Greatest opening to an album?

Home, like no place
Shape of punk to come
De loused

Oh and welcome to americana please make your selection followed by the pound sign now

The first 20 seconds of this informs you of what’s to come perfectly, excuse the crap YouTube video

The opening of To Pimp a Butterfly is fantastic, properly thrilling, sense of grandeur, funny too… it’s got everything

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The first thing that always comes to mind is Set Guitars to Kill but then it feels absurd to suggest that a band like ASIWYFA wrote the greatest album opener ever!!!

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Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin

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Home Like No Place is an excellent shout, I get shivers every time

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The car is on fire, and there’s no driver at the wheel

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Ladies and gentlemen we are floating in space…

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The stuttering start

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They ruined this for me by opening every set with this for 10 years.

Yeah, I can definitely only listen to it sparingly these days

Take a look at these hands!
Take a look at these hands!
The hand speaks!
The hand of a government man!

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Let’s Move to the Country, the opening track from the album they’re playing in that clip would be a good shout too actually.

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Ha! Only just spotted that it’s Smog!

(good call by the way)

Some favourites

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It’s arcarsenal isn’t it?

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