Earth’s Coolest Concept Albums, Decided By You

By Scott Thill

We recently celebrated the 37th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon by calling it the greatest concept album ever. A no-brainer, judging by the hundred-plus comments we received from Wired.com readers.

But our readership also had several scintillating sonic choices of its own to add to Pink Floyd’s unanimous classic. Some of them perhaps weren’t, by standard definition, concept albums proper. But who cares? From Jethro Tull to Tool, all of them tickle the lobes. Read ‘em and freak.

Earth’s Coolest Concept Albums