‘This song is about my relationship with life, death, and love.’
From Beck to Spice Girls to a few of the finest hip-hop records ever released, the best albums of 1996 are incredibly diverse.
'My Aim Is True' was a confident opening statement by a 23-year-old with opinions to burn.
The tour kicks off April 8 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The film has its TV premiere on July 27 as part of PBS' American Masters series
‘Bare Wires’ was John Mayall’s breakthrough album in the US. Released in 1968, it mixes blues, folk, jazz, R&B, progressive rock, and even psychedelia.
In 1956, the great bluesman recorded his commemoration of a Mississippi tragedy.
When African-American innovators of the 50s met Black Power and Flower Power head on, the psychedelic blues was born.
The physical edition of ‘McCartney III Imagined’ is out July 23.
The 1965 success was written by Geoff Morrow and Chris Arnold, who would enjoy consistent sales as writers in the coming years.
‘Back To The Light’ is out August 6.
From rock to soul and funk to country, we go across the globe to bring you some of the finest songs from the decade.
‘The Chopin Masters’ featuring 28 great albums from legendary Chopin pianists from the past to the present will be released in September 2021.
Isata Kanneh-Mason spoke to us about her diverse exploration of the musical landscape of 20th century America on her new album ‘Summertime’.
Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone has been honoured with a commemorative coin issued by Italy’s Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Listening to Bach’s ‘reassuring’ music in television commercials makes us spend more according to a study by musicologist Peter Kupfer.
Metz will be joined by songwriter-producer Jimmy Robbins and singer-songwriter Blessing Offor.
The fifth album in his celebrated series of recordings with Rick Rubin was also his first posthumous chart-topper.
Alison Krauss will join the Bluegrass Hall of Fame at the 32nd Annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards, to be held in September.
The event is slated for October 30 at the Frank Irwin Center in Austin, Texas.
H3000’s self-titled album is out September 17.
The album arrives on September 10.
In a 'Billboard' interview at the 2020 Grammys, Blake said Finneas would be a “dream collaborator” to work with.
The tour kicks off February 17 in Washington D.C.
A Bob Dylan cover landed the folk heroes on TV and in the UK singles chart.
Other artists set to perform include Wilco, Dawes, The Avett Brothers, Khruangbin, and more.
The lyrical honesty and varied instrumentation of the singer-songwriter makes for great songs that are far more complex than first meets the ear.
Elliott Smith’s self-titled album remains both a comforting and disquieting piece of art and an essential statement from an acknowledged genius.
The band included ‘Vince Staples’ producer Kenny Beats on bass.
The project features tracks from Maple Syrup, Burrito Brown, and more.
2Pac, Biggie, Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, Missy, Outkast, Dre, Snoop: The 90s were a decade in which hip hop became one of the biggest genres in the world.
‘Donda’ is set to arrive today, July 23.
The compilation is set to arrive September 24.
A tribute to the breadth and depth of The Beatles’ work, there is no shortage of Beatles jazz music taking the group’s songs into new territory.
With his debut Blue Note album, Lonnie Smith established himself as one of the rising new stars of organ-driven soul-jazz in the late 60s.
The album was co-produced by the brothers Gene and Billy Page, both of whom had resumés going back to the 1960s.
The track will be released on August 2.
The album is set to be released on August 17.
The film will get a theatrical release on August 4 and 8.
Lisa will make her solo debut this summer and will film the music video for her new song this week, her label confirms.
Cara recently released ‘Shapeshifter’ and ‘Sweet Dream’ as the lead singles to her upcoming third studio album.
The single was co-produced by Lola’s frequent collaborator manuka.
‘I wanted to come back with a song that felt classic but modern,’ explains Jessie.
‘We are thrilled to be partnering for the first time with Hulu for this year's livestream and are excited that the Lollapalooza fans who cannot be with us in Chicago...
Named for a device that creates high-voltage electricity, Van der Graaf Generator was a shock to the system of prog’s first generation.
Focusing on childhood dreams, ‘A Nod And A Wink’ was influenced by events close to mainstay Andy Latimer’s heart and remains the band’s final album to date.
Written by Martin Popoff and published by Wymer, it will be available this coming Friday, July 9.
‘Free Hand’ was the seventh album by prog legends Gentle Giant. Another artistic triumph for the band, it has endured as one of their best-loved releases.
The ferocious new track also features on the band's new, self-titled album, set for release on October 22.
The collection features two limited-edition designs of Vans’ Sk8-Hi and Classic Slip-On footwear.
‘The Metallica Blacklist’ is out September 10.
From Janet Jackson's R&B masterpiece to Slayer's metal opus, there's something for everyone in this list.
The original version of the song is also the title track from Rise Against's latest album, out now on Loma Vista Recordings.
The Go-Go’s channelled their LA punk roots into an impeccable new wave pop classic with their 1981 debut album, ‘Beauty and the Beat.’
Launched during punk’s first wave, Mark Perry’s ‘Sniffin’ Glue’ fanzine captured the scene in its purest form and went on to shape the future of fanzines.
Ramones made their triumphant London debut in front of 2,000 fans at The Roundhouse on July 4, 1976, blitzkrieging the UK capitol with NYC punk attitude.
'All the way from Trenchtown, Jamaica – Bob Marley and the Wailers.' So began one of the transcendent albums of the modern pop era... Live!
It was an album that changed the trajectory of the dancehall artist's career... and also transformed dancehall and reggae forever.
Restored and available for the first time, this legendary session is coming out in physical and digital formats.
A turning point year in music history, 1981 had a host of classic albums. Here are just a few.
‘At Fillmore East’ cemented the band's live reputation for delivering incendiary southern rock.
‘Interrobang’ is out August 20.
The pre-taped and recorded performance aired at the end of the Tokyo Games opening ceremony.
The best Slash solos are effortlessly iconic in every way, with the Guns N’ Roses guitarist proving to be the last in a dying breed of rock legends.
The track is from Jackson's 32nd album 'Encore', due August 20 via Big Machine Records/Blackheart Records.
Chuck Berry’s episode is set to air on July 27.
'Early In The Morning' had a bizarre history, even by the standards of the chart battles that often took place in the 1950s.
From Ricky Nelson's 'Lonesome Town' to Elvis Presley's 'The Wonder Of You,' the versatile composer left his mark on pop history.
The first Temptations single may have gone nowhere fast, but the label stuck with them, and soon they began to grow into soul giants.
‘I ain’t got no problem. No meds… It’s hello again,’ explained Clinton.
‘Stand For Myself’ is out July 30.
Also to be honored are operatic bass-baritone Justino Díaz, 'Saturday Night Live' creator Lorne Michaels, stage and screen star Bette Midler, and definitive singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell.
The new musical celebrates the life of Princess Diana and the light of her legacy that continues to shine across the world.
Across the past 80 years, Disney has released some of the most stirring film music, lauded by fans and critics alike. Here are the best Disney songs.
The new edition is set to be released on October 1.
The best jukebox musicals changed the landscape of musical theatre by making the pop music stage show a box office sensation.