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 album advertised the artist's rare ability to interpret UK and US pop, the country, soul and folk flavours of her past and the West Coast album sound.
Released in 1984, Solid defined the synthetic sound of 80s R&B and, with its infectious title track, marked the commercial peak for Ashford & Simpson.
Brilliant and inventive, George Clinton’s debut solo album, ‘Computer Games’, was a funky return to form from the P-Funk mastermind.
Featuring John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison, Ringo Starr’s third album, Ringo, was hailed as “the first to actually invoke The Beatles’ aura”.
With an array of splendid songs, Joe South’s Grammy-winning debut, ‘Introspect’, was a slow burner that finally caught alight and remains a late 60s gem.
‘Night Moves’ was Bob Seger’s first album with The Silver Bullet Band. Promoting him to superstar status, it sold over six million copies in the US.
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.
Sauntering towards genius, ‘Mazzy Star’s So Tonight That I Might’ See remains a 90s classic, hailed by some as the best psychedelic blues album since Cream.
reDiscover the Merle Haggard album from which title song was recognised by the Grammy Hall Of Fame in 1999: his seventh studio LP, ‘Mama Tried.'
With some of the most majesterial songs The Beatles ever wrote, Abbey Road was the final album they recorded, and now stands as many people’s favourite.
Released in September 1992, self-titled debut album by Blind Melon propelled the group into the limelight, peaking at No.3 on the ‘Billboard’ Top 200.
Among the many albums released by Duke Ellington, only a handful focused on his abilities as a pianist. One of the best was The Duke Plays Ellington.
Megadeth’s ‘Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying’ remains a milestone in the heavy metal world. Frontman Dave Mustaine talks to uDiscover about recording the album.
‘Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely’ is the epitome of sadness, with arrangements that have an added dollop of despondency. It's a beauty…
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.