Recorded in 1979 and finally released four decades later, Elton John’s ‘Live In Moscow’ captures “one of the best concerts I’ve ever given”.
The best Thin Lizzy songs prove why Phil Lynott and co were a truly singular outfit responsible for some of the most enduring hard rock classics in history.
Born in a basement venue in London, the “nu-folk” movement staged a British folk-rock revival that reacted “to the way things have been going”.
‘Dystopia’ found Megadeth hitting the Reset button and returning to their thrash metal roots. The result was an album that resonated with longtime fans.
The best Demi Lovato songs reveal an artist whose honesty and relatability have made her one of the most compelling pop stars in the world.
Left on the shelf for almost two decades, ‘Comin’ Your Way’ eventually offered a vivid snapshot of the soul jazz style at the peak of its popularity.
With their ‘What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World’ album, The Decemberists took a more free-form approach to “see what happened”.
Hitting a new creative peak with their ninth album, ‘Nightfall’, country heroes Little Big Town prove they are here for keeps.
The best David Ruffin songs prove that the Motown singer most remembered for his time with The Temptations recorded some majestic work under his own name.
“It seems like hate is winning,” says Anti-Flag’s Chris Barker. With ‘20/20 Vision’ the group want to “show solidarity with the marginalised”.
The Roots’ ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ album brought an ambitious sense of experimentation to hip-hop, revealing what a live band could do with the genre.
Hailed as ‘a musical diary of the heart’, ‘The Soul Cages’ found Sting reckoning with the death of his father, channelling his grief into a creative peak.
With a new creative foil and a fresh focus, ‘The Pale Emperor’ found Marilyn Manson turning his mirror on himself as he waved goodbye to The God Of F__k.
Recorded at Chess Studios, ‘The Rolling Stones No.2’ found “England’s newest hitmakers” paying tribute to their idols in the home of Chicago blues.
Hip-hop’s original storyteller, Slick Rick has carried the narrative torch for over three decades. The best Slick Rick songs reveal how.