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Preston Frazier’s Best Albums of 2018 (So Far): Neal Morse, Parliament, Take 6 + Others

Preston Frazier’s Best Albums of 2018 (So Far): Neal Morse, Parliament, Take 6 + Others

Preston Frazier offers his take on the best albums of 2018 (so far), with tips of the hat to Neal Morse, Parliament, Take 6 and others.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Good Stuff” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Good Stuff” (2012)

This time Fagen brings lyrics which are a equal to his stellar arrangements.

Steely Dan Sunday, “The New Breed” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “The New Breed” (2012)

On first listen, Donald Fagen’s “The New Breed” seems deceptively simple.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Memorabilia” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Memorabilia” (2012)

<<< BACKWARD (“I’m Not The Same Without You”) ||| “>ONWARD (“Weather In My Head”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** I love most Steely Dan songs. I love most Walter Becker songs. I love a few Donald Fagen songs and dismiss a few of them (actually I dismissed a chunk of the Morph the Cat album).

Steely Dan Sunday, “I’m Not The Same Without You” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “I’m Not The Same Without You” (2012)

“I’m Not The Same Without You” is a fine leadoff single from Sunken Condos. The song reached number 12 on the Billboard 200 and charted well in Japan in Europe as well.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Slinky Thing” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Slinky Thing” (2012)

<<< BACKWARD (“Three Picture Deal”) ||| ONWARD (“I’m Not The Same Without You”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Walter Becker’s Circus Money was released in 2008. Though there hasn’t been a Steely Dan album since 2003’s Everything Must Go, the eleven years since have proven to be the most active period in Steely Dan history

Steely Dan Sunday, “Almost Gothic” (2000)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Almost Gothic” (2000)

<<< BACKWARD (“Janie Runaway”) ||| ONWARD (“Jack Of Speed”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Not many Billboard top 10 albums have a homage to hookers, but Two Against Nature continues the Steely Dan tradition

Steely Dan Sunday, “Gaslighting Abbie” (2000)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Gaslighting Abbie” (2000)

<<< BACKWARD (“Aja [Live]”) ||| ONWARD (“What A Shame About Me”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** The Nineties brought many surprising events that delighted long-suffering Steely Dan fans who’ve had nearly no new output from either Becker or Fagen since 1982’s The Nightfly.

Donald Fagen – Sunken Condos (2012)

Donald Fagen – Sunken Condos (2012)

Donald Fagen makes a clean break from his thirty-year-old crowning achievement, with a big assist from the Steely Dan machinery’s secret weapon.

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