Content tagged with 'classic albums'

Classic Album Sunday's present Roxy Music's Avalon

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy Listens to Roxy Music’s ‘The Main Thing’

I discovered Roxy Music as a teenager while working in a record shop. One of my co-workers continually raved about the band so I picked up a copy of their… Read more

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Music for your speakers: Mighty Sam McClain’s Give It Up To Love

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 Mighty Sam McClain’s… Read more

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

Classic Album Sunday presents Stevie-Wonder - Innervisions

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to Stevie Wonder’s “Living for the City”

It is difficult to choose “the best” Stevie Wonder album, as his classic canon of work from the seventies has been an indelible score to many of our lives. After… 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

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Remastering Peter Gabriel’s So

Released in 1986, ‘So‘ became one of the defining albums of the era, landing multitudes of awards, millions of sales and a huge hit single with Sledgehammer. But when Peter… Read more

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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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Exclusive Tubular Bells studio-quality downloads including a 5.1 version

On the 25th May 1973 an album was released that would change the perceptions of what was possible in the sphere of popular music. One of the most phenomenal albums… 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