<The year was marked by a dance hit that spawned a thousand imitators (Gangnam Style anyone?) outshined the last gasps of the Classic Rock and Blues derived mainstream hit.
If you're all caught up in genre and labels you'll probably miss this record, and that's shame.
The annual High-End Show was held last week in Munich and here are a few snapshots from the floor.
Nineteen ninety-seven was not an especially groundbreaking year for music, but the year saw some incredibly huge hits with updated versions of monster hits from the 80s and 70s. Music was kind of safe, but there were still some really great and timeless hits to off-set some of the more mindless fare.
We’ve all heard of the Mozart Effect – but can listening to classical music actually make you smarter?