The story of the album, which was released 40 years ago, is a classic tale of how bands struggle with unchecked egos and competing visions.
Some covers are recorded as a nod to the legacy of the original, only to end up becoming the definitive version of the song.
Some of our favourite music formats might not be as environmentally friendly as we think.
Song by song streaming services may be hurting the album commercially, but its place in our cultural lexicon will be harder to shake.
The Cure’s seventh studio album was an 18-track, 70-minute plus extravagance of pure theatre and dark romance.
In Hounds of Love, Kate Bush’s extraordinary vocal performances are the musical equivalent of speaking in tongues. There are few more thrilling, literate, and ambitious works of popular music.