Rio is the second studio album by the British rock band Duran Duran, originally released worldwide on 10 May 1982.
Featuring hit title track ‘Rio’ and other big hits ‘Hungry Like the Wolf’ and ‘Save a Prayer’ Rio was the band’s most successful album.
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Opel is a compilation, first released in 1988, which featured unreleased material and alternate takes of recordings from sessions for Barrett's solo albums, The Madcap Laughs and Barrett.
Barrett is Syd Barrett’s second solo album. On it he was joined by Pink Floyd members Rick Wright and David Gilmour, who also acted as producer.
The Madcap Laughs is the debut solo album by the English singer-songwriter,recorded after Barrett had left Pink Floyd.
'Searching for the Young Soul Rebels' is the debut studio album by Dexys Midnight Runners, released on July 11, 1980. The album features the #1 hit-single ‘Geno’, plus ‘Burn It Down’ and ‘There, There, My Dear’
Released in 1984 A Pagan Place was The Waterboys’ second album. It was their first record with Karl Wallinger as part of the band.
The 20th Anniversary Definitive Master of Vauxhall and I, Morrissey’s much-loved fourth solo album.
The new edition of the album is available on CD, vinyl and digital download and includes unseen photos. The CD and download versions also feature a previously unreleased live concert recorded at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 1995.
The Queen Is Dead emerged in June 1986. The album is popularly regarded as The Smiths' best album. With its unique blend of musical styles - British Invasion, music hall, rockabilly and punk rock, it quickly became a British sensation and established The Smiths as one of the biggest bands of their era.
The Smiths recorded what was to be their final studio album at the Wool Hall studios in Bath, England. Although still firmly an indie record, it finds the band experimenting with synthesized saxophone and string arrangements and drum machine additions. Between the record's recording in March and its release in September 1987 the band had broken up. The album rose to number two in the British and number fifty-five in the American charts.
Both Morrissey and Marr name Strangeways, Here We Come as their favourite Smiths album.
Meat Is Murder is the most eclectic album by The Smiths, with their signature, alternative rock incorporating funk, rockabilly, ballad, post-punk and dance music references. As such, it contains some of their most unusual and lauded songs. Morrissey and Marr produced the album themselves, assisted only by engineer Stephen Street.