'Goats Head Soup,' the album that Mick Jagger said contained "more thought" than 'Exile On Main St.', was released on 31 August 1973.
‘Bare Wires’ was John Mayall’s breakthrough album in the US. Released in 1968 in mixes blues, folk, jazz, R&B, progressive rock and even psychedelia.
Marking a turn away from shiny experimental pop towards darker, more challenging themes, ‘Homogenic’ set the tone for Björk’s most bold and innovative work.
With their fifth album, ‘V’, The Horrors were ready to take on all comers, vigorously enforcing the widely-held belief that their time was at hand.
Recorded between 1952 and ’54, the five Thelonious Monk Prestige 10” albums capture the maverick jazz pianist on some of his most important sessions.
Propelling the group into the limelight, Blind Melon’s self-titled debut album remains a much-loved 90s alt.rock classic.
Released just after the death of Princess Diana, ‘The Big Picture’ is a “dark” and “introspective” album that cemented Elton John as a national treasure.
Fuelled by ‘I Just Called To Say I Love You,' the soundtrack album gave Stevie another US R&B No. 1 and ended Prince's supremacy with 'Purple Rain.'
The progressive rock staples had a long-established audience by the late 1970s, and proved it again with their new UK chart entry of October 1978.
The gold standard in Latin Music, the best Fania songs truly merged cultures, ranging from salsa to disco, and all points between.
The 80s was a decade defined by excess, with many forgotten 80s bands slipping through the cracks. Here are eight that deserve your attention.
Recorded live with a 17-piece orchestra, ‘Late Orchestration’ was an early sign that Kanye West would create art that transcends time.
Produced in Minnesota by Steve Albini, the album helped change the course of 1990s rock.
Musically, nothing was off limits for ‘Euphoria Morning’, the first solo album by Chris Cornell, and one of the singer’s finest moments.
Challenging and rewarding, The Fragile covers an astounding range of moods, soundscapes and textures, and is Trent Reznor’s most musically impressive album.