Reviews Archive

18 May 2018

Album Review: ‘Lucky Day,’ David Myhr

Let’s set one thing straight from the beginning: Former Merrymaker David Myhr is the best songwriter to come out of Sweden since ABBA. Forget the Cardigans, Lykke Li, Peter Bjorn and John, Europe, Roxette, Ace of Base
6 Apr 2018

Album Review: ‘Altered Sweet’

I’ve been a Matthew Sweet fan ever since his 1991 breakthrough album Girlfriend. I loved that album and played it constantly. Unfortunately, I always wanted Girlfriend 2 when it came to Sweet’s subsequent albums. He led the power pop movement
20 Dec 2017

Album Review: ‘Songs of Experience,’ U2

U2’s 14th studio album, Songs of Experience, finds the 50-something rockers searching for a voice, an identity, and relevance in a world of hip-hop and bubblegum pop. This hasn’t been a problem for them in the past; they’ve successfully reinvented