Wilco’s ‘Sky Blue Sky,’ released on May 15, 2007, became my road music, an escape from the everyday nothingness that often drives us insane.
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With ‘Snakes and Arrows,’ released this month in 2007, Rush used a unified, deeply uplifting message to tie an album of loose ends together.
The potential of King Crimson’s inventive musical format on ‘Thrak,’ released on April 25, 1995, has only become more clear as time passes.
A confession: I never fully appreciated the overpraised ‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot,’ released by Wilco this week in 2002. Not until much later, anyway.
‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son,’ released on April 11, 1988, started a journey. Iron Maiden is now a part of me, and I am a part of what’s kept them around.
We return for a glorious run through the 40th anniversary reissue of King Crimson’s ‘Larks’ Tongues in Aspic,’ originally released on March 23, 1973.
Released on March 4, 2003, King Crimson’s turbulent ‘Power to Believe’ felt like an innocent’s view of war as it started before his very eyes.
The best comparison for Fantomas’ ‘Delirium Cordia,’ released today in 2004, was with a film. It required, and rewarded, a similar amount of attention.
Best of all, these don’t appear to be remasters of the Who’s 1996 remixes, either, but of the original mixes.
Often overlooked, ‘Slang’ allowed the band to explore new musical territory and stretch its wings.