'Plastic Ono Band' was recorded over at both Abbey Road and Ascot Sound Studios, the studio that John Lennon and Yoko Ono had built at Tittenhurst Park.
'War' was a loud and clear statement that U2 were ready for the world.
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...
Beck Hansen has never sought to seize the commercial mainstream, but in 1994, the commercial mainstream seized him and the result was pure 'Mellow Gold'.
Queen’s 11th studio album, ‘The Works’, was a return to rock album, though they didn’t entirely discard the grooves found on ‘The Game’ and ‘Hot Space’.
The songs chosen for Rock 'N' Roll are all about John Lennon’s musical roots, dating from his pre-Beatles days
Twenty months after the release of The Miracle, along came Innuendo in February 1991. Queen's fourteenth studio album is tinged with sadness as it was the last to be released during Freddie...
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 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.
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.
It may be a cliché to suggest that the world’s greatest rock bands need to traverse their "difficult third album", yet over the years that’s a tag that has frequently been attached...
As R.E.M. looked to record the follow-up to 'Murmur', the bar set for their second album 'Reckoning' was already exceedingly high.
The record R.E.M. emerged with remains one of the most compelling and otherworldly debut albums in rock history. Filler-free and the passing of time have merely added to the record’s timeless allure.
Queen's fifteenth studio album, Made In Heaven, came out on 6 November 1995 and was a set of thirteen tracks painstakingly put together from a period spanning 1980 to 1995.
During work in progress on what became Queen’s thirteenth album, it was originally titled “The Invisible Men”, partly as a riposte to their critics and also because it appeared nearly three years...