Tuesday, July 16 2013
Willie Nile's recently released American Ride (June), rated a '9' here on PopMatters, is powered by the alternative fuel movement for music, if you will.
Wednesday, June 26 2013
A statement of purpose and a call to arms, American Ride is a triumphant record, perhaps even a masterpiece of its form.
Wednesday, November 9 2011
If you find authenticity in struggle, if you hate all that is fake and manipulative, or if you just love good ol' rock 'n' roll, Willie Nile is your man.
Tuesday, April 14 2009
New York rocker and singer-songwriter Willie Nile unleashes another great set of songs you'll swear you already know.
Wednesday, August 6 2008
Journeyman rock singer-songwriter Willie Nile follows his excellent third comeback album, Streets of New York, with its punchy and energetic live counterpart.
Tuesday, February 28 2006
Streets of New York might not be able to withstand direct scrutiny, but listen to it in the background or with your mind on something else, and it will very often sound like something wonderful.
Monday, November 10 2014
The prolific New York singer/songwriter Willie Nile trades in his rock and roll lineup for a set of piano ballads with his latest album, If I Was a River. "Once in a Lullaby" beautifully distills the album's ethos.