3.28.2011

Legendary Lost Albums

Now that the original recordings of The Beach Boys' Smile sessions may finally get an official release, there's one less infamous "lost" record for music nerds to hunt down online. Flavorwire provides a list of ten other rock records that remain missing, starting with the possibly-now-leaked David Bowie album, Toy:

Toy is one of many albums over the course of musical history that for one reason or another got delayed, shelved or otherwise waylaid. There’s often a mythology that grows up around such albums, and although the story can sometimes outweigh the actual music – after all, often albums get canned for a reason — there are some that warrant the attention they attract. Here’s our pick of 10 of music’s best lost records — or the ones that sound like they would be the best, if only we could hear them…

Read the list here.

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