When Brian Eno’s ‘Small Craft on a Milk Sea’ arrived in November 2010, I was disappointed. You expect him to be ever changing.
Post Tagged with: "On Second Thought"
Pity the poor Brits, who didn’t initially receive the full 11-song U.S. version of the Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour,’ released on Nov. 27, 1967.
Released this month in 1982, Phil Collins’ ‘Hello, I Must Be Going!’ was a disparate collection of moods, tempos and personas – a reflection of both his career and private life.
Released this month in 1975, Queen’s ‘A Night at the Opera’ boasted a stunning musical promiscuity. They even found a way to take folk rock to outer space.
The Beatles’ Love, released this month in 2006, was at its best when George Martin got outside of convention – but that didn’t happen nearly enough.
For all of the wailing from college-radio hipsters (ahem!), R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ arrived this month in 1988 with some of the band’s most durable individual songs.
‘The Fall,’ issued this week in 2009, revealed Norah Jones as a far more compelling artist than she seemed at first.
When I think of the genius of the late, great Allen Toussaint, I think of the masterpiece he made with Lee Dorsey in 1970.
Tom Petty’s complex and satisfying ‘Wildflowers,’ released on Nov. 1, 1994, is a place we still like to go from time to time.
The Eagles’ ‘Long Road Out of Eden’ arrived on Oct. 30, 2007 sounding like nothing else out there. It was unabashedly an Eagles record.