Top 5 Concept Albums Of All Time

I really like the idea of concept albums as a creative outlet. Putting one together requires much more planning versus a single song (in my opinion). There have been quite a few that I’ve liked over the years, so I thought I’d list them out starting with the one that inspired me to write my own concept album:

Top 5 Favorite Concept Albums
The Mars VoltaDe-Loused in the Comatorium
The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
DeltronDeltron 3030
Pink FloydThe Dark Side of the Moon
GenesisThe Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

Honorable Mentions
The Beach BoysPet Sounds
GorillazDemon Days
Lupe FiascoThe Cool
Nine Inch NailsThe Downward Spiral
The Mars VoltaFrances the Mute
Pink FloydThe Wall
David BowieThe Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
Kate BushHounds of Love
Coheed & CambriaIn Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
StyxKilroy Was Here
Green DayAmerican Idiot
Saul WilliamsThe Inevitable Rise and Liberation of NiggyTardust!
MastodonBlood Mountain
My Chemical RomanceThe Black Parade
Queens of the Stone AgeSongs for the Deaf
The StreetsA Grand Don’t Come for Free