Music has been around for ages and chances are, they’ve been around longer than we can imagine. As new technology emerges, so does the growth in music. On that note, we’ve listed down some of the best albums from talented artists.
Check out these top 4 best-selling albums of all time.
#4 Led Zeppelin’s Led Zeppelin IV – $22 million
Already established as a famous rock back, their fourth album led them to build their status of rock legends in 1971. Fans immediately engaged in the album that has established their most famous singles. Their timeless hit, “Stairway to Heaven,” became one of the top “Best Rock Songs of All Time.”
Best Songs on the Album: Rock and Roll, Black Dog, and Stairway to Heaven.
#3 Pink Floyd’s The Wall – $23 million
As the darkest album on the list, the 1979 album tells the story of Roger Waters, the founder, and songwriter of Pink Floyd. As a story of loneliness and despair, songs talk about drugs, alienation and the emotions that reflect his struggles. In 1982, a cult motion picture was created based on the album.
Best Songs on the Album: Hey You, Another Brick in The Wall, and Comfortably Numb
#2 Michael Jackson’s Thriller – $26 million
World-renowned, Michael Jackson’s Thriller album became one of the best-selling albums of all time. However, it was not the top-selling album in America. As Quincy jones produced the album, it won 8 Grammys and even made 7 Top 10 singles. While this wasn’t Jackson’s first effort, it was the album that paved his way to pop king status.
Best Songs on the Album: Beat It, Billie Jean, and Thriller.
#1 The Eagles’ Greatest Hits ‘71-75 – $28 million
Before the classic hit “Hotel California” was even released, the Eagles had even hit to last a lifetime in the music industry. Their mix of country, folk, and rock make a revolutionary sound that soon became associated with California tunes. The collaboration with Glenn Frey and Don Henley produced skillful songs that we hard to beat during their day. Since their greatest hits, countless bands have made an effort to imitate their unique style.
Best Songs on the Album: Take It Easy, Desperado, and Lying’ Eyes.
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