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.
The self-titled second album by The Band honed everything from ‘Music From Big Pink’ with deft performances and an innate knack for storytelling.
Megadeth’s ‘Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying’ remains a heavy metal milestone. Frontman Dave Mustaine talks to uDiscover Music about recording the album.
Katy Perry’s ‘Teenage Dream’ is widely regarded as a pop classic, and proved that Katy had both star quality and staying power.
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 and introduced us all to psychedelic music.
Transforming Sam Smith into into a global megastar, ‘In The Lonely Hour’ remains a special album sung directly from the heart.
Judy Garland’s Carnegie Hall performance was one of the most iconic live shows ever recorded and called the 'greatest night in show business'.
It may get many people's vote as the ultimate Wings album, but it took nearly nine months to reach No. 1 in the UK.
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.
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’.
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.
Nat King Cole’s ‘Unforgettable’ album remains a timeless classic of vocal jazz, arguably representing the high point of his incredible music.
This 12th official album had Beck widely hailed for his most mature body of songs to date.
The ever versatile Bobby Darin turned his hand to country music on 1963’s ‘You’re The Reason I’m Living’, and put his own unique spin on the style.
A compelling slice of 80s R&B, Freddie Jackson’s debut album, Rock Me Tonight, remains the much in-demand singer’s best-loved album.