Beck soars above mundane pop with “Colors”

Beck "Colors" album coverSometimes it seems that any music I like is destined to be dismissed by critics. Take Colors, for example, the latest album by Beck. A terrific album, infused with the feeling of the 80s and 90s. (A time, it must be said, when music was consistently much better than it is nowadays. Beck’s statement, perhaps, on the current state of music? But that’s another topic.) Reading reviews in different publications, you might imagine the critics had heard a different album. Continue reading →