Posts Tagged ‘Eric Clapton’

Hmm.  This kind of piano ballad is already dodgy enough – like intentionally draping a battleship’s anchor around your band’s neck – without that chord change ringing out all too familiarly from every awkward middle school dance and (hopefully less awkward but still, let’s face it, pretty awkward) wedding reception you’ve ever been to.  This just… shouldn’t be.

Spiritual Beggars, “The Road Less Traveled” (from Return To Zero, 2010):


Eric Clapton, “Wonderful Tonight” (from Some Fucking Album, some fucking year):


I expected more from you, Sweden.  I really did.  (Thankfully, the rest of Return To Zero is pretty decent spaced-out hard rock.  But, c’mon, it’s pretty hard to come back from that, fellas.)


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