3 items by Stephen Demorest

  • Peter Gabriel

    Peter Gabriel | ALBUM REVIEW

    When Peter Gabriel resigned as frontman of Genesis two years ago, he said it was to search for the unexpected. On the evidence of his first solo album, he's found it. Instead of crystallizing an easily apprehensible...

    July 26, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Talking Heads '77

    Talking Heads '77 | ALBUM REVIEW

    Talking Heads are the last of CBGB's original Big Four to record (following Patti Smith, the Ramones and Television), and their debut is an absolute triumph. Dressing like a quartet of Young Republicans, playing courteously toned-down music...

    November 3, 1977 12:00 AM ET
  • Bryter Layter

    Bryter Layter | ALBUM REVIEW

    Nick Drake may be the most ethereal recording artist I've ever heard. His fleeting career — the moody, mysterious music, the remote relationship with his record company — seemed calculated to distance him from reality. Yet his...

    June 30, 1977 12:00 AM ET