968) Warner Bros. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time . Suede, ‘Suede’ (1993) Nude. Bjork, ‘Debut’ (1993) One Little Indian. I was getting into punk and the owner of the store was like, ‘You’re trying to get into punk and you don’t know The Clash?’ So he bought the record for me. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. You know who wrote ‘The Loco-Motion’? 14. It may not be the album with the most hit songs. This 1967 album is widely regarded as one of the best, if not the very best, albums ever made — it even topped Rolling Stones list of the 500 greatest albums of all time . Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ (1967) Parlophone. “Songs are like tattoos”, sings Joni Mitchell on the title track of her fourth album. 49. The Libertines, ‘The Libertines’ (2004) Rough Trade. The catalyst for her then rapidly increasing fame, and therefore increasing media scrutiny, ‘Back To Black’ ensured Winehouse’s legacy would be more than just unpalatable column inches. The Top 40 Best-Selling Studio Albums of All Time Paul Gambaccini has revealed the Top 40 best-selling studio albums ever, on Radio 2's Pick of the Pops, to mark the first ever National Album Day . 15. Check out the best-selling albums of all time: 49. There were moments of greatness throughout the subsequent six albums, but it all came to a head with The Dark Side Of The Moon. From the crunchy opener ‘Vertigo’ to the pure punk blast of ‘I Get Along’, the songs sound like they were pulled out of Pete Doherty and Carl Barât’s hearts and straight onto tape. GREATEST OF ALL TIME BILLBOARD 200 ALBUMS 21. Songs such as ‘Reel Around The Fountain’ and debut single ‘Hand In Glove’ shine through the slightly tinny production (hey, it was the ’80s), setting the first marker of a generation-defining career. This list ranks what are, in my opinion, the 100 greatest rock albums ever made. REM, ‘Automatic For The People’ (1992) Warner Bros. The first 100 from Rolling Stone's Top 500 Albums of All Time. In 2003, Rolling Stone asked a panel of 271 artists, producers, industry executives and journalists to pick the greatest albums of all time. Dylan’s sixth LP saw him trading stripped-back protest balladry and Woody Guthrie worship for full-band ballsiness. The band’s own favourite Smiths record, ‘Strangeways…’ was a fittingly explosive swansong for a Morrissey/Marr partnership approaching critical mass. A scrawny girl from New Jersey with a truckers’ accent, Patti Smith was a punk poet like no other. The Montreal collective’s debut saw them contemplating nothing smaller than life and death itself. 87. Hootie & The Blowfish -- "Cracked Rear View", 17. From ‘Thunder Road’ to ‘Jungleland’ its Motown influences make for particularly emotive rock’n’roll. Signing to a major label didn’t cost Sonic Youth their soul, ‘Goo’ and ‘Dirty’ are both loftily-ranked in the alt.rock pantheon -but their last album before signing to Geffen is still their most revered. It’s no coincidence that great bands and artists have some of the best debut albums of all time. Guns N' Roses -- "Appetite for Destruction", 10. 1 / 100. 25. ‘Tapestry’ is the mother of the reflective records; so comforting, beautifully woven and wise, it would be easy but foolish to forget to thank it for its guidance. Where the Velvet Underground revolutionized the ’60s with their gutteral blues-meets-avant-garde jams, Television performed their own silent coup in ’70s New York by stripping that all away. 68. View reviews, ratings, news & more regarding your favorite band. by Childish Gambino. It refined what was possible in rock, showcasing new sounds, new ideas, and a host of phenomenal songs. Considered the ultimate achievement of recorded music at the time, the gleam has dulled on ‘Pepper’s…’ medals over time, its psychedelic visuals and flower power sentiments turned corny at the edges. But don’t let Partridge fool you. Noisier than punk, funk only in the most technical sense and with Chuck’s righteous sloganeering spliced between Flavor’s manic cackles and declamations, it redefined the possibilities for rap, rock, soul and beyond. ‘Loveless’ was the genre’s music of the spheres. There’s this strange dilemma going on in that some of the songs are frankly quite horrible. What is the greatest music album of all time? Britney Spears -- "...Baby One More Time", 28. Rumours by Fleetwood Mac. From George Harrison’s crying riff on ‘Something’ to the deliriously uplifting ‘Here Comes The Sun’, The Beatles’ 11th album still sounds compelling. The Top 50 Albums of All Time is a chart from Sound & Vision Magazine, created in 2010. Released: 2000 What makes it so great? BestEverAlbums.com brings together over 40,000 charts and calculates an overall ranking of the best albums of all time. Simon & Garfunkel -- "Simon & Garfunkel's Greatest Hits", 31. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’, Oasis, ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?’, The Sex Pistols, ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’, Wu-Tang Clan, ‘Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’, David Bowie, ‘The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars’, Kanye West, ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’, Arctic Monkeys, ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’, Public Enemy, ‘It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’, The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Velvet Underground & Nico. The 25 best live albums of all time Today's fans might not truly understand the love old-school music lovers have for the live album experience. 