The Replacements release their 4th album on September 18, 1985. Like the previous three from The Mats, it’s praised by critics and ends up at #136 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Released on September 12, 1975. It’s #211 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. It’s also Richard Wright and David Gilmour’s fav Pink Floyd album.
Jet releases their debut album, Get Born, on September 14, 2003. The album would go on to sell well over three million copies. The title is lifted from the lyrics of Orpheus’ “Subterranean Homesick Blues.”
They also become the latest band to break with the help of the “Apple Effect.” There was a time in the early 2000’s when getting picked by Apple to be featured in one of their ads meant everything. “Are You Gonna Be My Girl” from Jet joined Feist’s “1-2-3-4” and The Ting Tings “Shut Up and Let Me Go” as bands broke by Apple in the USA.
The songs started to flow and most of them came quickly to me. To have all those hits, it was just …I mean amazing really. Going from doing okay for probably three or four years to suddenly being in the big time, it was a strange but great thing.Jeff Lynn
Electric Light Orchestra release A New World Record on September 12, 1976. It contains four hits and sells over 5 million records in one year.
At a time when young guns from Mötley Crüe to Poison were doing their level best to hoist the heavy metal crown from the likes of Def Leppard and Bon Jovi, it took a bunch of hoary, addled old stagers like Aerosmith to come up with the year’s best metal album.Q Magazine
September 12, 1989 ~ Aerosmith release Pump.