Items tagged with "33 1/3"

Author Talk: Loren Glass on Carole King’s Tapestry

March 22, 2021 by

Fifty years later, Carole King’s second album, Tapestry, continues to resonate with listeners. A massive critical and commercial success, Tapestry has sold over 25 million copies. After its release in February 1971, it was the No. 1 album for 15 consecutive weeks and stayed on the LP charts for almost six years. King swept the […]

Author Talk: Clint Brownlee on Pearl Jam’s Vs.

March 10, 2021 by

In a new 33 1/3 book, author Clint Brownlee gives the definitive account of Pearl Jam’s second album, Vs. The follow-up to Ten sold a jaw-dropping 950,000 copies in its first week of release in October 1993. The grunge classic spawned the hit singles “Daughter,” “Go,” “Animal,” and “Dissident.” Brownlee, who works as a copywriter, has […]

Author explores history behind Nick Cave’s ‘Murder Ballads’

October 27, 2020 by

360°Sound spoke with journalist and essayist Santi Elijah Holley about his new 33 1/3 book on the 1996 album Murder Ballads by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Holley’s work has appeared in The Guardian, The Atlantic and VICE, among many other publications. The ninth studio effort from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Murder Ballads is one of […]

Author Ayanna Dozier on Janet Jackson’s The Velvet Rope

September 6, 2020 by

360°Sound caught up with writer, artist, lecturer and curator Ayanna Dozier about her new 33 1/3 book on Janet Jackson’s classic 1997 album The Velvet Rope, which spawned the hits “Together Again,” “I Get Lonely” and “Got ’til It’s Gone.” Dozier is a PhD candidate at McGill University in Montreal. Her dissertation, Mnemonic Aberrations, traces the […]