1. Millions – Pusha T – Getting his Weezy in with more than a passing nod to "A Milli, still Pusha T is in better voice than I've heard him in years and if it is all obvious "half a millin in the ceilin" is a great rhyme! – Grade: A-
2. Don't Look Twice – Ben Harper – OK, the harp is something special, that is true – Grade: B
3. All I do Is Dream Of You – Emmy Rossum – Phantom of the Opera chick does a smooth jazz take but really, is there anything left to add to the song? Grade: C
4. All Gold Everything – Trinidad James – The remix adds nothing much – Grade: C+
5.La vie En Rose – Andrea Bocelli – They get poor little Edith Piaf out of her grave for this pointless mash up – Grade: D-
6.Automechanic – Jenny O – Band sounds like a mix of pop, spaghetti wester and surf and the song is harmlessly pretty singer-singwriter stuff – Grade: B
7. No Yime – The Move – From 1971 and still sounds pretty fucking out there psycehdelic twee pop via Jeff Wayne – Grade: B+
8. Indianapolis – The Bottle Rockets – Roots rockers and catchy as hell – Grade: A-
9. Johhny Appleseed – Joe Strummer – If mankind doesn't make it will be because they ignored this piece of advice: if you want the honey don't kill all the bees.
10. I'll Be The Light – Colton Dixon – Born Again and American Idol so nearly exactly what you think it is. But no worse than exactly what you thing it is – Grade: C-
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – June 1975 (Volume 7, Number 1)
Smith’s final freelance contribution to Creem.
putting Nigeria on the map
back at # 1 for a third non consecutive week
not a dreamer but a steely eyed businessman and pop musician
Willie Nelson will play at the Palomino fest on Saturday
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – May 1975 (Volume 6, Number 12
Elton John came across as completely engaging
by episode nine, season four, the bastards finally got me sick of Kate!
some hooky and wildly inspired tune
Harry has the summer of his career!