Tag Archives: 90’s

Violator — Depeche Mode — W.A.C.#4

My thoughts Depeche Mode enters the 90’s! Violator is truly electronic in sound and represents a step forward for the style. Personally, I don’t know quite how to describe the sound, it’s not so much moody as bleak; it feels like … Continue reading

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Vulgar Display of Power — Pantera — W.A.C.#3

My thoughts Earlier this week I reviewed Out of the Silent Planet by King’s X. What interests me, from some wikipedia-ing and general info ferreting, is that this album is known as an emergence point for Groove Metal, which is basically Thrash … Continue reading

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Innuendo — Queen — W.A.C.#3

Oh man this is hard… Queen’s 14th and final studio album. The last Queen album I did was in the 70’s. Freddie Mercury is dying. He has months left, they knew it and this is his swan song. 100% this … Continue reading

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You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby — Fatboy Slim — W.A.C.#3

My thoughts If a think back to the late 90’s brings the visions of Brian Cox still in D.Ream, the anthem of New Labour and Tony Blair, Robbie Williams was establishing a solo career away from Take That and here emerged another … Continue reading

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Sailing the Seas of Cheese — Primus — W.A.C.#2

My thoughts “Who gave you Primus!?” “Such a weird choice!” I am sitting over my keyboard, my hands mildly clawed, a smirk on my face and a feeling of sinister glee; the album is clever. Ambient creaking wood, and a … Continue reading

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Riddle — Thomas Leeb — W.A.C.#1

My thoughts I think this was the first album that I really wasn’t expecting to get. We have here an artist, I daresay very few have heard of, spending time making an acoustic guitar sing. This is one of the … Continue reading

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Illmatic — Nas — W.A.C.#1

My thoughts Oh God! As someone who has limited experience with hip hop, being presented with, what many consider, the finest album of its genre was a challenge beyond me. Within a couple of tracks of my initial listen, I … Continue reading

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