Posts Tagged ‘debut’

StevieNickBellaDonna

Bella Donna is the debut studio album by American singer, songwriter and Fleetwood Mac vocalist Stevie Nicks. Released on July 27, 1981, the album reached number one on the U.S. Billboard charts in September of that year. Bella Donna was awarded Platinum status by the RIAA on October 7, 1981, less than three months after its release, and has since been certified quadruple-platinum.

The album spawned four substantial hit singles during 1981 and 1982: the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers-penned duet “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” (#3), the Don Henley duet “Leather and Lace” (#6), the iconic “Edge of Seventeen” (#11), and country-tinged “After the Glitter Fades” (#32). (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bella_Donna_%28album%29

Madonna

Madonna is the eponymous debut studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna, released on July 27, 1983 by Sire Records. It was renamed Madonna: The First Album for the 1985 international re-release of the album. Five singles were released from the album, with “Holiday” becoming her first song to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, and “Lucky Star”, her first top-five hit. (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madonna_%28Madonna_album%29

ColorMeBaddCMB

C.M.B. is the debut album of American recording act Color Me Badd, released July 23, 1991, on Giant Records. It was produced by several record producers, including Dr. Freeze, Nick Mundy, and Howie Tee. The album features the single “I Wanna Sex You Up”. (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C.M.B.

CommodoresMachineGun

Machine Gun is the debut studio album by The Commodores, released on July 22, 1974, on Motown Records. Unlike subsequent Commodores albums, Machine Gun has only funk music and is devoid of slow-paced ballads. (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machine_Gun_%28Commodores_album%29

WhamFantastic

Fantastic is the debut album by British pop duo Wham! Released on 9 July 1983, it reached No. 1 in the UK Albums Chart. It included the previously released singles “Young Guns”, “Wham! Rap” and “Bad Boys”. “Club Tropicana” was also released as a single, as was “Club Fantastic Megamix”.

The album also features a hidden track (played on a honky tonk-style piano), which is included in the final 20 seconds of “Young Guns (Go for It!)”. (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fantastic_%28Wham!_album%29

BadCompany

Bad Company is the debut studio album by British hard rock supergroup Bad Company. The album was recorded at Headley Grange with Ronnie Lane’s Mobile Studio in November 1973, and the first release of Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song Records.

The album reached the top of the US Billboard 200. Since then, the album has been certified five times platinum by the RIAA, and became the 46th best selling album of the 1970s. The album spent 25 weeks in the UK Albums Chart, entering at No. 10 and reaching its highest position of No. 3 in the second week. [Kerrang!] magazine listed the album at No. 40 among the “100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time”.

The singles “Can’t Get Enough” and “Movin’ On” peaked at No. 5 and No. 19 on the Billboard Hot 100, respectively. “Rock Steady”, “Bad Company” and “Ready for Love” (the last originally recorded by guitarist Mick Ralphs during his tenure with Mott the Hoople on All the Young Dudes) are also “classic rock” radio staples. In 2006 a limited edition CD of 24K gold was released. A previous remaster was released in 1994. (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_Company_%28album%29

MariahCarey

Mariah Carey is the self-titled debut studio album by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey, released on June 12, 1990 by Columbia Records. Five singles were released from the album, four of which became number-one hits on the Hot 100. “Vision of Love” was chosen as the album’s lead single, topping the charts in Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. The song was critically lauded, and was regarded as one of the strongest debut singles by a female singer. The album’s second single, “Love Takes Time” was also well received and peaked the charts in Canada and the US. With the following two singles, “Someday” and “I Don’t Wanna Cry” reaching number one in the US, Carey became the first artist since The Jackson 5 to have their first four singles top the charts in the United States. Read more at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariah_Carey_%28album%29