Decades after its release, The White Album remains a groundbreaking record, lauded by many Beatles fans – though dividing the opinions of some.
Recorded live at Capitol Studios, in front of family and friends, ‘Mercy, Mercy, Mercy’ transformed “the new Charlie Parker” into an unlikely 60s pop star.
‘Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely’ is the epitome of sadness, with arrangements that have an added dollop of despondency.
Katy Perry’s ‘Teenage Dream’ is widely regarded as a pop classic, and proved that Katy had both star quality and staying power.
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.
Who was more authentically rock’n’roll than Gene Vincent? ‘Bluejean Bop!’ has a reasonable claim to be the best debut album ever – it really is that good.
Upon its release in August 1966, The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ was the most ambitious pop music committed to vinyl.
Beastie Boys’ ‘Paul’s Boutique’ album was a slow burn at first, but its mind-boggling inventiveness is now hailed as one of the cornerstones of hip-hop.
'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,’ was hailed as 'a work of real transcendence' and made them a household name.
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.
After the end of Nirvana, Dave Grohl pulled off one of the biggest second-acts in rock history, starting with Foo Fighers’ debut album.
The third and most successful album by Tavares, ‘In The City’ is a passion-drenched classic of mid-70s R&B, and has much to offer beyond its hit singles.
If Americana has ever had any solid definition, it is in the songs that The Band recorded for their epochal debut album, ‘Music From Big Pink.’
Rodgers and Hammerstein's pioneering musical 'Oklahoma!' paved the way for the modern musical and represented the golden era of Hollywood musicals.
'Get The Knack' is one of the great LPs from the new wave era.