Category Looking Back Reviews

10 YEARS AGO TODAY: SCISSOR SISTERS (Self-Titled) (A “Looking Back” Review)…

Today marks the 10th anniversary of Scissor Sisters’ self-titled debut album. At the time it was only released in the UK. It came out later in the year in the US. When the band had been recommended to be by a like-minded chat friend, I wasn’t even aware of its existence. I had heard “Comfortably […]

30 YEARS AGO TODAY: VAN HALEN – 1984 (A “Looking Back” Review)…

Thirty years ago today, the final album by the definitive original lineup of Van Halen was released. If twitter had been around back then, it would have been interesting to see how many negative tweets would have sprung up at the premiere of the first single “Jump”. After all, Eddie Van Halen was now a […]