Remembering the vocal stylist and songwriter's second solo sojourn.
The album continued Thompson's working relationship with American producer Mitchell Froom, who had taken over the role from Richard's old Fairport Convention colleague Joe Boyd.
‘2112’ can be considered many things – a band manifesto, a conceptual landmark, maybe even the birth of prog metal – but above all, it was the band’s play for creative independence.
On their first instrumental album, ‘The In Sound From Way Out!’, Beastie Boys went digging in their own catalogue for an exploration of groove.
A sign of things to come, with ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded,’ Nicki Minaj led the way for female rappers and helped hip-hop consume pop completely.
In April 1987, Vega unveiled her second album, little knowing that it would become the most popular of her career.
As linear a record as Captain Beefheart would record, ‘Unconditionally Guaranteed’ is the the last music he would make with ‘Trout Mask Replica’ bandmates.
Is 'Abbey Road' The Beatles’ best album? Possibly. At the very least, it inspired ‘McLemore Avenue’, which is arguably the finest hour from Booker T. & The MGs.
A year after his debut, Tim Hardin returned with the stunning ‘Tim Hardin 2,’ released by Verve in April 1967.
Shedding their post-punk influences, INXS underwent an artistic reinvention with ‘The Swing,’ creating a breakthrough album in the process.
The band's 1978 album was their first to feature formal vocals and lyrics, and followed film and live recording projects.
An overlooked Motown classic, 'Wild And Peaceful' introduced Teena Marie as an assertive, self-determining artist with an impressive range of skills.
Frank Sinatra's 'Songs For Swingin Lovers!' is among the best soundtracks to love ever recorded.
'Ones' not only represented a retrospective of Selena’s career but also an introduction to a new generation of fans after her death on March 31, 1995.
Released at the height of grunge, ‘Adrenalize,’ Def Leppard’s much-anticipated follow-up to ‘Hysteria,’ saw the group reclaim the rock mantle for a new decade.
With the success and acclaim befalling 'Back To Black,' America couldn’t overlook Amy any longer, and the album entered the Billboard 200 on March 31, 2007.