Night People by The Human League

https://youtu.be/bcii6HcBWKA Night PeopleAlbum: CredoDate: 2011Genre: Alternative/IndieArtist: The Human League The Human League An English synth-pop band, The Human League formed in Sheffield in 1977. The group signed to Virgin Records in 1979 and gained widespread commercial success with their 1981 album ‘Dare’. The album included the UK/US number one hit ‘Don’t You Want Me’. Further … Continue reading Night People by The Human League

European Son by Japan

https://youtu.be/_XzAqzcGfRs European SonAlbum: Quiet LifeDate: 1979Genre: Alternative/IndieArtist: Japan Japan Japan were a new-wave band formed in 1974 in London, UK. By David Sylvian (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Steve Jansen (drums), and Mick Karn (bass guitar). Richard Barbieri (keyboards) and Rob Dean (lead guitar) joined the following year. Japan developed their own sound and androgynous style incorporating … Continue reading European Son by Japan

Mama by Genesis

https://youtu.be/Ccs2rt0oSzQ MamaAlbum: GenesisDate: 1983Genre: RockArtist: Genesis Genesis Formed at Charterhouse School in Surrey, UK, in 1967 Genesis’ most successful line-up includes Tony Banks (keyboards), Mike Rutherford (bassist/guitarist), and Phil Collins (drummer/singer). In the 1970s when the line-up included Peter Gabriel (singer) Genesis was among the pioneering groups of progressive rock.

Dancing with the Moonlit Knight by Genesis

https://youtu.be/r0Spl1cOf-o Dancing with the Moonlit KnightAlbum: Selling England by the PoundDate: 1973Genre: Progressive RockArtist: Genesis Genesis Formed at Charterhouse School in Surrey, UK, in 1967 Genesis’ most successful line-up includes Tony Banks (keyboards), Mike Rutherford (bassist/guitarist), and Phil Collins (drummer/singer). In the 1970s when the line-up included Peter Gabriel (singer) Genesis was among the pioneering … Continue reading Dancing with the Moonlit Knight by Genesis

Easy Lover by Phil Collins

https://youtu.be/JkRKT6T0QLg Easy LoverAlbum: Chinese WallDate: 1984Genre: Dance-rockArtist: Phil Collins Phil Collins Phil Collins is a drummer, singer, and songwriter. As well as a successful solo career he was also the drummer and lead singer of the rock band Genesis. Phil Collins played drums from the age of 5 and also completed drama school training, landing … Continue reading Easy Lover by Phil Collins

Dance on a Volcano by Genesis

https://youtu.be/TBcnjx05a1s Dance on a VolcanoAlbum: A Trick of the TailDate: 1976Genre: Alternative/IndieArtist: Genesis Genesis Formed at Charterhouse School in Surrey, UK, in 1967 Genesis’ most successful line-up includes Tony Banks (keyboards), Mike Rutherford (bassist/guitarist), and Phil Collins (drummer/singer). In the 1970s when the line-up included Peter Gabriel (singer) Genesis was among the pioneering groups of … Continue reading Dance on a Volcano by Genesis

Mad Man Moon by Genesis

https://youtu.be/IQ_U4XkAarE Mad Man MoonAlbum: A Trick of the TailDate: 1976Genre: PopArtist: Genesis Genesis Formed at Charterhouse School in Surrey, UK, in 1967 Genesis’ most successful line-up includes Tony Banks (keyboards), Mike Rutherford (bassist/guitarist), and Phil Collins (drummer/singer). In the 1970s when the line-up included Peter Gabriel (singer) Genesis was among the pioneering groups of progressive … Continue reading Mad Man Moon by Genesis

Kissing a Fool by George Michael

https://youtu.be/omsBhh8vA7c Kissing a FoolAlbum: FaithDate: 1987Genre: PopArtist: George Michael George Michael George Michael was a singer, songwriter, and record producer. Considered a leading creative force in music production he is regarded as one of the greatest musical artists of his generation. Michael came to fame through the music duo Wham! and later as a solo … Continue reading Kissing a Fool by George Michael

Land of Confusion by Genesis

https://youtu.be/TlBIa8z_Mts Land of ConfusionAlbum: Invisible TouchDate: 1986Genre: Pop rockArtist: Genesis Genesis Formed at Charterhouse School in Surrey, UK, in 1967 Genesis’ most successful line-up includes Tony Banks (keyboards), Mike Rutherford (bassist/guitarist), and Phil Collins (drummer/singer). In the 1970s when the line-up included Peter Gabriel (singer) Genesis was among the pioneering groups of progressive rock.

