10 Great Bands Who Overcame Questionable Debut Albums

David Bowie — David Bowie (1967)

This is generally referred to with the adjective “whimsical,” which is never a good sign — it’s only a short step from there to “quirky,” “kooky,” and eternal damnation. The oompa-loompa music hall flavors of Bowie’s debut hardly predicted greatness, although if nothing else, its psychedelic meanderings were indicative of the spirit of the time. Speaking of which…


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 18,679 other followers