With credits like “Miami Vice” and Live Aid, Phil Collins personified the ’80s. Even so, let’s not write off the former Genesis front man.
After the Smiths, he worked with a number of artists – Bernard Sumner, Modest Mouse, to name two but now one of Britain’s seminal guitarists finally makes a name for himself as a singer-songwriter.
Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding weren’t the only XTC members who could write catchy pop-punk tunes. Keyboardist Barry Andrews has built a solid rep on his own with Shriekback and their new album “Why Anything? Why This?” is totally delightful.
This Grammy-winner has drummed for Fleet Foxes and written for Lady Gaga. Now, under his priestly pseudonym, Josh Tillman is releasing his fourth album (which is serving up some psychedelia).