The incredible chart domination of a decade-defining album began its UK chapter on 25 May 1985.
How the group followed 'Surf's Up,' as they negotiated the uncertain commercial waters of the early 1970s.
On ‘Relapse’, Eminem returned in full force, proving himself one of the most formidable rappers in the world, with one of his most extreme collections yet.
It’s been over 15 years since Eminem released his record-breaking album, ‘The Eminem Show’ on 26 May 2002 and it’s now become part of the hip-hop cannon.
Released 23 May 1969, The Who's ‘Tommy’ is a masterpiece…a word that is applied to all too many recordings, but in the case it probably doesn't go far enough.
The tastemaking London quartet were on the radio with the new single ‘Hey Girl’ when their first LP hit the streets.
Released two after its original recording, Whiskeytown’s ‘Pneumonia’ album remains a much-loved swansong from the alt.country pioneers.
The band's first studio album of the 1970s was 500 days in the making, and worth every one of them.
The departure of Kevin Godley and Lol Crème didn't deter Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart.
Rising to the challenge of grunge music, Def Leppard’s ‘Slang’ proved the group could hold their own among the changing rock landscape.
Following the phenomenal success their album Close to You, Richard and Karen Carpenter notched another No.2 album with their self-titled album Carpenters.
It barely touched the UK chart, but the album is revered by fans as a Genesis landmark.
Full of spirit and humanity, ‘The Prodigal Son’ is vintage Cooder that speaks to “people at risk and oppressed on all sides”.
Released in May 1985, Tangerine Dream’s ‘Le Parc’ comprised of nine compact, cinematic and accessible instrumentals adding to their formidable body of work.
Recorded between 1952 and ’54, the five Thelonious Monk Prestige 10” albums capture the maverick jazz pianist on some of his most important sessions.
After years of toil, the Scottish frontman and his band were en route to the UK album top ten.