Song Spotlight: New Horizons By Brian May

Let me begin by saying that I love Queen.  They were a rare example of a band where each member possessed equal talent.  As the front man Freddie Mercury often times received a great deal of the credit.  But look a little deeper and one will see that Queen was so successful because of the … Continue reading Song Spotlight: New Horizons By Brian May

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Song Spotlight: The Colony Of Slippermen By Genesis

Released in 1974, The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway is  Peter Gabriel's swansong with Genesis.  Opinions on the album from Genesis fans have been mixed over the years.  I feel that the album is a fantastic example of what a concept album should be.  The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway has stood the test of … Continue reading Song Spotlight: The Colony Of Slippermen By Genesis

Song Spotlight: Carrie Ann By Styx

Edge Of The Century is the 1990 reunion album from classic rock band Styx.  Internal tensions and creative differences lead to the band breaking up in 1984.  Thankfully the band reformed in 1990.  However it was without popular guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw.  In his place was New Jersey born singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Glen Burtnik.  I count Edge Of The … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Carrie Ann By Styx