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Long Live The Classic Album

Groups meet to revive the tradition of listening to albums

  • 25/02/2011
  • Elizabeth Alker

The album format has been under threat for some time now. Downloading and other forms of home entertainment means the album isn't as celebrated and enjoyed as it once was.

However, thanks to a blog started by former Hacienda DJ Greg Wilson, up and down the country, groups of people have started gathering to listen back to classic albums in full.

In North London a local pub opens it's upstairs room for album playbacks once a month and 6 Music's Elizabeth Alker went along to check it out:

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