Top 10 Best Sophomore Albums

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The Top Ten

1 Led Zeppelin II - Led Zeppelin
2 Astral Weeks - Van Morrison
3 Closer - Joy Division
4 It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back - Public Enemy
5 The Bends - Radiohead
6 Axis: Bold as Love - Jimi Hendrix
7 Paul's Boutique - Beastie Boys
8 Paranoid - Black Sabbath
9 In the Aeroplane Over the Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel
10 Dirt - Alice in Chains

The Contenders

11 Spiderland - Slint
12 Nevermind - Nirvana
13 Pinkerton - Weezer

Defines sophomore effort; Commercial failure compared to the first one, but when looking back, most true fans agree it is their best. - mikeford

14 The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest
15 (What's The Story) Morning Glory - Oasis
16 Ride the Lightning - Metallica
17 Never Neverland - Annihilator
18 Aenima - Tool
19 Oceanborn - Nightwish
20 Siamese Dream - The Smashing Pumpkins
21 Fun House - The Stooges
22 Radio Ethiopia - Patti Smith
23 Transformer - Lou Reed
24 Gasoline Alley - Rod Stewart
25 This Year's Model - Elvis Costello
26 More Songs About Buildings and Food - Talking Heads
27 The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle - Bruce Springsteen
28 Feels Like Home - Norah Jones
29 Abraxas - Santana
30 Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere - Neil Young
31 Strange Days - The Doors
32 Birds of Fire - Mahavishnu Orchestra
33 De Stijl - The White Stripes
34 Images & Words - Dream Theater
35 Razia's Shadow - Forgive Durden
36 Helplessness Blues - Fleet Foxes
37 Tarkus - Emerson, Lake & Palmer
38 Bridge Across Forever - Transatlantic
39 Some Nights - Fun.
40 Pretty. Odd. - Panic! at the Disco
41 Liquid Tension Experiment 2 - Liquid Tension Experiment
42 Habits - Neon Trees
43 Frances the Mute - The Mars Volta
44 Zimmer 483 - Tokio Hotel
45 Traces of Sadness - Vanilla Ninja
46 The Slim Shady LP - Eminem
47 Debut - Bjork
48 Sehnsucht - Rammstein
49 Mother Earth - Within Temptation
50 Set the World on Fire - Black Veil Brides
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1. Led Zeppelin II - Led Zeppelin
2. Paranoid - Black Sabbath
3. Dirt - Alice in Chains
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1. Astral Weeks - Van Morrison
2. Closer - Joy Division
3. It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back - Public Enemy
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1. Ride the Lightning - Metallica
2. Never Neverland - Annihilator
3. Oceanborn - Nightwish
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