Landmark Albums: David Bowie – Heroes

After the huge success of David Bowie’s album Low, which featured a half-vocal/half-instrumental structure, Bowie released Heroes. Right from the first track: “Beauty and...

Landmark Albums: Guns N’ Roses – Appetite For Destruction

With all the talk of a band reunion, how on earth could we not throw Appetite For Destruction into the mix for Landmark Albums?...

Landmark Albums: Kraftwerk – Trans-Europe Express

Trans-Europe Express was released at a time when punk ruled. Yet this Germanic and somewhat intellectual album that, by the way, shared nothing musically...

Landmark Albums: Prince – Purple Rain

From the look, sound and album design, Prince worked tirelessly to make sure Purple Rain would be the album that would turn him from...

Landmark Albums: U2 – Achtung Baby

With the release of Achtung Baby, U2 unleashed an album that completely changed the band’s style and sound—it re-launched the band as a true...

Landmark Albums: Kate Bush – The Kick Inside

In February 1978, EMI released Kate Bush's first album, The Kick Inside. When released the singer/songwriter had turned 19 years old, but the album...

Landmark Albums: Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On

Proving that not all protest songs are played on an acoustic and have to be sung by a folkie, Marvin Gaye’s masterpiece What’s Going...

Landmark Albums: Elvis Presley – Elvis Presley

They called him the King. In reality, Elvis didn’t invent rock and roll, but what the boy from Memphis did do was give it...

Landmark Albums: Pink Floyd: Dark Side Of The Moon

Bands and albums come and go, but, without doubt, one of the most iconic albums in the prog rock genre is the concept album...

Landmark Albums: Blondie – Parallel Lines

Before Madonna, there was Deborah Harry, and Blondie. It seemed like the blond bombshell was in the hearts and on the walls of every...