Last year a fellow blogger asked me to create a list of 10 albums that have changed my life. Not necessarily my all time favorites, but those that have had the biggest impact on me.
It was a great idea, and I took the bait.
But where to start? There have been hundreds of albums that have literally "changed my life", but I've sliced them down to a mere 10. Every one of these has increased my love of music by leaps and bounds, and opened my ears to whole new genres and possibilities. Most of them are adored by many, and I still stand by their quality today, but the impression they've left on me also has much to do with the time I first heard them. Everyone should do a list like this, the exercise forces you to look back on your life and revisit the music that's molded your taste.
As a side note, I left out two albums because they are not available. The Beatles - Rubber Soul and Husker Du - New Day Rising.
1. Rush - Moving Pictures
The first album on my list is probably the most