Sure, sure, we can debate about whether Battlestar Galactica or 24 best exemplifies the Bush era, but can we all agree that Lorraine Ali is crazy in calling American Idiot the defining album of the period? I mean, c’mon. Not only is it a pretty lazy choice, but it’s a bad album. When a record’s only halfway decent track is a note-for-note rip-off of “Wonderwall”, it’s not exactly a great accomplishment.
Indeed, here are five albums and ten songs that better exemplify the era than AI. Leave your own in comments.