Best Opening Tracks On An Album Ever!

Interesting discussion going on over at NPR’s All Music Considered whereby they ask the question “What’s the best album opening track of all time?” They have over 600 responses already and is worth checking out. For what it’s worth, here’s a few of mine, in no particular order:

Neat Neat Neat, Damned Damned Damned, The Damned

Like A Rolling Stone, Hwy 61 Revisited, Bob Dylan

London Calling, London Calling by The Clash

Highway To Hell, Highway To Hell, AC/DC

Wouldn’t It Be Nice, Pet Sounds, The Beach Boys

I Hang Suspended, Giant Steps, The Boo Radleys

Blitzkrieg Bop, Ramones Ramones

So What, Some Kind Of Blue, Miles Davis

Let The Good Times Roll, The Cars, The Cars

Kinky Afro, Pills Thrills and Bellyaches, Happy Mondays

Accidents Will Happen, Armed Forces, Elvis Costello

Fight Test, Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots, Flaming Lips

Wordless Chorus, Z, My Morning Jacket

Maggot Brain, Maggot Brain, Funkadelic

Cruel To Be Kind, Labour Of Lust, Nick Lowe

Ghost Rider, Suicide, Suicide

Summer’s Cauldron, Skylarking, XTC

So. How ‘bout you?

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