9:30 Coffee Break: Songs from Concept Albums

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Coffee Break
What songs do you want to hear for today's coffee break? (MPR Graphic / Tracy Kompelien)

This past weekend saw the 35th anniversary of the release of Pink Floyd's "The Wall," one of the band's greatest achievements and also their fourth (at the time) consecutive release that was focused around a central theme. In other words, a concept album.

Concept albums have a long and varied history, and artists as diverse as Frank Sinatra to Janelle Monae have recorded them - indeed, they're not just the province of progressive rock, despite prog's strong association with the form. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs from concept albums do you want to hear?


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