82 posts categorized "MUSIC REVIEW"
The concept of a musical performance being magical is a cliché, but there is something otherworldly about a Darlene Love concert.
Her pipes are transcendent, she channels gospel as if calling the angels and she looks like no 80-year-old woman you've ever seen, challenging doubts about man's ability to time-travel. For all the world, it feels like the '60s when Love channels them, making an evening with her feel like witnessing a link to the past, to how music sounded, was played, was sung.
And yet she is very much in the now, enjoying herself and enjoying touching you with her blessed instrument.
ABOVE: I've never seen a stool in a locker room before. Perhaps a rim seat would be handier.
ABOVE: I always appreciate an open-drawers policy.
Fan reports from San Francisco have been universally positive for Madonna, whose Madame X Tour is, I'm tellin' ya, a great work of art. Wish she'd do it on Broadway and get a special Tony for it — it's that good.
Check out this rave from Datebook as you watch her work on her, er, vocal cords. Choice cut:
ABOVE: Orlando Bloom is now at the age where he is Bryan Cranston when he takes a selfie from a low angle — and I am good with that.