Post Tagged with: "On Second Thought"

Brian Setzer Orchestra – Christmas Comes Alive (2010): On Second Thought

Brian Setzer Orchestra – Christmas Comes Alive (2010): On Second Thought

Brian Setzer, an unjustly unheralded guitar player, has this knack for connecting with the redux zeitgeist.

Michael McDonald – This Christmas (2010): On Second Thought

Michael McDonald – This Christmas (2010): On Second Thought

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.

Yes – Open Your Eyes (1997): On Second Thought

Yes – Open Your Eyes (1997): 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.

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014): On Second Thought

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014): On Second Thought

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.

Thirty Steps to Forward – The Bird and The Fool (2009): On Second Thought

Thirty Steps to Forward – The Bird and The Fool (2009): On Second Thought

Warm, tranquil, and making do with minimal fuss, Thirty Steps to Forward’s ‘The Bird And The Fool’ is immaculately alluring.

John Lennon – Walls and Bridges (1974): On Second Thought

John Lennon – Walls and Bridges (1974): On Second Thought

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 (1967): On Second Thought

The Foundations – Baby Now That I’ve Found You (1967): On Second Thought

The Foundations’ ‘Baby Now That I’ve Found You’ didn’t just aspire to Motown’ classic sound. They captured it.

On Second Thought: David Ackles, “Montana Song” from American Gothic (1972)

On Second Thought: David Ackles, “Montana Song” from American Gothic (1972)

Bombastic and wildly ambitious, but also deeply moving.

The Beatles – Abbey Road (1969): On Second Thought

The Beatles – Abbey Road (1969): On Second Thought

Simultaneously the Beatles at their best, and the sound of a band disintegrating.

An Appreciation: Joe Sample and the Crusaders, “It Happens Everyday” (1977)

An Appreciation: Joe Sample and the Crusaders, “It Happens Everyday” (1977)

Remembering a drop-dead gorgeous tone poem that was so emblematic.