Death discs can be hard to defend, but for those with a robust sense of humor, they can also provide no end of toe-curling fun.
Remembering the vocal stylist and songwriter's second solo sojourn.
From releases by Bob Dylan and Elizabeth Cotten to Beck and Sufjan Stevens, we highlight some of the best singer-songwriter albums ever.
1969's '3' album gave the great vocal craftsman his third UK Top 3 album in a row.
An influence on everyone from David Bowie to Thom Yorke, the best Scott Walker songs offer an insight into the mind of a true musical original.
The success of his seventh studio album was fuelled by the powerful hit single 'I Am...I Said.'
'I Put a Spell On You' and 'Pastel Blues' will be out on 180-gram vinyl through Verve/UMe's Acoustic Sounds on November 6.
Widely regarded as the master of the modern 'chanson' genre, Jacques Brel was a highly gifted singer, songwriter, actor and film director.
On 15 July, the remarkable albums that Nina Simone recorded for Philips between 1964 and ’67 will be reissued in the 7LP ‘The Philips Years’ box set.