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Past Albums Of The Month

Discover the stories behind our past Albums of the Month with links to playlists, interviews and more.

The Story of The Avalanches ‘Since I Left You’

Watch the steps. Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise.

The Story of Roy Ayers ‘Everybody Loves the Sunshine’

"It seems to capture every generation. Everybody loves the sunshine – except Dracula.” Roy Ayers

The Story of Erykah Badu ‘Mama’s Gun’

“Music is kind of sick. It’s going through a rebirthing process, and I found myself being one of the midwives." Erykah Badu

The Story of Nina Simone ‘Black Gold’

“It is not addressed to white people - it does not put you down in any way, it simply ignores you… For my people need all the inspiration and love they can get.” Nina Simone.

The Story of Joni Mitchell ‘Blue’

“It’s a description of the times. There were so many sinking but I had to keep thinking I could make it through the waves." Joni Mitchell.

The Story of Kate Bush ‘The Sensual World’

"The symbolism of the child is such a powerful thing, because it's the small, vulnerable thing looking out at the big world." Kate Bush.

The Story of David Bowie “Heroes”

“For many years Berlin had appealed to me as a sort of sanctuary-like situation. It was one of the few cities where I could move around in virtual anonymity.": David Bowie.

The Story of Interpol ‘Turn On The Bright Lights’

"We were holding the cards to a certain message that was about to become relevant." Carlos Dengler.

The Story of Nightmares On Wax ‘Carboot Soul’

"Turn out your wildest dreams on vinyl." - George Evelyn, Nightmares On Wax.

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