‘Dangerous Woman’ found Ariana Grande moving into edgier territory and forging a new musical identity though genre exploration.
Relishing the opportunity to take chances, Alex Harvey started as he meant to continue with ‘Alex Harvey And His Soul Band’, an album wrapped in mystique.
On their 1989 debut, Welcome To The Beautiful South, the UK outfit made their introduction to the world as a new breed of jaunty indie pop with bite.
Full of beguiling hooks and unashamedly radio-friendly melodies, the self-titled debut by Mike + The Mechanics revealed a diverse band heavy on hooks.
Wes Montgomery's first trio recording is the fountainhead from which everything has flowed
Collecting singles from 1951-59, ‘Moanin’ In The Moonlight’ brought all of Howlin’ Wolf’s best qualities together: “a tail dragon with a voice like an angel”.
reDiscover the Merle Haggard album from which title song was recognised by the Grammy Hall Of Fame in 1999: his seventh studio LP, ‘Mama Tried.'
Establishing Mumford & Sons as the breakout success of the “nu-folk scene”, ‘Sigh No More’ was a bold gamble that more than paid off.
Topping the charts in the UK and reaching No.3 in the US, The Police’s ‘Ghost In The Machine‘ included several of the band’s most enduring hit singles.
Breathing new life into 20-year-old songs, Tori Amos’ classically inspired album ‘Gold Dust’ was a beautifully crafted work about storytelling and memory.
Recorded in October 1965 and released the following year Cape Verdean Blues by Horace Silver deserves to be more widely heard.
Some outstanding guitar performances and a host of guests helped the 2006 release to its award for Best Pop Instrumental Album.
In 1963, the rapid emergence of Martha Reeves & the Vandellas travelled at 45 rpm with three smash hit singles, then at 33rpm with their second album.
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.
In 1998, ‘Mos Def And Talib Kweli Are Black Star’ forged a new path in which culture and unity took precedence over hip-hop’s beefs and disses.
If you want to luxuriate in jazz then look no further than the Bill Evans Trio and a 48-piece orchestra on Bill Evans Trio With Symphony Orchestra.