Quadrophenia is the best album of all time.
Okay, that's clearly hyperbole, but Wow. I just never get tired of it. John Entwistle and Keith Moon at their very best, and Roger ain't bad either. I've always enjoyed Pete's writing more than his playing or singing. Masterpiece.
Speaking of hyperbole, I received a free subscription to Rolling Stone when I became a member of the Experience Music Project. The issue I received yesterday struck me as pretty funny. It doesn't seem to be posted, yet, but the cover was all ablaze with "the musical event of the year! Dark Side of the Moon Reissue!" or some such.
Now, RS isn't exactly the BBC when it comes to editorial restraint, but I found it wildly amusing that the "musical event of the year" is the latest in a long line of incremental improvements to a 38 year old album already widely considered to be sonically stunning.
I always preferred Animals, myself.
We are a whole community of "that guy" - StPatGuy