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.
After listening to the Boomtown Rats' Citizens of Boomtown, you can't help but wonder if another vanity project is the kind of activism we need to combat the injustices of the world.
Working with indie pop's Tennis, There Will Come Soft Rains moves Esmé Patterson away from her folk music proclivities towards a more dream-pop vibe, and uses the album to musically capture the emotionally unspeakable.
Greg Dulli's Random Desire is striking in its unified exploration of what comes after — years after — a heartbreak. Not a mere collection of 10 songs, it is an album in the classic sense, each track as essential as a chapter in a book or a scene from a movie.
Sounding vibrant, perky and totally committed, Joan Armatrading returns with an album characterized by rock nous and pop sensibility.