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10 Albums that greatly influenced my taste in music

No explanations, no reviews, just album covers in alphabetical order. Thanks to Rafe for the inspiration for this.

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Music to be murdered by – Eminem

January 2020 Jam

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Discovered The Alan Parsons Project!

Eye in the Sky by The Alan Parsons Project.

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Getting me through the worst job

Collision Course by Link Park and Jay-Z

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Blue Lips [Lady Wood Phase 2] by Tove Lo

Lady Wood was one of my favourite albums from last year and still gets regular plays in my headphones. I was excited to say the least when I heard about Tove Lo’s follow-up Blue Lips [Lady Wood Phase 2]. A continuation of Lady Wood This album felt more akin to the sweaty underground night clubs I…

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Made in the Manor by Kano

When it comes to UK rap music, few are revered in quite the same way as Kano is. Present in the Grime scene from the early days, he has had five studio albums to date. Made in the Manor is his latest and stands up, hands down, as one of the best rap albums I’ve…

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Nocturnal by The Midnight

The Midnight are a two-piece synthwave band consisting of songwriter Tyler Lyle and producer Tim McEwan. They are from the American deep south and Denmark respectively. However, they now both live in Los Angeles and make some of the coolest music of the past few years. They are well respected, often revered, within the Synthwave…

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Braver than we are by Meat Loaf

I am a huge fan of both Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman. Their music, whether separate or in collaboration, has a special place in my heart. From the Bat albums to Welcome to the Neighbourhood; from Bad Attitude to Blind before I stop. Although the Steinman-penned albums are in a league of their own, I…

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Bad for Good by Jim Steinman

Bad for Good by Jim Steinman is one of my all time favourite albums. Less is known about his only solo album than his collaborations with Meat Loaf. It’s a crime that more people aren’t aware of this album. I absolutely adore every song on here and if I had to choose some desert island…

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Masseduction by St Vincent

Masseduction is the fifth album by alternative pop artist St Vincent – real name Annie Clark. It’s a showcase for her varied approaches to creating great music and never fails to deliver the goods. I had no prior experience with any of St Vincent’s music before hearing Masseduction. Within the first couple of songs, certainly…

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Tropic of Cancer by Roslyn Moore

Roslyn Moore is back with her second desert opera, Tropic of Cancer. I was an immediate fan of Roslyn’s as soon as I first heard her stuff on Soundcloud over a year ago. So the announcement of this new album did get me excited. Evolution of the desert opera. Tropic of Cancer is the new…

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Melodrama by Lorde

Melodrama by Lorde is an album I have been waiting for with baited breath, being one of my favourite artists over the past ten years. I was a little worried by the sound of the album’s first single ‘Green Light’.  I liked the song well enough, however, it didn’t seem to me to have that…