Darius Brubeck on Dave Brubeck’s ‘Time Out’ at Classic Album Sundays...

The story behind one of the best-selling jazz albums of all time that spawned the cross-over hit "Take Five".

Orbital on ‘In Sides’ at Classic Album Sundays at Miranda London

Orbital brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll give a hilarious account of their musical upbringing (including prog rock and concept albums) and the story behind their 1996 album.

KT Tunstall on ‘Eye to the Telescope’ at Classic Album Sundays...

KT looked back to her early days of busking, loop pedals, getting her big break, recording her first album and dealing with its success in a down to earth and candid conversation.

The Story of Sade ‘Stronger Than Pride’

"Once a song's out there, it's no longer mine. And that's the whole purpose of music: to belong to people." Sade

The Story of Sonic Youth ‘Daydream Nation’

The album that brought grunge to the mainstream and paved the way for 'alternative rock' acts like Pixies, Nirvana, Mudhoney and more.

The Story of Blondie ‘Parallel Lines’

“The only place left for rock to go is toward more girl stars. There's nothing left for men to do. There's bound to be more male stars, but they can't express anything new.” - Debbie Harry

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Vince Guaraldi ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ with Neil Cowley and Colleen...

Vince Guaraldi's music brought the Peanuts to life. He scored 17 animated Peanuts television specials including the evocative 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'. Listen to the story and music.

Sigur Rós ‘Ágætis Byrjun’ with Gabriel Szatan and Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy

In 1999, the band claimed they would change music forever. With this album, few could dispute the enigmatic band’s radiant impact on modern rock music. Listen to the story and music.

Sonic Youth ‘Daydream Nation’ with Thurston Moore and Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy

Sonic Youth took inspiration from the more extreme ends of guitar music and this is the breakthrough album that allowed them to leave their day jobs. Listen to the story and music.

Thurston Moore on Sonic Youth ‘Daydream Nation’ at Classic Album Sundays...

One of the heroes of dissonant guitar rock discusses the New York City noise band's breakthrough album 30 years after its release.

Primal Scream on ‘Give Out But Don’t Give Up’: Original Memphis...

Bobby Gillespie, Andrew Innes and Martin Duffy rediscover the original tapes of their spine-tingling sessions with legendary producer Tom Dowd and the Muscle Shoals rhythm section.

Paloma Faith: Album Inspirations at Classic Album Sundays for National Album...

Paloma candidly relays the story of her childhood, political views and her favourite albums by Marvin Gaye, Erykah Badu, Billie Holiday, Tracey Chapman and Arrested Development.

Aretha Franklin ‘I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love...

Our curated selection of Aretha's inspirations includes music from Dinah Washington, Sam Cooke, Clara Ward, and more.

Aretha Franklin ‘I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love...

Featuring music from Jill Scott, Dusty Springfield, Angie Stone, and more, we chart the unrivalled legacy of The Queen Of Soul.

Marvin Gaye ‘What’s Going On’ Legacy Playlist

Take a trip through the influence of Marvin Gaye with our What's Going On Legacy playlist featuring artists such as Sly and The Family Stone, The Rolling Stones, Gil Scott-Heron, Bilal, Laura Mvula and Childish Gambino.

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