Like most of us, after watching the recent American Music Awards, I’m convinced that pop music has now reached its all-time zenith!
And while I’m certain Miley Cyrus’s cat and Lady Gaga’s horse will rank up there with Blonde On Blonde and Sgt. Pepper’s in terms of pop culture references in years to come---though in the long run they’ll have a way to go to beat No Doubt and Sublime!—it doesn’t mean even more great stuff won’t be coming before year’s end!
And sure enough, with names like Barbra Streisand, One Direction and charismatic rockers Deicide in the mix, who can deny 2013 may be music’s best year ever?
One Direction: Midnight Memories (Syco/Columbia) Though I am not the world’s biggest fan of One Direction, nor the sort of writer willing to give a semi-serious thumbs up to the typical ‘N Sync/Backstreet Boys boy band of the moment, I must admit that—perhaps accidentally, or perhaps due to the fact that all music is getting dopier by the moment—this latest set byRead More »from One Direction: New Album Release Shock!