A commercial phenomenon that boosted the paradigm of the confessional singer-songwriter, Carole King’s ‘Tapestry’ turns 50.
‘After The Gold Rush’ stands as a late entry to the Great American Songbook, properly establishing Neil Young as a solo star.
A much-maligned epitaph for a trailblazing career, The Beatles’ final album ‘Let It Be’ turns fifty years old.
A double LP bursting with creativity and possibilities, Miles Davis’ 1970 album ‘Bitches Brew’ had as much influence on rock as it did jazz.
40 years after its release, ‘London Calling’ still stands as the album that signposted a departure from the restrictions and solipsism of first-wave punk.
Although ‘The Wall’ was an extraordinary accomplishment, Roger Waters’ masterpiece effectively signaled the end of Pink Floyd’s classic line-up.
Sharply dressed, socially switched-on and tremendous fun, ‘The Specials’ typified the 2 Tone era and remains relevant in 2019.
While synthesisers had been around for a while by 1979, Gary Numan’s chilly, immersive album ‘The Pleasure Principle’ represented a Year Zero for commercially successful electronic pop.
The point at which Paul Weller’s muse kicked in to life, ‘All Mod Cons’ was the start of The Jam’s imperial phase, full of incisive social observations and razor-sharp punk.
Popularising new-wave in the American mainstream, Blondie’s third album ‘Parallel Lines’ was a masterclass in aesthetic.