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Tag Archives: Pop Rock

Alanis Morissette – Jagged Little Pill

03-Aug-18

★★★★★ = Classic, essential listening What’s it sound like? The best of 90s radio alt rock. Thoughts A very important record to me, I could not stop listening to this when it came out in the summer of 1995. I know I wasn’t alone cause it was played constantly on the radio. It’s an important […]

Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do

15-May-18

★★★★★ = Classic, essential listening What’s it sound like? Singer songwriter with pop sensibility and a strong backing band Thoughts An all around masterpiece: compositionally, lyrically, sonically. I like the mastering as the sparse instrumentation is brought forward in the mix, creating a distinct texture as if you could reach out and feel each of […]

Phoenix – It’s Never Been Like That

19-Apr-18

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ What’s it sound like? Radio friendly pop-rock. Thoughts These songs are so apart of my fabric it’s hard to think about them objectively. This is pop-rock songwriting at it’s finest, refined in a radio friendly way but with a style that’s distinctly there’s. Thomas Mars is a fantastic frontman and I love his lyrics, […]

Everything But The Girl – Eden

04-Apr-18

⭐⭐⭐ A great record and one hell of a debut album. Tracey Thorn’s lyrics are wise beyond her years, singing all too relatable tales of heartbreak and troubled relationships. The bossa nova instrumentation is distinct, I can’t say I’ve heard much else like this 30+ years later. More Info: https://www.discogs.com/Everything-But-The-Girl-Eden/release/372059 Listen! Spotify: Youtube: