'Don't Look Back'
Adam rounds up local bloggers' reactions
to the death
of Boston band singer Brad Delp. I particulary liked Scott's post.
I distinctly recall first hearing Boston at a crowded, dimly lit high-school party and being shocked how much I enjoyed every song. The hostess kept replaying their debut album over and over again -- and no one complained. But, unfortunately, I still tend to associate Boston with its dysfunctional post-debut-album antics. This post
tends to understate the general reaction to its second LP, which I recall bordered on disgust and which the band never quite recovered from. ... The dreaded second or third album. The Pousette-Dart Band
, a local group of the same era but very different from Boston, famously got creamed the minute it faltered on a later album. ...