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11 January 2007

12 debut albums to take to a desert island

1. Massive Attack - Blue Lines
2. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain
3. Björk - Debut
4. The Shins - Oh Inverted World
5. Blossom Dearie - Blossom Dearie
6. Scissor sisters - Scissor Sisters
7. Morcheeba - Who Can You Trust?
8. Zero 7 - Simple Things
9. Portishead - Dummy
10. Emiliana Torrini - Love in the Time of Science
11. Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand
12. Astrud Gilberto - Getz/Gilberto

What's your favourite debut record?

6 comments:

gm said...

Without a doubt Tracy Chapman's debut. The whole album is classic. And very good for alone time, as this will be on a desert isle.

Eves said...

Jack Johnson, Tracy Chapman, Oasis, Leftfield... I really have too many to choose from - you've inspired me to create a list. I'll post something this week.

Twanji Kalula said...

I wouldn't classify it as one of my favourites. but one debut album that didn't get enough praise for not being half-bad was actress Minnie Drivers 2004 debut, 'Everything That I Got In My Pocket'.

Eves said...

It was tough narrowing them down... but I have posted 24 albums that cut it.

Twanji Kalula said...

Forgive me. Minnie Driver's album is called Everything I've Got In My Pocket...

mike said...

Hey, that's quite a good list! I still need to get my hands on that Goldfrapp album. I only have the Supernature one.

I don't have many albums to add to that list. Unfortunately two of my favourite albums (Muse's Origin of Symmetry and Radiohead's OK Computer) are not debut albums. The Arcade Fire's Funeral was a good one though.