Top 10 Albums that Were Hated by The Artists that Made Themchristangrant These albums were hated by the artist who made them either because they were bad or for other reasons.
if you are going add a album to this list please give a reason as too why the band hated the album.
The Top Ten
Ozzy Osbourne, who was subsequently fired, called this "the worst piece of work that I've ever had anything to do with. I'm ashamed of that album. I think it's disgusting."
Geezer Butler later admitted the title was completely tongue in cheek, as Black Sabbath sank into chemical, creative and interpersonal difficulties. None of that made for a great album. - christangrant
Roger Daltrey:"'It's Hard' should never have been released, I had huge rows with Pete [Townshend]. I said, ‘Pete, this is just a complete piece of s*** and it should never come out! '" - christangrant
He also said that Eminence Front was the only song worthy of release. I agree with him. - Gg2000
John Lennon: "Given the s***iest load of badly-recorded s*** with a lousy feeling to it ever, he made something of it."
This was his complaint after Paul McCartney openly groused about the "Wall of Sound" approach favored by producer Phil Spector - christangrant
After the success of this album the band members got tired of being requested to play Smells Like Teen Spirit and started to show disdain towards this album which shows because their next album is very different from this one In Utero had a more Raw sound while Nevermind had a more commercial sound which the band hated.
Kurt even said "It's closer to a Motley Crue Record than it is a Punk Rock record" - christangrant
I think he hated both this and Tonight about the same for the exact reason- he was sacrificing his art for the sake of being a pop star. - Gg2000
Springsteen spent years working on this project and months on the title track alone trying to fashion the "greatest rock 'n' roll record ever made." He didn't feel it was there yet, initially calling 'Born to Run' the "worst piece of garbage" he'd ever heard. Producer Jon Landau thought otherwise, and convinced Springsteen to finally release the album. - christangrant
RIvers likes it now. He despised it for 10 years, though. - JoLeKosovo
Rivers doesn't hate this album anymore I believe. - cjWriter1997
Most likely. This guy should learn to respect himself more by now. - Undistinguished
Noel Gallagher hates the album, admitting it was a mess. Liam Gallagher, however, liked it and didn't see what the problem was. - Gg2000
You may find that this album is the only album Celtic Frost didn't remaster, no it's not because of record label issues its because the band hated this album and Tom has also said it was the "absolute worst I could do in my lifetime." He has also called it "an utter piece of s***" and "possibly the worst album ever created in heavy music." - christangrant
Johnny Ramone had stated that he "didn't like it at all" in the documentary 'End of the Century'. All though Mondo Bizarro is my personal fourth favorite by The Ramones. - Mumbizz01
He’ll be hating revival way more than this one
"Looking back on it now, there was some pretty mediocre things that I was putting out,” Is what Eminem said about the album after years of it coming out he also stated that:
“When I was making ‘Encore’, my addiction took on a life of its own.”
and his mentor Dr. Dre even laughed at him while he was making songs for the album. - christangrant
Thanks to whoever added this it seems that Brian May and Roger Taylor hated the sound of this album. - christangrant
David Gilmour said 'The Final Cut' was poorer for it. Waters resorted to completing the project with "cheap filler of the kind we hadn't put on a Pink Floyd album in years," Gilmour said. "It could have been a great album, but it's unbalanced." - christangrant
When Dave Grohl was discussing about this album he said "Four of the songs were good, and the other seven I never played again in my life." - christangrant
This was the first album I thought of when I saw this list. Keith Richards called it "a load of crap" and only likes three songs on the album- She's a Rainbow, 2000 Lightyears From Home, and Citadel. - Gg2000
Kerry King has said that this is his least favorite album he worked on. - christangrant
Claypool said : "We were at the end of our creative rope, the well was dry, so we just started sucking mud."
They went on hiatus for three years after the release of this album.
Claypool said in 2015 that this was "His least favorite Primus record." - JoLeKosovo
U2 guitarist the Edge admitted. "It was a crazy period trying to mix everything and finish recording and having production meetings about the upcoming tour. If you can't mix something, it generally means there's something wrong with it." - christangrant
I know Rod Stewart didn't contribute much to the album, but I never heard about anyone hating it. - Gg2000
Who hated it? I'm asking because I don't know if any of the band members do hate it. - Gg2000
I don't think Metallica hated this album, I think more so they hated recording this album - christangrant
Townsend has repeatedly expressed his distaste for the recording. He dismissed the album in the liner notes of the record's 2006 reissue, contending that it contained only two great songs. He also deemed its production poor in interviews, referring to the album as "basically a collection of demos that were remixed". When Century Media advertised the reissue of Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing as the "rebirth of a genre-defying classic", Townsend called it "record company bulls***" - christangrant
All three members hated it, John Fogerty because he thought it was weak, and Stu Cook & Doug Clifford because they were mad at Fogerty for not contributing enough to the album. I believe it is their only album that didn't get remastered in 2008. - Gg2000
Mick Jagger called the album "a load of rubbish" because he was disappointed in the sound quality and he thought the songwriting was somewhat weak. He said that the only song on the album he likes is Back Street Girl. - Gg2000
When describing it, Roger Waters said, "What a disaster! ". David Gilmour called it "horrible", while Nick Mason said that it was a "failed experiment", and that "the most significant thing is that we didn't do it again". - Gg2000
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2. It's Hard - The Who
3. Never Let Me Down - David Bowie
2. Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
3. Let It Be - The Beatles