A phenomenal cover of New Order’s Blue Monday with 1930s instruments.
God DAMN that bassist is amazing.
A music icon from my childhood meets another from early adulthood.
Everlong is probably one of my favourite songs. Rick covers it mostly straight. Great stuff, does it justice.
I did not understand the song when I first heard it, more than 20 years ago. As part of the majority race in my country, I arguably still don’t but I can at least try to see and recognise inequality and injustice.
This is the first installment of his “Quarantine Project” that was promised with his GoFundMe campaign to help deal with the cancellation of his tour due to COVID-19.
A soothing track, a welcome relief from the daily stresses imposed by the current situation.
Sleaze rock filtered through ZZ Top’s Eliminator. I’ve not been this excited by a musician new to me in many years. The accompanying Netflix anime to his new album SOUND & FURY is insanely good, too.
Off his 2017 album Carry Fire. He’s lost the raw, visceral power from the Led Zeppelin days but the gravitas and authority he has gained since more than makes up for it. This is the best he’s ever been.