Beck’s Odelay is 25 years old. It remains unique with the mighty combination of Beck and the Dust Brothers resulting in some fascinating music.
Forty years later, Black & White is still an indispensable Pointer Sisters album. Their versatility is their biggest triumph and the cherry on top of their quality repertoire.
40 Years Ago, Village People Tried to Survive the Death of Disco by Changing Sound and Look on ‘Renaissance’
Today, Renaissance feels like both a momentary blip in Village People’s career and an unnecessary reply to the “death” of disco (that never really happened).
Forty years after its release, it’s time for The Fox to be recognized as a minor classic in Elton John’s discography. It’s nothing less than a lost gem.
The Raconteurs’ Broken Boy Soldiers sets itself apart from anything like it, even 15 years later. The band’s debut somehow starts two great stories.
Manic Street Preachers’ Everything Must Go is a haunted album, yet its greatest accomplishment is that it never feels oppressive or weighty.
For East Side Story, British popsters Squeeze hired a brilliant producer and made an album that’s both eclectic and remarkably consistent 40 years later.