Blog author: Alex Stojanovic
I know it's a cliché to say, but it's the truth. Bands have their entire lives to write their first record, and it lays the foundation. A band's infancy is when they're hungriest and still finding their feet, but when it comes time for album #2, that's when the pressure starts because you need to prove that you have what it takes to make your next record just as great as the debut or even better if possible.
After just doing a list of my favourite debut albums, I thought it would only make sense to follow it up right away with a list of my favourite sophomore albums. With most of the albums featured below, you could see and hear how each band matured as songwriters and musicians.