Which album openers have made an impression over the past decade? A trace.
Constance (according to) – There is this thesis among film connoisseurs that you can tell the quality of a film by its first shot. Perhaps that may sound a bit over the top and not apply one-to-one to the music, but the idea has a lot of truth to it: the first impression of a work is the one that sets the tone. Here the artist has full freedom to introduce the entire work and to show what is now waiting for the audience. So that’s reason enough to think about opening tracks as well? What makes an intro good? What makes an intro iconic?
The best intros of the last ten years
We thought about which album openers have stayed in our heads the most over the past ten years – and why. The result is a colorful list with entries from all possible corners of the music world.
Twenty One Pilots
Lana Del Rey
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