Randy Newman
Features // 4 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles
News // 2 Articles
//Features

Randy Newman and the Magic of the Unreliable Narrator
8 Aug 2017 // 10:00 PM

After 45 years, Randy Newman's Sail Away remains one of the most beautiful, difficult, evocative testimonies to lust, desire, and America's collective racist past.

Trump’s Inauguration: Five Songs by Five White Men for a Very White Administration
18 Jan 2017 // 9:30 PM

Think pieces, fiery speeches, and fact-checking takedowns of a demagogue’s rhetoric can overwhelm the true power of great art -- specifically the strength of a song to save or change the world.

//Columns

What Does Randy Newman Say When He Talks With God?
22 Feb 2016 // 9:45 PM

One of the less celebrated satirists of religion, a study of some of Randy Newman's key songs reveals a subtle subversive at work.

//Reviews

Randy Newman: Dark Matter
20 Sep 2017 // 9:10 PM

Randy Newman puts together a variety show with comedy, tragedy, and romance (and, yeah, some farce).

Randy Newman: The Randy Newman Songbook
23 Sep 2016 // 3:17 AM

Randy Newman is a national treasure, and this lavish vinyl box set is a fitting showcase for his many musical and lyrical gifts.

//News

Randy Newman Weighs in on Putin, Science vs. Religion and More in New 'Dark Matter' Album
7 Aug 2017 // 5:45 AM

Randy Newman has set his artistic crosshairs on Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Randy Newman pops up again with first new album in nine years
24 Sep 2008 // 12:46 AM

Randy Newman and pop music weren't exactly made for each other. "It's like I fell in love with a woman who wasn't my type," says

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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