(1994, American)

By the time The Crowes had reached their third album, they were in imperious form, and would create arguably their strongest album. Where Shake Your Money Maker and Southern Harmony had aped their heroes (to stunning effect) on Amorica. they finally sounded like they were living in their own sound, rather than borrowing the clothes of others.

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READ: Here’s an excellent look back on the album 20 years on by diffuser, and this Rolling Stone review from the time hits the nail on the head.

WATCH: A great live performance of Wiser Time