This is the downside of having the world so closely focussed upon you. On the heels of a very succesfull CMJ, deafening buzz surrounding them and the likes of Michael Stipes checking em out in London comes reports of cancelled gigs and guitarist-keyboard player Baria Qurishi taking a leave of absense due to exhaustion.
I am not quite the fan the rest of the world is but I quite like their quietly lapidary pop tones and am not particularly surprised to read about the cost of success in the rock universe. Let’s Baria returns soon.
the effects pedals have greatly helped him transform his guitars into basses
Last January The Weeknd was # 1 and though that album was better than Trippie’s, the rest weren’t
Sam’s best to date
featuring Renée Zellweger on vocals
a mini women in music summit
a soothing palette
seven weeks at # 1