Rolling Stone have done something that’s kicking up some controversy.

The December 2021 cover of Rolling Stone Australia boldly announces they’ve listed the 200 Greatest Australian Albums of All Time.

Of course, not everyone will agree with it… even Clairsy & Lisa had some thoughts about it…

Rolling Stone’s 200 Greatest Australian Albums of All Time:

1 AC/DC Back in Black

2 INXS Kick

3 John Farnham Whispering Jack

4 Cold Chisel East

5 Midnight Oil Diesel and Dust

6 Silverchair Frogstomp

7 Crowded House Crowded House

8 The Avalanches Since I Left You

9 Savage Garden Savage Garden

10 Kylie Minogue Fever

11 You Am I Hourly, Daily

12 Tame Impala Currents

13 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Murder Ballads

14 Regurgitator Unit

15 The Go-Betweens 16 Lovers Lane

16 Powderfinger Odyssey Number Five

17 5 Seconds of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer

18 Powderfinger Internationalist

19 Midnight Oil 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

20 Dr G. Yunupingu Gurrumul

21 Sia 1000 Forms of Fear

22 Silverchair Diorama

23 The Saints (I’m) Stranded

24 The Whitlams Eternal Nightcap

25 Hoodoo GurusStoneage Romeos

26 Skyhooks Living in The 70’s

27 Midnight Oil Blue Sky Mining

28 Flowers Icehouse

29 AC/DC Highway to Hell

30 Jet Get Born

31 Flume Flume

32 INXS The Swing

33 Paul Kelly Post

34 Dirty Three Ocean Songs

35 Archie Roach Charcoal Lane

36 Rowland S Howard Teenage Snuff Film

37 The Living End The Living End

38 Crowded House Woodface

39 Paul Kelly and The Messengers Gossip

40 Wolfmother Wolfmother

41 Eddy Current Suppression Ring Primary Colours

42 Cold Chisel Circus Animals

43 The Presets Apocalypso

44 The Triffids Born Sandy Devotional

45 Kasey Chambers Barricades & Brickwalls

46 Silverchair Freak Show

47 Hilltop Hoods The Hard Road

48 Gotye Like Drawing Blood

49 Jimmy Barnes Soul Deep

50 The Church Starfish

51 Radio Birdman Radios Appear

52 Powderfinger Vulture Street

53 Killing Heidi Reflector

54 The John Butler Trio Grand National

55 Something for Kate Echolalia

56 Grinspoon New Detention

57 Hoodoo GurusMars Needs Guitars!

58 Divinyls What A Life!

59 Jimmy Barnes For the Working Class Man

60 AC/DC Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

61 Cut Copy In Ghost Colours

62 A.B. Original Reclaim Australia

63 Men At Work Business As Usual

64 Tame Impala InnerSpeaker

65 The Drones Wait Long By The River and The Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float By

66 Silverchair Neon Ballroom

67 Eskimo Joe Black Fingernails, Red Wine

68 The Loved Ones Magic Box

69 Hunters & Collectors Human Frailty

70 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds The Boatman’s Call

71 Icehouse Man of Colours

72 Spiderbait Ivy and The Big Apples

73 The Birthday Party Junkyard

74 TISM Machiavelli and The Four Seasons

75 You Am I Hi Fi Way

76 Jebediah Slightly Odway

77 Regurgitator Tu-Plang

78 Billy Thorpe and The Aztecs Live! At Sunbury

79 Missy Higgins The Sound of White

80 King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard Nonagon Infinity

81 Sunnyboys Sunnyboys

82 The Missing Links The Missing Links

83 The Beasts of Bourbon The Low Road

84 Crowded House Temple of Low Men

85 Parkway DriveHorizons

86 Kasey Chambers The Captain

87 Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away

88 Paul DempseyEverything Is True

89 Gang of Youths The Positions

90 Hilltop Hoods The Calling

91 Gotye Making Mirrors

92 Australian Crawl The Boys Light Up

93 Empire of The Sun Walking on A Dream

94 Custard Loverama

