78 items by David Wild

  • Sacred Love

    Sacred Love | ALBUM REVIEW

    Sting has been so famous for so long and done so much — the Police, the rain forest, the tantric sex (or was it?), the luxury-car commercial — he has become easy to undervalue as purely a...

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Supernatural

    Supernatural | ALBUM REVIEW

    At first glance, Supernatural — Carlos Santana's first album for Arista — looks like a record that's been A&R'ed and special-guested to death. Certainly the label's president, Clive Davis, has taken his well-established multiproducer, star-studded approach to...

    July 9, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Lindsey Buckingham on His Musical Beginnings

    Lindsey Buckingham on His Musical Beginnings | ARTICLE

    If it seems like there's a lot of good guitar playing on the new Fleetwood Mac album – and there is – that's...

    May 15, 2003 4:05 PM ET
  • Stones Bring Heat to Benefit

    Stones Bring Heat to Benefit | ARTICLE

    "I'm here because the Stones aren't term-limited, and they're as old as I am," Bill Clinton told 18,000 people packed into the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 6th. He was actually there to introduce the Rolling Stones at...

    February 7, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • The Who Play On

    The Who Play On | ARTICLE

    Nearly as shocking as the news of Who bassist John Entwistle's death on June 27th was the band's announcement the following day that...

    August 8, 2002 12:00 PM ET
  • Alanis Likes Producer Role

    Alanis Likes Producer Role | ARTICLE

    Two years ago, in the movie Dogma, Alanis Morissette played God. On her forthcoming album -- delayed for months due to tense contract negotiations with her label, Maverick -- she takes on a bigger role: producer. "Playing...

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Jagger Gets Personal on New Solo Album

    Jagger Gets Personal on New Solo Album | ARTICLE

    For his fourth solo record — and first since 1993's Wandering Spirit — Mick Jagger went back to basics. "A lot of...

    September 13, 2001 11:45 AM ET
  • Everything Is Wrong

    Everything Is Wrong | ALBUM REVIEW

    If you assume that Moby is just another boring techno artist from England, then it turns out you're wrong. Everything Is Wrong is an eclectic piece of work in the extreme — this album is all over...

    January 4, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • People of the Year 2000: 'N Sync

    People of the Year 2000: 'N Sync | ARTICLE

    Making that Musical Transition from boys to men can be tricky. Thus far the members of 'N Sync appear to be making this leap...

    December 14, 2000 12:40 PM ET
  • 2000 Years The Millennium Concert

    2000 Years The Millennium Concert | ALBUM REVIEW

    The first concert my friends and I went to on our own was Billy Joel at Rockland Community College — a great night out, except for when that guy behind me threw up on my Turnstiles tour...

    May 12, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • The Road To El Dorado

    The Road To El Dorado | ALBUM REVIEW

    The opening number of Elton John's latest soundtrack for an animated flick begins, "Our glorious city/Was built by the divinities, by gods." Somehow, Captain Fantastic manages to turn the plot-point lyrics of The Road to El Dorado...

    April 13, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Stiff Upper Lip

    Stiff Upper Lip | ALBUM REVIEW

    A ballad-laden song cycle of delicate political tone poems — just checking to see if you were paying attention. Stiff Upper Lip — an album that comes twenty years after AC/DC were written off following the death...

    March 30, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Two Against Nature

    Two Against Nature | ALBUM REVIEW

    Sure, Steely Dan are a decade or two late in delivering Two Against Nature, their follow-up to 1980's Gaucho. But time may finally be on the side of rock's most illustrious music geeks. The old knock on...

    March 16, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Run Devil Run

    Run Devil Run | ALBUM REVIEW

    Some of the greatest rock rock concerts I ever witnessed were Paul McCartney sound checks. Few touring artists get loose like the former Fab, who warms up for his slick stadium and arena shows with long sets...

    October 28, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Bob Dylan and Paul Simon's Strange American Dream Team

    Bob Dylan and Paul Simon's Strange American Dream Team | ARTICLE

    For two guys who have so much in common, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon have nothing in common, at least onstage. One...

    August 5, 1999 12:00 PM ET
  • The Rolling Stones: The Arena in Oakland

    The Rolling Stones: The Arena in Oakland | ARTICLE

    The No Security tour, coming only four months after Bridges to Babylon finished its U.S. road trip, risked giving the faithful too much of...

    March 4, 1999 12:00 PM ET
  • 'N Sync Steps Out

    'N Sync Steps Out | ARTICLE

    The sound of young America is being made this afternoon inside an industrial park in Orlando, a short hop from the Wet 'n' Wild...

    November 12, 1998 12:00 PM ET
  • When We Were The New Boys

    When We Were The New Boys | ALBUM REVIEW

    Nobody stays forever young, so it's heartening to hear signs of life on When We Were the New Boys, Rod Stewart's strongest studio recording in years. Once reduced to cooing trifles like "Love Touch (Love Theme From...

    June 4, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • The Philosopher's Stone

    The Philosopher's Stone | ALBUM REVIEW

    Van Morrison's music has always had a timeless quality, and on The Philosopher's Stone — a generally stellar collection of previously unreleased material, alternate versions and rarities — we discover one reason why. It turns out that...

    May 18, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Perfect Night: Live In London

    Perfect Night: Live In London | ALBUM REVIEW

    Call Lou Reed's new live album anything but Rock n Roll Animal II. That classic 1974 concert recording captured the debauched essence of Lou Reed in all his fucked-up rock-star glory. A better title for the markedly...

    April 16, 1998 12:00 AM ET