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Various Artists: The Greatest Compilation Records Of All Time
The late-90s and mid-00s saw a huge rise in the popularity of singer-songwriters like David Gray, Beth Orton and Ryan Adams. Chuck in groups like Coldplay, Travis and Stereophonics who were known to whip out a pared-back ballad or two and you had the recipe for Acoustic. Classic tracks from the likes of Nick Drake and Jeff Buckley helped make this a winning collection for calm Sundays.