While most are keen to block out bad music from their lives, there exists another group who can approach hot garbage openly, with varying degrees of ironic appreciation.
And then there's that unfortunate, outlying enigma — genuine fans of Limp Bizkit.
With the latter two groups of listeners in mind, we turned to the reviews aggregator Metacritic to compile this list of the most critically panned albums in history.
From the works of Kevin Federline to Limp Bizkit, to multiple entries from Chris Brown, these LPs drew the ire of critics and provoked the repulsion of many.
Here are the 41 worst albums of all time, according to critics:
Note: This list only includes albums with seven or more reviews.
41. The Vines — "Melodia"