Fusing high-street glamour with kitchen-sink creativity, ‘Dare’ turned The Human League into world-conquering synth-pop pioneers.
Ben Webster’s ‘Soulville’ is classic album by one of the Big Three Tenors of the jazz saxophone – perfect go-to late-night jazz.
Some outstanding guitar performances and a host of guests helped the 2006 release to its award for Best Pop Instrumental Album.
Recorded when Lee Morgan was just 19, ‘The Cooker’ sees the young Blue Note trumpet star transcend his influences to find his own voice.
After leaving the RHCP, John Frusciante used the intimacy of home recordings to explore his psyche on his album 'Niandra Lades And Usually Just A T-Shirt'.
Four albums into their career, ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’ started R.E.M. on their unstoppable path towards mainstream success and, eventually, global domination.
Queen's debut album, released by EMI after many others had turned it away, proved to be an important, auspicious & vital entry, now sounding like a landmark.
How did Maroon 5 face the challenge of following smash hit single ‘Moves Like Jagger’? By recording an all-conquering fourth album, ‘Overexposed’.
If ‘Exodus’ was the breakthrough album for Bob Marley and the Wailers in the UK, ‘Kaya’ was the consolidation. It made its UK chart debut on 1 April 1978.
With his debut LP My Aim Is True still on the American album chart, Elvis Costello's 'This Year's Model' joined it there on 15 April 1978.
One of Glen's career hits written by the peerless Jimmy Webb, 'Galveston' was part of a hit album of the same name.
Arguably the greatest recording of the Pierre Moerlen era, Gong’s 1978 album, Expresso II, found the collective at the peak of their powers.
Released in 1977, Natalie Cole’s Unpredictable documented the singer evolving into an accomplished, multi-faceted artist.
Capitol released the self-titled debut LP by the Texan country original in January 1961.
Influenced, as ever, by new technologies, Tangerine Dream’s Hyperborea, released in September 1983, brought the group’s Virgin Records period to an end.
Queen’s operatic and torch flavoured elements once again rose to the fore with A Day At The Races, clearing another hurdle with aplomb. Groucho Marx even sent the group a handwritten note...