Monday , March 1 2021

Pop

Are You Listening? 2015 in Music: Lianne La Havas, Mika, Carly Rae Jepsen, Seal, Madonna, Hot Chip, Janet Jackson and More

Highlights in popular music from 2015. Includes records by Lianne La Havas, Mika, Carly Rae Jepsen, Hot Chip, Seal, Janet Jackson and many more!

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Music Review: Neil Finn and Paul Kelly – ‘Goin’ Your Way’ [Live Double Album]

Finn's dark, drama-drenched writing mixes nicely with Kelly's more straightforward folk and folk-rock songs; the optimism of Kelly's work is a pleasing counterweight to the seriousness of the sublime pop Finn has crafted over the decades. Both singer-songwriters are in excellent voice on this live recording from 2013.

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Music Review: Sara Bareilles – ‘What’s Inside: Songs from Waitress’

This 'Waitress,' in addition to being a good album on its own, makes me want to see the show. And that's saying something. On this album, the pop songstress sings songs from her new musical herself (with a little help from Jason Mraz). 'Waitress' the musical opens on Broadway in the spring of 2016.

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Concert-Cabaret Review: ‘Tehorah’ Featuring Adrienne Haan (NYC, Oct. 29, 2015)

A German chanteuse and German pianist teamed with an Israeli string quartet at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall presenting songs from multiple cultures to celebrate the 50th anniversary of German-Israeli diplomatic relations.

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