Bounce It Off Your Satellite

ON DIFFICULT ALBUMS… I’ve always been fascinated by the difficult albums by bands I like. I’m not talking about bad albums—bad albums are cynically or lazily made, but difficult albums are the products of difficult situations—Records where the pieces didn’t fall into place as easily for the artist as their other recordings. The possible circumstances are many: record company pressures, intra-band conflicts, road weariness, simple writer’s block, and so on. Often commercial failures, these records and are typically only appreciatedRead more