Tag: 1987

"Strangeways, Here we Come" by the Smiths (album cover)

“Strangeways, Here We Come” by The Smiths (No. 10)

The final album by The Smiths, Strangeways Here We Come is a fitting close to a brief but brilliant career. The Smiths’ star shone brightly…

Album cover: Document by R.E.M.

My favorite 100 albums of all time: #19 (“Document”)

For Document R.E.M. picked up a much harder edge than previous albums. Sure, Life’s Rich Pageant dabbled a bit with more aggressive guitar, but Document…

"Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me " album cover by The Cure

My favorite 100 albums of all time: #20 (“Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me”)

Most of The Cure‘s albums are outstanding, but Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me is simply magical. Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me shows The…

U2 "The Joshua Tree" album cover

My favorite 100 albums of all time: #23 (“The Joshua Tree”)

It’s a little daunting to try to find something original to say about an album like The Joshua Tree. Released in 1987, The Joshua Tree…