The 35 best debut albums of all time according to….

A couple of months ago, The Independent printed a list of the The 35 best debut albums of all time but didn’t actually saying according to whom. It seems they were picked by Roisin O’Connor, hmm, an ‘interesting’ list. What do you think?

Rank Artist Title Year
35 Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not 2006
34 Please Please Me The Beatles 1963
33 Yeah Yeah Yeahs Fever to Tell 2003
32 Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand 2004
31 Oasis Definitely Maybe 1994
30 Lady Gaga The Fame 2008
29 Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d City 2012
28 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin 1969
27 The Jesus and Mary Chain Psychocandy 1985
26 Jeff Buckley Grace 1994
25 Eminem The Slim Shady LP 1999
24 The Who My Generation 1965
23 The Strokes Is This It 2001
22 Run-DMC Run-DMC 1984
21 Roxy Music Roxy Music 1972
20 Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt 1996
19 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath 1970
18 Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols 1977
17 The Clash The Clash 1977
16 Guns N Roses Appetite for Destruction 1987
15 Daft Punk Homework 1996
14 The Doors The Doors 1967
13 Kanye West The College Dropout 2004
12 Pink Floyd The Piper at the Gates of Dawn 1967
11 Lauryn Hill The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 1998
10 Dizzee Rascal Boy in Da Corner 2003
9 Beastie Boys Licensed to Ill 1986
8 The Notorious BIG Ready to Die 1994
7 Ramones Ramones 1976
6 NWA Straight Outta Compton 1988
5 The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico 1967
4 Jimi Hendrix Experience Are You Experienced? 1967
3 Patti Smith Horses 1975
2 Illmatic Nas 1994
1 Joy Division Unknown Pleasures 1979

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