Review: Various Artists, ‘Now 47’


Ultimately Now 47 is a compilation…yep.   Various Artists⎪ Now 47 ⎪ UMe ⎪⎪US Release Date: August 6, 2013 Assembling a compilation of pop hits should be easy and painless, but the problem is that usually by the time given hits arrive on a compilation, they’ve come and passed.  Now 47 (yes, it’s really the 47th…

Review: ‘Music From Baz Luhrmann’s Film: The Great Gatsby’


Various Artists ⎢Music From Baz Luhrmann’s Film: The Great Gatsby ⎢Water Tower / Interscope ⎢US Release Date: May 7, 2013 Constructing a soundtrack that not only creates a solid musical backdrop for the film as well as doubling as an enjoyable compilation is no easy task.  Because of this, soundtracks themselves often get mixed reviews,…