Neil Young & The Rolling Stones have every right to follow their own paths, they both have a total body of work which has earned them respect and admiration, but surely that doesn’t mean they should ignore quality control so dismissively in the latter stages of their careers?
In some ways, Wooxdmansey’s account gives a more grounded view of the Ziggy years, but it can also be seen to depressingly demythologize this magical time in rock music history and in the lives of seventies glam-rock starchildren nostalgically holding onto a consciously skewed mental image of that golden era in this age of Trump and terror.
Overall, there are some sublime moments scattered across these three discs. Bush does not let her vocals dominate proceedings – but her voice is in good shape when she tackles the few ‘hits’ that are included here.
If you are yet to discover Beth Hart’s amazing voice, Fire On The Floor is an excellent entry point from which to start exploring her catalogue.
2016 was an unusual year for me musically, I generally spend a lot of time searching for new […]
As has been our tradition over the past few years, here is the top 30 albums for 2016 according to The Upside News.
Melbourne singer songwriter Scott Darlow, who had a very big 2016 with his version of ‘Solid Rock’, tells us about his favourite music acts to have come out of Adelaide.