Congratulations, young band: you’ve released your first album. The Internet is abuzz with love, and everybody has completely fallen for your undeniable genius. Now immediately make another record at least as good as your first or everybody will hate you forever.
It’s not easy being a band. You’ll face tremendous pressure if anybody anywhere in the world likes you. That’s why people talk about the “sophomore slump,” the streak of bad luck that supposedly falls upon bands brave enough to release a second album.
Here then are 10 artists that avoided the sophomore slump by completely avoiding it. None of them officially released a second album. They’re not the only 10, of course, but they’re the most memorable