Keith Richards' "Life" – It's the Song, Not the Singer

Mr. Richards shows his sensitive side in "Life."

Keith Richards, my hero. The songs, the guitars, the money, the girls, the cars, houses in the islands, pharmaceutical-quality drugs in death-defying quantities. Throughout, he keeps writing great songs. He lives a seemingly simple life, with simple chord sequences played better than anyone. To paraphrase Julia […]

Summer, Time for the Rolling Stones

Looks the same but doesn't sound the same!

In the past five years or so, as the landscape of the music business has changed, it has been interesting to see how classic artists like the Rolling Stones have responded to the new environment. The way people buy, consume and tell their friends about music has […]

Sade's "Soldier of Love" Sets Valentine's Agenda

Sade's taking Valentine's Day

Sade has announced that Soldier of Love, her first new album since 2000’s “Lover’s Rock” will be released on February 8, 2010. (To purchase a copy, click here)

From a consumer perspective, it seems cheap to hear Valentine’s Day marketing starting in late November. As a music marketer, however, I’m […]