Pulling Rank is a column in which Kelly Stitzel ranks a variety of pop culture-related things with little to no commentary, but sometimes with audio or visual accompaniment. There’s no scientific method to the rankings; these are just Kelly’s opinions. You’ll probably disagree with her — just don’t be a dick about it.

I have been on a major B-52’s kick recently, so I thought it’d be fun to rank their proper studio albums. For the most part, their early output is flawless, so I had a tough time with this one. I’ve ranked them in order of my favorite to least favorite.

1. Bouncing Off the Satellites (1986)

2. Wild Planet (1980)

3. The B-52’s (1979)

4. Cosmic Thing (1989)

5. Whammy! (1983)

6. Funplex (2008)

7. Good Stuff (1992)

About the Author

Kelly Stitzel

After shutting down her own blog, Looking at Them, in mid-2008, Kelly migrated over to Popdose, bringing with her Soundtrack Saturday, the most popular column from her old site. Kelly makes a living as a fashion and marketing copywriter, which takes up a lot of her time. However, when she is able to write about things that have nothing to do with her day job, she contributes reviews and musings on music, film and a variety of other topics. In addition to Soundtrack Saturday, columns she's written include Filminism and Pulling Rank.

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