Image Having tackled punk and hardcore, LA Weekly has now put together their top 20 emo albums of all time for which 15 bands are responsible: Braid, Cap'n Jazz, Cursive, Dag Nasty, Embrace, Jawbreaker, Jimmy Eat World, Mineral, Quicksand, Rites of Spring, Sunny Day Real Estate, Texas is the Reason, The Anniversary, The Get Up Kids and The Promise Ring.

Check out the reasoning and list here
20 Jawbreaker Dear You (1995)
19 Cursive Domestica (2000)
18 The Anniversary Designing a Nervous Breakdown (2000)
17 Quicksand Manic Compression (1995)
16 Cap'n Jazz Shmap'n Shmazz (1995)
15 The Get Up Kids Four Minute Mile (1997)
14 The Get Up Kids Something to Write Home About (1999)
13 Jawbreaker 24 Hour Revenge Therapy (1994)
12 Jimmy Eat World Clarity (1999)
11 Dag Nasty Can I Say? (1986)
10 Embrace Embrace (1986)
9 Jawbreaker Bivouac (1992)
8 Jimmy Eat World Bleed American (2001)
7 The Promise Ring 30Ā° Everywhere (1996)
6 Mineral The Power of Falling (1997)
5 The Promise Ring Nothing Feels Good (1997)
4 Texas is the Reason Do You Know Who You Are? (1996)
3 Braid Frame & Canvas (1998)
2 Rites of Spring Rites of Spring (1985)
1 Sunny Day Real Estate Diary (1994)