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|5 Great Musicians Who Took Years To Become Famous (redux)|
Some musical artists become famous right away, others rrtake a while
|1||The Black Keys|
First album "The Big Come Up" was released in 2001, did not become
famous until 2010 with the release of "Brothers".
|2||Red Hot Chili Peppers|
Have garnered underground following since "Freaky Styley" (1985),
garnered recognition for their cover of Stevie Wonder's "Higher Ground"
from album "Mother's Milk" (1989). Became huge with "Under the Bridge"
from their 1991 album "BloodSugarSexMagik".
Started in 1981 as a hardcore noise band coming from No Wave New York.
They released seminal album "Evol" and "Daydream Nation" (1986 and '88).
They became big with 1990's "Goo" and continued on with success with
|4||Yo La Tengo|
Started in 1984 as an experimental noise pop band. Started to gain acclaim
with their acoustic folk-inspired album "Fakebook"(1990), released by Alias
records. Gained huge acclaim with 1993's "Painful".
Started in 1964 working with a variety of folk and psychedelic bands.
Released a little loved debut "David Bowie" in 1968. He then released the
single "Space Oddity" which garnered him some attention, but it wasn't
long before he became labeled a one-hit wonder. He then released "The
Man Who Sold the World" in 1970. It didn't sell as well as he hoped. He
then released "Hunky Dory" (1971), and gained recognition by publicly
declaring his bisexuality. He then formed the Spiders from Mars and
released "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars" in
1972. This album hit big and became a mega-huge-gigantic-ohmygod-what-
do you mean you never-heard-of-David Bowie-are you-an-idiot?! star (AKA
a Bowie-level superstar) He garnered acclaim for his subsequent
|Aren't two of these repeats? |
|I dunno sonic youth wasn't mainstream famous but Ian and Henry talk about them a lot in interviews and shit. |
|@FromDaHood my first list got bad reception so i did a redux|
|all great artists. |
|Pantera was hair metal. |
|The Flaming Lips took a while to break into the mainstream.|
|Should read 5 great "bands/musicians" who took years to become *famous.|
|Again, AFI. Started in 1992 with the 'Dork' EP, had their first full-length LP in 1995 called 'Answer
That And Stay Fashionable', but it wasn't really until their 6th album, 'Sing The Sorrow', in 2003
that they went mainstream.|
|The Flaming Lips took a while to break into the mainstream. |
|@Masochist I don't listen to AFI so I forgot to include them in the redux sorry|