"Concept album". Those two words alone make anyone roll their eyes as thoughts of elves, twenty minute songs and two hour guitar solos reminiscent of Spinal Tap fill their minds.
Fear not, however - if the likes of The Who and Pink Floyd aren't for you, there are plenty of albums out there that tell a story without screaming "PRETENTIOUS!".
Here, we've taken a look at some of the best themed, narrative records you can lose yourself completely in, from Kendrick Lamar to Blink 182. It's an eye-roll free zone.