Perhaps the most sonically beautiful album of the Nineties, ‘Deserter’s Songs’ was Mercury Rev’s finest hour, but it emerged out of their darkest.
One of the most cruelly overlooked bands of the Nineties, The Beta Band’s reputation rests largely on the mercurial talent displayed on 1998’s ‘The Three EPs’ collection.
One of the most wildly ambitious British guitar records of the Nineties, Mansun’s second album ‘Six’ deserves to be rediscovered and celebrated.
Although she has still not followed it up, ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’ remains one of the most influential American records of the Nineties.
DJ Shadow and Mo’Wax boss James Lavelle teamed up for the star-studded UNKLE album ‘Psyence Fiction’ 20 years ago.
Released 25 years ago, ‘Siamese Dream’ turned Smashing Pumpkins from stars of the independent scene to the nerve-centre of America’s rock mainstream.
No Sparklehorse album quite captures the essence and power of Mark Linkous than ‘Good Morning Spider’, released in July 1998.
25 years later, Björk’s breakout album ‘Debut’ still sounds stunningly modern and forward-thinking.
‘Exile In Guyville’, Liz Phair’s witty, detailed, and emotional vision of male-dominated society, makes living in one much easier.
A dark head-rush of twisted psychedelia, drum machines and gothic stompers, Mansun’s ‘Attack Of The Grey Lantern’ is one of the most underrated debut albums of the Nineties.