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Taio Cruz | Rokstarr

When Taio Cruz sings, "I can't live without you," in "Take Me Back," pop-song conventions tell us he's referring to a lover.
Mercury (2010)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  June 25, 2010

Review: Whitney Houston | I Look to You

It's tempting to wonder whether super-producer Clive Davis, in another of his music-biz machinations, arranged for Whitney Houston to whiff last week on Good Morning America , which is reported to have altered Houston's vocals for broadcast after she
Arista (2009)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  September 11, 2009

Carolina Liar

Highly recommended to those unafraid of late-period Bon Jovi.
Coming to Terms | Atlantic
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  May 20, 2008

The Big Hurt: ‘Dream on no longer’

I’m going to assume that pondering the social impact of games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero is pretty well-trodden critical territory by now.
God sends Aerosmith to Activision
By DAVID THORPE  |  February 26, 2008

Slouching toward irrelevance

Albert Hammond Jr. may come from money, but he also comes from music.
Albert Hammond Jr., Paradise Rock Club, June 14, 2007
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 18, 2007

On the racks: October 31, 2006

Plus Lady Sovereign, Isis, and Flavor Flav.
The Who, Deftones, Meatloaf
By MATT ASHARE  |  November 02, 2006