My favorite debut albums

I realize country is woefully underrepresented, in part thanks to the singles-plus-filler that dominate the genre.

1. Pretenders – Pretenders
2. Guns ‘N Roses – Appetite for Destruction
3. Change – The Glow of Love
4. Saint Etienne – Foxbase Alpha
5. The Beatles – Please Please Me
6. The Notorious B.I.G. – Ready to Die
7. Television – Marquee Moon
8. Dwight Yoakam – Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc.
9. Miranda Lambert – Kerosene
10. Kehlani – SweetSexySavage
11. Steely Dan – Can’t Buy a Thrill
12. Madonna – Madonna
14. Missy Elliott – Supa Dupa Fly
15. Wu-Tang – Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
16. Elastica – Elastica
17. Erykah Badu – Baduizm
18. D’Angelo – Brown Sugar
19. Bill Withers – Just As I Am
20. Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…
21. Velvet Underground & Nico – Velvet Underground & Nico
22. New York Dolls – New York Dolls
23. Luther Vandross – Never Too Much
24. Ice Cube – AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted
25. Nas – Illmatic
26. Jay-Z – Reasonable Doubt
27. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
28. Dizzee Rascal – Boy in da Corner
29. M.I.A. – Arular
30. ABC – The Lexicon of Love
31. The Feelies – Crazy Rhythms
32. R.E.M. – Murmur
33. The Clash – The Clash
34. Wire – Pink Flag
35. Roxy Music – Roxy Music
36. Vince Staples – Summertime ’06
37. Sky Ferreira – Night Time, My Time
38. Brian Eno – Here Come the Warm Jets
39. Big & Rich – Horse of a Different Color
40. Funkadelic – Funkadelic

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