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15 Overlooked and Underrated Albums of the 1990s

With every "Best of the '90s" retrospective comes a predictable list of entries. Here are 15 albums that are often overlooked as worthy of placing in these lists, and are too often underrated as some of the best records from the decade.

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Dave Stewart's Charmed Life, Page by Page

The Eurythmics co-founder gives an in-depth account of how he went from being a football-loving kid to one of our greatest writers and producers. And man, has he got a lot of friends.

Music

The Lover Speaks: The Lover Speaks

Full of bouncy, ebullient grooves and an atmosphere of high drama, the Lover Speaks’ lone 1986 album is a solidly written and performed work which still maintains its charm nearly 30 years later.

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The 2015 Grammys Get Jazz Mostly Wrong, a Little Right

Grammy nominations in jazz are rarely adventurous and usually confusing. Yet this year's slate is intriguing.

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Annie Lennox: Nostalgia

Listening to her latest album and hearing the delightfully brassy version of Duke Ellington's "Mood Indigo”, it's hard not to wish she'd done an entire recording of gritty blues covers.

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The Year in Music: November 2010

November 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a month full of new releases, award shows, and artist recognition.

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The Year in TV: April 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in April 2010.

Music

Bulletproof Within the Music: An Interview with David Gray

For his first new album in four years, David Gray decided to go for broke, sacking his entire band, calling up friends like Annie Lennox and Jolie Holland, and -- for the first time in a long time -- no longer being self-conscious about what he's doing, describing himself as feeling "liberated" now ...

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Annie Lennox: The Annie Lennox Collection

The Annie Lennox Collection is not merely a collection of singles, but an outstanding introduction to this artist's exceptional oeuvre.

Music

Annie Lennox: Songs of Mass Destruction

Lennox has always belonged to a rarified class of artist wherein the sheer volume of her talent is usually enough to overcome any flaw or area that might be lacking in her work.

Music

Annie Lennox: Bare

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