We’re An American Band remains Grand Funk Railroad’s finest moment, oozing with confidence and radio-friendly accessibility, and peaking at No.2 in the US.
Issued at the turn of the millennium, Coldplay’s debut album, ‘Parachutes’, set the band on the path towards global superstardom.
Showcasing Les Paul’s dazzling flights of fancy and Mary Ford’s warmth and feeling as a singer, ‘Les And Mary’ captured the duo at a watershed moment in 1955.
Casting a long shadow from 1985 through to 1987, the self-titled album by Seattle rockers Heart became their biggest hit – and continues to endure today.
While everyone expected Dave Grohl to recede into the background after the end of Nirvana, he pulled off one of the biggest second-acts in rock history.
The Knack’s Prescott Niles talks to uDiscover Music about why pop fans succumbed to the charms of ‘Get The Knack’, proving that they were no one-hit wonders.
The defining album of the Summer Of Love, The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band remains a benchmark album in music history.
When The Kingston Trio released their self-titled debut, they revived a maligned folk tradition, influencing everyone from Dylan to The Beach Boys.
With a gritty rock and blues approach to her R&B roots, Tina Turner’s ‘Private Dancer’ was a landmark album that transformed her into a star to rival Madonna.
The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ makes life worth living, reaffirming the notion that pop music is the most admired art form in the world.
While it sparked so many singles, the album is more than just the sum of its parts.
Kick-starting Boyz II Men’s stratospheric career, ‘Cooleyhighharmony’ merged hip-hop and doo-wop to produce some of R&B’s undisputed classics.
The third and most successful album by Tavares, In The City is a passion-drenched classic of mid-70s R&B, and has much more to offer beyond its hit singles.
If ever an album title proved appropriate, it was the career-changing Nick Of Time by Bonnie Raitt, released 21 March 1989 and No. 1 just over a year later.