Marshall Crenshaw

Hear ye: what rock nyc is listening to 12-4-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 4, 2013

Heaven On Earth – Boston – Sure, they miss Brad Delp but they still got the melodies and those big ol’ guitars and it makes a melodic roar of a sound; maybe Tom can do this forever (or every eleven years) – A-

Be Here Now: New Album Releases Snapshot Review 12-3-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 3, 2013

Four songs and not bad at all the guitar solo on the title track is a thing of deep beauty and the song keeps shifting gear from deep pop to sideslip jazz and back But the highlight is Marshall’s cover of Bobby Fuller’s “Never To Be Forgotten” two tracks later. On Spotify, so I guess even the great can’t fight technology – A-

Best Songs Through October 31st, 2013

By Iman Lababedi | November 1, 2013

As Fast As My Feet – Linda Thompson – A pop song but an old fashioned one that walks on its title melodic hook all the way there, with a sound not folk but folk-rock and of course, Linda’s gorgeous voice.

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 10-15-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 15, 2013

Haunting Me – Mary Lee’s Corvette – There is still blood on the tracks on this masterpiece, a beauty of rare emotional depth starts ling singer songwriter confessional becomes country and morphs into a Jimmy Webb song on the chorus – A