Fleetwood Mac, Behind The Mask, 1990 People either do not know this album – or they’ll tell you they wished that it never existed. But I reckon it’s, maybe ironically, the closest Fleetwood Mac came to ever sounding like an updated Rumours – ironic because, for a start, Lindsey Buckingham had left the band at this point. And in […]
Miles Davis, Doo-Bop, 1992 Okay, it might not be the worst Miles Davis album but it’s up there. It has to be. Simply because no other Miles Davis album has a track on it where someone steps up and raps: Let’s kick a verse for my man called Miles ‘Cause seems to me he’s gonna be ’round for a long […]
Lionel Richie, Tuskegee, 2012 My first trip to America was marred by only one thing: I could not find a vinyl copy of Tuskegee, Lionel Richie’s long-threatened country album of duets. It was nowhere to be found. So I did something no one ever does anymore: I bought a CD. I had to. It’s the LION! Lionel. My man.
It’s time for a new series of posts here at Off The Tracks. Over the last six and a bit years I’ve given you The Vinyl Countdown, Classic Albums I Can’t Ever Listen To Again, Great Kiwi Albums You Must Revisit, It Was The Best Gig Ever, It Was The Worst, Movies of My Life, Authors I Admire, Drummers You Just Can’t Beat, TV […]