George Harrison, along with his mentor Ravi Shankar and a host of stars, pulled off something that had never been achieved before. Concert For Bangladesh.
The first solo album by a member of the Beatles, George Harrison's Wonderwall Music was heavily influenced by Ravi Shankar and The Byrds.
Queen's sixth album, News Of The World, was a return to their original 'rootsier' sound. The world was waiting and didn’t we just love the Queen’s Jubilee year of 1977.
R.E.M. booked a five-night stand at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre, lasting from 30 June to 5 July 2007, with advance billing referring to the shows as “public rehearsals”.
George Harrison’s Gone Troppo is an album that has improved with age; put it on and cast your mind back to a time when the world was a very different place.
The 1980 album laid the exciting ground rules for what U2 could be.
The band's second album included anthems such as 'Gloria' and 'Fire,' as their reputation grew ever more powerful.
In both critical and artistic terms, ‘Automatic For The People’ arguably remains R.E.M’s high-water mark. Nominated for Album Of The Year at the 1993 Grammy Awards, it continues to attract plaudits from...
Extra Texture is George’s ‘soul record’, one where he both bares his soul and takes a more soulful approach to the songs than he'd done on much of his solo material to...
Imagine is John Lennon’s second solo album release, in the autumn of 1971, full of brilliant songs, great hooks and John’s ever-present acerbic wit.
Sonically, Document afforded R.E.M. the chance to further broaden their palette. The band members often swapped instruments and fashioned new songs from riffs worked up on acoustic instruments such as mandolins and...
Queen's debut album, released by EMI after many others had turned it away, proved to be an important, auspicious & vital entry, now sounding like a landmark.
So was it really the end of the world as we knew it when R.E.M. split? Maybe, but as this overview of the band’s phenomenal catalogue proves, there’s still the music.
Arguably less immediate and less accessible than previous R.E.M. landmark LPs, New Adventures In Hi-FI was a sprawling, “White Album”-esque affair clocking in at 65 minutes.
For their ninth album, Monster, R.E.M. got back to making what guitarist Peter Buck had previously described to the NME as a "real noisy rock’n’roll record".
Though both introspective and diverse, Out Of Time quickly connected with the critics, with many of the industry’s most respected publications heaping five-star praise on the album.