Artistically, ‘Automatic For The People’ arguably remains R.E.M’s high-water mark. It continues to attract plaudits from far and wide.
Released on 4 October 1974, John Lennon’s ‘Walls and Bridges’ was based on the walls around him and the bridges burned that were being rebuilt.
With their ‘Monster’ album, R.E.M. got back to making what guitarist Peter Buck described as a "real noisy rock’n’roll record”.
'Imagine' is John Lennon’s second solo album release, in the autumn of 1971, full of brilliant songs, great hooks and John’s ever-present acerbic wit.
When the Queen II album came out in 1974, those who heard it were impressed and spiritually uplifted. Queen had arrived in style and Freddie could give up his weekend job and concentrate on the great...
Queen’s 11th studio album, ‘The Works’, was a return to rock album, though they didn’t entirely discard the grooves found on ‘The Game’ and ‘Hot Space’.
The first solo album by a member of the Beatles, George Harrison's Wonderwall Music was heavily influenced by Ravi Shankar and The Byrds.
So was it really the end of the world as we knew it when R.E.M. split? Maybe, but as this overview of the band’s phenomenal catalogue proves, there’s still the music.
The record R.E.M. emerged with remains one of the most compelling and otherworldly debut albums in rock history. Filler-free and the passing of time have merely added to the record’s timeless allure.
Queen's fifteenth studio album, Made In Heaven, came out on 6 November 1995 and was a set of thirteen tracks painstakingly put together from a period spanning 1980 to 1995.
Queen’s twelfth album was released in 1986 during a renaissance for progressive rock, so Mr's May, Mercury, Deacon & Taylor were delighted to return to the top of the UK chart with a Double Platinum coated...
Soon after The Game emerged, Queen surprised everyone by releasing the original soundtrack music to director Mike Hodges gloriously over-the-top Flash Gordon, a science fiction action film, produced by Dino De Laurentiis.
Sheer Heart Attack proved that Queen was far from just any old rock band. This album took the band to a whole new level, helping to propel them from a support band on a US tour...
George Harrison’s eagerly anticipated fourth solo album, Living in A Material World, is both introspective and deeply spiritual in nature.
Co-produced with Danger Mouse, 'Modern Guilt' was Beck’s shortest album to date, and it got straight to the point, with only two of the ten songs clocking in at more than four minutes.