Canadian songstress Terri Clark has successfully made the transition from country girrrl hitmaker to serious singer/songwriter without losing her considerable attitude or, for that matter, her commercial viability, as evidenced by this record's debut single, the feisty "I Just Wanna Be Mad." It's an accessible theme delivered with style, as are the banjo-driven "Three Mississippi" and the rambunctious country-rock title cut.
Q&A with Johnny Marr about his reputation for spending days on end in the studio, his varied collaborations with such artists as Neil Finn and New Order's Bernard Sumner, and his thoughts on the legacy of the Smiths.
2002 - The London Court of Appeal, in a long-running dispute, rules that the Spice Girls must pay an Italian scooter maker an estimate $1.5 million in damages and legal costs for misrepresenting themselves in a deal to promote the company's vehicles.
Hootie and the Blowfish have finished their first new studio album in four-and-a-half-years. The self-titled set, largely produced by Don Was, arrives March 4 via Atlantic and will be preceded by the single "Innocence," due to hit U.S. radio outlets on Feb. 10. The album is the follow-up to 1998's "Musical Chairs," which debuted at No. 4 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 810,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Fans may have been rightly surprised by the fact that the ubiquitous Neptunes weren't nominated for producer of the year, non-classical, for the upcoming 45th annual Grammy Awards. But it turns out that the Neptunes' name was never submitted for consideration.