The evolution of Mandy Moore is now complete. Now 25, the former teen pop sensation has recently gotten married, and her latest album, Amanda Leigh, is a collection of smart, acoustic- and piano-based pop songs that,… Read More »Amanda Leigh – Mandy Moore (Album Review)
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I have a love/hate relationship with U2. They could do no wrong in my mind during the 1980s, with such classics as War, The Unforgettable Fire and The Joshua Tree. And it was easy to… Read More »Album Review: No Line on the Horizon, U2
In his song “You Never Even Call Me By My Name,” David Allan Coe sings about how his friend claimed to have written the perfect country and western song. Coe disagreed, saying that his friend… Read More »The Perfect Pop Song: That Thing You Do!