Released in 1972, Eagles is the debut studio album by American rock band the Eagles.
Originally released on June 1st 1972, Eagles is the debut studio album by American rock band the Eagles. The album was influential in popularising the country-rock sound.
Steeped in the country-rock sound of the Byrds and Flying Burrito Brothers and the burgeoning So-Cal singer-songwriter movement, the Eagles 1972 debut is full of breezy hit singles ("Take It Easy", "Peaceful Easy Feeling") and stinging rock ("Witchy Woman", "Take the Devil"). Thanks to Leadon's presence, there's a bluegrass feel to songs like "Nightingale" and "Early Bird". Mostly, though, the album offers a sampling of the L.A. scene's laid-back early-70s optimism, with just a hint of the darkness to come.
The album was included in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. The single "Take It Easy" is part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame "500 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll". The album went platinum in the US, in recognition of 1 million record sales.
- Take It Easy
- Witchy Woman
- Chug All Night
- Most Of Us Are Sad
- Train Leaves Here This Morning
- Take The Devil
- Peaceful Easy Feeling