100 Olympic Albums

The team at Olympic Studios Records, has produced, an easy to digest list of 100 Olympic Studios Albums, recently accompanied by a luxury book of the top 100 Olympic album covers.  It's not necessarily all of ‘the best’ or best selling albums, although many are -  the albums chosen give an idea of the depth and breadth of music recorded/mixed at the Olympic Studios in Barnes, London over the 43 year period, 1966-2009.

The book can be purchased in various ways:

• By emailing us at roger@olympiccinema.co.uk 

• By visiting the shop in person  

• By visiting the Olympic Cinema reception

Books are priced at £75



Albums recorded/mixed at Olympic Studios 1966-2009.

The YardbirdsLittle Games1967EpicYES
Procol HarumProcol Harum1967Regal ZonophoneYES
Barry GrayGerry Anderson's Thunderbirds Are Go1987United Artists RecordsYES
The Jimi Hendrix ExperienceAre You Experienced1967Track RecordYES
The Jimi Hendrix ExperienceAxis: Bold As Love1967Track RecordYES
The Rolling StonesBeggars Banquet1968Decca, DeccaYES
TrafficTraffic1968Island RecordsYES
Small FacesOgdens' Nut Gone Flake1968ImmediateYES
Michel LegrandThe Thomas Crown Affair (Original Motion Picture Score)1968United Artists RecordsYES
The Jimi Hendrix ExperienceElectric Ladyland (Part 1)1968Track RecordYES
The Rolling StonesLet It Bleed1969DeccaYES
Golden EarringEight Miles High1969PolydorYES
Quincy JonesThe Italian Job1969Paramount RecordsYES
Billy PrestonThat's The Way God Planned It1969Apple RecordsYES
Jethro TullStand Up1969Island RecordsYES
Joe CockerWith A Little Help From My Friends1969Regal Zonophone, EMIYES
Scott EngelScott 41969PhilipsYES
Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin1969AtlanticYES
Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin II1969AtlanticYES
Various, Andrew Lloyd Webber And Tim RiceJesus Christ Superstar1970MCA RecordsYES
Cat StevensMona Bone Jakon1970Island RecordsYES
Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin III1970AtlanticYES
Ten Years AfterWatt1970DeramYES
The Rolling StonesSticky Fingers1971Rolling Stones RecordsYES
The WhoWho's Next1971Track RecordYES
B.B. KingIn London1971ABC RecordsYES
HawkwindX In Search Of Space1971United Artists RecordsYES
Howlin' WolfThe London Howlin' Wolf Sessions1971ChessYES
Humble PieRock On1971A&M RecordsYES
Roy BuddGet Carter (An Original Soundtrack Recording)1971CinephileYES
John Williams (7), Stanley Myers And His OrchestraChanges1971Fly Records (3)YES
Deep PurpleFireball1971HarvestYES
Led ZeppelinUntitled1971AtlanticYES
Faces A Nod's As Good As A Wink...To A Blind Horse1971Warner Bros. RecordsYES
The London Symphony Orchestra and The English Chamber ChoirTommy As Performed By The London Symphony Orchestra And Chambre Choir With Guest Soloists1972Ode Records (2)YES
Family (6)Bandstand1972Reprise RecordsYES
Mott The HoopleAll The Young Dudes1972ColumbiaYES
FunkadelicAmerica Eats Its Young1972Westbound RecordsYES
Pete TownshendWho Came First1972Track RecordYES
Peter FramptonWind Of Change1972A&M RecordsYES
EaglesEagles1972Asylum RecordsYES
Alan PriceO Lucky Man! - The Original Soundtrack1973Warner Bros. RecordsYES
The WhoQuadrophenia1973Track RecordYES
Led ZeppelinHouses Of The Holy1973Atlantic, AtlanticYES
Ella FitzgeraldStar-Collection1973MidiYES
Emerson, Lake & PalmerBrain Salad Surgery1973ManticoreYES
Gallagher & LyleThe Last Cowboy1974A&M RecordsYES
Bad Company (3)Bad Company1974Island RecordsYES
SladeSlade In Flame1974PolydorYES
David BowieDiamond Dogs1974RCA VictorYES
EaglesOn The Border1974Asylum RecordsYES
Fairport ConventionRising For The Moon1975Island RecordsYES
Fripp & EnoEvening Star1975Island RecordsYES
Andy Fairweather-LowLa Booga Rooga1975A&M RecordsYES
QueenA Night At The Opera1975EMIYES
Led ZeppelinPhysical Graffiti1975Swan SongYES
Dr. FeelgoodMalpractice1975United Artists RecordsYES
Andrew Lloyd Webber And Tim RiceEvita1976MCA RecordsYES
Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading1976A&M RecordsYES
Pete Townshend & Ronnie LaneRough Mix1977PolydorYES
Peter GabrielPeter Gabriel1977CharismaYES
The StranglersNo More Heroes1977United Artists RecordsYES
Brian EnoHere Come The Warm Jets1977PolydorYES
Eric ClaptonSlowhand1977RSOYES
The Rocky Horror Picture ShowThe Rocky Horror Picture Show1978Ode Records (2)YES
BuzzcocksAnother Music In A Different Kitchen1978United Artists RecordsYES
Monty PythonMonty Python's Life Of Brian (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)1979Warner Bros. RecordsYES
MoterheadMoterhead1979Polygram, Chiswick RecordsYES
Squeeze (2)Cool For Cats1979A&M RecordsYES
The Rolling StonesTheir Satanic Majesties Request1967DeccaYES
Richard & Linda ThompsonShoot Out The Lights1982Hannibal RecordsYES
Pink FloydThe Final Cut1983HarvestYES
Barbra StreisandYentl - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack1983ColumbiaYES
Elaine PaigeStages1983K-TelYES
The CultLove1985Virgin, Beggars BanquetYES
Elvis Costello & The AttractionsBlood & Chocolate1986Imp RecordsYES
George Fenton And Jonas GwangwaCry Freedom (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)1987MCA RecordsYES
Van MorrisonAvalon Sunset1989PolydorYES
Robert PlantManic Nirvana1990Es Paranza Records, Es Paranza RecordsYES
Duran DuranLiberty1990ParlophoneYES
Prince & The New Power GenerationDiamonds And Pearls1991Paisley ParkYES
The KLFThe White Room1991KLF CommunicationsYES
The CureWish1992Fiction Records, PolydorYES
Depeche ModeSongs Of Faith And Devotion1993MuteYES
Massive AttackProtection1994Wild Bunch RecordsYES
Spice GirlsSpice1996Virgin, Virgin, VirginYES
The VerveUrban Hymns1997Hut Recordings, VirginYES
Massive AttackMezzanine1998Circa, VirginYES
OasisStanding On The Shoulder Of Giants2000Big BrotherYES
Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsNocturama2003Mute, MuteYES
The CureThe Cure2004Geffen Records, This Is An I Am Recording!YES
Kaiser ChiefsEmployment2005PolydorYES
Arcade FireNeon Bible2007Merge RecordsYES
Snow PatrolA Hundred Million Suns2008Fiction RecordsYES
U2No Line On The Horizon2009Mercury, Universal Music GroupYES
BjörkVoltaïc2009One Little IndianYES
Steve Miller BandChildren Of The Future2012Edsel RecordsYES
King CrimsonRed2013Discipline Global Mobile, Panegyric, Inner KnotYES