I called Ed Sheeran right from the get go
Posts By: Iman Lababedi
I split on the two singles but…
the most serious reflection of life for a middle class black woman available
a murderer’s row of two
Not to be trusted
Friday night was good, excellent, but not the greatest
Sam Smith at Jingle Ball was so good
a performance where the miracles may be refound
Nobody else was as good last night.
genius by X Factor standards
poor white folks are shown sympathy
In its own way, this is the equal of “The Story Of O.J.”
Garth Brooks sticks to his guns.
U2 make no concessions to haters such as me
She cared too much and it clouded her mind
the man who put a flea in the ear of the French can’t rock knock
just a simple odds and sods, and still his genius remained untouched
let’s all agree that the Sheeran Beyonce remix of “Perfect” is, if nothing else, a single.
“not money moves” but not bad
full of blaring horns like William Tell and explosive sounds, chanting choirs and a sense of rebirth
K Michelle in an admittedly weak week
“I’ve got a boyfriend, he’s older than us, I haven’t seen him in a couple of months”
My favorite Beatles releases are the first three UK albums
pleasant, unassuming, strong, and competent
Anything but businesslike
women’s love and how it leads to family
what politics has rendered suspect, country music can repair.
It is the ashtray of art.
a way forward by going a little backwards
We are in the mood for earnestness
romance in distress
This is Luis Fonsi’s year on the singles charts
Supplants innocence with knowledge at the corner of Sunset and Vine
Minaj, who has had a great three months, nails the verse
a bad, bad scene
maybe my ears let me down
a masterful cultural pollination and a new world music order.
A terrific show from dat Brooklyn boy.
Both life affirming and heartbreaking
wall of sound Brit rock and better
No streaming or MP3s.
her flow is like a great rapper: like a Jay Z, it’s sing speak but way in melody
a lot of greatests and a lot of hits
at least it is uniquely British
the template from 2013
This is Jessi’s second great song this year
“That’s how you want Bob Dylan, right?”
just wish there was more than an hour
a dry run for his Nelson Riddle arranged masterpiece, 1955’s In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning.