James Bay, Wild Love: Single


Tweaking his sound dramatically, James Bay returns with “Wild Love,” the wild, starkly different promo single from his forthcoming sophomore album. Unfortunately, “Wild Love” is arguably too much of a shake up or in the least, not perfectly executed.  It has its moments, particularly when Bay actually adds some punch and emotion vocally, but simply put, ‘it’s different.’ 2 stars.  Source: James Bay, ‘Wild Love’ | Track Review … Continue reading James Bay, Wild Love: Single

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Marilyn Manson, Heaven Upside Down | Top 5 Songs


★★★★ Marilyn Manson is charged up to nth degree on their tenth studio album, ‘Heaven Upside Down.’ He’s back. They’re back.  Who? Marilyn Manson! After a two-year hiatus (The Pale Emperor, 2015), the ripest of shock rockers drop an exhilarating tenth studio album, Heaven Upside Down.  Considering he’s now 48, past his most lucrative prime, arguably, Manson can only shock so much anymore. Still, on … Continue reading Marilyn Manson, Heaven Upside Down | Top 5 Songs

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Tank, Savage | Top 5 Songs


★★★ R&B singer/songwriter Tank continues to amplify sex on his savage new studio album, fittingly titled, ‘Savage.’ Despite the coolness of R&B, Tank, continues to be prolific.  Despite being incredibly underrated, he’s written and recorded some great music during his career. His 2016 album, Sex Love & Pain II was disappointing, however.  It suffered from trying too hard to assimilate and conform with modern urban … Continue reading Tank, Savage | Top 5 Songs