Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam – “I Had a Dream That You Were Mine” Review
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Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam – “I Had a Dream That You Were Mine” Review

HAMILTON LEITHAUSER & ROSTAM – I Had a Dream That You Were Mine (Glassnote): Former Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser’s shtick has always been that of the drunken, crooning troubadour stuffed inside a pea coat, wailing and warbling as he stumbled from microphone to microphone in search of a higher note. His fellow collaborator, Rostam Batmanglij, … Continue reading

That Was When I Ruled the World: Coldplay’s world-conquering “Viva la Vida”
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That Was When I Ruled the World: Coldplay’s world-conquering “Viva la Vida”

COLDPLAY – Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (Parlophone ’08): Unlike Maroon 5, who are content as they push forty to reign supreme in the singles world, Coldplay want to be an Important Band, the rightful heirs to U2 as world-conquerors. Nowhere else in their discography is their bid for Very Serious … Continue reading