Favourite 'debut' album from new band lineup?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Madrid, Mar 18, 2023.

  1. Madrid

    Madrid Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Not sure if this has been done before. Has to be a significant new lineup change, not just a new bassist/drummer (sorry bassists and drummers!). Really looking for ones where the band sound and identity was rebooted and maybe even had a new creative force. First examples I thought of:

    Fleetwood Mac 1975, bringing in Buckingham and Nicks

    Deep Purple In Rock, bringing in Gillan and Glover.

    Doesn't have to be two new members like my examples; could be one but has to be a significant change that gave the first album they did a feel of it being a 'debut'.
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  2. Instant Dharma

    Instant Dharma Dude/man

    CoCoCo, Ca
    Mac 1975

    Jethro Tull - A is my dark horse, however it only lasted 1 album.
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  3. Kiss73

    Kiss73 Forum Resident

    Fairport Convention - Expletive Delighted

    Brought in Rik Sanders (although depending on source, was apparently a "guest" on the previous album - although I always considered him a full time member) and Maart Allcock
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  4. laether

    laether Forum Resident

    AC/DC w/ back in black.
  5. Gavman

    Gavman Forum Resident

    Grimsby. UK
    Good choices with Fleetwood Mac and Deep Purple.

    My picks off the top of my head:

    Deep Purple - Burn (Coverdale and Hughes replacing Gillan and Glover)
    Motley Crue - self titled 6th album (John Corabi replacing Vince Neil)
    Suede - Coming Up (Bernard Butler replaced by Richard Oakes and gain keyboard player Neil Codling)

    All the above are significant due to departed and/or new members being contributing songwriters.
  6. Centralscrutinizer

    Centralscrutinizer Forum Resident

    Only one change in the lineup but I'd go for Heaven and Hell by Black Sabbath. It was a complete reboot.
  7. GoodKitty

    GoodKitty Floyd

    Iron Maiden album #3 - The Number of the Beast

    Bruce Dickinson !!
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  8. Mullin

    Mullin Forum Resident

    Lynyrd Skynyrd: Street Survivors
  9. octophone

    octophone immaterial girl

    Suede - Coming Up.
  10. octophone

    octophone immaterial girl

    Also, 18 different albums by The Fall. :D
  11. zen

    zen Senior Member

    Rolling Stones' sticky fingers count?
  12. Cryptical17

    Cryptical17 Forum Resident

    New York
    Allman Brothers Band- Seven Turns (1990)

    The ABB 90s comeback album with new members Warren Haynes, Allen Woody and Johnny Neel.
    The band broke up in the early 1980s and this record proved that the band was back.
  13. Jeff Kent

    Jeff Kent Forum Resident

    Mt. Kisco, NY
    Alice In Chains - Black Gives Way To Blue
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  14. Simoon

    Simoon Forum Resident

    Los Angeles
    King Crimson - Discipline

    Only Fripp and Bruford remained from Red. Adding Levin and Belew.

    Their overall sound changed quite a bit (no, they didn't become a New Wave band), while still retaining their progressiveness*.

    *their complexity and musicianship remained, it was just focused in a different direction.
  15. octophone

    octophone immaterial girl

    Henry Cow - In Praise Of Learning
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  16. Sex Lies And Master Tapes

    Sex Lies And Master Tapes Gaulois réfractaire

    Nantes, France
    ABB - Brothers And Sisters feat. new keyboard player (Chuck Leavell)
  17. Monosterio

    Monosterio Forum Resident

    South Florida
    You guys have taken all the good ones and left me to say the Doobies' Minute by Minute! :D
  18. Dunedin

    Dunedin Forum Resident

    Adam and the Ants Kings of the Wild Frontier
  19. mtracy64

    mtracy64 Beckologist

    Yardbirds, aka Roger The Engineer, with Jeff Beck
  20. zither

    zither Forum Resident

    Natty Dread. Bob Marley, minus Peter and Bunny. A totally different sound with the I Threes.
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  21. murphmanz

    murphmanz Forum Resident

    Vienna by Ultravox
  22. Madrid

    Madrid Forum Resident Thread Starter

    The Yes Album. Steve Howe's addition made them a different band.
  23. Sex Lies And Master Tapes

    Sex Lies And Master Tapes Gaulois réfractaire

    Nantes, France
    It was the the same lineup than the two preceding albums AFAIK...
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  24. Sex Lies And Master Tapes

    Sex Lies And Master Tapes Gaulois réfractaire

    Nantes, France
    Weather Report - Black Market (feat. a guy called Jaco Pastorius...)
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  25. Arnold Grove

    Arnold Grove Senior Member

    The Byrds: Sweetheart Of The Rodeo, with Gram Parsons


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