The revelatory ‘Smoke + Mirrors’ took Imagine Dragons up another level, revealing them as a “tightly focussed rock juggernaut” hitting greatness.
With a new creative foil and a fresh focus, ‘The Pale Emperor’ found Marilyn Manson turning his mirror on himself as he waved goodbye to The God Of F__k.
'Frampton Comes Alive' became the multi-platinum sensation of 1976 and produced three major hits in 'Show Me The Way,' 'Baby I Love Your Way' and 'Do You Feel Like We Do.'
Inspired by The Band’s pioneering Americana, Elton John’s ‘Tumbleweed Connection’ was cinematic in its scope, and a hit on both sides of the Atlantic.
Blue Cheer is a formidable outfit who can also lay claim to being the prototype metal band and one of the greatest power trios.
With mutual appreciation for each other’s blues prowess, John Lee Hooker and Canned Heat collaborated on the smoking-hot album ‘Hooker ’N Heat’.
Recorded at Chess Studios, ‘The Rolling Stones No.2’ found “England’s newest hitmakers” paying tribute to their idols in the home of Chicago blues.
Seen as a return to Camel's principles, Harbour Of Tears represents an extended rumination on 19th-century Irish famine immigrants heading to America.
With an effortless sense of cool, ‘Nat King Cole At The Sands’ found the pianist and singer proving he could swing as well as Sinatra in Vegas.
On Enigma's 'The Screen Behind The Mirror', Michael Cretu brings a sense of spirituality to his sampling methods, pushing ambient music in a new direction.
With their ‘Push The Button’ album, The Chemical Brothers moved with the times, putting their own twist on past sounds and contemporary influences.
Recorded on 13 January 1956 at New York City’s Fine Sound Studios, 'Pres and Teddy' is a joy.
It may not have been one of the group's most commercially successful LPs, but 'Holland' was, and remains, an admirable, self-contained and cohesive body of songs.
Released at the dawn of the Summer Of Love, David Bowie’s debut album contains the seeds of ideas that he would return to throughout his career.
On their ambitious debut album, ‘SremmLife’, dynamic sibling duo Rae Sremmurd ushered in a new class of hip-hop eccentrics.
Released in January 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival's album Bayou Country put the band on the map thanks to the singles 'Proud Mary' and 'Bayou Country'.