The UK’s Greatest Hits: 47. Grease: The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture – Various Artists
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The UK’s Greatest Hits: 47. Grease: The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture – Various Artists

Grease The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture – Various Artists – 1978 First listen?: To the full soundtrack, Yes. Of course I’ve seen Grease A LOT. Let’s get one thing out of the way first, I’m not a huge fan of Grease. There isn’t much of a story, the songs are inconsistent at best and Danny is … Continue reading

The UK’s Greatest Hits: 48. I’ve Been Expecting You – Robbie Williams
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The UK’s Greatest Hits: 48. I’ve Been Expecting You – Robbie Williams

I’ve Been Expecting You  – Robbie Williams – 1998 First listen?: No I promise that this is definitely the last time I’ll mention Robbie Williams or anyone else from Take That in this list. With 4 appearances in the Top 60 Biggest Selling albums, two with Gary and the boys and two solo, Robbie has the most … Continue reading

The UK’s Greatest Hits: 51. Graceland  – Paul Simon
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The UK’s Greatest Hits: 51. Graceland – Paul Simon

Graceland  – Paul Simon – 1986 First listen?: Yes One of those ‘classic’ albums that made me want to restart this blog series, Graceland is one of those ‘Albums to hear before you die’ that I just never got around to. Even after listening to his other top selling album Bridge Over Troubled Water as Simon & Garfunkel … Continue reading

The UK’s Greatest Hits: 53. Ladies & Gentleman: The Best of George Michael – George Michael
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The UK’s Greatest Hits: 53. Ladies & Gentleman: The Best of George Michael – George Michael

Ladies & Gentleman: The Best of George Michael  – George Michael – 1998 First listen?: Yes. I’ve listened to the later collection Twenty Five, but not Ladies & Gentleman. Of the acts that didn’t make the initial top 40 list the one I was most disappointed to not be able to write about was George Michael. I’ve been … Continue reading

The UK’s Greatest Hits: 54. Tango In The Night – Fleetwood Mac
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The UK’s Greatest Hits: 54. Tango In The Night – Fleetwood Mac

Tango In The Night  – Fleetwood Mac – 1987 First listen?: Yes One of the best albums I covered in last year’s portion of The UK’s Greatest Hits was Rumours by Fleetwood Mac. Released a decade after that breakthrough album, Tango In The Night was both the band’s most commercially successful record since, but also sounds like … Continue reading

The UK’s Greatest Hits: 55. The Marshall Mathers LP – Eminem
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The UK’s Greatest Hits: 55. The Marshall Mathers LP – Eminem

The Marshall Mathers LP  – Eminem – 2000 First listen?: Yes Disturbed, revolutionary, sickening, groundbreaking, controversial, iconic; The Marshall Mathers LP is all of these things. It’s the only Hip-Hop record to even come close to the top 60 biggest selling albums of all time and it’s unlike anything else on this list. I love rap … Continue reading