Wednesday, October 02, 2002

BLIMEY - SOMETHING GOOD ON BLOGCRITICS: Okay, we're being harsh on them, but they're a shadowy cabal, dammit. Anyway, this by Al Barger is rather a fine take-apart of 21st Century Springsteen - a man who, No Rock has no doubt, plans on being the first President also in the R&R Hall of Fame. Barger seems convinced, too: "Indeed, Springsteen has become a politician instead of an artist. He speaks for his audience- not himself. None of this album comes across to an objective listener as the heartfelt personal reaction of an artist. Rather, these are the carefully calculated and extremely predictable responses of a politician looking for votes.


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