The King Is Dead
Thanks to modern technology and the sheer vastness of opinion out there what Im about to say probably won’t be that original or enlightening but it would be criminal to write a music blog and not acknowledge the passing of Chuck Berry.
The king is dead. His reigned lasted a lot lon…Read More
Top 10 Most Inspirational Albums Number 2
Top Ten most inspirational albums number 2
What’s Going On
Marvin Gaye’s 1971 and his 11th studio album is in my opinion the greatest Motown album ever to be released.
Every track on the album is a classic, whilst Gaye’s singles success will be…Read More
Number 3 Top 10 Most Inspirational Albums
3 Hunky Dory
Number three on our list is David Bowie’s 1971 classic Hunky Dory. The genius of this album, consists of the array of musical genres present throughout the album. Only an artist like Bowie with his genius knowledge of sweeping melodic changes, exploration of class and s…Read More
10 Most Influential Albums Number 4
Number 4 Buena Vista Social Club
This album has played a massive role in introducing us western music fans to the fantastic genre of World Music.
The history of the Buena Vista Social Club is as fascinating as the musical exploits of the group. Originally the “Buena Vista So…Read More
10 Most Inspirational Albums Number 5
Kind Of Blue Miles Davis
Simply put, Miles Davis’s Kind Of Blue changed the way the mainstream public listened to Jazz. It is easily the highest selling Jazz record of all time, selling 5,000 copies a day over 40 years after it’s release in 1959.
One of the main facto…Read More
10 Most Inspirational Albums Number 6
Number 6 Bridge Over Troubled Water
Number 6 on my list is the only folk album to feature. It is the fifth and final studio album, written by arguably the greatest song writing partnership in musical history, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel’s, Bridge Over Troubled Water.
The al…Read More
1o Most Inspirational Albums Of All Time Number 7
Life After Death
New York Rap’s original talisman Biggie Smalls, second and final album is in my opinion the definitive sound of; authentic street values, classic hip hop beats and collaborations that are tailored to perfection. A synonym for Biggie himself as well as thousands of o…Read More
10 Most Inspirational Albums Number 8
Moon Safari- Air
Perhaps not everyone would of heard of number 8 on my list. But these French electro gods not only pioneered French electro, paving the way for Justice and Daft Punk to take centre stage, as well as inspiring the Ed Banger records movement with artists such a…Read More
10 Most Inspirational Albums, Number 9
Number 9 Parallel Lines- Blondie
This New Wave classic tells a story from track one (hanging on the telephone) right the way through the record ,with tracks such as: One Way Or Another, Will Anything Happen, Heart OF Glass, Just Go Away and Once I Had A Love. Parallel Lines is a story of …Read More
10 Most influental Albums Number 10!
In the up-coming weeks in the run up to Christmas, I will be dusting off the LP’s, CD’s and scouring through my MP3’s to conclusively and definitively conclude my top ten most inspirational albums.
These albums may not of sold the most copies, or even be dubbed the best…Read More
When I continue to revisit Bonham over the years I find it’s hard to pin down in simple terms exactly what his allure is, and why so many drummers rate him as the best. Of course he has a demonstrable high level of technical proficiency. But if it were all down to technique then maybe this …Read More