Reviews Archive

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

Single Review: ‘Nothing Compares 2 U,” Prince

Most people know “Nothing Compares 2 U” as a Sinead O’Connor song that hit No. 1 in 1990. Fewer people know that Prince wrote the song for his side project The Family. The Family’s version did nothing,

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