My tastes generally steer far away from the mainstream, so I always find it weird to list my top releases, knowing that I’m probably operating with a vastly different list than most folks do. With that said, here’s my Top 5 of Early 2021 list.
While it’s impossible to truly replace Freddie Mercury, Queen did something completely different. They found the perfect singer to pay tribute to the voice and influence of Freddie Mercury when they recruited Adam Lambert into the band.
Rhino Records has a variety of Themed Reissue months, including “Summer of Love” and “Rocktober”, but my favorite has been their January “Start Your Ear Off Right” campaign. This year sees a number of reissues on some pretty cool colored vinyl.