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: 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: The Clash – London Calling

It was 1979, and the punk bubble was fast becoming old news. The genre had, in fact, developed a fairly uniform sound. As it...

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: 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...

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: The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds

Keeping their love of harmonies intact, Brian Wilson and the boys created one of the best and most innovative albums of the 60s, and...

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: 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: Nirvana – Nevermind

Nirvana’s Nevermind is easily one the most important albums released in the nineties. Radio and music television were saturated at the time with hair metal...