Sunday, July 27 2008
With DETOURS, the PopMatters staff is celebrating the strange, bizarre, lovely, and funny albums that have emerged from an artist’s desire to try something different. Some of these detours have lead to modern-day classics. Some have lead to laugh-inducing commercial disasters. And others... others are just plain weird.
Thursday, November 29 2007
Sinatra's reputation was a victim of the changing times, and I don't think it's possible to overstate the effect that this transition has had upon the perception of his music.
Tuesday, December 6 2011
Frank Sinatra's first full-length Christmas album remains his best.
Thursday, September 22 2011
A classic Sinatra release gets the reboot treatment while offering a surprising amount of insight into what made the icon click.
Thursday, November 18 2010
These live performances demonstrate Frank Sinatra's constant transformation; from the Jersey wiseguy monologues to singing that lays bare his soul, as though he’s shining a spotlight down a well.
Tuesday, June 15 2010
Frank Sinatra vs. the Beatles: Score a pop chart victory for the Chairman.
Tuesday, December 1 2009
What's shocking is that the 71 tracks on this new 4CD/1DVD set of Ol’ Blue Eyes singing in the Empire City have never been previously released.
Wednesday, March 30 2011
Everybody knows Frank Sinatra was one of the best singers in the world, but his talent as an actor should not be forgotten. Sure, there
Monday, November 29 2010
Frank Sinatra: Concert Collection [$78.98]
Tuesday, November 2 2010
Even at this late date, we have yet to take the full measure of Frank Sinatra's art. After all the classic recordings, all the celebrated