Cold War Kids’ New Age Norms 3 takes some big swings and mostly lands with more of a good thing from an essential act in pop-rock.
At only 17, Michelle Branch created The Spirit Room, an album that perfectly balances an indie approach with mainstream-friendly songwriting.
On their 17th studio album Detour de Force, Barenaked Ladies semi-successfully walk the line between smart adult contemporary and cringey dad rock.
Ready to release her fifth solo album, New York triple-threat Ellen Foley revisits a career filled with legends of the stage, screen and recording studio, along with “The Thing That Will Never Die”.
Dreamers Are Waiting sees Crowded House relaxing into their new millennium renaissance. Pop music remains safe in their hands.
Fifty years ago, Todd Rundgren’s 1971 LP, Runt. The Ballad of Todd Rundgren took on the growing army of singer-songwriters who clogged the charts and won. Sadly, nobody cared.
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.