OT: Which Is Your Favorite Led Zeppelin Album?

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Led Zeppelin is one of my two favorite bands. I've got their entire collection and keep going back to their double record release, "Physical Graffiti".

I can't exactly put my finger on why, but it's definitely my favorite.

Which one of Led Zeppelin's records is your favorite?
 
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LZ I. I love most of them, but LZ I came out of nowhere - between Good Times Bad Times and the intro drum fills setting the tone, blazing Communication Breakdown, epic Dazed & Confused, and dark How Many More times, the wailing guitars (yet also acoustic brilliance), thunderous bass lines, and Robert's screams........it changed the playing field.......and is bluesy as hell, too!
 

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1....no....2....no...1...no...2...no...1.............

I'll take a double album remastered LZ 1/2 please.

Every song a winner.

After that?

It became more of a well I like THAT track or I like THIS track. But never liked EVERY track like those first two.
 

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Sheesh, so hard to pick just one...
But, I'd have to promote LZ II...
Desert island time, it would be a double album like Physical Graffiti just because of the greater volume of content (I'd really just grab me a boxed set but I think that would be cheatin'!!!!)
 

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I'd probably go with 1 just because it has to be one of the best debut albums with a great first song but 2 and 4 are great as well.
 

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Hard choice as I like all of them. Something about the production on In Though the Outdoor puts it up there for me. I think also because I really started to get into them just before Bonham died and that album was being played a lot at the time. I had to discover their previous catalog after that.

I rally can’t put anything Bonham did above that Fool in the Rain track.

However, my favourite song of theirs is off PG - The Rover. Page’s solo on that is tasty.
 

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The Song Remains the Same!, and it's not even close. Studio, would have to be 2, 4, Physical, 3, Houses, 1, Presence, In Through, Coda.
Zep 2 was the 1st CD I ever got.
I was 11, and it changed my life.
*Good Times, is the best debut song of all time imo.
Just thought I'd throw that in
 

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First cuts were the deepest. 1 & 3. But they been dead for how many years now? I have trouble understanding how-one can still- listen to them (the old albums) today (nearly 50 years later?!) hasn't every note been listened to/memorized/absorbed/ already? hasn't it been embedded in the subconscious already /yet?
Think the Sandy Denny stuff on IV wore well. I dunno I just can't go back there on any regular basis. Same with the Beatles, same with some Miles/Tony Williams...it's embedded. Same with 67 GTO's... Not a nostalgic romantic sort I guess except maybe 63 Studebaker Avanti's and 1971-some- pre emmision euro cars, Dino coupes and ..
 
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Physical Graffiti for me. So good.

But I've recently reached a point to where I'd be happy if I never heard another Led Zeppelin song again. I'm so over classic rock.
 
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