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Confident and direct, the filler-free ‘Fate Of Nations’ album included some of Robert Plant’s very best solo work.
The final part of his ‘Berlin Trilogy’, David Bowie’s ‘Lodger’ album was a postcard from an artist always on the move.
Released in 1994, David Byrne’s self-titled solo album found the sweet spot between experimentation and traditional songcraft.
Released in 1994, Seal’s second self-titled album spawned his most successful song, the Grammy-winning Kiss From A Rose.
A witty triumph of innovation, ‘I’m Breathless’ was a part-soundtrack for ‘Dick Tracy’, and a Madonna album like no other.
Eschewing his illustrious past, Robert Plant’s third solo album, ‘Shaken ’n’ Stirred’, found the ex-Led Zeppelin singer embracing the future.
Influenced by disco, Kraftwerk’s ‘The Man-Machine’ saw ‘the robots’ take over the dancefloor and pre-empt the rise of synth-pop.
Arguably The Stranglers’ starkest and most compelling work, ‘Black And White’ was one of its era’s most innovative albums.
Challenged by grunge and other changing trends, Iron Maiden responded with an aggressive ninth album, ‘Fear Of The Dark’.
Routinely billed as the ultimate Duran Duran album, ‘Rio’ remains the perfect introduction to the British supergroup that conquered the world.
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