Skip to content

Singles Going Steady: Week Of February 23rd, 2015

nate-ruess-nothing-without-love-cover

Single Of The Week 2-23-15

 

Nothing Without Love – Nate Ruess – Well Jack did it, so what’s to stop Nate? The difference is that when Jack moves away from fun. He sounds different (he becomes a power popper in the most old fashioned sense, and when Nate moves away from fun. he sounds like fun. without Jack. If that sounds like a slam, it isn’t. This is a big sound pop extravaganza of the first order. A great song, and an important one for Nate – A-

Somebody That I Used To Know – Seth Avett, Jessica Lea Mayfield – Running the “Justice For Elliott Smith” Facebook page (actually Alyson runs it but whatever), I get to hear a lot of covers of his material and the surprising thing is how protean it is, how easy it is to reflect yourself upon. This is a superb version of one of Smith’s most popular songs – A-

I Want You To Know – Zedd, Selena Gomez – The happily glam couple have released their first piece of beautiful music together, a somewhat bland slice of House – B-

Piece By Piece – Kelly Clarkson – Apparently we are getting the new album in segments, this segment is a well sung piece of country rock blandness. Sorry, not this time – C

No Room In Flame – Death Can For Cuties – Isn’t it time they changed their uber-emo moniker? If so, this song would be good under any name, best, by best I mean awake and swinging, sweetly melodic, you know what they normally aren’t, song in maybe ten years – B+

Leave a Comment





Amazon_Smile_logo
LET-ME-HELP-LOGO

Support Let Me Help Inc by shopping at smile.amazon.com

This Saturday

By admin | September 28, 2022 |

This Saturday

Eileen Shapiro: “Portfolio Of A Rockstar Journalist” With R&B Great Toni Braxton

By Eileen Shapiro | September 28, 2022 |

a warning for other women

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – August 1978 (Volume 10, Number 3) 

By Steve Crawford | September 28, 2022 |

a candid fellow

Grace Jones With Chvrches At The Hollywood Bowl, Sunday September 25th 2022

By Alyson Camus | September 28, 2022 |

Her colossal stage presence is timeless

Marshall Crenshaw’s “40 Years in Showbiz! (1982-2022)” At City Winery, Monday, September 26th, 2022, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | September 27, 2022 |

the musical equivalent of how Crenshaw at 67 years of age continues to live life as an artist

The Streaming Charity Performance Of The Year, A Six Hour, Worldwide Extravaganza To Help Children For $5

By admin | September 27, 2022 |

music and care for a world in pain

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 9-16-22 – 9-22-22

By Iman Lababedi | September 27, 2022 |

at the top of the singles charts and at the top of the movie box office

Going Steady: New Singles 9-23-22 – 9-29-22 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | September 26, 2022 |

a tribute to black British excellence

US Top Ten Albums Tracking 9-16-22 – 9-22-22

By Iman Lababedi | September 26, 2022 |

Total EAUs? 102K

L.A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks, September 26th To October 2nd

By Alyson Camus | September 25, 2022 |

Beach House is replacing Iggy Pop at Desert Daze

Scroll To Top