Album of the Month

Album of the Month: Human League “Dare” and “Love and Dancing”

“Dare” was the first album recorded with the new Human League line-up and catapulted the band into pop success. Thee band’s roots were more avant-garde and experimental as evidenced on their first two albums “Reproduction” and “Travelogue”.

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Album of the Month: Bob Marley and The Wailers “Exodus”

Released in the summer of 1977, Bob Marley and The Wailers’ ‘Exodus’ is considered one of the most important reggae albums of all time and it propelled Bob Marley into international stardom.

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Album of the Month: Love “Forever Changes”

Love “Forever Changes” is one of the seminal sixties albums and one of the top psychedelic albums of all times according to serious music fans and critics. The band may not be familiar to many people but Love was Los Angeles’ biggest band before the incredible ascent of the Doors.

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Album of the Month: Primal Scream “Screamadelica”

It’s the 20th anniversary (already?) of the release of this seminal album which fused together acid house, psychedelic soul and good ole rock n’ roll. This is the album that elevated Primal Scream onto a mainstream level and became the soundtrack to our lives for a period of time and with good reason.

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Album of the Month: Grace Jones “Nightclubbing”

This is definitely my favourite Grace Jones album as not only does it include the fantastic Flash and the Pan and Iggy Pop covers but it also features my favourite ever Grace Jones song, “I’ve Done It Again”, which I believe is about reincarnation.

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Album of the Month: Stevie Wonder ‘Innervisions’

It’s difficult to pick a definitive Stevie Wonder album but “Innervisions” is part of his ‘Classic Period’ canon and featured a musical premonition of his horrific car accident.

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Album of the Month: David Bowie “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars”

Hailed as one of the albums that helped signal the end of the 60’s, “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars” is where rock/pop meets the theatre and is considered to be a Bowie masterpiece.

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Album of the Month: De La Soul ‘3 Feet High and Rising’

CAS features a classic from the Golden Age of Hip Hop

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Album of the Month: Kate Bush “Hounds of Love”

Kate Bush’s self-produced fifth album was a highly structured song cycle where conceptual experimentation was married with pop conciseness.

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Album of the Month: The Beatles ‘Abbey Road’

Classic Album Sundays debuts with one of The Beatles’ finest.

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