The Cure impresses with Faith

The Cure live 1981 (Greg Allen)

In 1981 The cure released the dark and moving album Faith, a lifelong favorite. A look back at the great album and tour.

Rick James and the classic Street Songs

Rick James - Live 1981 (pinterest.com)

In 1981 Rick James released his classic Street Songs album. The hits Give It To Me Baby and Super Freak took care of the commercial side, but the album was an artistic triumph as well . A look back.

Prince’s second soundtrack, the sublime Parade

Prince - Live 1986 (bbc.com)

In 1986 Prince And The Revolution released a true masterpiece: Parade. No album has ever sounded like that. A look back.

Prince and 3121, the real comeback?

Prince - Saturday Night Live 02/04/2006 (madcatsandclouds.com)

In 2006 Prince released the wonderful 3121, one of his best albums in the new century. A look back at a great album.

Marvin Gaye changes direction: I Want You

Marvin Gaye - I Want You - Billboard (pinterest.com)

In 1976 Marvin Gaye released the beautiful and erotic I Want You, an intimate tribute to his latest lover. A look back.

Mazarati

Mazarati - Mazarati (discogs.com)

Mazarati, the story about the band, the debut album, 100 MPH, Prince’s Kiss and more. thye rise and fall of an R&B group!

Max Romeo’s classic War Ina Babylon

Max Romeo (ft.com)

In 1976 the first part of Lee “Scratch” Perry’s “holy trinity” was released: Max Romeo’s great War Ina Babylon!

Crass, Freud and feminism: Penis Envy

Crass - Live (vocals Eve Libertine & Joy de Vivre) (twitter.com)

In 1981 Crass released their third album, the anarcho punk feminist Penis Envy. A look back at a brilliant album!

J Dilla – Donuts

J Dilla - Donuts (discogs.com)

Three days before his untimely death, J Dilla released the influential Donuts. A look back at an important hip-hop album!

PIL and the great Album

Public Image Ltd - Album (pilofficial.com)

In 1986 Public Image Limited (PIL), consisting of the most unlikely line-up ever, released their fifth studio album. The story of Album!