Saturday, December 31 1994
In a world where the elusive power dynamics of sex have created a form of ideological trench warfare, it's hard to deny the citrus refreshment offered by the Peach with her brights on, bearing down on an innocent priapic fellow.
Very Emergency is brilliant by consciously avoiding brilliance. Its intentional simplicity charms and energizes like nothing the band has ever done.
While Prince has made several groundbreaking albums, 1980’s Dirty Mind, which was only a minor commercial success, still provides the most satisfying listen.
Far Places is consistently superb throughout—virtually any of these songs is strong enough to be a single.
Often unfairly labelled as mere Beatle copyists, Oasis have produced some of the best rock songs of the 1990s.
Noel Gallagher attempts to right the ship on Standing on the Shoulder of Giants by diversifying Oasis’ sound and soaking up some contemporary influences from the Beta Band to the Chemical Brothers.