Album of the Month

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

Album of the Month: Neutral Milk Hotel ‘In the Aeroplane Over...

How Jeff Mangum became inspired by Anne Frank's 'Diary of a Young Girl' and turned it into a modern classic.

Album of the Month: The Clash ‘London Calling’

With their third studio album The Clash proved they were more than a punk rock band and in the same league as some of rock n' roll's finest.

Album of the Month: Pink Floyd ‘The Wall’

The encapsulated story behind Pink Floyd's rock opera about self-alienation and their biggest selling record.

Album of the Month: Boards of Canada ‘Music Has the Right...

The Boards' modern classic took hold on its audience by subtly creeping in and irrevocably lodging itself in the listener's mental faculties.

Album of the Month: Jeff Buckley ‘Grace’

For an artist that released only one studio album, an album that at the time wasn’t met with much commercial commotion, Jeff Buckley has posthumously become the bearer of a classic.

Album of the Month: Nick Drake ‘Five Leaves Left’

‘Five Leaves Left’ does not sound like a reflection of the times but in effect, timeless.

Album of the Month: Manuel Gottsching ‘E2-E4’

How an hour long piece that was not intended for commercial release became a house and techno classic.

Album of the Month: The Cure ‘Disintegration’

The Cure's most commercially successful album to date even if the record company called it 'willfully obscure'.

Album of the Month: Neil Young ‘Harvest’

How Neil Young's greatest album was spontaneously recorded in the midst of adversity and how the barn on his ranch became a loudspeaker.

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