95 Ben Lee Awake Is the New Sleep

96 Died Pretty Doughboy Hollow

97 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Ghosteen

98 Augie March Moo, You Bloody Choir


100 Sampa the Great The Return

101 The Whitlams Love This City

102 TISM Great Truckin’ Songs of The Renaissance

103 Paul Kelly and The Messengers Under the Sun

104 Magic Dirt Friends in Danger

105 Sarah Blasko What the Sea Wants, the Sea Will Have

106 Grinspoon Guide to Better Living

107 The Cruel SeaThe Honeymoon Is Over

108 The Fauves Future Spa

109 Flume Skin

110 Sarah Blasko As Day Follows Night

111 Delta Goodrem Innocent Eyes

112 Yothu Yindi Tribal Voice

113 The Easybeats It’s 2 Easy

114 Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

115 The Vines Highly Evolved

116 Dirty Three Horse Stories

117 The Go-Betweens Before Hollywood

118 The Cat Empire The Cat Empire

119 Tame Impala Lonerism

120 Tina Arena Don’t Ask

121 Gang of Youths Go Farther in Lightness

122 RÜFÜS DU SOL Bloom

123 The Mark of Cain Ill at Ease

124 The Avalanches Wildflower

125 Something for Kate Beautiful Sharks

126 Frente!Marvin the Album

127 Pendulum Immersion

128 Baby Animals Baby Animals

129 Hiatus KaiyoteTawk Tomahawk

130 Tash Sultana Flow State

131 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Skeleton Tree

132 Bernard Fanning Tea & Sympathy

133 Silverchair Young Modern

134 Angus & Julia Stone Down the Way

135 The Angels Face to Face

136 AC/DC Powerage

137 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Tender Prey

138 Sia We Are Born

139 Adalita Adalita

140 Royal Headache High

141 Pete Murray Feeler

142 Boy & Bear Moonfire

143 Frenzal Rhomb A Man’s Not a Camel

144 The Masters Apprentices The Masters Apprentices

145 Thelma Plum Better in Blak

146 The Scientists Blood Red River

147 The Saints Prehistoric Sounds

148 Ratcat Blind Love

149 Sampa the Great Birds and The BEE9

150 The Cat Empire Two Shoes

151 Clouds Penny Century

152 The Living End State of Emergency

153 Died Pretty Free Dirt

154 The Hummingbirds loveBUZZ

155 The Drones Gala Mill

156 Tex, Don & Charlie Sad, But True

157 Sticky Fingers Land of Pleasure

158 Keith Urban Golden Road

159 Art of Fighting Wires

160 Rose Tattoo Rose Tattoo

161 ModelsThe Pleasure of Your Company…

162 I’m Talking Bear Witness

163 Guy Sebastian Armageddon

164 Chet Faker Built on Glass


166 The Superjesus Sumo

167 Children Collide The Long Now

168 Amy Shark Love Monster

169 Troye Sivan Bloom

170 Josh Pyke Memories & Dust

171 The Sports Don’t Throw Stones

172 Violent Soho Hungry Ghost

173 Bliss n Eso Flying Colours

174 The John Butler Trio Sunrise Over Sea

175 Machine Gun Fellatio Paging Mr. Strike

176 X X-Aspirations

177 Richard Clapton Goodbye Tiger

178 The Panics Cruel Guards

179 The Temper Trap Conditions

180 George Polyserena

181 RVG A Quality of Mercy

182 Mental As Anything Cats & Dogs

183 Renée Geyer Ready to Deal

184 The Reels Quasimodo’s Dream

185 Karnivool Themata

186 Iggy Azalea The New Classic

187 The Dingoes The Dingoes

188 Private Function St. Anger

189 Normie Rowe & The Playboys It Ain’t Necessarily So But It Is… Normie Rowe

190 Flight Facilities Down to Earth

191 GerlingWhen Young Terrorists Chase the Sun

192 Dr G. Yunupingu Djarimirri (Child of The Rainbow)

193 Stephen Cummings Lovetown

194 Daddy Cool Daddy Who? Daddy Cool

195 The Amity Affliction Let the Ocean Take Me

196 Dean Lewis A Place We Knew

197 Chain Toward the Blues

198 Lime Cordiale 14 Steps to A Better You

199 I Killed the Prom Queen Music for The Recently Deceased

200 The Teskey Brothers Run Home Slow