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Bands who should only have released one album

Postby yomptepi » 05 Sep 2021, 14:47

On the back of Googa's thread, how about bands who should only have released one album.

Wishbone Ash, Argus.

ABC , Lexicon of Love.

Keen, Hopes and Fears.

U2, Achtung Baby!

There must be others. I'll ponder it whilst I oil my grandfather clock...
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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby C » 05 Sep 2021, 15:03

yomptepi wrote:On the back of Googa's thread, how about bands who should only have released one album.

Wishbone Ash, Argus.

U2, Achtung Baby!



No.No.

Wishbone Ash: Wishbone Ash & There's the Rub

U2: Boy & War




I'll offer:

The Stone Roses

UB40

Emerson, Lake & Palmer





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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby GoogaMooga » 05 Sep 2021, 15:21

How about Soft Cell or Visage?
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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby GoogaMooga » 05 Sep 2021, 15:22

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - well, I only like one, anyway
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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby Darkness_Fish » 05 Sep 2021, 16:28

GoogaMooga wrote:How about Soft Cell or Visage?

Soft Cell's second album is superb.
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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby yomptepi » 05 Sep 2021, 17:42

Darkness_Fish wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:How about Soft Cell or Visage?

Soft Cell's second album is superb.


Everything they dis was superb.
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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby mudshark » 05 Sep 2021, 17:44

The Sex Pistols
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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby slightbreeze » 05 Sep 2021, 17:48

Meatloaf

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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby 50 Shades Of Blue » 05 Sep 2021, 18:41

Darkness_Fish wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:How about Soft Cell or Visage?

Soft Cell's second album is superb.


I remember buying "The Art Of Falling Apart". Came with a 12 inch ep of Hendrix covers :)
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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby 50 Shades Of Blue » 05 Sep 2021, 18:42

slightbreeze wrote:Meatloaf


That sounds like a good call.
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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby Samoan » 05 Sep 2021, 19:29

Mumford and Sons
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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby trans-chigley express » 06 Sep 2021, 10:08

yomptepi wrote:
Wishbone Ash, Argus.



I'm inclined to agree based on what I've heard of their other albums.

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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby C » 06 Sep 2021, 12:07

trans-chigley express wrote:
yomptepi wrote:
Wishbone Ash, Argus.



I'm inclined to agree based on what I've heard of their other albums.


What?!

Okay, I agree they were inconsistent but the debut and There's the Rub are awesomely robust

Wash those old cloth-ears out Ray...!




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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

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C wrote:
trans-chigley express wrote:
yomptepi wrote:
Wishbone Ash, Argus.



I'm inclined to agree based on what I've heard of their other albums.


What?!

Okay, I agree they were inconsistent but the debut and There's the Rub are awesomely robust

Wash those old cloth-ears out Ray...!


:o



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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby trans-chigley express » 07 Sep 2021, 00:35

C wrote:
trans-chigley express wrote:
yomptepi wrote:
Wishbone Ash, Argus.



I'm inclined to agree based on what I've heard of their other albums.


What?!

Okay, I agree they were inconsistent but the debut and There's the Rub are awesomely robust

Wash those old cloth-ears out Ray...!




:o

Maybe I should give these ones another try

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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby trans-chigley express » 07 Sep 2021, 00:35

Argent. Their first album is great, but everything that followed is not.

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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby robertff » 07 Sep 2021, 07:23

trans-chigley express wrote:
C wrote:
trans-chigley express wrote:
I'm inclined to agree based on what I've heard of their other albums.


What?!

Okay, I agree they were inconsistent but the debut and There's the Rub are awesomely robust

Wash those old cloth-ears out Ray...!




:o

Maybe I should give these ones another try



Also add to the list C gave you Front Page News and No Smoke Without Fire both excellent albums.


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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby slightbreeze » 07 Sep 2021, 11:20

trans-chigley express wrote:Argent. Their first album is great, but everything that followed is not.

Absolutely. The debut showed so much promise but the band became rudderless. Prog? Rock? Pop?

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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby GoogaMooga » 07 Sep 2021, 11:42

I would have said Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures, but wiki says the second one got favorable reviews.
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Re: Bands who should only have released one album

Postby Rorschach » 07 Sep 2021, 12:32

I only like the first Pink Floyd album but I'm probably alone in that. I would have settled for them just changing their name.

There are a couple of bands who should maybe have just stuck to singles, such as Madness. I think the same about the Kinks but I'm sure I'm alone on that one as well.

Anyway, agree with Muddy on the Sex Pistols.
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