concept album

noun

: a collection of songs about a specific theme or story

Examples of concept album in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other session credits include Marty Stuart’s 1999 concept album The Pilgrim, among many others. Greg Evans, Deadline, 2 July 2024 As Here Lies Love was based on a concept album of the same name, Levine’s roles working on music production and additional arrangements meant helping the creators flesh out the show and figuring out how the album songs would be adapted to the stage. Rebecca Milzoff, Billboard, 14 June 2024 Every indie music lover remembers listening to Sufjan Stevens’ seminal concept album Illinois for the first time. Vulture, 23 Apr. 2024 Crafted as a concept album, Midnights draws inspiration from various sleepless nights, exploring themes from self-reflection to revenge fantasies to falling in love. Nicole Sands, Peoplemag, 22 May 2024 But Taylor Swift became the master of blind item pop on her third release, a concept album in which each song is addressed to an unnamed recipient. Al Shipley, SPIN, 5 May 2024 Chance’s relationship with Corley is a major recurring thematic throughline in his music — his 2019 album The Big Day was a concept album about the couple’s wedding day. Wesley Stenzel, EW.com, 3 Apr. 2024 The 2005 concept album is still applauded for its imaginative indie-folk take on Illinois (as a state, as an essence). Gloria Oladipo, Washington Post, 8 Mar. 2024 Imagine Kendrick telling Drake to take a five-year break, then come back with an 18-track concept album about being a vice-addled consequence of patriarchy and slavery. Andre Gee, Rolling Stone, 27 Mar. 2024

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“Concept album.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concept%20album. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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