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18 albums every Irish household has owned

From Oasis to A Woman’s Heart.

BACK IN THE day when everybody’s bedrooms were dominated by CDs, there were certain albums that were omnipresent.

If you didn’t own them, your brother or sister did, or in some cases (we’re looking at you, A Woman’s Heart), your mam.

Here’s a rundown of 18 albums every household has owned:

Oasis – What’s the Story Morning Glory?

Blur – The Great Escape

Meat Loaf – Bat Out of Hell

The Romeo and Juliet Soundtrack

David Gray – White Ladder

Coldplay – Parachutes

Alanis Morrisette – “Jagged Little Pill”

U2 – The Joshua Tree

The Beatles – Abbey Road

A Woman’s Heart

Blur – Parklife

The Bodyguard Soundtrack

Songs from Dawson’s Creek

Michael Jackson – Thriller

Christy Moore Live at the Point

Tracy Chapman – Tracy Chapman

The Verve – Urban Hymns

Ocean Colour Scene – Moseley Shoals

We must also give honourable mention to the following singles which are also bound to be found in every house in Ireland if you rummage hard enough.

Mark McCabe – Maniac 2000

Zig and Zag – Christmas Number 1


Goo Goo Dolls – Iris

Republic of Ireland Football Squad – Put ‘em Under Pressure

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