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Welcome to London, where music happens in unexpected places.

Discover the places that inspired the music in London

Music Happens Here: London

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London

Abbey Road Studios

Where did the Fab Four, among other rock legends, go to record their most influential albums? Take a stroll across this famous zebra crossing to find out.

Address:
3 Abbey Rd, London NW8 9AY, UK

Stay Nearby:
Hilton London Metropole
225 Edgware Road
London W2 1JU, United Kingdom

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Berwick St.

Which world-famous Brit-pop band refused to show up for the shoot of their own album cover on this busy SOHO street?

Address:
34 Berwick St, London W1F 8RP, UK

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The Trafalgar
2 Spring Gardens, Trafalgar Square
London SW1A 2TS, United Kingdom

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Buckingham Palace

Before he became a world phenomenon, this young musician would find his inspiration sleeping rough outside of Buckingham Palace. Discover the story behind one of his most poignant songs.

Address:
Westminster, London SW1A 1AA, UK

Stay Nearby:
Hilton London Green Park
Half Moon Street, Mayfair
London W1J 7BN, United Kingdom

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Crisis UK Shelter

Volunteering at a homeless shelter in East London, one superstar songwriter would meet an unlikely muse that would go on to inspire his debut single.

Address:
66 Commercial St
London E1 6LT, UK

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Tower of London
7 Pepys Street
London EC3N 4AF, United Kingdom

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The Reggae House

On this Chelsea street in 1977, reggae's biggest star locked himself away in exile after a failed assassination attempt in his homeland.

Address:
Oakley St, Chelsea, London SW3, UK

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Tower of London
7 Pepys Street
London EC3N 4AF, United Kingdom

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The Attic in Acton

An unlikely recording session in an attic of this West London home led to the first meeting of one of rock and roll's biggest trios.

Address:
Southfield Rd, London W4 5LB, UK

Stay Nearby:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Tower of London
7 Pepys Street
London EC3N 4AF, United Kingdom

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Oxford Circus Station

A chance encounter in this busy London tube station would solidify the line-up of this iconic rock group.

Address:
Oxford St, Soho, London W1B 3AG, UK

Stay Nearby:
Hilton London Green Park
Half Moon Street, Mayfair
London W1J 7BN, United Kingdom

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Bethlem Royal Hospital

Locked inside this infamous asylum lie the secrets of the human mind. These mysteries would inspire one indie-pop band to write their most influential album. Discover the madness behind their music.

Address:
Monks Orchard Rd, Beckenham BR3 3BX, UK

Stay Nearby:
Hampton by Hilton London Croydon
30 Dingwall Road
Croydon CR0 2NB, United Kingdom

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Heddon St.

It was in a phone box on this dead-end street near Oxford Circus where an androgynous alien fell to earth and changed music history forever.

Address:
23 Heddon St, Mayfair, London W1B 4BQ, UK

Stay Nearby:
Hilton London Green Park
Half Moon Street, Mayfair
London W1J 7BN, United Kingdom

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Hammersmith Odeon

In the summer of 1973, one of rock’s most beloved characters was put to rest on the stage of this legendary Hammersmith venue.

Address:
45 Queen Caroline St, London W6 9QH, UK

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Hilton London Olympia
380 Kensington High Street
London W14 8NL, United Kingdom

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Battersea Power Station

Looking to take their album cover to new heights, one psychedelic rock band would leave London temporarily grounded when their photoshoot went awry. Find out what happened when a giant inflatable pig got loose over the chimneys of Battery Power Station.

Address:
188 Kirtling St, London SW8 5BN, UK
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Stay Nearby:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Tower of London
7 Pepys Street
London EC3N 4AF, United Kingdom

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Hilton London Paddington

Address:
146 Praed Street,
London, W2 1EE, UK

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Doubletree by Hilton Hotel London - Tower Bridge

Address:
7 Pepys Street,
London, EC3N 4AF, UK

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Conrad London St. James

Address:
22-28 Broadway,
London, SW1H 0BH, UK