Music Review Quotations

Martina Kominiarek on the Counting Crows’ August and Everything After: “…I’d begun to sense my life was all wrong. Instead of trampling down everything that had thus far held all my meaning, I waited it out, riding the waves of Adam Duritz’s enormous accumulation of personal funk. (Though I thought I was riding his haunting lyrics, vocal passion, and perfectly timed crescendos.)

“In ‘Mercury,’ Adam says his crazy girlfriend drives him nuts, and the drumbeats relate how she sucks him into a funhouse that feels like an underwater vacuum.

Drumbeats from “Mercury”: Mercury

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