Classic Album Sundays present Cocteau Twins' Blue Bell Knoll

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to Blue Bell Knoll

I cannot imagine I am the only female who as a teenager sat in her bedroom listening to the Cocteau Twins, making up my own “words” and inventing my own… Read more

Rickie Lee Jones: Rickie Lee Jones

Music for your speakers: Rickie Lee Jones’ first album

Not only do they sell the world’s finest hi-fi, but Grahams Hi-Fi, London, also stocks a carefully chosen selection of CDs and vinyl. This month they recommend Rickie Lee Jones’s… Read more

New Order - Power Corruption and Lies

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to New Order’s Age of Consent

For most, the Eighties are not regarded as the decade of good taste. Over-the-top fashion was punctuated by big hair, mask-like maquillage and shoulder pads more suited to an American… Read more

DJ Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy listens to Talking Heads' The Great Curve

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to The Great Curve

Classic Album Sundays will be playing Remain In Light in London and Boston this Sunday. Founder Colleen Murphy explains why it’s such an important record to her. As a teen,… Read more

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Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to The Rain Song

Classic Album Sundays will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy this month. We asked founder Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy why it is still so special.… Read more

Peter Gabriel live in Athens 1987

Peter Gabriel’s Live in Athens audio finally available

At the height of his fame, Gabriel toured his classic album, So, throughout the world ending in an open-air theatre overlooking Athens. Recorded and filmed over three nights and painstakingly… Read more

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Classic Recordings: The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Parlophone (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby So much has been written about the band and about this album that anything written here… Read more

Joy-Division_Unknown-Pleasures

Listen and you’ll see, play Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures this Sunday

Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures  Factory (Vinyl)  By Paul Rigby Unknown Pleasures is this month’s Classic Album Sunday featured album and will be played at 5pm on a state of… Read more

Scott-Walker – Scott 4

Classic Recordings: Scott Walker – Scott 4

Scott Walker – Scott 4 Fontana (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby Walker, known for the easy pop ballads of the 60s, with the Walker Brothers combo, has always been determined and… Read more