Michael McDonald can come off as a guilty pleasure, principally because his voice was so often caught in a web of too-slick production. Not here.
On Second Thought
Released 17 years ago today, ‘Open Your Eyes’ ended up as one of Yes’ late-period orphans. It’s time to open your ears.
A new Led Zeppelin reissue gives S. Victor Aaron, Nick DeRiso, JC Mosquito, Fred Phillips and Mark Saleski the chance to reassess.
This is the post-Roger Waters Pink Floyd album that David Gilmour should have made in the first place — one that reflects his own strengths.
Warm, tranquil, and making do with minimal fuss, Thirty Steps to Forward’s ‘The Bird And The Fool’ is immaculately alluring.
John Lennon’s 40-year-old ‘Walls and Bridges’ is long overdue for a critical reevaluation.
The Foundations’ ‘Baby Now That I’ve Found You’ didn’t just aspire to Motown’ classic sound. They captured it.
Bombastic and wildly ambitious, but also deeply moving.
Simultaneously the Beatles at their best, and the sound of a band disintegrating.
The surprise is a cover of a lesser-known gem from Badfinger’s Pete Ham.