Incubus have caused a bit of a divide amongst their fans after asking them to name their favourite album from the band’s back catalogue.
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It all started with one little question: “Favorite incubus record? GO!” After that, pandemonium broke out online as fans of the Californian rock band battled it out over which of the band’s albums was in fact the best in their opinion.
Favorite incubus record? GO! pic.twitter.com/dyq0nc9aJ7
— Incubus (@IncubusBand) July 27, 2019
Formed in 1991, the band, led by singer Brandon Boyd, have released a total of eight studio albums.
Their first, 1995’s ‘Fungus Amongus’, was followed by ‘S.C.I.E.N.C.E.’ (1997), ‘Make Yourself’ (1999), ‘Morning View’ (2001), ‘A Crow Left of the Murder…’ (2004), ‘Light Grenades’ (2006), ‘If Not Now, When?’ (2011), and 2017’s ‘8’, the band’s most recent full-length release.
“Science. Clearly. Anyone else is wrong,” one fan replied to the band’s call to action, while elsewhere someone argued that it was “Morning fucking View. Hands down.” Another fan agreed, stating that ‘Morning View’ had helped them “through severe depression,” but that “Make Yourself comes in close second.”
Science. Clearly. Anyone else is wrong. (I'll forgive those who say Enjoy Incubus though).
— Rory Stewart (@RoryStewart82) July 28, 2019
Morning fucking View. Hands down.
— TC (@aelat4) July 27, 2019
Morning View helped me through severe depression. Make Yourself comes in close second.
— Lauren (@laurens_travels) July 27, 2019
One fan even went as far as to list the band’s entire back catalogue in order of how they felt about them:
1. Make Yourself
3. Morning View
4. A Crow Left of the Murder
5. Fungus Amongus
6. Light Grenades
8. If not now, when?
— I might be wrong (@JulioVelS) July 27, 2019
Have a look through some of the other responses below:
Toss up between a crow left of the murder and light grenades pic.twitter.com/dHXe4rvD13
— Derek (@dmali86) July 28, 2019
— Damien Rose (@DamoModern) July 27, 2019
It's a tie for me. I love these both equally for different reasons. pic.twitter.com/veKziweir9
— Chris (@TonesOfMusic) July 27, 2019
A Crow Left of the Murder! The most underrated body of work you guys put out though was the CD of instrumentals from Look Alive! ❤️
— James McDonald (@James_Mac21) July 27, 2019
S.C.I.E.N.C.E I discovered the band and was also drawn into the alien ? / paranormal vibe and the funkadelic deliciousness brought up by the talented bass player incubus had at that time.
— M R V (@DonSerepe) July 28, 2019
Similar to how I feel about @311 albums it’s hard to pick a favorite. SCIENCE is fantastic, I wish they’d bring that vibe back. Both Morning View and Make Yourself came out in life defining periods of my life.
— michael_frazier (@bigfraiz) July 28, 2019
— Anthony (@Anthony_IV) July 27, 2019
My biggest emotional connection is definitely Morning View.
“I don’t wanna talk to you anymore, I’m afraid of what I might say!” #BloodOnTheGround ❤️
— sunday’s iphone has some word salad for you (@BossyLadySunday) July 28, 2019
— Lisa Lisa (@lisa_lavio) July 27, 2019
Hard to pick up only one.
— Norman Fucking Rockwell (@J_blueberry6) July 27, 2019
Uh, no way I can pick a fav. There's an album for every mood and every season.
— Kevin Jones ?️??⚾️ (@vcsjones) July 27, 2019
I love them all but Morning View would have to be my favorite. Helped me through some bad times when I was young. Can’t wait to see you guys in OKC!
— Shelby A. (@Shel2theB) July 27, 2019
The band stopped by the late night US chat show to promote the upcoming 20th anniversary tour of their breakthrough album, ‘Make Yourself’.