Articles by Jamie Atkins
‘Dixie Chicken’: The Album That Changed Everything For Little Feat
With a new line-up and Lowell George at the helm, ‘Dixie Chicken’ became a defining album for iconic rockers Little Feat.
Best Emmylou Harris Songs: 20 Great Tracks From A Country Icon
From duets to covers and her own originals, the best Emmylou Harris songs chart the development of one of country music’s greatest singers.
Best Randy Newman Songs: 20 Razor-Sharp Satires Of North American Life
Fearlessly critical, with emotional breadth and depth, the best Randy Newman songs go to places other songwriters wouldn’t dare.
Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash: The Replacements’ Unapologetically Wild Debut
With ‘Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash’, the Minnesota mavericks arrived on the scene with a debut album littered with classic songs.
Little Creatures: Behind Talking Heads’ Monstrous Pop Triumph
Talking Heads’ most straightforward and relatable album, ‘Little Creatures’ was also their biggest-seller. It endures to this day.
Happy Sad: A Musical Adventure Led By Tim Buckley’s Muse
With his ‘Happy Sad’ album, Tim Buckley embraced jazz music and gave himself creative carte blanche for the future.
Parklife: How Blur Defined Britpop In One Bold Move
Released in 1994, Blur’s third album, ‘Parklife’, captured the zeitgeist and saved their career in the process.
Tango In The Night: Last Dance For Fleetwood Mac’s Greatest Line-Up
Recorded in fraught circumstances, ‘Tango In The Night’ provided a swansong for Fleetwood Mac’s most commercially successful era.
Best Kate Bush Songs: 20 Must-Hear Examples Of This Woman’s Work
From her attention-grabbing debut through to some of the most forward-thinking pop, the best Kate Bush songs are the work of a unique mind.
Best Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons Songs: 10 Jersey Boys Classics
From street-corner soul to floor-filling disco, the best Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons songs remain evergreen pop classics.
Be the first to know
Stay up-to-date with the latest music news, new releases, special offers and other discounts!