‘Rock musicians looking for a way out,’ Talking Heads ripped up the rulebook with ‘Fear Of Music’, resulting in a classic album.
These days, some say rock’n’roll isn’t relevant anymore, but the best rock bands suggest that it hasn’t just survived, it will live forever.
An alluring debut from Fleetwood Mac’s soaring siren, ‘Bella Donna’ found Stevie Nicks shining as a solo star.
Rising out of ‘beautiful chaos’, ‘The Soft Parade’ found The Doors using horns and string sections to build an ornate new sound.
Hauntingly beautiful, Joy Division’s ‘Closer’ isn’t just a landmark record, it’s a simply timeless work of art.
Another smart missive from a fearless songwriter, ‘The Envoy’ found Warren Zevon bringing synthesisers into his sound.
Joy Division’s much-missed singer, Ian Curtis, was an unforgettable performer with dextrous lyrical skills which are still unsurpassed.
A ‘love song to Scotland’ that became an emotion-filled football anthem, ‘Sunshine On Leith’ is The Proclaimers’ defining moment.
With Brian Eno’s encouragement, Talking Heads embraced funk and African music to set themselves apart from their contemporaries.
With his second solo album, ‘The Principle Of Moments’, Robert Planet readily embraced change in order to outstrip his illustrious past.
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