Albums that Changed My Life V: David Bowie, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972) – By Neil McCaw

‘What do you want for your birthday ?’ she asked. ‘The Ziggy Stardust; the Motion Picture LP,’ I rather patronisingly replied, as if the answer was THE most obvious thing in the world. God girlfriends could be dense sometimes. I’d seen the trailer for the album and was convinced it would be good just because …

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The Ramones: Ramones (1976) – Reviewed by Glenn Fosbraey

Rating: 8/10 Best Tracks: Judy is a Punk; I wanna be your Boyfriend; 53rd & 3rd Considered by many to be the first Punk album (personally, I believe Raw Power to be), there is no doubt that Ramones is the first Pop-Punk album. Almost 20 years before Greenday recorded Dookie, The Ramones were crafting this collection of 2-minute …

Music: Save The Album! Glenn Fosbraey

‘Downloads are great’, I hear so many people say. ‘You can just get the songs you like and not have to buy the whole album’. Imagine if downloads were available in 1966. The Beatles have just released Revolver, and Yellow Submarine is the single taken from it. Thousands of people rush to purchase this throwaway …