'I Know There's Something Going On,' from the Collins-produced 'Something Going On' album, gave the singer a US top 20 solo hit.
'Dancing In The Street' is the perfect Motown dance record: it's infectious and features great musicians playing their socks off.
By the last months of the 1980s, it had been over four years since 'Songs From The Big Chair.' Could Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith still deliver?
Touring will continue as long as there are new ears to listen to music. The desire for success, money and creative fulfilment will remain, but for many musicians, it is an essential...
With Phil Collins handling production duties, Frida’s ‘Something’s Going On’ was a confident album which became the most successful post-ABBA solo project.
Split between elliptical pop songs and minimalistic instrumentals, Brian Eno’s ‘Another Green World’ is a proto-ambient masterpiece that still resonates today.
'Brothers In Arms' hit the top of the US album chart on 31 August 1985 and held sway for nine weeks.
The music world is full of talented multi-instrumentalists, and the best one-man bands have a unique vision that only they can achieve, alone in the studio.
It was the year of the band's 25th anniversary tour, which brought new performances of Pete Townshend's opus.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
‘Caribou’ found Elton John relocating to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado for his follow-up to the insanely successful ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’.
From kit-bludgeoning belters to dependable backbeat-riders and technically gifted geniuses, these are the best drummers the world has ever known.
The duo of Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith became a huge part of the major US chart takeover by British acts of the mid-1980s.
It’s an era that has been unfairly maligned in the past, but these days it’s clear: during a flamboyant decade, 80s pop ruled the world.
In 1977, the group saluted what is now the longest-running TV football show in the world.