After experimenting with electronic music and writing darker and more abrasive songs throughout the 90s, U2 returned to form with the soaring ‘Beautiful Day.’
'The Globe Sessions' came in the wake of Crow's massive success with both 'Tuesday Night Music Club' and its self-titled follow-up.
With 'Making Movies,' the band entered a new decade well on the way to the radio-friendly roots-rock sound that would go on to dominate the 1980s.
Motown’s inspired decision to release the three-year-old ‘Tears Of A Clown’ as a UK 45 led it to No.1 in Britain and a belated US release.
This relaxed, sensitive masterpiece is full of lyricism and warmth.
Travelling with Chris Barber’s jazz band, Muddy Waters’ first UK tour found him playing “pure” and “uninhibited” blues to devoted crowds.
Following the classic ‘Jailbreak’ album, Thin Lizzy’s ‘Johnny The Fox’ was another career high proving that the boys were in town for good.
Fusing high-street glamour with kitchen-sink creativity, ‘Dare’ turned The Human League into world-conquering synth-pop pioneers.
Soon after the record became the band's first UK No.1, it made a prominent chart debut in the US.
The band’s 12th UK studio album seized the momentum of the title track, opening single and future staple of their live set.
The song turned out to be the end of a US pop crossover story that had begun eight years earlier.
The band's slow-burning, eponymous debut album was all part of the groundwork for a hugely successful run at the top from the late 1960s until the mid-1970s.
On October 16, 1951, in Atlanta, young Richard Penniman made his first-ever recordings.
Described by Wayne Shorter as an album about life, the universe, and God, ‘The All Seeing Eye’ remains one of its creator’s most ambitious works.
Recorded between 1952 and ’54, the five Thelonious Monk Prestige 10” albums capture the maverick jazz pianist on some of his most important sessions.
Stereophonics’ sixth album, ‘Pull The Pin,’ found the Welsh rockers looking at the world around them and trying to make sense of the disarray.