paul mccartney Archive

Album Review: ‘Egypt Station,’ Paul McCartney

In the months leading up to the release of Egypt Station, Sir Paul McCartney’s 18th solo album, critics whispered that McCartney was losing his mojo. His voice was becoming raspy, unable to hit the high notes in concert;

13 Truly Bad Lyrics

Picking bad lyrics from pop music is like shooting fish in a barrel. It’s too easy. Pop music, in and of itself, is supposed to be about the hook, the melody, the chord progressions – not the lyrics.

Brainwashing My Kids: Is it Failing?

A few weeks ago I wrote with tongue firmly planted in cheek bragging about my musical influence over my kids – getting them to listen to good pop music whether they liked it or not. So when I