Top ten albums (off the top of my head):

In no particular order
  1. Head on the door (Cure)
  2. World without end (Mighty Lemon Drops)
  3. Joshua Tree (U2)
  4. The Crossing (Big Country)
  5. The Hurting (Tears for Fears)
  6. The Bends (Radiohead)
  7. Louder Than Bombs (The Smiths)
  8. The Rising Tide (Sunny Day Real Estate)
  9. Brill Bruisers (The New Pornographers$
  10. Self titled (the Fire Theft)