In this edition of Classc Front-to-Back Albums, our reviewer Greg Kennelty examines Tears for Fears' 1985 mega-hit Songs From the Big Chair.
The first year of the new millenia finds the charts saying goodbye to the last of the Classic Rockers, while new rockers show some promise, but it's the producer-based solo artist that gains the exclusive foothold that will last for the better part of the next two decades.
Every component adds some level of distortion along the audio chain, changing the original signal along the way. The simple truth is that regardless of what you spend you will never hear exactly what was heard in the recording studio or concert hall. Another simple truth is that the differences may be so slight you will never notice them, and of course, the higher in quality your components are the closer you will get to the original.
Week 15 finds us at the beginning of the new millenia. A year removed from 9/11 the music world was responding to the events of that day, while female solo artists ruled the airwaves. Napster was changing the way we listened to (and acquired) music, as rock & roll took a back seat to pop and new R&B.
Think the clock goes TICK-tock? Think your turn signal actually goes BLINK-er? Think again, because your brain is just off making music on its own.