The 13 albums Leeds gave the world

Many of the songs featured on these albums could be the soundtrack to your life.

Thursday, 18th April 2019, 8:47 am
Updated Thursday, 18th April 2019, 8:50 am

And they all have one thing in common - they were all released by pop acts hailing from, or with connections to, Leeds. READ MORE: 30 unseen photos from inside Leeds nightclubs in the 1990s

Released in March 2005 it peaked at number two in the charts almost a year after its release, due to the band's success at the Brit Awards.
The debut album by this English post-punk band released in September 1979. It draws on punk but also incorporates the influence of funk, dance music, reggae and dub.
The fourth studio album by Wild Beasts. It was preceded by the single Wanderlust released on the same day in February 2014.

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Released in 201 by this indie rock band who are Katie Harkin (vocals, guitar, keys) Nestor Matthews (drums) and Michael Matthews (bass).
Released in October 1987. The band sought and received permission to name the LP after the football legend who agreed to appear on promotional shots with the group.
The debut studio album by these classic rockers released in March 1985. It went gold - with 100,000 sold - by May 1989.
Recorded at Soundworks Studios in the city this platinum-selling debut charted at number three in its first week of release.
Third studio album from the indie rock band which reached number 30 in the UK album chart in 1992. Q magazine included it in their 1998 issue as part of their essential dozen Britpop records to have in your collection.
Released in March 2017 the band's fouth album reached number 12 in the charts.
Corinne's second studio album it was conceived following her hiatus from music, taken in the wake of her husband Jason's death. Released in January 2010.
It sold 3.2million sales in the US alone and spawned three singles, including the UK top-ten hits Tubthumping and Amnesia.
Won the 2012 British Barclaycard Mercury Prize, and in 2013 was named Album of the Year at the Ivor Novello Awards. The title is a reference to a quote from the 2000 film American Psycho.
Released in November 1981 its critical and commercial success was bolstered by the worldwide success of its single Tainted Love, a cover version of a soul song by Gloria Jones, which topped charts worldwide.