The three-track ‘Paisley Park Sessions’ EP finds Beck funking up his classics and paying tribute to Prince on an exclusive live recording.
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cray from the artists’ original intentions.
A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
From Nirvana to Billie Eilish, here are some of the best SNL musical performances from late-night TV’s grandest show.
The best 80s music videos not only defined the decade, they influenced fashions and elevated the music video to the status of high art.
Fuelled by ‘I Just Called To Say I Love You,' the soundtrack album gave Stevie another US R&B No. 1 and ended Prince's supremacy with 'Purple Rain.'
Seeking to rid music of offensive content, Tipper Gore’s Parents Music Resource Center used the Filthy Fifteen to bring their cause to the Senate.
The peerless guitarist passed away on 18 September 1970, but his legacy is felt to this day.
Truly iconic album covers don’t just define an album, they define an era, a generation and, in some cases, an entire musical genre.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
Too often remembered for its clichés, 80s music actually has far more to offer than many remember – and it's cooler than you think.
'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.
Many record labels run by musicians have been little more than vanity imprints, but the most important of them have pioneered artists’ rights in the music industry.
A question of boundaries lays at the heart of music censorship, but artists have always pushed back, fighting for the freedom to express themselves.