Archive for November 13th, 2008

Forgotten series: Eric Clapton – Pilgrim (1998)

Forgotten series: Eric Clapton – Pilgrim (1998)

“Pilgrim” — Eric Clapton’s first album of original material since 1989’s “Journeyman” — was, on its face, a sharp, brave attempt at modernizing the guitarist’s core sound. You hear solid licks situated amongst the prevailing R&B production values of today — keyboards and drum programming, both swirling orchestrations and smooth female backing vocals, these car-frame rattling bass beats. But theRead More