Word such as “genius” are not to be tossed around lightly, but Hans Zimmer is a visionary composer who continues to provide the soundtracks to our lives.
An overview of the indelible, varied work of one of Hollywood’s most inventive soundtrack composers.
With her debut album, ‘Ode To Billie Joe’, Bobbie Gentry knocked The Beatles off the top of the charts and made herself a household name.
From hip 60s shows such as ‘Ready Steady Go!’ to the iconic ‘Top Of The Pops’ and anarchic mayhem of ‘The Tube’, UK music TV has a rich history.
An inspired piece of cutting-edge experimentation, Frank Zappa considered his 1967 album ‘Lumpy Gravy’ to be one of his absolute masterpieces. He was right.
With his own recording studio and a seemingly endless head for ideas, Frank Zappa was a truly independent artist who paved the way for future generations.
With a harmony-laden music commonly referred to as “sunshine pop”, Spanky And Our Gang’s self-titled album represented the antithesis of 60s protest rock.
Queen's debut album, released by EMI after many others had turned it away, proved to be an important, auspicious and vital record.
The incredible album topped the UK and US charts and would go on to sell an estimated 12 million copies worldwide.
While signed to Island Records, Mott The Hoople rode a mental train with four albums that set them on the path to greatness.
Queen’s 12th album was released in 1986 during a renaissance for progressive rock, so the band were delighted to return to the top of the UK chart with a double platinum-coated bullet.
Delaney And Bonnie had a profound influence on Eric Clapton when they released ‘Home.’ The album remains a down-home classic, mixing blues with blue-eyed soul.
After battling personal setbacks, Queen soldiered on and regrouped to deliver one of their strongest efforts in the 80s, ‘The Miracle.’
Queen's 10th studio album, ‘Hot Space,’ saw the band experiment with electro-disco and featured Freddie and Bowie's iconic single, 'Under Pressure.'
When the Queen II album came out in 1974, those who heard it were impressed and spiritually uplifted. Queen had arrived in style and Freddie could give up his weekend job and...