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The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 17 Mar 2019, 14:21
by C
Well?




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Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 17 Mar 2019, 14:55
by slightbreeze
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Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 17 Mar 2019, 14:59
by Positive Passion
Fearless, byTaylor Swift.

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 17 Mar 2019, 16:35
by Walk In My Shadow
C. forgot to mention: it has to be before 1974

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 17 Mar 2019, 16:37
by C
A couple of contenders?

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Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 17 Mar 2019, 19:37
by Positive Passion
Queen II

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 17 Mar 2019, 21:22
by Muskrat
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What they don't mention is that it's tremendously varied, including this tribute to Les Paul



This:



..and my favorite Duane Eddy track of all, which started as a jam on St. James' Infirmary:


Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 17 Mar 2019, 21:22
by Muskrat
...not to mention "With the Beatles," which has a few good tunes.

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 17 Mar 2019, 21:54
by Mike Boom
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This Years Model

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 17 Mar 2019, 22:29
by Muskrat

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 17 Mar 2019, 23:56
by slightbreeze
Mike Boom wrote:Image

This Years Model

Marvellous album, my second favourite of all time behind Marquee Moon.

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 18 Mar 2019, 01:23
by Charlie O.
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, bay-beh!

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 18 Mar 2019, 03:30
by Jimbo
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I had always thought his first was a snoozer but this one ...

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 18 Mar 2019, 07:56
by C
Some nice choices!

Good lads

What about this one:

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Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 18 Mar 2019, 08:10
by The Write Profile
Their debut was fine and incendiary in its own right, but it feels decidedly small when stacked against this record, which sounds and feels like an atom bomb due to go off at any moment. The debut was the template, the sophomore effort showed exactly how far you could get away with it.

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Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 18 Mar 2019, 09:25
by Darkness_Fish
Nation of Millions is clearly the best answer so far. My personal favourite would be:

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Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 18 Mar 2019, 09:35
by kath
slightbreeze wrote:Image


i'll take this one.

not that i'm done.

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 18 Mar 2019, 09:35
by kath
C wrote:A couple of contenders?

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excellent choices.

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 18 Mar 2019, 09:53
by kath
a few additions...

james gang rides again
reckoning
queen II
idlewild south
regatta de blanc
in the wake of poseidon
pretenders II
a saucerful of secrets

... for now.

Re: The most seminally robust sophomore album of all time...?

Posted: 18 Mar 2019, 10:53
by HotRats
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Not exactly obscure I'll grant you, but hard to ignore.