4/21/91 at 8:00 PM
The pop-music business is all about buzz: good buzz, bad buzz. It's fickle business, too. Consider that crooner Chris Isaak is hot today for an album he released two years ago. On the plus side, interest in New Kids records is cooling off. Here's a look at some performers whose recent efforts have drawn lots of attention, both good and bad:
It's always chilling to hear the preface "THEY'RE REALLY BIG IN EUROPE." And while too much of "Doubt" is techno-noise, it's worth a listen.Say hello, once again to The Band That Wouldn't Leave. Art rock died in the late '70's. Band members should consider law school.Another British offering, but more traditional. Strong harmonies, lots of guitars. It's simple music-and simply refreshing.Their songs are sort of silly and their videos look like porn teasers. They have also succeeded in being a Hot New Band in two different decades.