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Bombs Away: Hot 100 Roundup—12/7/13

One Direction “Diana”, #11 “Midnight Memories”, #12 “Strong”, #87 Good hooks, good words (mostly about being famous, but then what else would they know?), and they love their rock and roll. But the end result is too stiff, too slick, … Continue reading

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A British Invasion?

This is old news, but I felt a need to comment on the piece Billboard ran on The Wanted a couple of weeks back. I have no doubt that The Wanted are a real story; their single (which I’ll get … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—10/1/11

Coldplay—”Paradise” #16 Whenever these guys try to make a major statement they always fall back on arty cliches that mean a lot less than they think they do. Since this one is called “Paradise”, it opens with slightly distorted church … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—11/14/10

Tim McGraw—”Felt Good On My Lips” #26 This sounds sexier than most country, and I like the way McGraw changes up the meaning of the title line as he goes along; all very professional. Like a lot of country, though, … Continue reading

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