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post #31 of 50
Fun Lovin` Criminals - Come Find Yourself
Air - Moon Safari
Peter Kruder - Peace Orchestra
Astral Projection - Trust in Trance
Rammstein - Sehnsucht
post #32 of 50
I guess that Tori Amos album works, if you don't count Y Kant Tori Read \m/ \m/

also, Joy Division, Unknown Pleasures, if you don't count Warsaw.
post #33 of 50
Absurd Minds Deception
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine
Covenant Dreams of a Cryotank
Zeromancer Clone Your Lover
Wumpscut Music for a Slaughtering Tribe
Funker Vogt Thanks for Nothing
post #34 of 50
Quote:
Originally posted by dabblerblue
also, Joy Division, Unknown Pleasures, if you don't count Warsaw.
good call... those RCA sessions are really good, even though they're mostly of demo quality. i love the different versions of "Warsaw" and "They Walked in Line." It's funny that the band hated the added keyboards like on "Transmission" and "No Love Lost" when there's so much more keyboard arrangements on "Unknown Pleasures," which sounds so right with Martin Hannet's production.

I'm now playing the US version of New Order 316 which i got from J&R today for only $9.99! i didn't even know it was released in the US...
post #35 of 50
Forgot: Black Sabbath.
post #36 of 50
Andy Warhol presents The Velvet Underground and Nico

Robin Holcomb- Robin Holcomb

Ramones- Ramones

Bjork- Debut

Patti Smith- Horses

MC-5- Kick out the Jams

Gun Club- Fire of Love
post #37 of 50
Great list so far and here are some personal favorites that were overlooked:

Elvis Costello - My aim is true
Graham Parker - Howin' Wind
Counting Crows - August
Teenage Fan Club - Bandwagonesque
Soul II Soul - Keep on Movin'
Haircut 100 - Pelican West
Big Audio Dynamite - This is ....
Marshall Crenshaw
post #38 of 50
Lauren Hill - The Miseducation of Lauren Hill
post #39 of 50
The Strokes - Is This It?
Sigur Ros - Aegetis Bryjun
post #40 of 50
Quote:
Originally posted by mkmelt
[B]In order by year released:

Arlo Guthrie - Alice's Restaurant (1967)

Country Joe and the Fish - Electric Music for the Mind and Body (1967)

Traffic - Mr. Fantasy (1967)

CS&N - Crosby, Stills, and Nash (1969)

Paul Kantner/Jefferson Starship - Blows Against the Empire (1970)
Wow, some absolutely great picks there (I omitted some of my less favorite ones) especially the Country Joe one. Its now totally obscure, but this is a truly amazing album.

Another nomination:

Janis Joplin & the Holding Company-Cheap Thrills

And, bending the rules a bit, the first Neil Young and Crazy Horse album, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere-(May, 1969) recorded in just a couple of days, every song is perfect.

And speaking of Arlo Guthrie, he used to tell a great story in concert how he was invited to his first and only Presidential inaguration by Chip Carter (Jimmy Carter's son). He ran across Chip that night, who told him that he found a copy of Alice's Restaurant in the White House music library. For Arlo, this solved the mystery of the reason for the 19 1/2 minute gap in the Nixon tapes.
post #41 of 50
newbiez, sigur ros debut album was "von" but now that you mentioned them it is a great debut album, not their best, but good nonetheless.
post #42 of 50
sigur ros
post #43 of 50
A Tribe Called Quest's debut. Picked it up only a few years ago for one song I particularly like and discovered the whole album is great.

Also Blacksheep
post #44 of 50
Forgot about mos def.
post #45 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by DarkAngel View Post

Debut albums by major groups which can be legitimately claimed as best or close to best work:


LED ZEPPLIN - Led Zepplin st

STONE ROSES - Stone Roses st

WASP - WASP st

GUNS n ROSES - Appetite for Destruction

RATT - Out of the Cellar

OASIS - Definitely Maybe

RIDE - Nowhere

U2 - Boy (I will get flamed but this is their best)

BOSTON - Boston st

PAT BENATAR - Heat of the Night

CARS - Cars st

KING CRIMSON - Court of the Crimson King


Many more but must run now...............

Pearl Jam's Ten?
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