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Thread: Best album openers.

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    Default Best album openers.

    I completely stole this thread idea from echoingthesound. I thought it was an awesome idea and loved seeing everybody's favorites.

    My list is big because I compiled it over the past 5 days. But I think I mostly have everything now so it would be neat to see everybody else's favorites.

    Beck - "Loser" (Mellow Gold)
    Beck - "Colors" (Colors)
    Beck - "E-Pro" (Guero)
    David Bowie - "Blackstar" (Blackstar)
    David Bowie - "Five Years" (The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars)
    Failure - "Saturday Saviour" (Fantastic Planet)
    The Faint - "Agenda Suicide" (Danse Macabre
    Faith No More - "Land Of Sunshine" (Angel Dust)
    The Flaming Lips - "Fight Test" (Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots)
    The Kills - "U.R.A. Fever" (Midnight Boom)
    King Crimson - "21st Century Schizoid Man" (In the Court of the Crimson King)
    Led Zeppelin - "Whole Lotta Love" (Led Zeppelin II)
    Led Zeppelin - "Immigrant Song" (Led Zeppelin III)
    Led Zeppelin - "Black Dog" (Led Zeppelin IV)
    Marilyn Manson - "Great Big White World"(Mechanical Animals
    )
    Marilyn Manson - "GodEatGod" (Holy Wood)
    Marilyn Manson - "If I Was Your Vampire" (EAT ME DRINK ME)
    The Mars Volta - "Frances The Mute" (Frances The Mute)
    The Mars Volta - "Since We've Been Wrong" (Octahedron)
    Massive Attack - "Angel" (Mezzanine)
    Massive Attack - "Pray For Rain" (Heligoland)
    Mindless Self Indulgence - "Shut Me Up" (You'll Rebel To Anything)
    Mindless Self Indulgence - "Never Wanted To Dance" (If)
    modwheelmood - "Problem Me" (Pearls to Pigs)
    MGMT - "Time To Pretend" (Oracular Spectacular)
    My Bloody Valentine - "Only Shallow" (Loveless)
    Nine Inch Nails - "Mr. Self Destruct" (The Downward Spiral)
    Nine Inch Nails - "Somewhat Damaged" (The Fragile)
    Nine Inch Nails - "All The Love In The World" (WITH TEETH)
    Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Nevermind)
    Pink Floyd - "Speak To Me" (Dark Side of the Moon)
    Pink Floyd - "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I–V[/i])" (Wish You Were Here)
    Pink Floyd - "Pigs on the Wing 1" (Animals)
    Pink Floyd - "In The Flesh?" (The Wall)
    A Perfect Circle - "The Package" (Thirteenth Step)
    PJ Harvey - "Rid of Me" (Rid of Me)
    Puscifer - "Tiny Monsters" (Conditions of my Parole)
    Queens of the Stone Age - "This Lullaby" (Lullabies to Paralyze)
    Radiohead - "Airbag" (OK Computer)
    Radiohead - "Everything In Its Right Place" (Kid A)
    Radiohead - "15 Step" (In Rainbows)
    Rush - "2112" (2112)
    Rush - "Tom Sawyer" (Moving Pictures)
    St. Vincent - "Hang On Me" (MASSEDUCTION)
    Spiritualized - "Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space" (Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space)
    Tool - "Intolerance" (Undertow)
    Tool - "Stinkfist" (Ænima)
    Tool - "The Grudge" (Lateralus)
    Tool - "Vicarious" (10,000 Days)
    Ween - "I'm Dancing in the Show Tonight" (The Mollusk)
    Ween - "Fiesta" (La Cucaracha)
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Zero" (It's Blitz!)
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Sacrilege" (Mosquito)
    Yoav - "Adore Adore" (Charmed and Strange)
    The xx - "Intro" (xx)
         

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    Nowhere near as comprehensive as your's (and I tried to avoid too many repeats, so take the NIN as read), but a snack size list of options.:


    Nick Cave & The Badseeds - Let Love in (I) (Do You Love Me?)
    Nick Cave & The Badseeds - Tupelo (First Born is Dead)
    Nick Cave & The Badseeds - Avalanche (Cohen cover, From Her to Eternity)
    Alice in Chains - Them Bones
    PJ Harvey - Rid of ME
    The Cure - One Hundred Years (Pornography)
    Einsturzende Neubauten - Tanz Debil (Kollaps)
    Marilyn Manson - Great Big White World
    Marilyn Manson - Devour
    Marilyn Manson - Irresponsible Hate Anthem
    Soft Cell - Frustration
    Bauhaus - Double Dare (In the Flat Fields)
    Haale - Navayee (Morning)
    Therapy? - Nausea (Nurse)
    The Toot Toot Toots - Ol' Ted's Habits (Outlaws)
    The Whitlams - No Aphrodiasiac (Eternal Nightcap)
    The Smiths - The Queen is Dead
    Black Heart Procession - The Waiter No. 2 (Two)
    Counting Crows - Round Here (August and Everything After)
    ohGr - Water (Welt)
    Last edited by Enname; 11-12-2017 at 12:47 AM.
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