According to these are 10 discs from artists that strayed from their winning formulas and eventually became cult classics

Neil Young – ‘Trans’ (1982) 

The Rolling Stones ‘Their Satanic Majesties Request’  

Todd Rundgren – ‘With a Twist’ (1997)

Lou Reed ‘Metal Machine Music’ (1975)

David Bowie ‘Young Americans’ (1975)

Sly & The Family Stone ‘There’s a Riot Goin’ On’ (1971) 

KISS ‘Music from “The Elder”’ (1981)

Bruce Springsteen ‘Nebraska’ (1982)

Yes – ‘90125’ (1983)

Johnny Cash ‘American Recordings’ (1994)

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