Released in advance of 9/11, Jimmy Eat World’s ‘Bleed American’ album found itself taking on unintended dimensions, but has survived as an alt.rock classic.
‘Breaking Hearts’ found Elton John fusing new technology with his timeless songwriting to record Bernie Taupin’s 'favourite album of that period.'
From soul-jazz cuts to avant-garde explorations, ‘Empyrean Isles’ revealed that Herbie Hancock was a jazz icon in the making.
Witty, provovative and packed with hits, ‘One Of The Boys’ introduced Katy Perry as a ready-made pop icon for the early 21st century.
Riding the crest of a commercial wave in the 90s, Megadeth’s ‘Cryptic Writings’ proved they could still add speed and vigor to their brand of thrash metal.
‘We’re All Alright!’ captured Cheap Trick on sparkling form, touting an enviably radio-friendly, age-defying record comparable with their finest albums.
At once a surrender and a farewell to adolescent emotions, ‘Melodrama’ renders Lorde’s fears and desires as vividly detailed as her portrait on the album’s cover.
Raiding pop culture’s past and present, Roxy Music created not only one of the greatest debut albums in history, but also a landmark work of postmodern art.
With ‘The Show, The After Party, The Hotel’, Jodeci pushed the boundaries of R&B and lived up their reputation as the “bad boys of R&B.”
With ‘To The 5 Boroughs,’ Beastie Boys addressed their hometown’s post-9/11 devastation while kicking old-school jams that sought to recapture the good times.
The Temptations were at a crossroads with 1966’s ‘Gettin’ Ready’: producing dancefloor hits of the highest order while heading towards the future of soul.
‘Bleach’ prototyped the ‘Nevermind’ sound that would deliver Nirvana to a global stage and reshape the future of rock’n’roll.
Drake's debut studio album had all the elements that eventually made him a superstar.
'Hot On The Tracks' became the group's first No.1 soul LP and included 'Just To Be Close To You.'
'Closer To Home' was released in June 1970, and the trio prepared to hit the American album Top 10 for the first time.
Recording during a transitional phase in his career, ‘Getz At The Gate’ finds saxophonist Stan Getz on molten form in New York’s legendary jazz venue.