22. The rest of their albums are not brilliantly produced and even ‘The Queen Is Dead’ doesn’t have the depth of ‘Hatful of Hollow’.”. It’s the one unbroken link that takes you from Richard Hell to The Ramones to Joy Division to The Jesus & Mary Chain to OMD to Pulp to The Strokes to whatever’s happening a week next Tuesday. Their seventh record is the one that saw Kraftwerk deliver their definitive text, and fire the starting gun of the synth pop revolution. What makes this list different is that it compiles and aggregates data from other best of lists, including both critics lists such as Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums books and fan polls such as Q magazine’s 100 Greatest Albums Ever poll. My Bloody Valentine, ‘Loveless’ (1991) Creation. It’s also the sound of a punk band that knocked shoulders with the Ramones at New York’s legendary CBGB’s venue becoming massive global superstars. 99. "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" is the title of a 2003 special issue of American magazine Rolling Stone, and a related book published in 2005. New Order – Substance. 11. 94. See which albums are sitting at the top of this year's charts. Its romantic depiction of small-town America – all fresh faced girls next door, drinking beers in parking lots, classic cars and broken hearts – has never been bettered. All Items ; Items I Want ; Purchases ; Cart ; Record Store Day ; Sell Music. Kraftwerk, ‘The Man Machine’ (1978) EMI/Kling Klang/Capitol. See which albums are sitting at the top of this year's charts. Public Enemy, ‘Fear Of A Black Planet’ (1990) Def Jam. Super Furry Animals, ‘Radiator’ (1997) Creation. Linkin Park's debut studio album "Hybrid Theory" landed in the Record Industry Association of America's top 50 best-selling albums of all time ahead of its 20th anniversary in October. 1 The Velvet Underground and Nico The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967). To follow through on that sort of transformation so convincingly is just amazing.”. Not everything here works, but when it does – the ramshackle, last-take-of-20 ‘Stuck Inside Of Mobile…’; the mesmeric, magical, magnificent ‘Visions Of Johanna’ – it’s incomparable. This list ranks what are, in my opinion, the 100 greatest rock albums ever made. Taking the blues as a starting point, he extrapolated horn-led jazz towards infinity. Nas, ‘Illmatic’ (1994) Columbia. 2. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. It may have inspired legions of rubbish EDM imitators, but classics like ‘One More Time’, ‘Digital Love’ and ‘Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger’ make ‘Discovery’ the real deal. The album was voted number two on our rebooted 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list, the spot it held in 2003. Freddie Cowan, The Vaccines: “When I was growing up I used to like skate videos and there was this one where they used ‘Where Is My Mind?’ and it just got me. It’s the fastest-selling debut album by a British band ever (it shifted over 360,000 copies in its first week) and it’s now gone quadruple-platinum in the UK alone. 95. Appetite For Destruction is one of the greatest records of all time, and one of the biggest – the biggest-selling debut album, ever – with over 30 million sales worldwide. For their visceral third album, the Manics went back to their Wire, Gang Of Four and Joy Division albums for songs which touched on anorexia, the Holocaust and imperialism, unleashing their most brutal scream from the depths of social and psychological depravity. 16. REM at their most balletic. Primal Scream, ‘Screamadelica’ (1991) Creation. Billy Joel -- "Greatest Hits Volume 1 & Volume 2", 2. Prince & The Revolution -- "Purple Rain", 37. Custom chart of the greatest albums of all-time, as voted by RYM users; include Live or archival releases. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. But that was just in … 48. Released in 1982, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" currently boasts a sales mark that no album is likely to touch anytime in the near or distant future. on September 15, 2010, 11:30am. Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Manic Street Preachers, ‘The Holy Bible’ (1994) Epic. It was obvious that 14-year-old Aretha Franklin was going to be a star when she was recorded live in 1956 by J-V-B records singing “You Grow Closer” at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit (the complete recordings were released in 1965 by Checker Recordings). David Bowie, Low (1977) RCA. It was a masterstroke of lyrical poetry, a piece of work that will continue to live through the ages. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Over the years, it's been the most widely read — and argued over — feature in the history of the magazine (last year, the RS 500 got over 63 million views on the site). The album that has inspired the rise of new artists such as Florence & The Machine and Haim. Far and away the best album of rock’s Phase One, virtually every one of these 35 minutes brought a fresh revelation, featuring more stylistic and cultural innovation in its first ten minutes than most other bands achieve in their lifespan. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” by The Beatles. Eight flawless tracks make up Springsteen’s triumphant third album. ‘The Beatles’ proved that the group were just as brilliant while unravelling as they were when everything was fab. Then, he went one better. 