Peaking on some of their best-loved numbers, ‘Surrender’ found The Chemical Brothers at the height of their powers and on the verge of a new era.
As persuasive as Crowded House had ever been, 2010’s ‘Intriguer’ boasted numerous examples of the dreamy pop classicism in which Neil Finn excels.
'Get The Knack' is one of the great LPs from the new wave era.
The album included some fine later-period Carpenters moments and, as always, those incredible Richard & Karen harmonies.
Few albums work as an entity quite the way the Avalanches’ debut ‘Since I Left You’ does, and few make full immersion seem so effortless.
The difficult third album? That’s a tag that has frequently been attached to R.E.M.’s 'Fables Of The Reconstruction,' but it couldn't be further from the truth.
Uprising was the last album Bob Marley released in his lifetime. The day it reached the shops, Marley and the Wailers opened for Fleetwood Mac in Munich.
It was an incongruous head-to-head chart contest that continued in the UK for months.
Evidence that she’s chained to no rhythm but her own, ‘Witness’ channeled global anxieties and challenged fans to stay the course.
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.
With ‘Rebirth,’ Lil Wayne threw down the rap-rock gauntlet, resulting in one of the most unlikely success stories – and influential albums – of the 2010s.
The acclaimed 1978 release was soon making it six No.1 US albums in a row for the Stones, when it replaced Gerry Rafferty’s ‘City To City’ at the top.
A standout album in a remarkable career, ‘Is That All There Is?’ dared to be different, revealing a new versatility to Peggy Lee’s singing.
An at-times woozy take on rap-rock, ‘KIDS SEE GHOSTS’ marked the culmination of a long and fruitful relationship between Kanye West and Kid Cudi.
‘Strictly Business’ may be EPMD’s debut album, but it left calling cards for their future work – and influenced numerous MCs that followed it.
Deserving overdue appraisal, ‘Elemental’ found Roland Orzabal penning some of the most ambitious songs in Tears For Fears’ history.