Bridging the gap between booze and ecstasy culture at the end of the Nineties, ‘You’ve Come A Long Way Baby’ remains the quintessential Fatboy Slim artefact and Norman Cook’s finest hour.
Released 25 years ago, ‘Siamese Dream’ turned Smashing Pumpkins from stars of the independent scene to the nerve-centre of America’s rock mainstream.
25 years later, Björk’s breakout album ‘Debut’ still sounds stunningly modern and forward-thinking.
Unquestionably one of the most successful and influential albums in hip-hop history, Dr. Dre’s solo debut album ‘The Chronic’ is a product of its time but its sonics have aged unbelievably well.
20 years on, The Verve’s autumnal masterpiece ‘Urban Hymns’ feels like the very end of an era for British guitar music.
20 years on, it’s hard to think of many albums that have made such a wide impact as The Prodigy’s massive third album ‘The Fat Of The Land’.
Radiohead’s second career masterpiece ‘OK Computer’ is as frighteningly prescient and relevant in 2017 as it was in 1997.
‘Parklife’ turned Blur into household names during the height of Britpop.
The Chemical Brothers’ second studio album ‘Dig Your Own Hole’ saw them refine their craft and break into the big time, housing two UK No.1 singles.
Daft Punk’s 1997 debut album ‘Homework’ helped to change the direction of house music and broadened its appeal.