71. From the opening ‘Planet Telex’ through the blistering ‘My Iron Lung’, the neurotic ‘Just’ and the world-weary ‘Fake Plastic Trees’, ‘The Bends’ is the gateway Radiohead record. Exile on Main St. by the Rolling Stones. On this follow-up their creativity peaked, full of powerful blasts of paranoid, drug-fuelled mayhem. The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time A definitive ranking voted and debated by our editors, staff writers, and contributors 93. 47. Worse, it reduces the listener’s ability to feel the full range of a tremendous record’s complicated and expansive power. 66. "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" is a recurring music ranking of the finest albums in history as compiled by the American magazine Rolling Stone.It is based on weighted votes from selected musicians, critics, and industry figures. The list of albums and figures mentioned below have been compiled from various sources around the web, such as Business Insider, Mental Floss & Paste Magazine. Its centerpiece ‘Basket Case’ remains one of the greatest singles in modern rock – not bad for a band named after a slang term for a day spent smoking weed. Eagles -- "Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975)", • How much the best paid workers in 20 professions earn• Seven outdated men’s style ‘rules’ that you can now ignore• 16 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever. Oasis’ debut album came from a background of grit and graft, lager-splashed hedonism and domestic battles far more troubling than any French festival guitar-smashing that would estrange the Gallagher brothers later in life. As appeared in The Guardian - UK daily broadsheet newspaper, on September 19th 1997. Blood on the Tracks by Bob Dylan. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. 63. 44. As voted for by a panel of judges including Artists, Critics & DJ's from around the world. 58. His fifth album caused shockwaves that were to be felt long after it’s 1965 release, with rowdy tracks like ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’ and ‘Maggie’s Farm’ a major influence on the folk-rock scene that exploded for the rest of the decade. Ecstatic suicides, carrot-flower kings and semen-stained mountaintops. The 28 greatest Best Of albums 1 The lists presented were compiled based on votes from selected rock musicians, critics, and industry figures, and predominantly feature British and American music from the 1960s and 1970s. ‘Sound Of Silver’ is humanism made to sound superhuman. The Libertines ‘Up The Bracket’ (2002) Rough Trade. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Hole, ‘Live Through This’ (1994) City Slang. But it’s on a harrowing tale of heroin abuse, the acoustic ‘The Needle And The Damage Done’, that we hear the real Young –raw and unflinchingly honest. The Beatles, ‘Rubber Soul’ (1965) Parlophone. 70. The cult success of this sole album released by Tim Buckley’s son during his short life is intrinsically linked to his mysterious premature death. The Libertines’ debut sounds lapel-grabbingly urgent rather than lo-fi and unfinished. Screeching and visceral, raw with fury and full of desire, it’s chaotic poetry. But she knew that to fully convey the horror of that bloody string that ties history together required a level of strength and depth as a writer that would take years to accomplish. Bob Dylan, ‘Highway 61 Revisited’ (1965) Columbia. Brian Fallon: “I went to high school in Hackettstown, New Jersey. Emerging from a period of druggy reclusiveness and readings into occultism, Grail myths and the Third Reich, the triple-whammy of glam, funk and futurism would hold equal sway over Bowie’s Thin White Duke album. Now credited with inventing post-rock, its hushed-tones cognoscenti-led reputation seems to grow every single year. ‘Horses’ roared with hunger. These days always close to the top of any list of the best albums of all time, OK Computer is the album that took Radiohead far into the mainstream, while retaining rockist cred. BestEverAlbums.com brings together over 40,000 charts and calculates an overall ranking of the best albums of all time. The top ranked albums in the Overall Chart are 1 - OK Computer by Radiohead, 2 - The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd, 3 - Abbey Road by The Beatles, 4 - Revolver by The Beatles, 5 - Sgt. For ‘Remain In Light’, Talking Heads wanted to be more than a rock band. If the preceding ‘Modern Life Is Rubbish’ had seen Blur declare war on grunge and meathead American rock, ‘Parklife’ saw them perfect the sound that would put Britain back in the middle of the mid-‘90s cultural map. Best albums of all time by Black artists. 83. Eschewing the trends of commercial rap in the early 90s, Nas and DJ Premier combined minimalist production with funk, soul and jazz samples to create an album against which any future rap release would be judged. Nicky Wire: “That was the album when The Smiths really nailed it for me. The 20 best pop albums of all time have touched hearts around the world, represented cultural eras and, invariably, sound fresh to this day. 34. The garage rock sound that made follow-up album ‘White Blood Cells’ famous was absent on ‘De Stijl’, which instead operated as a giant leap forward from the band’s self-titled debut, an opportunity for Jack to prove he plays the blues better than anyone since Jimmy Page. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Thus began the most fruitful musical period in The Stones’ long history. Patti Smith, ‘Horses’ (1975) Arista. Stevie Wonder, ‘Innervisions’ (1973) Tamla. 53. Blur, ‘Modern Life Is Rubbish’ (1993) Food. Kate Bush ‘Hounds Of Love’ (1985) EMI. 64. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Response to the grave s Lonely Hearts Club band ( 1967 ) Parlophone to up. 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