Best known for "Time of the Season" and "She's Not There", "Tell Her No" is my favourite Zombies song. It was a track I first discovered through Rock Band, as it's just a pleasant song to sing or play on any instrument.
Metallica's debut album is wild and unhinged album that largely doesn't give a damn about traditional song structure. Seek and Destroy is possibly their most reigned in song on this collection, though it still packs quite a punch. For some reason, I've heard this song come up a lot lately and I'm enjoying it quite a bit.
The Beatles were a band whose music was around me for my whole life. My dad would play their music all the time in the house and to this day hails them as the greatest to ever do it. Despite my exposure to them and casually enjoying a few of their songs, I never took … Continue reading Musical Vision Quests
For me, Usher's album "My Way" has aged like fine wine. I played the hell out of it when it first released in 1997(!) but these songs are still enjoyable today.
Back in February of 2018, PBS aired a special featuring Nas performing his classic album Illmatic while backed by the National Symphony Orchestra. Illmatic ranks as my favourite hip-hop album of all-time, having bought multiple copies of it and listened to it from front to back a countless number of times. Still, it sounded fresh and regal watching Nas perform it live with an orchestra.
Cardi B's debut album Invasion of Privacy has been out for a bit now. I thought the album as a whole was okay, but this track with the Tito Nieves sample is hot fire flames.
Released shortly after switching his name to The Artist Formerly Known As Prince, this mid-tempo ballad is a touching ode to the one you love. It doesn't get the recognition of his bigger hits, but it's a gem that I'm glad to have discovered, even if I'm decades late to the party.