What makes an album great? What makes a great album gay?
Out Magazine has just released their list of the 100 greatest, gayest albums of all time and the usual suspects are there--Madonna, Elton John, Cher, Prince, Donna Summer, but who got the number one spot?
More than 100 actors, comedians, musicians, writers, critics, performance artists, label reps, and DJs, asking each to list the 10 most important albums of their lives and voila--this list was created.
Boy George, Rufus Wainwright, Cyndi Lauper, the Indigo Girls’ Amy Ray, Perez Hilton, Nate Berkus, Jake Shears, John Cameron Mitchell, Wilson Cruz, Junior Vasquez, Janis Ian, and a slew of others contributed to the list. The full list is available at Out.com, but you can check out the top 10 below...
10. I Am a Bird Now--Antony and the Johnsons
9. She’s So Unusual--Cyndi Lauper
8. The Immaculate Collection—Madonna
7. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road --Elton John
6. The Queen Is Dead--The Smiths
5. Judy at Carnegie Hall--Judy Garland
4. Indigo Girls--Indigo Girls
3. Tracy Chapman--Tracy Chapman
2. The Smiths--The Smiths
1. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars--David Bowie