Pioneering a thrashier style of metal-infused punk, Misfits’ ‘Earth AD’ turned the group into “the archetypal horror-punk band of the early 80s”.
Hailed as “one hell of an album” that “holds nothing back”, ‘Read My Mind’ found Reba McEntire asserting her ubiquity in country music.
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, with Richard Carpenter himself at the helm, the Carpenters orchestral album make the duo’s classic songs richer.
Another album that pays homage to the blues legends that inspired him, ‘The Prophet Speaks’ found Van Morrison at the top of his game.
Recorded over a month, John Fogerty wrote every track on the album and added horns and keyboards to create a more expansive sound on Pendulum.
The album that “changed everything for The Rolling Stones”, ‘Beggars Banquet’ marked the start of a period of creativity and excellence for the band.
With backing from Apple and the support of Beatles Paul McCartney and George Harrison, James Taylor released a debut album that continues to amaze.
It may get many people's vote as the ultimate Wings album, but it took nearly nine months to reach No. 1 in the UK.
'Let It Bleed' has become a classic and is a testament to the art of the long-playing record.
Following an unprecedented reign, Parliament signed off for almost forty years, leaving ‘Trombipulation’ behind as the template for 80s electro-funk.
The Rolling Stones’ third US album in a year, ‘December’s Children (And Everybody’s)’ was a mix of covers and originals, including unexpected treasures.
The French film noir may be long forgotten, but Miles Davis’ soundtrack for ‘Ascenseur Pour L’Échafaud’ remains a groundbreaking development in modal jazz.
A match made in retro-futurist heaven, the ‘Tron: Legacy’ soundtrack found French duo Daft Punk rebooting Disney’s cult classic movie.
A generous offering for the holidays, the ‘A Motown Christmas’ album includes seasonal classics from Stevie, Smokey, The Supremes and Jackson 5.
Revealing just how she feels about the holidays, ‘A Very Special Season’ is a heartfelt Christmas album from Motown legend Diana Ross.
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.