Best Opening Songs of Debut Albums

A poor first impression is not necessarily an obstacle for success, but these are the debut album opening songs that have been very successful .

The Top Ten Best Opening Songs of Debut Albums

1 Alison Hell - Annihilator

The first song is actually Crystal Ann. - JoLeKosovo

2 Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
3 Bombtrack - Rage Against the Machine

Nah... Even the band itself tried to kind of bury the song because they realised the sendero luminoso was not an amazing revolutionary force but actually terrorrists that massacred thousands of people. - JoLeKosovo

This song just comes out guns blazing, and with the next track on the cd being Killing in the Name makes it even more awesome - Jonerman

4 Majesty - Blind Guardian

Love this song - Brobusky

This song is very good - zxm

Their drummer, Thomas Stauch, was only 17 when they recorded this fast song... - Metal_Treasure

5 More Than a Feeling - Boston

This song has very good guitar riffs. And the riffs was the reason that I got into this song - zxm

6 Can't Knock the Hustle - JAY-Z
7 Blitzkrieg Bop - Ramones

Not only best of the album but also best song of theirs. And best punk rock song ever! - zxm

8 Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A.

Masterpiece. - JoLeKosovo

9 We Die Young - Alice In Chains

It is a important song of this band, kicking off with a very heavy riff with great vocals by Layne Stanley - Ananya

10 Heaven Denies - Demons & Wizards

The Contenders

11 Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
12 I Am One - Smashing Pumpkins

Not their masterpiece, but its very strong and good. - Ananya

13 Keep Yourself Alive - Queen
14 Reel Around the Fountain - The Smiths
15 Break On Through (To the Other Side) - The Doors
16 Bonded by Blood - Exodus
17 Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
18 Evil - Mercyful Fate
19 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N Roses
20 Astronomy Domine - Pink Floyd

This song is very good. Especially the intro drumming beats - zxm

21 Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix

It's just amazing psych. - JoLeKosovo

22 Back in the U.S.S.R. - The Beatles

This is not a debut album. - JoLeKosovo

23 Runnin' with the Devil - Van Halen
24 Good Times Bad Times - Led Zeppelin
25 To Defy the Laws of Tradition - Primus

First song off Frizlle Fry. Brilliant opener choice.
The album starts.

Light crackling. Cheers. The intro to "YYZ" covered on drums. More cheers. Sonic zoom out.
A bassline cleaner than christian memes then strats. A guitar later lets out a few dings.
Then a very distorted guitar comes in. Boom. Drumrolls. The bassline switches to something more agressive, with a heavy yet funky guitar. All that with some unconventional rythmic work.
Then finally, Claypool starts singing. His voice is hillbillyish and uncoventional. The lyrics are rebellious, indicating what Primus stands for, with some wacky quips. The bass work is brilliant.
"To defy the laws of tradition, is a crusade only of the brave."
Primus will try to change music with their unique sound.
The track goes on and off, getting softer and then back to dirty work again. After the guitar solo, a drum crashes. No music anymore. This seems like the end. But then :
"Suppose the taxman, he comes to ...more - JoLeKosovo

26 Shadowplay - Joy Division
27 Bone Machine - Pixies
28 Take It Easy - Eagles
29 Papercut - Linkin Park
30 Crusher Destroyer - Mastodon
31 Baby, Please Don't Go - AC/DC
32 Infinite - Eminem
33 Janie Jones - The Clash
34 Hungry Freaks, Daddy - Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention

"Mr America, walk on by..." - JoLeKosovo

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