Approximating the sound of the ultimate high, The Verve’s debut album, ‘A Storm In Heaven’, sent the band – and British psychedelia – into the stratosphere.
Epic yet intensely personal, The Verve’s ‘A Northern Soul’ remains of the most defining albums of the mid-90s: soul music, torn direct from the core.
How did Maroon 5 face the challenge of following smash hit single ‘Moves Like Jagger’? By recording an all-conquering fourth album, ‘Overexposed’.
A rollicking, ballsy album, John Lee Hooker’s It Serve You Right To Suffer came out on Impulse! in 1966, offering the blues with a jazzy twist.
The Temptations were at a crossroads with 1966’s ‘Gettin’ Ready’: producing dancefloor hits of the highest order while heading towards the future of soul.
Drake was now carrying the rap-R&B torch and starting to find his footing as a vocalist.
The progressive rock trailblazers' fifth studio release was their first with producer Rodger Bain.
After Pet Sounds, Brian Wilson made a move toward minimalism on The Beach Boys follow-up album Smiley Smile, released on 11 September 1967.
A reminder of why people started bands in the first place, Aerosmith caught the attentions a whole new generation with ‘Get A Grip’.
An ambitious album that paid homage to William Blake’s poetry, ‘Tyger’ marked the end of another era for Tangerine Dream when it was released in June 1987.
The album included some fine later-period Carpenters moments and, as always, those incredible Richard & Karen harmonies.
Showcasing Les Paul’s dazzling flights of fancy and Mary Ford’s warmth and feeling as a singer, ‘Les And Mary’ captured the duo at a watershed moment in 1955.
Tangerine Dream’s ‘Electronic Meditation’ is an experimental work that leans heavily on Edgar Froese’s tape collages and band improvisation.
It's his only album never to have made the UK charts, but it’s an essential part of Elton's story.
Hailed upon its release, Paul McCartney’s 1989 album, ‘Flowers In The Dirt’, saw the ex-Beatle team up with Elvis Costello for one of his finest albums.