Album of the Month

We dig deep into the stories behind our favourite albums through words and music.

Album of the Month: Björk ‘Homogenic’

The story behind the album that was both a healing process for the traumatised artist and her most experimental LP to date.

Album of the Month: Michael Jackson ‘Off the Wall’

Off The Wall wasn’t Michael’s first solo album, but it was the opportunity to start from scratch--to put the Motown years and childhood star behind and become arguably the greatest performer in history.

Album of the Month: Kraftwerk ‘Trans-Europe Express’

One of the most significant works in the Kraftwerk canon celebrates a European identity and reflects upon authenticity.

Album of the Month: The Rolling Stones ‘Exile on Main St.’

In the face of adversity and a self-imposed exile, the world's longest-running rock n' roll band produce their most expansive work and one of the best LPs.

Album of the Month: Radiohead ‘OK Computer’

We look back at the iconic 'OK Computer' as it turns 20 years old.

Album of the Month: ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’

"I need to be surrounded by people as passionate and as dedicated as I am." - Lauryn Hill

Album of the Month: ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’

"What we had was ambition and a goal ... to elevate the rock and roll song and take it where it hadn't been taken before." - Lou Reed

Album of the Month: John Coltrane ‘A Love Supreme’

“I believe that men are here to grow themselves into the best good that they can be.” – John Coltrane

Album of the Month: Van Morrison ‘Astral Weeks’

Van Morrison looks longingly back to the city of his birth, Belfast, in one of his landmark albums.