Rock clubs come and go, but there was only one CBGBs, the hallowed club for the New York punk scene that spawned many major music superstars.
Ever since 1977, punk has been the catalyst for an infinite number of radical art and fashion statements which continue to influence the world we live in.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
There has been no shortage of songs about the Moon, from romantic ballads to conspiracy theory-fuelled considerations and zeitgeist-capturing hits.
In an artistic about-turn that no one predicted, Sting confidently explored classical music across three albums that remain some of his most experimental.
'Every Breath You Take' was the band's only No. 1 on the Hot 100, but it became America’s biggest song of the entire year.
The music festival never really went away. Headliners may come and go, but music lovers will always yearn to retreat to an open field with their favourite band – and 100,000 other...
The biggest song of 1983, ‘Every Breath You Take’ made Sting and The Police megastars and continues to cast an alluring spell over all who hear it.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
The Sodajerker team have previously released interviews with Rosanne Cash, Paul McCartney and Hozier among others.
When the album was released on 17 June 1983, little did their millions of fans know it would be their last studio LP.
“‘Demolition Man’ is the beast – he can’t help himself,” Sting said of a song recorded by everybody from Grace Jones to The Police.
Starting with his solo debut, in 1985, Sting embarked on a six-year period with three solo albums that charted a remarkable artistic progression.
A small selection from the stunning archives of a truly great record label.
‘My Songs’ finds Sting redefining the songs that have defined his life. In his own words, we go track-by-track through his musical autobiography.