Marking a turn away from shiny experimental pop towards darker, more challenging themes, ‘Homogenic’ set the tone for Björk’s most bold and innovative work.
With their fifth album, ‘V’, The Horrors were ready to take on all comers, vigorously enforcing the widely-held belief that their time was at hand.
Propelling the group into the limelight, Blind Melon’s self-titled debut album remains a much-loved 90s alt.rock classic.
Recorded live with a 17-piece orchestra, ‘Late Orchestration’ was an early sign that Kanye West would create art that transcends time.
Challenging and rewarding, The Fragile covers an astounding range of moods, soundscapes and textures, and is Trent Reznor’s most musically impressive album.
With ‘Royal Flush’, Donald Byrd held a few aces up his sleeve, pushing the boundaries of hard bop while also introducing Herbie Hancock to the world.
With their debut album, ‘Popped In Souled Out’, Wet Wet introduced themselves as a band that was “totally wrong but unique – and totally great”.
With many members of the original Gong line-up returning, their 2009 album, ‘2032’, presented a fresh take on the band’s much-loved Radio Gnome Trilogy.
More than living up to its title, ‘Top Priority’ found Rory Gallagher stripping his sound back to basics. It remains a vital album by the Irish guitar hero.
Among the many albums released by Duke Ellington, only a handful focused on his abilities as a pianist. One of the best was ‘The Duke Plays Ellington’.
Left on the shelf for almost two decades, ‘Chant’ is a early 60s Donald Byrd classic that finds the trumpeter in exceptional form.
As the new millennium dawned, George Strait’s self-titled album proved that The King Of Country would have no problem retaining his crown.
Megadeth’s ‘Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying’ remains a heavy metal milestone. Frontman Dave Mustaine talks to uDiscover Music about recording the album.
If anyone can pull off a classical-crossover album, it’s Tori Amos. 'Night Of Hunters' is a 21st-century song cycle that draws from the last 400 years.
Recorded on November 27 and 28, 1969, The Rolling Stones’ ‘Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out!’ was the first live album to reach No.1 on UK charts in September.