Zachary Cole Smith has overcome a multitude of problems to make this intensely powerful album
Red Hot Chili Peppers : London Highbury Garage
Could become one of the all-time great 'brown' bands...
As well as playing all the hits - 'Give It Away', 'The Power Of Equality' - the Chilis run through their next single 'By The Way' and three other new songs ('Universally Speaking', 'I Would Die For You' and 'Don't Forget Me') which all sound as good, if not better, than anything on their underrated 'Californication' album. The new songs are kinda Brit-poppy and kinda 60s pop-ish, but proof that, if they manage to stay clean for another couple of years and keep writing songs as good as this, The Red Hot Chili Peppers could wind up being one of the all-time great 'brown' bands.
The film adaptation of R.L. Stine's classic horror novels is shockingly enjoyable
A defiantly bangerless take-me-seriously-as-an-artist album that reveals new charms every time you spin it
The utterly gripping story of how The Boston Globe exposed child abuse within the Catholic church
Hitmaker-for-hire makes a silk purse out of songs rejected by Rihanna, Adele and others