concept album


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Noun1.concept album - an album whose recordings are unified by some theme (instrumental or lyrical or narrative or compositional)
album, record album - one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
rock opera - albums of rock music that aspired to the status of art; first appeared in the 1960s
benefit album, tribute album - concept album compiling a performer's work or work supporting some worthy cause
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concept album

n (Mus) → Konzeptalbum nt
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The singer, who last week won the Welsh Music Prize with her bilingual concept album Y Dydd Olaf, features in the UK's largest multi-city street art project.
Earle soon moved on from that new country sound, working in a variety of genres, including hard rock on "Copperhead Road" (1988), minimalist country folk on "Train A Comin' " (1995) and a politically charged concept album, "Jerusalem" (2002).
Their kitsch stylings don't prepare you for this solo venture - a concept album sung in Welsh, and Cornish on one track, and based on Y Dydd Olaf, Welsh author Owain Owain's 1976 sci-fi novel in which world-conquering robots turn humans into clones.
It's a concept album of sorts, as each track traces various key points in Chris's life.
Cue dramatic music that sounds like the first track on a Bjork concept album.
It concerns an unreleased concept album The Day Of The Triffids which he now plans to perform in its entirety on the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Rudolf Rocker have already organised two sell-out gigs at the Eaglescliffe venue and return for a festive romp through traditional Christmas songs, delicious ballads from their concept album The Whitby Scar, and - undoubtedly - a smattering of Jake Thackray and George Brassens too on Sunday, December 21.
Tony, whose band found fame and fortune with Ozzy as their singer in the 70s, said: "Someone suggested a concept album about a mythical monster visiting a Welsh pit village.
VETERAN musician Rick Wakeman is taking a Journey to the Centre of the Earth, on a tour to mark the 40th anniversary of the release of his landmark concept album based on the novel by Jules Verne.
It could almost be called a concept album, built around a failed love affair.
com)-- Comedy-rapper Devo Spice is set to release his Doctor Who concept album titled I Am The Doctor on February 22nd.
MORE than 40 years after Jethro Tull's concept album Thick as a Brick, the band's very intelligent frontman Ian Anderson is preparing to release another.