Articles by Luke Edwards
A delirious mix of funk and R&B with lyrical nods to UK art-rock, Chic’s self-titled debut album brought glamour to disco dancefloors.
With ‘… But Seriously’, Phil Collins turned his sights on the state of the world and capped off the 80s with a socially conscious master class.
Looking to the sky for inspiration, Simply Red’s hit single ‘Stars’ explored the nature of fame and skyrocketed the band to cosmic heights.
Hitting the road yet again, Chris Rea’s sequel album, ‘The Road To Hell Part 2’, went off the beaten track to fuse guitar with dance rhythms.
Full of libido and revelling in his rock’n’roll ‘icon’ status, Rod Stewart’s ‘The Tears of Hercules’ is a joyous and confident album.
Bringing soul influences to the fore, Phil Collins’ second album, ‘Hello, I Must Be Going!’, saw the singer return with another smash.
With astral influences and layers of vocals, Enya’s ‘Shepherd Moons’ album turned the tide and swept audiences along with a New Age classic.
Fuelled by a love of sports cars and strong coffee, ‘Espresso Logic’ quenched Chris Rea’s thirst for cinematic imagery and slow-moving blues.
A heartwarming mix of dance-pop and jazz, Simply Red’s ‘Love And The Russian Winter’ is a testament to the group’s refusal to play it safe.
From rip-roaring metal bends to soul-stirring vibrato, the best guitar solos push guitarists to the edge with earth-shattering consequences.
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