"@Jim: I can see why you'd be cranky about it, but I think it lends an interesting background/context to the review, knowing that its author came into the concert primarily a Wilco/Tweedy fan first and a Farrar/Son Volt fan second. And it looks…"
"Personally, even if I don't care for the way an artist's voice or guitar playing changes over time, I tend not to wish that they relapse into habits they've left behind, particularly the poor ones. That's like the people that say…"
"Farrar stuck with what he was good at. Tweedy did as well -- stepping outside of the comfort zone, challenging himself and a lot of listeners too. Both artists' work have turned people on, turned others off and sparked passionate debate.…"
"Well we can all agree to disagree, for sure. I do think plenty of Wilco's songs have plenty to say. And yet some of my favorite tracks are completely devoid of any meaning and just work well as straight-up rock songs, like "Casino…"
"Ms. H: hello, fellow Wilco fan.
I disagree with your suggestion that Tweedy isn't a talented lyricist, however. Some of Wilco's early work sported good rock-n-roll lyrics -- not necessarily deep, profound or meaningful -- but you…"
"@Shawn: I know how you feel. Just a little friendly ribbing after the last thread. It's not like I expected you to post a smiley face.
Anyway, I agree with the Sky Blue Sky comments. With the exception of the title track and "What…"
Comment by Jim C 2 hours ago
He does say shut-up, but taken as a whole, this is just a reasonable request by a passionate artist for a group of people to experience something together. Is ego involved? Yeah, but…"
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