10 Perfect Albums That Never Went Platinum


Britney, Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync, even Vanilla Ice. We're used to mass-produced, mass-marketed pop music dominating record sales and stacking up platinum certifications in the process, but happily, there are a also a lot of great albums that do reach the million unit sold mark. Classic albums like Nirvana's Bleach and Eminem's Marshall Mathers LP have gone platinum, but there are, nonetheless, so many incredible records that have not got the recognition in terms of sales that they truly deserve. We're not just talking abour underground albums that a few heads think are great, but real, genuine greats—albums that could not be improved upon in any possible way.

Here are 10 perfect albums that never went platinum.

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