The band seen as Punk rock’s biggest sellouts’ major label corporate sellout album would soon become the template for modern “pop punk.”
The story of how an album released out of love for a band caused the beginning of the end of a special relationship between a record label, its founder, and its fans.
Paul McCartney confounded critics and fans alike with the choice for his band Wings’ second single.
“They can’t possibly be Christian! They’re too WEIRD!”
Blur’s 1999 album 13 was a bit of a shocker, a dark, melancholy affair, and was preceded by “Tender,” a maudlin, melancholy seven minute gospel ballad.
This poorly-performing single was the first crack in Brian Wilson’s seemingly untouchable impenetrable reign as pop maestro.
A surprisingly wonderful late period Bon Jovi song, and an announcement of our intentions for 2015.