New Album Review: Bruce Springsteen’s “Letter To You” (2020)

Bruce Springsteen's twentieth studio album, Letter To You, begins slowly, retrospectively, and though it may be disappointing to some to hear Springsteen essentially picking up where he left off after Western Stars, don't be fooled, because his first true album with The E Street Band in thirty years needs this. Not only does "One Minute … Continue reading New Album Review: Bruce Springsteen’s “Letter To You” (2020)

New Album Review: Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars: Songs From The Film” (2019)

In the four months since its release, Western Stars has received almost nothing but universal acclaim from Springsteen fans. Despite fears that he'd "lost his songwriting touch" after five years passed with no new original music released, his nineteenth studio album is currently being ranked up there with the best for a lot of his audience. … Continue reading New Album Review: Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars: Songs From The Film” (2019)

Album Review: Sam Fender’s “Hypersonic Missiles” (2019)

It's been a long time coming for the release of Fender's debut album. With the first two singles released in early and late March and two tracks released on an EP last November, there's there's been a lot of anticipation given the quality of songs released in the build up to its September 13th release. … Continue reading Album Review: Sam Fender’s “Hypersonic Missiles” (2019)

New Album Review: Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars” (2019)

Five years after the release of High Hopes, Bruce Springsteen returns to the studio with his nineteenth album, Western Stars, an influence of Southern Californian pop songs of the 70s and a return to the character driven tales Springsteen's solo work is rooted upon. Unfortunately, the album doesn't get off to an amazing start as … Continue reading New Album Review: Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars” (2019)

Album Review: Steve Perry’s “Traces” (2018)

After too many years away, Steve Perry has returned to the studio with his new album, Traces. This is Steve's third solo album following Street Talk (1984) and For the Love of Strange Medicine (1994) and his first in twenty-fours years. In listening to this album two things are evident, his passion is still there and his vocals are still magic, … Continue reading Album Review: Steve Perry’s “Traces” (2018)