Album Reviews – 40th Edition

The Rolling Stones drown in sex, drugs, and rock and roll to produce the genre’s greatest album, The Clash announces the ending of rock music by envisioning a future in which it is mixed with other styles, Tom Waits celebrates the darkest aspects of life by going primal and swimming in its sewage, and Pink Floyd writes a rock opera on human relations and the isolation that stems from their rupture.

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Album Reviews – 9th Edition

Blur chronicles British life, Pink Floyd attacks the capitalist hierarchy, The Kinks fulfill Ray Davies’ vaudevillian ambitions with mixed results, and The Band produces their third straight great record rooted in rock traditions.

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