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Albums of 1994

696 Albums of 1994 Roundtable

Albums Of The Year - Roundtable

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We revisit and discuss the overlooked, under-appreciated, forgotten, and not so forgotten albums of 1994

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In our latest and final "Albums of..." roundtable, we're tackling what might have been the most prolific year for releases of the entire decade. With the major labels scooping up bands to ride the alternative and grunge wave explosion into mainstream radio and on MTV, 1994 saw not only huge album releases from Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Nine Inch Nails, Alice In Chains, R.E.M. Nirvana, and more, but also the punk explosion thanks to Green Day, The Offspring, Rancid, Bad Religion, and others. This was also the year that across the pond from the US, Britpop topped the charts in the UK thanks to Blur and Oasis, while a new wave of alternative bands shot up the charts like Veruca Salt, Bush, Live, Weezer, Toadies, etc. while the indie underground produced classic records from Pavement, Guided By Voices, Low, Stereolab, Sebadoh, and Superchunk, to name a few. For a big year, we have a big group with a super-sized length. Enjoy!

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - 1994 Medley (Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots, Loser by Beck, Self Esteem by The Offspring, Buddy Holly by Weezer, I'm Broken by Pantera, March of the Pigs by Nine Inch Nails)
  • 16:05 - Last Goodbye by Jeff Buckley
  • 23:36 - Girls & Boys by Blur
  • 39:10 - Everything Zen by Bush
  • 50:25 - Very Best Years by The Grays
  • 1:07:19 - Suffering by Satchel
  • 1:13:30 - Bernie by Failure
  • 1:30:40 - I Am I by Queensrÿche
  • 1:50:51 - Feel The Pain by Dinosaur Jr.
  • Outro - Faster by Manic Street Preachers

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Albums Of The Year - Roundtable