With ‘ABBA: The Album’, Benny, Björn, Agnetha and Frida shook up their winning formula and set themselves on a new creative path.
With ‘Electric Mud’ Muddy Waters took the blues in a new direction and managed to influence everyone from Chuck D to Jimi Hendrix.
With his second solo album, ‘Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)’, Brian Eno introduced his Oblique Strategies cards, with seductively subversive results.
The fourth Wu-Tang Clan solo album, ‘Liquid Swords’ is an out-and-out masterpiece on which GZA brought his A-game, ruining it for everyone else.
The success of his seventh studio album was fuelled by the powerful hit single 'I Am...I Said.'
Full of double meaning and precision songcraft, Feeling Strangely Fine takes the listener on a heartfelt journey through all the stages of a relationship.
Planet Gong’s ‘Live Floating Anarchy 1977’ saw the anarchic Daevid Allen and his band of psychonauts sell hippie idealism to punk rockers.
Tangerine Dream’s ‘Logos Live’ remains a classic from a band who made a speciality out of live albums, capturing the high points from a stand-out concert.
Brilliant and inventive, George Clinton’s debut solo album, ‘Computer Games’, was a funky return to form from the P-Funk mastermind.
Showing that the American roots music dubbed “Americana” had infiltrated almost every type of music, reDiscover Johnny Cash’s ‘American II: Unchained’.
In November 1975, a 26-year old with an increasingly sophisticated taste for blue-eyed soul unveiled his second solo album.
Always at odds with their peers, with All Mod Cons The Jam revealed themselves to be one of the most exciting – and enduring – British groups of the 70s.
Recorded over two sessions at the end of 1959, 'Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster' is a saxophone tour de force and a “classic album from two jazz giants.”
Cream’s second album, ‘Disraeli Gears’, remains a psych-blues masterpiece that ensured Clapton and co’s place in the history books.
Featuring John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison, Ringo Starr’s third album, Ringo, was hailed as “the first to actually invoke The Beatles’ aura”.
‘The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick’ solidified the New York rapper as one of hip-hop’s most dynamic personalities and the world’s greatest storyteller.