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Originally released in France in October 1971, ‘Camembert Electrique’ redefined the parameters of rock music and remains one of Gong‘s most beloved works.
Hitting upon his perfect meld of street-tough gangsterism and hook-heavy commerciality, ‘Vol.2… Hard Knock Life’ turned Jay Z into a superstar.
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Tackling greed and corruption in authority, Gentle Giant’s ‘The Power And The Glory’ is a prog classic that continues to resonate.
Marking a turn away from shiny experimental pop towards darker, more challenging themes, ‘Homogenic’ set the tone for Björk’s most bold and innovative work.
With many members of the original Gong line-up returning, this 2009 album presented a fresh take on the band’s much-loved Radio Gnome Trilogy.
Released in September 1973, ‘In A Glass House’ was a major turning point for the British prog rock legends Gentle Giant, setting them up for further glory.
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