Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball has proven to be a timeless call for class solidarity with today’s anger at billionaire greed and working-class struggles.
John Mellencamp’s Strictly a One-Eyed Jack is cohesively designed and features beautifully articulated performances and arrangements. His tough swagger always belied a pained vulnerability.
Before he sang about outcasts and shared the stage with Springsteen, Brian Fallon was singing songs like those in his new Christmas album, Night Divine.
Titus Andronicus’ shared sense of good fortune is palpable all night at this ‘The Monitor Revisted’ concert. Call-and-response is jubilant – everyone knows the words.
Bruce Springsteen is a master who takes his audiences to the heart and soul of rock and roll as a communal experience on The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts.
With A Billion Little Lights, Wild Pink (John Ross) takes his inclusive approach to another level. He’s allowed himself a lot more time to tinker with the songs at home, and it shows.
Wildflowers is a masterpiece because Tom Petty was a good enough songwriter by that point to communicate exactly what was on his mind in the most devastating way possible.