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  • Machine Gun Etiquette

    • 8 out of 10
    • The Damned
    • Punk rock is mostly associated with three chords and a bad attitude, but the Damned were one of the few bands of the era bent on bringing musicianship and a good sense of humor to the scene. And while
  • Rock Spectacle

    • 8 out of 10
    • Barenaked Ladies
    • These guys know how to put on a live show, and whomever recorded this knows how to capture one. Rock Spectacle is one of the warmest-sounding recordings I've ever heard, and totally fills a room at a
  • The Life Pursuit

    • 8 out of 10
    • Belle & Sebastian
    • The Life Pursuit is a sort of Reeses Peanut Butter Cup. You get Belle & Sebastian's peanut butter (its wistful, often irresistible pop) dipped in a 'Have A Nice Day!' and glam 70s chocol

  • Spilt Milk

    • 10 out of 10
    • Jellyfish
    • The second and final album from this power-pop group makes me wish Jellyfish had been able to make just one more record together. The album is best enjoyed as a whole piece, flowing from one track to
  • Modern Lovers

    • 10 out of 10
    • Modern Lovers
    • This timeless masterpiece is little known, but it has inspired almost as many bands as The Modern Lovers' own inspiration -- and only slightly better known -- The Velvet Underground & Nico.

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iTunes Music Review - War of the Worlds

  • War of the Worlds

    • 10 out of 5
    • Jeff Wayne
    • Reviewed by Vern Seward
    • Buy this album from Amazon.com
    • Buy this album from iTunes Music Store
    • With the new movie adaptation of H.G Wells' classic Sci Fi invasion tale, War of the Worlds, currently on theater screens everywhere, there's new interest in Jeff Wayne's rock opera version, and it is my considered opinion that Jeff Wayne's masterpiece stands up well after all of this time. Never mind the CGI eye candy, and Tom Cruise on the silver screen; Richard Burton's narration, the songs, music, and sound effects combine to make Jeff Wyane's War of the World a far richer, more frightening, and ultimately more satisfying experience than either big screen versions. iTunes Music Store offers up all of the songs and some of the narratives, but this is an album that is best consumed whole. There's a fresher, re-mastered version available from Amazon that includes 4 extra tracks, which should make any fan very happy. This is a really good album.

     

     

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