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CLASSIC ’90s: Dr. Dre – ‘The Chronic’

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.

CLASSIC ’90s: The Prodigy – ‘The Fat Of The Land’

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’.

CLASSIC ’90s: The Chemical Brothers – ‘Dig Your Own Hole’

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.

CLASSIC ’90s: Daft Punk – ‘Homework’

Daft Punk’s 1997 debut album ‘Homework’ helped to change the direction of house music and broadened its appeal.

CULT ’90s: Weezer – ‘Pinkerton’

Largely derided upon release, ‘Pinkerton’ has enjoyed a massive critical resurgence in the 20 years since it came out.

CLASSIC ’90s: Primal Scream – ‘Screamadelica’

One of the very few dance records that isn’t tied to its era, ‘Screamadelica’s timelessness was cemented by how it doubled back on rock history, rearranging the past so it pointed to the future, and is arguably the most far-reaching piece of musical exploration in pop’s vast canon.

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