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Satur-debut – …AND THE REST / IN CONCLUSION

It took 65 posts and nearly a year-and-a-half to finally revisit all of the debut albums I had previously written about in my Great Out Of The Gate series as … Continue reading

June 6, 2020 · 44 Comments

Satur-debut – TOTO “TOTO”

Somehow I forgot to feature Toto’s eponymous 1978 debut as I worked my way (mostly) chronologically through this series, so now I’m correcting that oversight. Back in early 2015 I … Continue reading

May 23, 2020 · 34 Comments

Satur-debut – TRANSATLANTIC “SMPTe”

At the start of the new millennium progressive rock geeks like myself (is there any other kind of prog fan? 😀 ) rejoiced as members of four beloved…and diverse…prog bands … Continue reading

May 16, 2020 · 8 Comments

Satur-debut – THE REFRESHMENTS “FIZZY FUZZY BIG & BUZZY”

“Everybody knows that the world is full of stupid people. Well I got the pistol so I get the pesos…yeah that seems fair.” Roger Clyne wrote & sang those humorous … Continue reading

May 9, 2020 · 12 Comments

Satur-debut – JASON FALKNER “PRESENTS AUTHOR UNKNOWN”

You won’t find many debut albums from a solo artist as impressive or truly “solo” as Jason Falkner’s 1996 release Presents Author Unknown. The former member of Jellyfish, The Grays … Continue reading

May 2, 2020 · 10 Comments

Satur-debut – CANDY BUTCHERS “CANDY BUTCHERS (THE BLUE THUMB ALBUM)”

Following the recent death of Fountains Of Wayne songwriter Adam Schlesinger from COVID-19, I featured their eponymous debut album in this series and mentioned his contribution of the theme song … Continue reading

April 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Satur-debut – SUPERGRASS “I SHOULD COCO”

In 2015 I wrote a 3-part series on the discography of Supergrass, the Britpop-era superstars whose music transcended that era better than most (or all) of their contemporaries. At the … Continue reading

April 18, 2020 · 19 Comments

Satur-debut – WEEZER “WEEZER (THE BLUE ALBUM)”

More than a quarter century after it was released in 1994, Weezer’s first eponymous album…also known as “The Blue Album” thanks to the stark cover image…remains one of the defining … Continue reading

April 11, 2020 · 18 Comments

Satur-debut – AIMEE MANN “WHATEVER”

Former ‘Til Tuesday singer/bassist/songwriter Aimee Mann released her first solo album, Whatever, in 1993 on independent label Imago. Had a major label been behind it perhaps it would have found … Continue reading

April 4, 2020 · 12 Comments

Thurs-debut – FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE “FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE”

Fountains Of Wayne’s stunning 1996 eponymous record was scheduled to appear here in about a month, as I’ve been moving chronologically through my favorite debut albums every Saturday and there … Continue reading

April 2, 2020 · 30 Comments

Satur-debut – BARENAKED LADIES “GORDON”

The goofy album cover and silly band name didn’t help Canada’s Barenaked Ladies win over critics & “serious” music fans, but their musicianship, vocal harmonies and instantly memorable tunes made … Continue reading

March 28, 2020 · 23 Comments

Satur-debut – CRASH TEST DUMMIES “THE GHOSTS THAT HAUNT ME”

Two years before Canada’s Crash Test Dummies had a worldwide smash with “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” from their sophomore album, they released their 1991 debut The Ghosts That Haunt Me, … Continue reading

March 21, 2020 · 10 Comments

Satur-debut – JELLYFISH “BELLYBUTTON”

In an alternate timeline Jellyfish has been one of the biggest bands on the planet for the past 30 years, delivering some of the most creative, innovative and melodic music … Continue reading

March 7, 2020 · 14 Comments

Satur-debut – BLUES TRAVELER “BLUES TRAVELER”

It’s been three decades since Blues Traveler’s eponymous 1990 debut was released, introducing us to the harmonica-shredding talents of John Popper. Not only is he the Jimi Hendrix or Eddie … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · 25 Comments

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