Results Of The Twitter Hive Mind Favourite Australian Album Vote

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  1. Back In Black by AC/DC / 21 votes
    Liberty Belle and the Black Diamond Express by The Go-Betweens / 20 votes
    Since I Left You by The Avalanches / 16 votes
    The Boatman’s Call by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds / 15 votes
    Spring Hill Fair by The Go-Betweens / 14 votes
    16 Lovers Lane by The Go-Betweens / 13 votes
    Kick by INXS / 12 votes
    Priest = Aura by The Church / 11 votes
    (I’m) Stranded by The Saints / 10 votes
    Born Sandy Devotional by The Triffids / 9 votes
    Before Hollywood by The Go-Betweens / 8 votes
    Howlin’ by Jagwar Ma / 7 votes
    Heyday by The Church / 7 votes
    Murder Ballads by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds / 6 votes
    Highly Evolved by The Vines / 6 votes
    Calenture by The Triffids / 6 votes
    Tallulah by The Go-Betweens / 6 votes
    Leaves Me Blind by Underground Lovers / 6 votes
    Eternally Yours by The Saints / 6 votes
    The Good Son by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds / 5 votes
    Innerspeaker by Tame Impala / 5 votes
    Lovers by The Sleepy Jackson / 5 votes
    Gold Afternoon Fix by The Church / 4 votes
    Ways & Means by Paul Kelly / 4 votes
    Fever by Kylie Minogue / 4 votes
    Starfish by The Church / 4 votes
    After Everything Now This by The Church / 4 votes
    Lonerism by Tame Impala / 4 votes
    Beard, Wives, Denim by Pond / 4 votes
    Watching Angels Mend by Alex Lloyd / 4 votes
    Radios Appear by Radio Birdman / 4 votes
    Primitive Man by Icehouse / 4 votes
    Feral Pop Frenzy by Even As We Speak / 4 votes
    Bilya by Richard Walley / 4 votes
    Havilah by The Drones / 4 votes
    From Her To Eternity by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds / 4 votes
    Goolutionites And The Real People by Tamam Shud / 4 votes
    Business As Usual by Men At Work / 4 votes
    Henry’s Dream by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds / 4 votes
    Cannot Buy My Soul: The Songs of Kev Carmody by V/A / 3 votes
    Bee Gees’ 1st by Bee Gees / 3 votes
    Light Years by Kylie Minogue / 3 votes
    Tender Prey by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds / 3 votes
    Drive By by The Necks / 3 votes
    Macho Champions by Ashtray Boy / 3 votes
    Hold Your Colour by Pendulum / 3 votes
    Idea by Bee Gees / 3 votes
    In The Pines by The Triffids / 3 votes
    Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC / 3 votes
    Junkyard by The Birthday Party / 3 votes
    Grand National by John Butler Trio / 2 votes
    Bright Yellow Bright Orange by The Go-Betweens / 2 votes
    Frogstomp by Silverchair / 2 votes
    Prayers on Fire by The Birthday Party / 2 votes
    Saturday Night Fever by Bee Gees / 2 votes
    The Serpent’s Egg by Dead Can Dance / 2 votes
    Treeless Plain by The Triffids / 2 votes
    Mr Uddich-Schmuddich Goes to Town by Laughing Clowns / 2 votes
    Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds / 1 vote
    Somewhere Under the Rainbow by Jayne Austen Argument / 1 vote
    Cosmic Egg by Wolfmother / 1 vote
    Let Love In by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds / 1 vote
    Tales of the Unexpected by The Lighthouse Keepers / 1 vote
    Oceans Apart by The Go-Betweens / 1 vote
    Hologram of Baal by The Church / 1 vote
    Float Along Fill Your Lungs by King Gizzard / 1 vote
    We’re All Trying To Get There by Sugargliders / 1 vote
    The First Born Is Dead by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds / 1 vote
    Powerage by AC/DC / 1 vote
    Today Wonder by Ed Kuepper / 1 vote

  2. Whoops, late again. Wow, not a single Powderfinger entry? ‘Internationalist’ is great, though perhaps would not make my four. Despite it’s populism (and Tiny Daggers aside)’ ‘Kick’ is a great album to turn up loud, get drunk and sing along to. Otherwise as per everyone else it’s The Go-Betweens and NC & TBS all the way until the bleeding bloody cows come home mate.

  3. Interesting: I ended up not voting for any Bad Seeds albums because they just aren’t Australian enough. Not like I’m some arbiter of Aussieness, but BS to me always meant Blixa, too, and Adamson to a lesser extent, so that disqualifies them some in my eyes.

    No votes for Snog, which, had I had another vote, would have made it in.

    1. I know what you mean; even something as concrete as an album of specific nationhood contains variables once you’ve peaked behind the headlines. The Bee Gees especially jumped out of the long-list as “hmmm”, despite formative years spent down under.

      And Snog? Good call.

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