4 items by Stephanie Zacharek

  • Grace

    Grace | ALBUM REVIEW

    Jeff Buckley sounds like a man who doesn't yet know what he wants to be, and his uncertainty is the very thing that holds Grace, his debut album, together. It's a ballsy kind of uncertainty, the kind...

    November 3, 1994 12:00 AM ET
  • Universal Mother

    Universal Mother | ALBUM REVIEW

    On Universal Mother, Sinéad O'Connor tells us more about herself than we probably should know. It's record making as therapy, the byproduct of feelings still only half worked out, a bundle of self-revelations left suspended, twisting in...

    October 6, 1994 12:00 AM ET
  • Pure And Simple

    Pure And Simple | ALBUM REVIEW

    What's great about Joan Jett is her refusal to accept things that just plain suck. You can hear it in past songs like "Fake Friends," about having to dump the phonies who glom onto you after you've...

    September 22, 1994 12:00 AM ET
  • The Living End

    The Living End | ALBUM REVIEW

    What you hear on The Living End, a collection of live material recorded on Hüsker Dü's last tour, in 1987, isn't so much a band breaking up as a band threatening to fly apart, like an amusement-park...

    May 5, 1994 12:00 AM ET