Kylie Minogue understands that the best kind of dance-pop is pure, undiluted joy. With Tension, she’s shown that nobody does it better than her.
Rickie Lee Jones is a pirate who plunders the treasures of the Great American Songbook for all of its riches. The music is as timeless as she is.
Pixies’ Doggerel switches between rock and folk drastically. The crisp production perfectly serves this dynamic, but for foggy ideas and fabricated whimsy.
Supergrass’ In It for the Money has gone down in rock history as a Britpop classic, and it sounds fresh and gleaming to this day.
Counting Crows celebrate 30 years of music with a four-song suite rich in imagery and emotion. Adam Duritz is a contender for the best songwriter of his generation.
Marianne Faithfull’s She Walks in Beauty captures the sad, reflective mood of the world. It’s an apt period to a very long and moving sentence.
Rufus Wainwright has done Judy Garland, Shakespeare, and opera, so now it's time for Rufus to rediscover Rufus on Unfollow the Rules.