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Top 10 Power Pop Albums of All Time
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 11:50 AM
Sure there’s lots of wonderful Power Pop songs you can make a mixtape out of, but do you ever long for a full album of Power Pop goodness by a group/artist? Here you go- you’re welcome.
- Big Star - #1 Record/Radio City (tie) Without Big Star, we wouldn’t even be having a conversation about Power Pop.
- Matthew Sweet - Girlfriend
- Myracle Brah - Life On Planet Eartsnop
- The Red Button - She’s About To Cross My Mind
- Marshall Crenshaw - s/t
- The Wigs - File Under: Pop Vocal
- Smithereens - Especially For You
- The Like - Release Me (it was a tremendous musical tragedy that The Like broke up after a brief tour to support this great album)
- Mark & The Spies - s/t
- The Beat (Paul Collins’ Beat) - s/t
- Emitt Rhodes - s/t
- Cotton Mather - Kontiki
- The Posies - Frosting On The Beater/Dear 23 (tie)
- Fountains of Wayne - s/t
- Sloan - Navy Blues
What are your favourite Power Pop albums? Let us know in the comments below.