Full of lush electronic orchestration, this documentary score by Vangelis remains an underrated gem.
With ‘ABBA: The Album’, Benny, Björn, Agnetha and Frida shook up their winning formula and set themselves on a new creative path.
Gong’s ‘Shamal’ was a transitional LP, bridging between the stewardships of visionary Australian Daevid Allen and the prodigiously talented Pierre Moerlen.
A slice of militant reggae as potent as it comes, Burning Spear’s ‘Marcus Garvey’ encouraged a generation to find its Rastafari roots.
Combining previous single releases with covers of contemporary hits, ‘The Soul Of A Bell’ remains William Bell’s definitive artistic statement.
Beastie Boys always seemed to be pushing their music forward, while simultaneously borrowing heavily from their past.
Recorded across six gigs, Tangerine Dream’s ‘Poland’ was released in November 1984 and acknowledged the band’s past while offering glimpses of the future.
Perfect for the holiday season, Carpenters’ ‘Christmas Portrait’ is a timeless record that only gets better with each passing holiday.
What Gaye did after 'What's Going On,' far from trying to repeat its sound, was to branch out into a blaxploitation movie soundtrack.
‘Red Rose Speedway’ marked the end of the original Wings line-up, but it laid the groundwork for the runaway success of ‘Band On The Run’.
Prefacing the ambient music which Brian Eno would pursue later on, ‘Before And After Science’ pulled off the feat of uniting “pro” and “anti” punks in 1977.
Recorded across two sessions, ‘The Sermon!’ finds the Hammond organ master Jimmy Smith at his finest for Blue Note, and pointing the future towards soul jazz.
The Beastie Boys’ 'Check Your Head' changed the course of hip hop, creating the blueprint for all rap-rock strivers to come.
With his third Capitol LP in five months, the singer-guitarist was ending 1967 as one of the hottest new properties in country music.
Recorded on November 27 and 28, 1969, The Rolling Stones’ ‘Get Your Yas Yas Out’ was the first live album to reach No.1 on UK charts in September.