The albums that came from nowhere, ordered by greatness
Ben Butler
10:13 20th May 2016

From Bowie to Beyonce to Bjork, seemingly everyone is now intent on releasing their albums completely out of the blue. And, it's a tactic that has fared well for some more than others.

Millennials never quite got the experience of not listening to anything from an album before it's release - and the flood of emotions, and bewilderment it can produce is something truly special. So, here are the the best ever surprise releases, ranked in order of greatness.