This week's Quintessential Album is the 1985 Compilation album by Echo and the Bunnymen, Songs to Learn and Sing
Trouble Will Find Me (2013) :: The National :: Album of the Week
VINYL of the Week :: Rio (1982) :: Duran Duran
CD of the Week :: In My Tribe (1987) :: 10,000 Maniacs
Quintessential Albums :: Nightcrawler (2006) :: Pete Yorn
Quintessential Albums :: Sam's Town :: The Killers
Quintessential Albums :: Lovesongs for Underdogs (1997) :: Tanya Donelly
From the Choirgirl Hotel is the fourth studio album from Tori Amos. At release, it was considered departure from her previous albums, as the album was more heavily produced, featuring a full rock band sound, versus Tori Amos' previously utilized minimalist piano sound.
Quintessential Album Series :: In My Tribe (1987) :: 10,000 Maniacs
Reality Bites is a 1994 romantic comedy-drama film written by Helen Childress and directed by Ben Stiller. It stars Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Stiller, with supporting roles by Janeane Garofalo and Steve Zahn. RCA met with the film's music supervisor Karyn Rachtman and Stiller three weeks into filming to discuss the soundtrack album. They finalized a deal and the label opened its roster to the director who picked only one band: Me Phi Me.