It's hard to figure out exactly what to make of modern country's flirtations with genres outside Nashville's rustic confines. Taylor Swift's Red incorporated an (ever-so-slight) dubstep wobble into her pop-country frame. The Zac Brown Band is covering Metallica live. Former Hootie and the Blowfish f ... More >>
Lil Wayne doesn't really care for music that he didn't make.Rolling Stone gives a nice little recap of the first interview Lil Wayne's done since he's been in prison.Weezy called in to Funkmaster Flex's radio show from the New York penitentiary, and is apparently already planning post-release col ... More >>
Sade has long been on the hook-up playlists of many, since the group debuted back in 1983. You know, light some candles, throw your stuffed animals off the bed and put on some smooth R&B stylings from the classic British group. Now the band is releasing their first album in 10 years, So ... More >>
By Chris Gray It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, ... More >>
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My Favorite Headache (Atlantic)
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