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
8 May 2018

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,
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