A Question of Time by Depeche Mode

https://youtu.be/9pt7EWFF_T8 A Question of TimeAlbum: Black CelebrationDate: 1986Genre: Alternative/IndieArtist: Depeche Mode Depeche Mode Depeche Mode are an electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex, England. The lineup consists of Dave Gahan (lead vocals and songwriter), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, vocals, and songwriter), and Andy Fletcher (keyboards). Depeche Mode have had 54 songs in … Continue reading A Question of Time by Depeche Mode

Shadow on the Wall by Mike Oldfield

https://youtu.be/_euDhMDDRq4 Shadow on the Wall1983New Age Mike OldfieldNew AgeBorn: 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, UKNationality: British Mike Oldfield Oldfield is a musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, best known for his debut album Tubular Bells in 1973. Primarily a guitarist Oldfield also plays a range of instruments including keyboards and percussion, as well as doing vocals. … Continue reading Shadow on the Wall by Mike Oldfield

A Groovy Kind of Love by Phil Collins

https://youtu.be/HsC_SARyPzk A Groovy Kind of LoveAlbum: BusterDate: 1988Genre: R&B/SoulArtist: Phil Collins Phil Collins Phil Collins is a drummer, singer, and songwriter. As well as a successful solo career he was also the drummer and lead singer of the rock band Genesis. Phil Collins played drums from the age of 5 and also completed drama school … Continue reading A Groovy Kind of Love by Phil Collins

Jesus He Knows Me by Genesis

https://youtu.be/35K6vQRt67g Jesus He Knows MeAlbum: We Can't DanceDate: 1991Genre: PopArtist: Genesis Genesis Formed at Charterhouse School in Surrey, UK, in 1967 Genesis’ most successful line-up includes Tony Banks (keyboards), Mike Rutherford (bassist/guitarist), and Phil Collins (drummer/singer). In the 1970s when the line-up included Peter Gabriel (singer) Genesis was among the pioneering groups of progressive rock.

Heaven by Depeche Mode

https://youtu.be/Fy7FzXLin7o HeavenAlbum: Delta MachineDate: 2013Genre: SynthpopArtist: Depeche Mode Depeche Mode Depeche Mode are an electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex, England. The lineup consists of Dave Gahan (lead vocals and songwriter), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, vocals, and songwriter), and Andy Fletcher (keyboards). Depeche Mode have had 54 songs in the UK Singles … Continue reading Heaven by Depeche Mode

War Babies by Simple Minds

https://youtu.be/C0XHsDZKlf4 War BabiesAlbum: NéapolisDate: 1998Genre: Alternative/IndieArtist: Simple Minds Simple Minds Formed in Glasgow in 1977, Simple Minds are a Scottish rock band, best known internationally for the 1985 hit ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’. The bad has achieved five number one albums in the UK and has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, making … Continue reading War Babies by Simple Minds

I Can’t Dance by Genesis

https://youtu.be/sNJVFloPIVA I Can't DanceAlbum: We Can't DanceDate: 1991Genre: R&B/SoulArtist: Genesis Formed at Charterhouse School in Surrey, UK, in 1967 Genesis’ most successful line-up includes Tony Banks (keyboards), Mike Rutherford (bassist/guitarist), and Phil Collins (drummer/singer). In the 1970s when the line-up included Peter Gabriel (singer) Genesis was among the pioneering groups of progressive rock

The Birth of Consistency by Angus Fairhurst

The Birth of Consistency by Angus Fairhurst The Birth of Consistency2004SculptureBronze, stainless steelWalker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK One of a series of bronze works from the mid-2000s featuring stylized gorillas in absurd scenarios, “The Birth of Consistency” makes no attempt to render a realistic gorilla, merely a recognizable one. Fairhurst portrays the gorilla looking at … Continue reading The Birth of Consistency by Angus Fairhurst

