A Night At The Opera, as we all now know, is a masterpiece. Everything from its title (borrowed from The Marx Brothers 1935 movie) to the music, the album’s artwork and the whole pomp and circumstance...
This was rock, but not as we had known it from U2 before. Achtung Baby was an album open to sounds and hues as it recalibrated their sound for the 1990s.
'Brainwashed', a musically varied album, full of gems, was George Harrison's 12th and final album.
The 'Double Fantasy' album, released three weeks before John Lennon's passing, has become something of a requiem for John's 40 years on earth.
There was a whole lot happening in U2’s world in 2000, but most of all there was 'All That You Can't Leave Behind,' described by Rolling Stone as their third masterpiece.
Queen were aware that topping the anthems on News Of The World would take some doing, so decided on a more eclectic approach. The result was the Jazz album.
R.E.M. released ‘Green’ to coincide with the US presidential election. Michael Stipe said they intended the album to be a gesture of hope and encouragement.
The sonic shift in the 1998 album revealed an even deeper, joyfully melodious exploration of Beck’s individuality.
George Harrison’s ‘Cloud Nine’, co-produced with ELO’s Jeff Lynne and a serious return to form, also included his third US No.1 ‘Got My Mind Set On You’.
John Lennon's 1973 album Mind Games, touched on many themes and vignettes from John’s life – but this time avoided overtly political themes.
Queen's sixth album, ‘News of the World’, was a return to their original 'rootsier' sound. The world was waiting and didn’t we just love the Queen’s Jubilee year of 1977.
R.E.M. booked a five-night stand at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre, lasting from 30 June to 5 July 2007, with advance billing referring to the shows as “public rehearsals”.
George Harrison’s Gone Troppo is an album that has improved with age; put it on and cast your mind back to a time when the world was a very different place.
The 1980 album laid the exciting ground rules for what U2 could be.
In May 1984, U2 convened at Slane Castle in Dublin, where the gothic ballroom was chosen as the location for early sessions on what became 'The Unforgettable Fire.'