The La’s created pop songs, many of which were as infectious as those of their Liverpool brethren, The Beatles. So after one album, what happened?
There was certainly a transition in music from the 1950s to the 1960s. But 1950s pop music wasn’t simplistic or sappy as some would have you believe.
Rupert Holmes is perhaps best known for that “Pina Colada” song. But he’s had a much richer history as a pop music composer.