Best Album Openers...


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Hi all,

What, in your opinion, are the best opening tracks to an album?

For me, it is:
1) The Queen is Dead - The Smiths, The Queen is Dead
2) Taxman - The Beatles, Revolver
3) Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ - Michael Jackson, Thriller
Sometimes - Stranglers [Rattus Norvegicus]
Janie Jones - The Clash [The Clash]
Glory - Television [Adventure]
Welcome to the Jungle - Appetite for Destruction
Battery - Master of Puppets
From out of Nowhere - The Real Thing
Neighbor - America’s Least Wanted
Inglorious - Fishing for Luckies
Biffy Clyro

Captain on the Live at Wembley Revolutions album.

Great band live not so keen on the studio stuff though.
Where the streets have no name - Joshua Tree. (U2)

Sunburn - Showbiz (Muse)

Terrible Love - High Violet (The National)