NME lists their 50 Druggiest Albums Ever

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Since music and drugs go together like juice boxes and motherlove, NME has compiled a list of the 50 Druggiest Albums Ever. Scottish alt-rockers Primal Scream, known for their smack habits, were responsible for the druggiest album of all time, Screamadelica, edging out The Rolling Stones' Exile on Main St., and The Velvet Underground's White Light/White Heat. Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd did crack the top ten with The Piper At The Gates of Dawn, perhaps representing the Floyd oeuvre as a whole, as no other albums were listed.

The only rap album landing in the top ten is Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III, on the strength of Weezy's speech-slurring purple drank concoction. Cypress Hill, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Snoop Dogg, Missy Elliott and Dr. Dre were further back in the pack.

One notable omission among many is Bob Marley, or any reggae artist for that matter. Either the listmakers are not reggae fans, or the entire genre is understood to be so obviously drug-influenced that listing a reggae album would be beside the point. Click on the link for the complete list.

The top ten list is as follows:

1. Primal Scream – Screamadelica

2. The Rolling Stones – Exile on Main St.

3. The Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat

4. Sly and the Family Stone – There's a Riot Goin' On

5. Nirvana – In Utero

6. The Beatles – Revolver

7. Miles Davis – Kind of Blue

8. Lil Wayne – Tha Carter III

9. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced?

10. Pink Floyd – The Piper At The Gates of Dawn