This one is the only Bob Dylan album I have never written a single line. There is something too big about it that keeps me always in the back of the room just listening to it without being able to put my words on it. Maybe this is a good opportunity to finally give it a try.
For many many years talking about best Dylan album was a synonym of talking about “Highway 61 Revisited” and perhaps for some bold people it was a ... read more
How many bands keep improving at their seventh release? Not many
This is the case for Seventh son…here the band keep looking for the best way to incorporate new ideas to their formula without loosing their signature. And yes, they were incredible successful in this attempt.
Seventh son… is inspired by the novel Seventh Son by Orson Scott Card, which basically serves as a general idea to develop the plot for the album (check the book anyway because is ... read more
Probably as most of you I was moved (and I am still) with John vocals. To hear him "alive" after all these years is a thing, no question about it. I clearly miss the guy and his unique sensitivity. I really love the way he approaches to this subtle atmospheres (this song reminds me to Julia or maybe Oh My ... read more
I am always worried when a classic band release a late career album. It is always a question of, are they going to just copy and paste whatever they have been doing for the last XX years? Is it going to sound soulless? Are they going to try to sound "fresh" following some sort of a new/current type of popular sound? plus the unavoidable question in this particular case, is the singer going to be capable to decently deliver? and finally the most common around ... read more
This song is a copy of a copy of a copy, rhythm, drums, vocals even the lyrics is a copy of something better they have done before. yes, it sounds like American Idiot, so guess what? elections are coming and this is the perfect opportunity to resucite some old glories. I ... read more
I like the band, I have enjoyed way too much his early stuff to come here and say "this is the worst band ever¨, sorry I can't do that.
But the thing is that I think the real problem here is we were expecting too much from this guys. The idea was always fun and extremely simple, but even as simple as it was these guys managed themselves to create a very recognizable musical signature. Actually I must say, they invented a sound on ... read more