The Moody Blues are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1964. They first came to prominence playing rhythm and blues music, but their second album, Days of Future Passed, which was released in 1967, was a fusion of rock with classical music and established the band as pioneers in the development of art rock and progressive rock. Days Of Future Passed has been described as a “landmark” and “one of the first successful concept albums”.
The Moody Blues became known internationally by recordings of songs including “Go Now”, “Nights in White Satin”, “Tuesday Afternoon”, “Question” and 80s release Your Wildest Dreams. The band has been awarded 18 platinum and gold LPs. They have sold 70 million albums worldwide. The Moody Blues were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018.