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25 Albums You Need To Hear Before You Go To College

Here are the absolute basics for future college students. Music 101. This is not a necessarily “cool” list. Making a "cool" music list is impossible as this list would have to be updated and changed everyday. This is simply a list of some of the most noteworthy albums of the last decade that many modern college kids are into nowadays. Use this as a jumping off point and eventually find your own tastes.

1. Sound Of Silver - LCD Soundsystem

Song To Know: "All My Friends"

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2. Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles

3. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel

4. Bitte Orca - Dirty Projectors

5. Flight Of The Conchords - Flight Of The Conchords

6. The Singles Collection - No Doubt

Song To Know: "Hella Good"

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7. Kid A - Radiohead

8. Merriweather Post Pavilion - Animal Collective

9. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - Kanye West

10. Teen Dream - Beach House

11. Greatest Hits - Blink 182

12. Veckatimest - Grizzly Bear

Song To Know: "Two Weeks"

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13. High Violet - The National

14. iSouljaBoyTellem - Soulja Boy

15. Microcastle - Deerhunter

16. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend

Song To Know: "Oxford Comma"

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17. The Fame Monster - Lady GaGa

18. Neon Bible - Arcade Fire

19. Ágætis byrjun - Sigur Rós

Song To Know: "Staralfur"

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20. Is This It - The Strokes

21. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below - Outkast

22. Come On Feel The Illinoise! - Sufjan Stevens

23. Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) - Wu-Tang Clan

24. Person Pitch - Panda Bear

25. I Get Wet - Andrew W.K.

Song To Know: "Party Hard"

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