With his sing-song delivery and unforgettable hooks, Nelly delivered one chart-topping hit after another. St. Louis' favorite son looks to maintain this success with his sophomore solo set, Nellyville.
On Oasis' latest outing, the brothers Gallagher offer a little something for all the band's potential constituents: bluesy rockers (including lead single "The Hindu Times") that showcase a mixture of T.
Longtime fans of Bruce Hornsby may well scratch their heads after hearing the opening seconds of lead track/first single "Sticks and Stones" from Big Swing Face, as the traditionally acoustic piano-based artist has dramatically incorporated heavy techno studio effects into the mix this time out.
For the better part of a decade, the members of New York avant noise act Sonic Youth have been more notable for their influence on younger experimental guitar-rock groups than for their own creative output.
The hook for this latest Beach Boys classics collection is simple: the tracks were hand-picked by reticent writer/producer/singer Brian Wilson, who also provides track-by-track commentary in the liner notes of this 20-track collection.