17 Disappointing Albums That Didn’t Live Up To the Hype

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Obviously, being a musician for a living is tough. How do you make album after album, ensuring that the next is as good as the last one you put out? For most seasoned artists, it's almost inevitable that they'll make a few disappointing albums. This is only made worse when the artist (or the fans) hype up an album for months before its release, only for the record to be just-okay.

While most musicians are able to bounce back from these unsuccessful releases, sometimes a flop album can make or break an artist's career. Here are 17 albums from our fave artists that just tragically didn't live up to the hype.