Debut singles that really kick things off

'Needn’t be their absolute best but it’s got to be a belter.

Let’s ave it!

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Too lazy to post but probably The Bronx - Heart Attack American

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REM - Radio Free Europe

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Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi’s Dead. 1979 but sounds totally timeless.

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Ramones - Blitzkreig Bop. 1976.

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Pink Floyd - Arnold Layne. 1967.

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The Cure - Killing An Arab. 1978.

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to be honest, didn’t actually realise this was the first single until I looked it up just now, assumed it would’ve been seek & destroy (which wasn’t a single at all)

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Guns N’ Roses - It’s So Easy got to number 84 in 1987.

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I don’t care what anyone says - the dueling guitar solo into the standalone bass line into that final ripping solo is the ultimate “We are here” sequence in rock history.

The Smashing Pumpkins - "I Am One"

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That joke aside, Love Buzz does fulfil the brief.

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stop pretending it isn’t this - it’s this

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