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The Album Years

Author: Steven Wilson & Tim Bowness

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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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It's all about 1968 psychedelia on this week's The Album Years podcast episode! Steven and Tim break down albums by The Doors, The Grateful Dead, Iron Butterfly, The Incredible String Band and more, plus a mysterious inclusion on The Notorious Byrd Brothers' album cover... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Album Years' time machine lands in 1968! Steven and Tim discuss the "big hitters" from the year alongside UK psychedelic and underground rock, with notable albums by The Pretty Things, The Zombies, Small Faces and more all discussed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In the final The Album Years podcast episode for the year 2000, Steven and Tim pick their personal favourite albums of the year and the most influential. There's also discussions on notable progressive rock releases from the year, including albums by King Crimson, Air, Kevin Gilbert and more! You can also watch Steven and Tim's ramblings over on the brand new The Album Years YouTube channel! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Up for discussion on this week's The Album Years podcast: albums by Linkin Park, Eminem, Iron Maiden, Peter Gabriel & more! And for once, Steven and Tim actually agree on something... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week's agenda: albums released in 2000 by D'Angelo, The Avalanches, At The Drive-In and how Tim somehow believes AC/DC are underrated... Listen to our friendly arguments here or watch us in HD on our new The Album Years YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/@thealbumyearspodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Album Years podcast continues, and this time also in video form (check out our brand new YouTube channel!) The year is 2000: that means albums by Radiohead, Coldplay, U2 and more are up for discussion, along with Tim's questionable editing techniques... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
We're wrapping up 1987 on The Album Years Podcast! In Episode 2B, Tim and Steven delve into the murky world of metal, rock, the origins of grunge and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week's The Album Years episode features a death match between Pink Floyd's 'A Momentary Lapse of Reason', and Roger Waters' 'Radio K.A.O.S'! Who do you think wins this one? Listen now to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week's episode of The Album Years Podcast, we return to 1987 and 'mavericks off their rocker'... we discuss the boundary-pushing creativity of singer-songwriter Tom Waits and his 1987 studio album 'Franks Wild Years' and much more! We think it's one of his maddest records, do you agree? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
It's time to move into a new year of The Album Years podcast... introducing 1987! On Episode 1A, we share our thoughts on classics by Prince, George Michael, U2, Depeche Mode, Dead Can Dance and much more... our question of the week is, what's your favourite Prince record? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Finally, we've reached the last episode of the marathon year of 1977 in The Album Years Podcast! On today's instalment, we commit the cardinal sin of talking about an album we've never even heard… tune in to find out what that might be! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In one of the most eclectic episodes of The Album Years podcast yet, Steven and Tim delve into records by Queen, Throbbing Gristle and Fela Kuti. Now for our question of the week...do you have a favourite album that your best mate absolutely hates? Or as in Tim's case, is indifferent to... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week's episode of The Album Years, we dive into American 🇺🇸 soft-rock albums from 1977, including Fleetwood Mac's ‘Rumours'. Plus, we also discuss one of our desert island discs, John Martyn's 'One World’. Our question of the week to you: what is your favourite American album from 1977? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week's episode of The Album Years podcast, find out why Tim calls 'The Beach Boys Love You' an album that is 'mad as a hatter'. Have you got an album which fits that description? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Steven & Tim dive into more iconic albums that defined 1977, with releases by ABBA, Peter Gabriel, 10cc, Jethro Tull & more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Steven & Tim dive into the progressive rock albums that defined 1977, with releases by Rush, Yes, Kansas & more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Because it's Christmas we thought we'd do something a bit different - we are answering all your questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Because it's Christmas we thought we'd do something a bit different - we are answering all your questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Album Years returns with Steven Wilson and Tim Bowness discussing the music of 1977 across 8 full-length episodes! 1977 was a pivotal year in music, with the rise of punk and disco shaking up the industry. Artists who were aware of the changing musical landscape were able to connect with the zeitgeist, while others remained oblivious and continued to create in their own style. Episodes covering artists & releases from 1977 will be released weekly, so be sure to follow the podcast on your platform of choice every time a new episode drops! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Album Years returns with Steven Wilson and Tim Bowness discussing the music of 1977 across 8 full-length episodes! 1977 was a pivotal year in music, with the rise of punk and disco shaking up the industry. Artists who were aware of the changing musical landscape were able to connect with the zeitgeist, while others remained oblivious and continued to create in their own style. Episodes covering artists & releases from 1977 will be released weekly, so be sure to follow the podcast on your platform of choice every time a new episode drops! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Comments (11)

farzad banaee

It seems there's a lot to discover still in music, with this light that you are shining in our minds. Thanks for the honesty. There's a lot research and lots of records to buy after listening to this podcast.

Jan 27th
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samira

Please speak a little more slowly. My English is not very good. 😔 I love you, steven and tim from Iran 🍃🌹🍃🌹🍃🌹🍃🌹🍃🌹🍃🌹🍃

Nov 27th
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zeynab jafary

you are amazing i can't say anything more you both are amazing thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Feb 18th
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Chris Sowade

Can't believe you guys compared that Gene Clark dribble to DSOTM! Cheers 😀

Nov 24th
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Robin Larocque Roy

I love The Album Years! Always a delight to hear Master Bowness and Professor Wilson discuss their science.

Oct 18th
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Chris Sowade

Thanks for giving More and Ummagumma some love! I am a Floyd NUT and appreciate those two amazing works getting attention. It should also be noted that the Floyd also recorded the Zabriskie Point material in 69, so technically 3 albums that year? ;)

Sep 9th
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Chris Sowade

Also, you are 100% correct that the lamestream music industry is terrible!

Aug 17th
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Chris Sowade

Glad you mentioned The Guitar Lesson SW. That piece is truly disturbing! Great show as always guys.

Aug 17th
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Chris Sowade

Born 6mo after you SW. I'm old too LOL

Jun 12th
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Chris Sowade

When you guys do 1982, if you don't mention Midnight Oil's "10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1" I will personally hunt you both down and slightly raise my voice at you.

Jun 7th
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ID18698864

Loved it ---- great to hear true muscians chat about albums that I grew up with and own ! The whole thing brought back memories of the wonderful John Peel. It's a pity you can't play some of the tracks that you love. Looking forward to the next one !! Nige

May 23rd
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