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    Default Most Underrated VH Album

    Is VHII in my opinion. It doesnt get the same kind of love as the first album, Fair Warning for it's hard edge and 1984 for its popularity. But as far as classic Van Halen I would put it right up there in the top 4 Van Halen records of all time. I guess it's just kind of caught in between and doesnt get the same love. Every song is good. A couple popular hits, but the best songs are the ones with the heavy riffs like DOA, Outta Love. Spanish Fly is a killer intro. What more do you want from a Van Halen album? I probably put the likes of Women and Children First, FUCK, 5150, ou812 a notch below, then you have Diver Down, Balance.... Although Diver Down has a few of my favorite songs ever on it and i even consider it underrated as well.
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    Pffft!!! Damn obvious, of course it's Balance.

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    OU812. Many people list it as their least favorite Sammy-era album or least favorite overall. I don't understand it. Mine All Mine, When It's Love, A.F.U., Cabo Wabo, FWYS, Black And Blue. Very solid songs. If only the production was better.
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    Definatly OU812.

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    I feel WACF doesn't get too much vote, I don't know I might be wrong though...apart from this one I'd say OU812 too. Simply not my favourite.
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    I think people sometimes get confused between 'most underrated album' and 'worst album'. It's easy to just pick a band's worst album and say it's the most underrated. Nobody likes it as much as the other albums so you say it's underrated. Maybe it just sucks and it's rated just fine. I'd even say by the number of people who shell out 20 bucks to buy OU812, it might be a little overrated! That was harsh. I don't hate OU812 but there will always be people who will just take a band's worst album and say it's underrated. It's a way of making yourself seem like a bigger fan, able to appreciate the subtleties of an album that no one else can.

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    I'd say WACF. It just never seems to get the recognition it deserves. And its one of my favorite albums. I dunno. I figure every other album pretty much gets the credit it deserves.
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    I'd have to agree with the original post. VHII has always been a personal fav. I'd put on side 2 (back when music had side1 and 2)all the time. The hits (DTNA,BG) still get tons of radio play and are VH standards. Songs like DOA, Women In Love, Light Up the Sky, SGMAD, don't get the credit or recognition they deserve, except by people at this site of course.

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    I see Balance get pissed on alot, probably for songs like CSLY or Take Me Back.......oh and Strung Out is like kryptonite to some people.

    I personally love it just for 7th Seal, Feelin, and DTMWLCD. Just felt like a nice, dark, crunchy album.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Van Squalen
    I agree.

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    I'll agree with VHII and OU812........I like VHII alot,and besides the pop hits on OU812 that makes it popular to the casual fans,it's got some other killer tunes on it.
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    VH III. Great guitar work.
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