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Skin joins Colleen to discuss Nina Simone and Etta James, two iconic women who faced unbelievable challenges yet still managed to be musical game-changers and incendiary performers.
Following the horrific events of September 11th, 2001, New York was a scarred city that was determined to move on and rebuild.
'We Are Family' is one of the most iconic dance albums of all time, its title track is an enduring classic that has resounded at key life moments with people from all backgrounds.
OK Computer seamlessly infuses electronic instrumentation into the initial Britrock sound without overwhelming it and the result is a spacey soundscape. OK Computer was the first Radiohead album that truly shocked their fans.
Jazzie B revolutionised black British music when he founded the band Soul II Soul. Their debut 1989 album became an international phenomenon; its blend of soul, reggae and funk landing perfectly amid the exploding house music culture of that year.
Lenny Kaye and KT Tunstall joins Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy to explain how the word freedom defines the album through and through: the social and sexual freedom of the era, the artistic freedom born of a city in crisis, and the freedom of rock ’n’ roll.
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