Remember the first record you heard by a band and said “yeah, this is awesome”? Well now is the time to have you say on the best debut album of all time – and there are some absolute belters.
Is it the Stone Roses, Oasis, Led Zeppelin, Guns N Roses, Ramones or NWA? You decide.
We will be running a Twitter poll at @FliptheRec where 32 classic and storming debut records will be going head-to-head.
Please follow and share, and use the hashtag #bestdebutalbum.
Here are the groups:
Oasis – Definitely Maybe
The Strokes – Is This it
The Clash – The Clash
Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin
The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
The Killers – Hot Fuss
The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are you Experienced?
Eminem – Real Slim Shady
The Beatles – Please Please Me
Dusty Springfield – A Girl Called Dusty
NWA – Straight Outta Compton
Ramones – Ramones
The Libertines – Up the Bracket
The Specials – The Specials
Dizzee Rascal – Boy in Da Corner
Kings of Leon – Youth and Young Manhood
The Smiths – The Smiths
Beastie Boys – Licensed to ill
Guns N Roses – Appetite for Destruction
Patti Smith – Horses
Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I am, That’s What’s I’m Not
Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
Arcade Fire – Funeral
Television – Marquee Moon
Adele – 19
Mansun – Attack of the Grey Lantern
Foo Fighters – Foo Fighters
Bruce Springsteen – Greeting from Asbury Park NJ
Suede – Suede
The Sex Pistols – Nevermind the Bollocks
Velvet Underground – Velvet Underground & Nico
Kanye West – The College Dropout
The competition starts on March 20 – don’t miss out. For now, check out our playlist of songs from the albums involved.