BACK IN THE day when everybody’s bedrooms were dominated by CDs, there were certain albums that were omnipresent.
If you didn’t own them, your brother or sister did, or in some cases (we’re looking at you, A Woman’s Heart), your mam.
Here’s a rundown of 18 albums every household has owned:
Oasis – What’s the Story Morning Glory?
Blur – The Great Escape
Meat Loaf – Bat Out of Hell
The Romeo and Juliet Soundtrack
David Gray – White Ladder
Coldplay – Parachutes
Alanis Morrisette – “Jagged Little Pill”
U2 – The Joshua Tree
The Beatles – Abbey Road
A Woman’s Heart
Blur – Parklife
The Bodyguard Soundtrack
Songs from Dawson’s Creek
Michael Jackson – Thriller
Christy Moore Live at the Point
Tracy Chapman – Tracy Chapman
The Verve – Urban Hymns
Ocean Colour Scene – Moseley Shoals
We must also give honourable mention to the following singles which are also bound to be found in every house in Ireland if you rummage hard enough.
Mark McCabe – Maniac 2000
Zig and Zag – Christmas Number 1
Goo Goo Dolls – Iris
Republic of Ireland Football Squad – Put ‘em Under Pressure