Uprising by The Muse

https://youtu.be/w8KQmps-Sog UprisingAlbum: The ResistanceDate: 2009Genre: Progressive Metal The Muse The Muse The Muse are a rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, England. Formed in 1994 the band consists of Matt Bellamy (lead vocals, guitar, keyboards), Chris Wolstenholme (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Dominic Howard (drums). The Muse released their debut album, ‘Showbiz’, in 1999. The band … Continue reading Uprising by The Muse

Games Without Frontiers by Peter Gabriel

https://youtu.be/3xZmlUV8muY Games Without FrontiersAlbum: Peter GabrielDate: 1980Genre: Art Rock Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel is a musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and activist. He was the original lead singer of the prog rock band Genesis, which he left in 1975 to launch his solo career with the single “Solsbury Hill.” A champion of world … Continue reading Games Without Frontiers by Peter Gabriel

Enjoy the Silence by Depeche Mode

https://youtu.be/aGSKrC7dGcY Enjoy the SilenceAlbum: ViolatorDate: 1990Genre: Synthpop, New Wave Depeche Mode Depeche Mode Depeche Mode are an electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex, England. The lineup consists of Dave Gahan (lead vocals and songwriter), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, vocals, and songwriter), and Andy Fletcher (keyboards). Depeche Mode have had 54 songs on … Continue reading Enjoy the Silence by Depeche Mode

Father Figure by George Michael

https://youtu.be/m_9hfHvQSNo Father FigureAlbum: FaithDate: 1987Genre: Pop George Michael George Michael George Michael was a singer, songwriter and record producer. Considered a leading creative force in music production he is regarded as one of the greatest musical artists of his generation. Michael came to fame through the music duo Wham! and later as a solo artist. … Continue reading Father Figure by George Michael

Dead Inside by The Muse

https://youtu.be/I5sJhSNUkwQ Dead InsideAlbum: DronesDate: 2015Genre: Progressive Metal The Muse The Muse The Muse is a rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, England. Formed in 1994 the band consists of Matt Bellamy (lead vocals, guitar, keyboards), Chris Wolstenholme (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Dominic Howard (drums). The Muse released their debut album, ‘Showbiz’, in 1999. The band … Continue reading Dead Inside by The Muse

People are People by Depeche Mode

https://youtu.be/MzGnX-MbYE4 People are PeopleAlbum: Some Great RewardDate: 1984Genre: Synthpop, New Wave Depeche Mode Depeche Mode Depeche Mode are an electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex, England. The lineup consists of Dave Gahan (lead vocals and songwriter), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, vocals, and songwriter), and Andy Fletcher (keyboards). Depeche Mode have had 54 … Continue reading People are People by Depeche Mode

A Question of Lust by Depeche Mode

https://youtu.be/glw10co1IRs A Question of LustAlbum: Black CelebrationDate: 1986Genre: Alternative/Indie Depeche Mode Depeche Mode Depeche Mode are an electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex, England. The lineup consists of Dave Gahan (lead vocals and songwriter), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, vocals, and songwriter), and Andy Fletcher (keyboards). Depeche Mode have had 54 songs in … Continue reading A Question of Lust by Depeche Mode

Painted on my Heart by The Cult

https://youtu.be/H3Vu-EeYq_w Painted on my HeartAlbum: Gone In 60 SecondsDate: 2000Genre: Alternative Rock The Cult The Cult A British rock band from Bradford, West Yorkshire, formed in 1983. In the mid-eighties, the Cult gained a dedicated following in the UK as a post-punk/gothic rock band with singles such as “She Sells Sanctuary”. In the late 1980s, … Continue reading Painted on my Heart by The Cult

One Man in My Heart by The Human League

https://youtu.be/AWiVRpm7dm4 One Man in My HeartAlbum: OctopusDate: 1995Genre: Pop The Human League The Human League An English synth-pop band, The Human League formed in Sheffield in 1977. The group signed to Virgin Records in 1979 and gained widespread commercial success with their 1981 album ‘Dare’. The album included the UK/US number one hit ‘Don’t You … Continue reading One Man in My Heart by The Human League

Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing? by Richard Hamilton

Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing by Richard Hamilton Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?1956Pop ArtCollageKunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany Created for the catalogue of the seminal 1956 exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK, recognised as the genesis of Pop Art, this piece by … Continue reading Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing? by Richard Hamilton

