Train – California 37

These three guys from San Francisco disappeared and then reappeared in a big way due to their mega single “Hey, Soul Sister” in 2010. This is their follow up album to all that success. Maybe the pressure got to them but this is not the strongest of albums. For instance, Continue Reading

Marilyn Manson – Born Villain

In a strange way this is a very new type of album for him and at the same time a return to the beginning. Sometimes fresh and sometimes familiar. Always interesting though. Right at the start  Marilyn Manson uses quotes from Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Does that mean he sees this whole Continue Reading

Carrie Underwood – Blown Away

For someone who started off on American Idol as the sugar sweet country girl she has evolved into a country superstar who sings songs with plenty of edge.  Remember her song “Before He Cheats” which preached to women about being proactive with their wandering eye men? She is back with Continue Reading