Post Tagged with: "One Track Mind"

One Track Mind: Me'Shell Ndegéocello, "Dirty World" (2011)

Though she doesn’t make radio hits anymore, Me’Shell Ndegéocello just gets more interesting as her focus gets ever sharper.

One Track Mind: Jon Anderson, "Give Hope" (2007; 2011 reissue)

Sure, it’s a guilty pleasure. But what part of Christmas isn’t, really?

One Track Mind: Queen + Paul Rodgers, "Say It’s Not True" (2007)

It’s been four years since Queen + Paul Rodgers issued this song in honor of World AIDS Day on Nov. 30, 2007. Time to put aside the problems many have had with Queen carrying on, and focus on the track itself.

One Track Mind: The Kinks, "Around the Dial" (1981)

On the way to work, I indulged in a little college-era nostalgia: Give The People What They Want by The Kinks.

One Track Mind: Charles Caldwell, "Hadn't I Been Good To You" (2004; 2011 reissue)

Discovered far too late, Mississippi bluesman Charles Caldwell was already dying of pancreatic cancer as he began recording his belated debut for Fat Possum.

One Track Mind: Jeremy Enigk, "One And One Is One" (2003)

How do things like this go unreleased? Ex-Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk wrote some beautiful music for the soundtrack to the film United States Of Leland

One Track Mind: Alex Brown, "Prologue" (2011)

Twenty-two year-old Alex Brown presented his debut album Pianist a couple of months ago with a big boost from his mentor of the last four years, Cuban-American sax giant Paquito D’Rivera. Sure enough, this record has the unmistakable flavor of Cuba

One Track Mind: Christian McBride with Sting, "Consider Me Gone" (2011)

Christian McBride’s new duet with Sting, a smart and groove-filled take on 1985’s “Consider Me Gone,” shows again why the former Police frontman’s original synthesis of new wave and jazz seemed so interesting in the first place.

One Track Mind: The Milk and Honey Band, "Way Too Long" (2004)

In 2004, XTC mastermind Andy Partridge opened his heart and new label Ape Records to house not only his Fuzzy Warbles series — and initial releases by Peter Blegvad, Orpheus, the Lowdown, as well

One Track Mind: Pat Metheny/Lyle Mays, "As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls" (1980)

I’ve listened to the side-long title track of Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays’ As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls, oh, maybe just a couple of times in the last twenty years.