Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells
Forty years after its original release, Mike Oldfield tells us the story of recording his hugely successful debut album, Tubular Bells.
Adam & The Ants â€˜Stand & Deliverâ€™
To say that producer Chris Hughes was closely involved with Recording Adam & The Antsâ€™ biggest records would be aÂ bit of an understatement â€” he got so involved he joined the band...
Frank Sinatra â€˜Iâ€™ve Got You Under My Skinâ€™
In 1956, Frank Sinatra revived his flagging career with an album that would define the swing sound and go on to become one of the most highly regarded in history. John Palladino, now in his 92nd year, was at the controls...
For many, (Whatâ€™s The Story) Morning Glory? is Oasisâ€™s masterpiece. Producer and engineer Owen Morris tells us the story of its creation.
Nine Inch Nails â€˜Closerâ€™
Although the shock value of its lyrics and ensuing censorship earned it notoriety, â€˜Closerâ€™ perfectly exemplifies Trent Reznorâ€™s radical use of sampling and singularly focused musical vision.
MARRS 'Pump Up The Volume'
The unlikely result of aÂ collaboration between two 4AD bands, the release of â€˜Pump Up The Volumeâ€™ by MARRS was aÂ great day for house music and copyright lawyers alike.
Gary Moore 'Parisienne Walkways'
'Parisienne Walkways' showcased Gary Moore's virtuoso guitar work and quickly became his signature song. Its recording also provided aÂ young engineer at Morgan Studios with his first, unexpected production credit.
The Beatles 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps'
Recording the White Album was aÂ major project by any standards, not least for Ken Scott, who, at the age of just 21, found himself engineering the biggest band in the world...
Whitney Houston 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody'
'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' was a huge global hit, but it also represented aÂ tour de force in coaxing the perfect vocal from aÂ singer, as explained by producer Narada Michael Walden.
Soft Cell 'Tainted Love'
Soft Cell's cover of 'Tainted Love' not only catapulted the duo to stardom in the UK, but also went on to spend aÂ record-breaking 43 weeks on the American Billboard Hot 100 chart.