Track One Music Club
Track One Music Club was launched in January 2017 as a spin-off of Chapter One Book Group.
The current schedule can be viewed below:
The Gaslight Anthem
The ‘59 Sound
In their sophomore album, The Gaslight Anthem channeled the energy of the greats of heartland rock such as Bruce Springsteen, Melissa Etheridge and John Cougar Mellencamp. Praised for the vivid imagery and storytelling present in the album’s tracks, the album was also noted for the deeply personal tone of its tracks. Listed among the best albums of 2008 by several publications, the The ’59 Sound’s title track was listed among the 100 Best Songs of 2008 by Rolling Stone.
The Beach Boys
The eleventh album by rock group The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds showcases the band’s signature vocal harmonies but is regarded as a landmark album by musicologists due to its advancement of the field of music production. Lauded for its non-standard harmonies and timbres as well as its incorporation of pop, jazz, exotica, classical and the avant-garde into its tracks, Pet Sounds is described as crucial to the development of progressive rock and is credited with bringing more mainstream attention to psychedelic music. Thematically the album tackles introspective subjects including faithfulness and social alienation which continue to resonate with fans of The Beach Boys to this day.
In the sophomore album, Saint Motel stick to their goal of getting people to dance while honing their ability to craft slick anthems that can be enjoyed by audiences large and small. Noted for its blend of bubbly pop beats and gritter drums and guitar as well as the unexpected depth of its lyrics, saintmotelevision alternates between bold, phrenetic bangers and groovier, bass-filled jams. The album was praised by music critics for its ability to avoid feeling formulaic by utilizing agile, dynamic melodies and surprising musical arrangements.
Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott
Supa Dupa Fly
Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott took the hop-hop world by storm with the release of her debut album. Featuring appearances by Busta Rhymes, Da Brat, Lil’ Kim and Aaliyah, Supa Dupa Fly is notable for producer Timbaland’s futuristic production style as well as Elliott’s performances and persona. Described as a boundary-shattering postmodern masterpiece by AllMusic, Supa Dupa Fly was lauded by critics and established Elliott as one of the most prominent female rappers of all time. The album has been certified platinum by the RIAA and has been ranked among the 100 Best Albums of the 90s by numerous publications.