Archive for the 'Paul Westerberg' Category

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Perhaps Paul ought to drive a screwdriver through his hand more often. Not that having Westerberg out of commission for a year was a good thing, but ever since his accident, he has come roaring back with a creative vengeance. First the copyright infringin’, vying for best post-Replacements album 49:00 was dropped on us, followed […]

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

After barely being released, Paul Westerberg’s excellent 49:00 was pulled from the digital market last week. The reasons are somewhat unclear, but the almost universal understanding seems to be that it has to do with copyright issues – namely the medley of famous songs that Westerberg runs through toward the end of the album. It […]

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Paul Westerberg’s post-Replacements career has been an interesting one and listeners have dithered back and forth on the merits of each solo release, no two coming to a consensus on any one of them. But it was as universal a thought as possible that he had stumbled onto something good when the twin Stereo/Mono albums […]