Rick Rubin’s Top 10 Comeback Albums

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9. Neil Diamond 12 Songs (2005)
Though a critical reevaluation of this famed Brooklyn singer-songwriter had gained steam from the 1990s into the early 2000s no one was paying much attention to Neil Diamond’s recent albums until he hooked up with Rubin for this 2005 collection. Using a similar approach and many of the same musicians he used on his Johnny Cash-productions, Rubin helped Diamond craft his most successful and critically acclaimed album in decades.