Now is the perfect time to catch up on the best books, films, television shows, music and podcasts you might have missed. Fancy stepping back in time? Thirty years later, these albums are as strong as they were when they were first released.
It crosses the divide between mainstream and alternative music and gave the world songs like Come As You Are, Lithium and, of course, Smells Like Teen Spirit.
OK Computer, Radiohead
It earned 10/10 reviews from industry bibles NME and Pitchfork and cemented the group as one of the most exciting and experimental of this generation.
(What’s The Story) Morning Glory, Oasis
The band’s best record and still regarded as seminal in the Britpop era of music. Singles included Wonderwall and Champagne Supernova.
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Lauryn Hill
Carving a path in music for everyone from Beyonce to SZA, Lauryn Hill broke the mould with her first and only studio album.
Grace, Jeff Buckley
The album’s title track is sublime but it is Buckley’s cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah that has become renowned.