People who play in band can easily tell you how tenacious it is for them to keep it all together because ego, attention and fame can pry even the best of the groups. Many artists have allured to go solo in the past and have made their way to the success through it. Following are some of the best solo albums every recorded in the history and have mad thousands of fans with a proper output. The ten best albums by solo artists are as follows:
10.Born In The U.S.A. By Bruce Springsteen:
This video album was released and made by the one and only Bruce Springsteen and has proved to be the most fantastic album of his career. The album was released in the year 1984 and has received many awards among which 4 American Music awards, 1 Grammy, 1 BRIT award, 1 Juno award and 1 MTV music video award.
9. 21 By Adele:
Another great album given by the only Adele has proven to be her best work of all times. With over thirty million sales throughout the world this album has broken many records of the past. The album was released in 2011, and received several awards like 1 Grammy and 1 BRIT award. Some of its most beautiful songs are Rolling in the Deep, Someone like You, and Set Fire to the Rain.
8.Ozzy Osbourne – Blizzard Of Ozz:
This was the first album of the Ozzy Osbourne after he left the Black Sabbath. This album of his did the business of selling over six million copies throughout the world and also made the guitarist Randy Rhodes much more famous then he already was. I Don’t Know followed by one of the most recognizable riffs ever, the opening notes of Crazy Train are the famous songs from the album.
7.Thriller By Michael Jackson:
This album proved to be one of his best albums as a solo artist and exposed his much hidden talents in front of everyone and of course his fans. The album was released in 1982 and broke all the records of that year. The album has seven singles in total, and won 8 Grammy awards. Its best songs are Thriller, Billie Jean, and Beat it.
6.Elliot Smith – XO:
He released the most major album of his career XO during 1998which was no doubt his lush album ever. XO proved that Smith could remain intimate in a big studio with rich instrumentation without losing the fragility that made him so endearing to many.
5.Falling Into You by Celine Dion:
This album was released in 1996 by Celine Dion and was able to sell more than thirty million copies of the album both nationally and internationally. It received several awards like Grammy, Best Pop Vocal Album and Album of the Year in 1997. The album boasts the fantastic songs like It’s all coming back to me now, Because you loved me and Declaration of love.
4.Lou Reed – Transformer:
One of the most beautifully produced and created album by Lou reed was Transformers. Satellite of Love became one of Reed’s most recognizable songs, but Walk on the Wild Side is the song that everyone acquaintances with Reed and was the major reason behind the success of the album as well.
3.The Immaculate Collection by Madonna:
This album of Madonna was released in 1990 and was her best solo album ever. This was the album that got Madonna the fame and money she has right now. It saw over 30 million sales all over the world, and got numerous awards. The album’s finest songs are Like a virgin, Vogue, Holiday and Material girl.
2.Mariah Carey’s Music Box:
The legendry Mariah Carey gave this great audio and video album during 1993 which got so recognition all over the world that it got over thirty million record sales and was also involved in the Billboard 200.
1.Come On Over By Shania Twain:
This album was released in the year 1997 by Shania Twain and instantly grabbed the attention of everyone all over the world. It has won Grammy awards, and got first place at various charts. The best songs of this album are Man! I feel like a woman, You’re still the one, Honey, and I’m Home.