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It's Time To Decide Which "Big Shiny Tunes" Album Is The Best

The most divisive debate Canada has ever faced.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a Canadian-born '90s kid must be in possession of at least one Big Shiny Tunes album.

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With the most popular album being Big Shiny Tunes 2, which is the third best-selling Canadian album of all time.

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But all of Big Shiny Tunes albums performed really well, with more than 5 million total albums sold.

Before the age of iTunes and Spotify, the annual Big Shiny Tunes albums were the best way to boost your music collection with the year's best music.

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No need to spend hundreds of dollars buying a bunch of different albums when you could get all the songs you wanted on one convenient compilation! (This is how we used to live, kids.)

The series was so successful that it spawned 17 (!) albums between 1996 and 2009.

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We got all the way up to Big Shiny Tunes 14, plus Big Shiny '80s, Big Shiny '90s, and Big Shiny '90s Vol. 2.

But the question that plagues our great nation to this day is: Which Big Shiny Tunes album is the best?!

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You know you have an opinion on this.

Big Shiny Tunes 2 is the best of the Big Shiny Tunes series of compilation CD/Cassettes. So say we all.

Big Shiny Tunes 3 was the greatest of all Big Shiny Tunes

After much deliberation, a tribunal of contemporaries have determined that Big Shiny Tunes 4 is unequivocally the best of the all the Tunes.

Just so there is no confusion, we all agree Big Shiny Tunes 5 was the best one, correct?

Big shiny tunes 6 is clearly where it's at

Let's settle this shit once and for all.

Before you make this monumental decision, do your due diligence and review the track listings of all 17 Big Shiny Tunes albums. We'll wait.

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    Big Shiny Tunes
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    Big Shiny Tunes 2
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    Big Shiny Tunes 3
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    Big Shiny Tunes 4
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    Big Shiny Tunes 5
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    Big Shiny Tunes 6
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    Big Shiny Tunes 7
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    Big Shiny Tunes 8
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    Big Shiny Tunes 9
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    Big Shiny Tunes 10
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    Big Shiny Tunes 11
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    Big Shiny Tunes 12
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    Big Shiny Tunes 13
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    Big Shiny Tunes 14
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    Big Shiny '80s
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    Big Shiny '90s
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    Big Shiny '90s Vol. 2

Why'd you choose that album?

Defend your Big Shiny Tunes choice in the comments!

And then get your nostalgia on by listening to all the Big Shiny Tunes albums on YouTube.

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