Duran Duran's career was in a strange place upon the October 14, 1997, release of 'Medazzaland.'
Green Day released three separate albums in 2012. We edited their 37 songs into a single 14-song, 45-minute blast of genius.
Squeeze found unexpected chart success with their 1987 album 'Babylon And On,' thanks to a buoyant single that illuminated their pop chops and clever lyrics.
Duran Duran were pioneers in e-commerce by selling "Electric Barbarella" online. But retailers were not happy.
Martika followed up the success of her debut by working with Prince on the Top 10 hit, "Love... Thy Will Be Done."
After the success of their "Radio Free Europe" single, R.E.M. took the next step with the 'Chronic Town' EP.
"We were messing around with that song before he passed, and we all agreed that if you're going to cover a Prince song, you gotta bring your A-game."
Los Lobos became unexpected stars in the summer of 1987 thanks to their hit cover of Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba."
The secret to John Taylor's success: Much like Duran Duran, he keeps pushing forward and isn't afraid to take chances.
In addition to debuting these tues, Semisonic also performed its entire 1996 debut album, 'The Great Divide.'