Albums by De La Soul's Plug1 & Plug2 Present, Last Days of 1984, The Cribs, Various Artists, The Dandy Warhols and Beach House.
Concept albums are usually painful exercises in self-indulgence. First Serve, a charming tale of two young rappers trying to make it in the late-1990s music industry, is an exception. The handiwork of two-thirds of De La Soul, it's musically muscular (all the backing tracks were played by a live funk band). The actual story, a conflict between the straitlaced Deen and the materialistic Jacob, is handled with sly wit. De La Soul have hung around...
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