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The Album Years
The Album Years
Music is finite, opinions are endless. On The Album Years podcast, long term friends, collaborators and music nerds Steven Wilson and Tim Bowness discuss and bicker about their favourite music released during the golden album years, which they reckon to be from around 1965 to the end of the millennium. Each episode focuses on a single year picked at random. At the end of each episode they pick their personal favourites and the album they think had the most long-term impact on music. Can you guess which albums they will pick?
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 183 ratings
Fantastic
Thank yo Steve and Tim. Whilst I do not completely share your listening tastes (sorry bit of a prog and metal head) I am loving discovering artists that I’ve either not heard of or had dismissed as crap. For example Judee Sill is a new favourite and I have now discovered early ELO (their later...Read full review »
Ral7h via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/30/20
Superb!
These are brilliant and easy listening. 2 music nerds discuss, bicker, argue, disagree, agree, rate and opinionate on various albums through the years, whilst having a laugh and teaching us things. Steven and Tim show their true passion for music here. You can really understand the emotions they...Read full review »
Mmc1 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/28/20
Star
This is great. Thanks Steven and Tim for doing this. Just needed this during this quarantine.
dghuvbjk via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 05/27/20
Recent Episodes
The guys can't find much in their collections that they unconditionally love from this year, with even some of their favourite artists releasing what are lesser works in their opinion.  They consider why that should be and admit indifference to the dominant grunge music scene of the time.
Published 05/29/20
Steven and Tim struggle to get their list of great albums released in this year down from a shortlist of hundreds.  So much so that they forget to mention King Crimson's Larks Tongues in Aspic completely, shame on them!
Published 05/22/20
Steven and Tim reckon this is a fantastic year for albums, with the explosion of creative music coming out of the post-punk crucible. There are also some older artists producing some of their very finest work in this year.  Plus Tim tries to enthuse Steven about an ex-Beatle's solo album and...
Published 05/11/20
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