The Anniversary

The Anniversary

Sugar Ray & Third Eye Blind Ruled Summer ’97 Beginning 20 Years Ago Today

Somehow, even though there were 3,652 days in the 1990s, two of the most insidious hooks of the decade managed to be released on the…
Dan Weiss | June 16, 2017 - 1:41 pm

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“Bitter Sweet Symphony” Turns 20

The Verve have a lot of great songs. From 1993 to 2008, they released four albums. An always combustible group, the period (for now) in…
Ryan Leas | June 16, 2017 - 12:30 pm

The Anniversary

Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space Turns 20

Jason Pierce had bad timing. The Spritualized frontman put everything into Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space, his band's third album. It's a…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2017 - 11:38 am

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Boxer Turns 10

Boxer is where the National became the National as we know them. People often talk that way about its predecessor, 2005's Alligator, the one where…
Ryan Leas | May 22, 2017 - 1:16 pm

The Anniversary

The Colour And The Shape Turns 20

Twenty years ago, Dave Grohl accomplished something that once seemed impossible: He stepped out of Kurt Cobain's shadow. At this point we all know Grohl…
Chris DeVille | May 19, 2017 - 12:44 pm

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The Reminder Turns 10

I have the cover of Feist’s third album, The Reminder, tattooed on my upper left arm. Some people recognize the lines shooting out from Leslie…
Becca Pecaut | April 21, 2017 - 1:30 pm

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I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One Turns 20

The great canon of indie-rock makeout classics is not an especially long list of songs. Indie rock, for much of its early lifespan, was mostly…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2017 - 11:29 am

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“MMMBop” Turns 20

Get it out of your system: Mmmbop. Da ba du bop. Du ba da ba du bop. Da ba du. Maybe grab a shaker or…
Dan Weiss | April 14, 2017 - 10:15 am

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Dig Me Out Turns 20

On Dig Me Out -- their third album, the one that turns 20 tomorrow -- Sleater-Kinney said a whole lot. On "One More Hour," staring…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2017 - 10:58 am

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Dig Your Own Hole Turns 20

Dance music is about transcendence, about the moment of epiphany. Historically, you're supposed to experience that epiphany in a club or at a vast outdoor…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2017 - 10:23 am

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Life After Death Turns 20

Perhaps the greatest testament to the power of Life After Death, the second and final album from the Notorious B.I.G., was that Biggie's death somehow…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2017 - 11:06 am

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Person Pitch Turns 10

The term "collective" implies a united front, a melding of minds and ideas. Under vaguely zoological personas, four boys from Baltimore joined forces at the…
Lindsey Rhoades | March 20, 2017 - 10:35 am

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Sound Of Silver Turns 10

Can we talk about "All My Friends" for a minute -- or, I don't know, seven minutes and 42 seconds? I saw LCD Soundsystem in
Chris DeVille | March 10, 2017 - 1:24 pm

The Anniversary

Neon Bible Turns 10

When an album's anniversary comes up, it's easy to look back and think, "How did this fit into the context of the band's previous work?"
Austin Brown | March 6, 2017 - 10:52 am

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Pop Turns 20

It was a turning point in U2’s career. They had made an experimental album with a visionary producer, something that showed maturation, that suggested whole…
Ryan Leas | March 3, 2017 - 12:40 pm
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