Album of the Month

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

Album of the Month: Massive Attack ‘Mezzanine’

While inter-band relations disintegrate, the Bristol trio make an album that still stands as one of their greatest.

Album of the Month: The Smiths ‘The Queen Is Dead’

The Bigmouth strikes again. Morrissey courts controversy in the media to promote the band's biggest-seller.

Album of the Month: The Beach Boys ‘Pet Sounds’

This album pitched not only The Beach Boys, but pop music and the album format into the future.

Album of the Month: ‘The Doors L.A. Woman’

Amidst a sordid backdrop, including Morrison's conviction for indecent exposure in Miami, The Doors return to their roots with their last studio album recorded with their singer.

Album of the Month: Talk Talk ‘Spirit of Eden’

The former synth-pop group create one of the first post-rock albums. Commercially unsuccessful, the record became a cult classic and a blueprint for the Radiohead sound.

Album of the Month: J Dilla ‘Donuts’

Recorded whilst he was undergoing hospital treatment, J Dilla made one of the most important hip hop albums in the early 21st century.

Album of the Month: Carole King ‘Tapestry’

The album that saw the veteran songwriter distill the essence of an era.

Album of the Month: Prince ‘Sign O The Times’

After disbanding The Revolution, recording and dropping the 'Camille' album and creating a triple LP masterpiece refused by Warner Brothers, Prince released one of his most classic albums.

Album of the Month: Patti Smith ‘Horses’

The story behind the album credited with helping launch punk that fused music, poetry, art and theatre in mid-Seventies downtown Manhattan.

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