Best act to have released one album only?

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Best act to have released one album only?

Postby GoogaMooga » 05 Sep 2021, 12:45

Never Mind the Bollocks should be eligible if it's albums released while the artist or band is still active. Blind Faith is another obvious choice. Baby Huey. The Big Bopper?
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Re: Best act to have released one album only?

Postby Flower » 05 Sep 2021, 13:08

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Re: Best act to have released one album only?

Postby C » 05 Sep 2021, 15:04

Easy.

Quatermass




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Postby C » 05 Sep 2021, 15:04

Flower wrote:Derek & the Dominos ... Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs


Good call




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Postby Charlie O. » 05 Sep 2021, 15:08

C wrote:
Flower wrote:Derek & the Dominos ... Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

Good call.

C, I'm shocked that you would willingly overlook the live album! Weren't you there?
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Re: Best act to have released one album only?

Postby Positive Passion » 05 Sep 2021, 15:37

Lauryn Hill, and I am definitely ignoring the mtv record.


There are quite a few combinations which only released one really good album, like Terry Hall and Mushtaq, or Booth and the Bad Angel, or the Tears, but perhaps we shouldn't count them.

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Postby mudshark » 05 Sep 2021, 19:31

Emerson, Lake & Powell.
The latter had more sense that his predecessor.
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Re: Best act to have released one album only?

Postby slightbreeze » 05 Sep 2021, 19:35

Tomorrow :(

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Re: Best act to have released one album only?

Postby pcqgod » 10 Sep 2021, 03:54

No one here will agree, but I think The Smiths should have stuck to singles and e.p.'s aside from 'The Queen is Dead.'

The Dictators might as well have retired from recording long players after their first album.

Did Spooky Tooth ever record anything remotely as good as 'Spooky Two'?
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Postby robertff » 10 Sep 2021, 10:58

pcqgod wrote:No one here will agree, but I think The Smiths should have stuck to singles and e.p.'s aside from 'The Queen is Dead.'

The Dictators might as well have retired from recording long players after their first album.

Did Spooky Tooth ever record anything remotely as good as 'Spooky Two'?




The first Spooky Tooth is pretty good but forget the rest. As for the Smiths can't agree I'm afraid.


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Postby robertff » 10 Sep 2021, 10:59

slightbreeze wrote:Tomorrow :(




Agreed

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Postby Neige » 10 Sep 2021, 22:50

Coan has already named the two I wanted to...
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Re: Best act to have released one album only?

Postby C » 12 Sep 2021, 16:20

Charlie O. wrote:
C wrote:
Flower wrote:Derek & the Dominos ... Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

Good call.

C, I'm shocked that you would willingly overlook the live album! Weren't you there?


I was only thinking studio albums Chas…. :oops:

I did see them live but that was a bit earlier - the first leg of their first tour.

Now, other contenders:
T2
Writing on the Wall

They are not in the same league as Quatermass and Blind Faith though




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Re: Best act to have released one album only?

Postby pcqgod » 14 Sep 2021, 06:06

robertff wrote:
pcqgod wrote:No one here will agree, but I think The Smiths should have stuck to singles and e.p.'s aside from 'The Queen is Dead.'

The Dictators might as well have retired from recording long players after their first album.

Did Spooky Tooth ever record anything remotely as good as 'Spooky Two'?




The first Spooky Tooth is pretty good but forget the rest. As for the Smiths can't agree I'm afraid.


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Lol, I just realized I posted this on the wrong thread.

Yeah, the first Spooky Tooth album is alright, but I wouldn't care if it didn't exist. I'm glad they recorded "Sunshine help me" though.
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Re: Best act to have released one album only?

Postby Hag-man » 14 Sep 2021, 06:33

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