Fave Debut Albums by Australian Rock Bands

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Eddie Dingle

Moving chairs
Apr 16, 2007
38,096
73,819
Joppa Road
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Port Adelaide
X - Aspirations (1980)
Terry - Terry HQ (2016)
The Go-Betweens - Send Me A Lullaby (1982)
Big Supermarket - 1800 (2018)
The Moodists - Engine Shudder (*prob a mini-LP) (1983)
Ooga Boogas - Romance And Adventure (2008)
Sleeper & Snake - Junction and High (2019)






Massive love for X and Ooga Boogas
 

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Borough Blood

Club Legend
Oct 18, 2015
1,930
2,583
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A few already mentioned plus

Eddy Current Suppression Ring - Eddy Current Suppression Ring
Dappled Cities Fly - A Smile
Dirty Three - Dirty Three
My Disco - Cancer
Royal Headache - Royal Headache
 

CliffMcTainshaw

Premiership Player
Apr 11, 2015
3,607
4,291
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Hawthorn
Other Teams
Cill Chainnigh
There are plenty.
Normie Rowe - It Ain't Necessarily So, But It Is… (1965)



(Johnny Young & Kompany) - Young Johnny (1966)

The Master's Apprentices - The Master's Apprentices (1967)

The Loved Ones - Magic Box (1967)



Chain – Live (1970)

Spectrum - Part One (1971)



Daddy Cool - Daddy Who? (1971)

Blackfeather - At the Mountains of Madness (1971)


Coloured Balls - Ball Power (1973)

Ariel - A Strange Fantastic Dream (1973)

The Dingoes - The Dingoes (1974)



AC DC - High Voltage (1974)

I followed the truck and watched this happen!



Ayers Rock – Big Red Rock (1974)

Skyhooks - Living In The '70s (1974)

Crossfire – Crossfire (1975)

Marcia Hines - Marcia Shines (1975)
Trivia: Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell was her cousin and so is Grace Jones.



The Saints - (I'm) Stranded (1977)

Cold Chisel - Cold Chisel (1978)

The Sports – Reckless (1978)

Icehouse - Flowers (1980)

Men At Work - Business as Usual (1981)



The Divinyls – Desperate (1983)

Do-Re-Mi - Domestic Harmony (1985)

Crowded House - Crowded House (1986)

Archie Roach - Charcoal Lane (1990)

Christine Anu - Stylin’ Up (1995)


Savage Garden - Savage Garden (1997)

Bachelor Girl - Waiting for the Day (1998)



Madison Avenue -The Polyester Embassy (2000)



Crowded House - Crowded House (2006)

5 Seconds of Summer, '5 Seconds of Summer' (2014)
 
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Mootsy

Norm Smith Medallist
Mar 13, 2015
7,651
6,835
Victoria
AFL Club
Essendon
Tame Impala - Innerspeaker!

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Pweter

Brownlow Medallist
Feb 12, 2010
14,310
18,767
Right here, right now
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Essendon
Other Teams
Central Districts, Detroit Pistons
Cog released 2 EPs, Just Visiting I and Just Visiting II. Spotify has them combined as an album so I'll twist the rules thanks to Spotty and say Cog - Just Visiting is a great debut album
 

GhostofJimJess

Brownlow Medallist
Jan 14, 2002
11,133
11,046
...
AFL Club
Richmond
I could name a stack of great debut Oz albums, but I'll restrict my top 16 or so to where the debut is actually my favourite release by that band.

(Note: List vulnerable to change when I later realise what I've omitted)

1. Sunnyboys - Sunnyboys
2. Celibate Rifles - Sideroxylon
3. Radio Birdman - Radios Appear
4. Midnight Oil - Midnight Oil
5. Died Pretty - Free Dirt
6. Happy Hate Me Nots - Out
7. Trilobites - American TV
8. Hoodoo Gurus - Stoneage Romeos
9. You Am I - Sound As Ever
10. Tyrnaround - Succeeds Where Daylight Fails
11. TISM - Form and Meaning
12. Painters & Dockers - Kiss My Art
13. Blue Ruin - Flame
14. Saints - I'm Stranded
15. Skyhooks - Living in the 70’s
16. The Stems - At First Sight
 
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Fossie 32

Premium Platinum
Oct 6, 2002
25,443
16,742
1300GODOGS
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Western Bulldogs
Other Teams
Melbourne..VICTORY, Leeds
There are plenty.
Normie Rowe - It Ain't Necessarily So, But It Is… (1965)



(Johnny Young & Kompany) - Young Johnny (1966)

The Master's Apprentices - The Master's Apprentices (1967)

The Loved Ones - Magic Box (1967)



Chain – Live (1970)

Spectrum - Part One (1971)



Daddy Cool - Daddy Who? (1971)

Blackfeather - At the Mountains of Madness (1971)


Coloured Balls - Ball Power (1973)

Ariel - A Strange Fantastic Dream (1973)

The Dingoes - The Dingoes (1974)



AC DC - High Voltage (1974)

I followed the truck and watched this happen!



Ayers Rock – Big Red Rock (1974)

Skyhooks - Living In The '70s (1974)

Crossfire – Crossfire (1975)

Marcia Hines - Marcia Shines (1975)
Trivia: Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell was her cousin and so is Grace Jones.



The Saints - (I'm) Stranded (1977)

Cold Chisel - Cold Chisel (1978)

The Sports – Reckless (1978)

Icehouse - Flowers (1980)

Men At Work - Business as Usual (1981)



The Divinyls – Desperate (1983)

Do-Re-Mi - Domestic Harmony (1985)

Crowded House - Crowded House (1986)

Archie Roach - Charcoal Lane (1990)

Christine Anu - Stylin’ Up (1995)


Savage Garden - Savage Garden (1997)

Bachelor Girl - Waiting for the Day (1998)



Madison Avenue -The Polyester Embassy (2000)



Crowded House - Crowded House (2006)

5 Seconds of Summer, '5 Seconds of Summer' (2014)

Magic Box was the first LP I bought. Love Strange Fantastic Dream.

 

citizen-erased

Brownlow Medallist
Jun 11, 2007
28,621
23,759
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Essendon
Other Teams
Tottenham, Bayern, Milan, Celtic
Elsewhere for 8 minutes is still my go to S4K record.
Get born is still fun.
 

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