Some of the best-selling and most beloved albums of all time were initially insulted, degraded, and hated by some critics. This video looks at 10 albums critics hated (at first).
Black Sabbath is the debut studio album by the English rock band Black Sabbath. It was released on 13 February 1970 in the United Kingdom by Vertigo Records and on 1 June 1970 in the United States by Warner Bros. Records. The album is widely regarded as the first album in the heavy metal genre.
High Voltage is the first internationally released studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC. It contains tracks from their first two previous Australia-only issued albums: High Voltage and T.N.T. (both from 1975).
Kid A is the fourth studio album by the English rock band Radiohead, released on 2 October 2000 by Parlophone. It was recorded with producer Nigel Godrich in Paris, Copenhagen, Gloucestershire and their hometown Oxford, England.
Ten is the debut studio album by American rock band Pearl Jam, released on August 27, 1991, through Epic Records. Many of the songs on Ten were instrumental jams or reworked Mother Love Bone songs for which Vedder composed new melodies and lyrics.
“El Scorcho” is a song by the American alternative rock band Weezer. It is the first single from the band’s second album, Pinkerton, released in 1996. The music video features the band playing in an old ballroom in Los Angeles, surrounded by light fixtures of diverse origin, flashing in time to the music.
Sam’s Town is the second studio album by American rock band the Killers. It was released on September 27, 2006, by and Records. Regarding the album, frontman andon Flowers noted that he “wanted to create an album that captured, chronologically, everything important that got me to where I am today”.