A bizarre ride through funk, rock and jazz history, The Pharcyde’s debut album remains unique in the history of hip-hop – a rare example of rap without ego.
With stark production and sung vocals, ‘808s & Heartbreak’ found Kanye West bearing his soul and paving the way for The Weeknd and Drake.
Split across ‘Originals’, ‘Covers’ and ‘Oddities’, ‘Echo Of Miles’ proved that even Soundgarden’s rarities and B-sides were essential listens.
Straddling the chart-savvy and the underground, Kanye West’s ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ remains a masterpiece that’s both amazing and appalling.
With the ‘Reload’ album, Metallica revealed that they existed in a genre of one, and had nothing whatsoever to prove to anyone else.
With their third album, ‘Day & Age’, The Killers leaned “a little more on the pop end of things” and came out with their third multi-platinum smash.
A psycho-sexual drama charting obsession and a descent into madness, ‘L’Homme À Tête De Chou’ remains one of Serge Gainsbourg’s finest concept albums.
'Brainwashed', a musically varied album, full of gems, was George Harrison's 12th and final album.
Taking creative risks in order to fully express herself, ‘The Fall’ forced fans and critics alike to rethink what a Norah Jones album should be.
Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb's 'Reunion' was a musical marriage that took place somewhere on the way to Phoenix.
After unburdening herself of trauma on ‘Rated R’, ‘Loud’ saw Rihanna return to the pop fold, delivering the party album the world was waiting for.
On his sophomore solo album, ‘2001’, Dr Dre was back for the throne with a new generation of talent and a record that would define an era.
At the end of the 70s, ‘Setting Sons’ established The Jam as one of the most prolific – and insightful – bands of the decade.
The pinnacle of Louis Prima’s career, his 1956 album, ‘The Wildest!’, blended jazz chops with danceable grooves, and became an influence on Elvis Presley.
Featuring one of Art Blakey’s most vital Jazz Messengers line-ups, ‘Meet You At The Jazz Corner Of The World’ is a stunning live album.