Review: Phillip Phillips, ‘Behind the Light’


Phillips takes a step forward on his sophomore LP, though nothing supplants “Home” Phillip Phillips • Behind the Light • 19 / Interscope • US Release Date: May 19, 2014 “Searchlight” opens Behind the Light abruptly and somewhat indistinctly.  The folk rumination kicks off the track, instantly channeling Phillips’ “Home”and of course one ubiquitous Mumford…

Matchbox Twenty’s NORTH: Extended Album Analysis


Intro Matchbox Twenty (Rob Thomas, Paul Doucette, Kyle Cook, and Bryan Yale) reunite to deliver their anticipated fourth studio album, North ten years following their last proper studio effort, More Than You Think You Know. Sure the band released 2007’s Exile on Mainstream, but this was not a proper studio effort, but instead a compilation. It is an incredibly…