Marguerita Time by Status Quo

https://youtu.be/XkuJTIFDGPk Marguerita TimeAlbum: Back to BackDate: 1983Genre: Rock Status Quo Status Quo Status Quo are a rock band formed in 1962. Originating in London the founding members Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster were still schoolboys, Following line-up changes including Rick Parfitt in 1967 became Status Quo in1967. With over 60 chart hits to their credit, … Continue reading Marguerita Time by Status Quo

Left to My Own Devices by Pet Shop Boys

https://youtu.be/Ed1tv_gCOUA Left to My Own DevicesAlbum: IntrospectiveDate: 1988Genre: Dance/Electronic Pet Shop Boys Pet Shop Boys An English synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys formed in London in 1981. Consisting of vocalist Neil Tennant and Keyboardist Chris Lowe, the duo have sold over 100 million records globally. Pet Shop Boys are considered the most successful duo in … Continue reading Left to My Own Devices by Pet Shop Boys

Ommadawn by Mike Oldfield

https://youtu.be/0_igQKKqZ2s Ommadawn1975New Age Mike OldfieldNew AgeBorn: 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, UKNationality: British Mike Oldfield Oldfield is a musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter, best known for his debut album Tubular Bells in 1973. Primarily a guitarist Oldfield also plays a range of instruments including keyboards and percussion, as well as doing vocals. Throughout his career, … Continue reading Ommadawn by Mike Oldfield

Walking in My Shoes by Depeche Mode

Andy Fletcher RIP Andy Fletcher 8 July 1961 – 26 May 2022 https://youtu.be/GrC_yuzO-Ss Walking in My ShoesAlbum: Songs of Faith and DevotionDate: 1993Genre: Dance/Electronic Depeche Mode Depeche Mode Depeche Mode are an electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex, England. The lineup consists of Dave Gahan (lead vocals and songwriter), Martin Gore (keyboards, … Continue reading Walking in My Shoes by Depeche Mode

Unintended by The Muse

https://youtu.be/i9LOFXwPwC4 UnintendedAlbum: ShowbizDate: 1999Genre: Alternative/Indie The Muse The Muse The Muse are a rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, England. Formed in 1994 the band consists of Matt Bellamy (lead vocals, guitar, keyboards), Chris Wolstenholme (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Dominic Howard (drums). The Muse released their debut album, ‘Showbiz’, in 1999. The band has received … Continue reading Unintended by The Muse

Kings of the Wild Frontier by Adam and the Ants

https://youtu.be/5hEn_rEDzp0 Kings of the Wild FrontierAlbum: Kings of the Wild FrontierDate: 1980Genre: Alternative/Indie Adam and the Ants Adam and the Ants were a rock band active during the late 1970s and early 1880s. The group lasted from 1977 to 1982 and existed in two incarnations both fronted by Adam Ant. The first incarnation, May 1977 … Continue reading Kings of the Wild Frontier by Adam and the Ants

Flowers of the Forest by Mike Oldfield

https://youtu.be/xRzVrpgLpUs Flowers of the Forest1996New Age Mike OldfieldNew AgeBorn: 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, UKNationality: British Mike Oldfield Oldfield is a musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter, best known for his debut album Tubular Bells in 1973. Primarily a guitarist Oldfield also plays a range of instruments including keyboards and percussion, as well as doing vocals. … Continue reading Flowers of the Forest by Mike Oldfield

Undisclosed Desires by The Muse

https://youtu.be/R8OOWcsFj0U Undisclosed DesiresAlbum: The ResistanceDate: 2009Genre: Progressive Metal The Muse The Muse The Muse are a rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, England. Formed in 1994 the band consists of Matt Bellamy (lead vocals, guitar, keyboards), Chris Wolstenholme (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Dominic Howard (drums). The Muse released their debut album, ‘Showbiz’, in 1999. The … Continue reading Undisclosed Desires by The Muse

Seconds by The Human League

https://youtu.be/UBKylplVZ04 SecondsAlbum: DareDate: 1981Genre: Pop The Human League The Human League An English synth-pop band, The Human League formed in Sheffield in 1977. The group signed to Virgin Records in 1979 and gained widespread commercial success with their 1981 album ‘Dare’. The album included the UK/US number one hit ‘Don’t You Want Me’. Further hits … Continue reading Seconds by The Human League