“Hello” by Adele (2015)/”Hello” by Joe (2015)

Adele’s 21 album surpassed expectations to become a monster hit, the type of big-selling album that most people thought wasn’t possible in the 2010s (and seriously, probably won’t happen again). I’m pretty sure that Adele’s record company (and maybe not Adele herself, since she seems so blase about her success and that’s actually kind of… Read More “Hello” by Adele (2015)/”Hello” by Joe (2015)

“Can’t Turn Back The Years” by Phil Collins (1993)/JOE (2001)

1993′s Both Sides marked the end of America’s fascination with Phil Collins as anything other than a marker of the ‘80s. It was the first of his albums to not go multi-platinum or spawn a top twenty pop hit. Both Sides also was Phil’s second divorce album, with the first being 1981′s Face Value. Perhaps America… Read More “Can’t Turn Back The Years” by Phil Collins (1993)/JOE (2001)

“All The Things (Your Man Won’t Do) by JOE (1996)

A) Joe’s first album, Everything, came out in the fall of ‘93. Had one jammin’ single (”I’m In Luv”), one solid remix that sampled Toto’s “Georgy Porgy” (”All Or Nothing”), and the rest was wack. Album didn’t even hit the Top 100. B) “All The Things (Your Man Won’t Do)” was a much better showcase of JOE’s talent. He’s… Read More “All The Things (Your Man Won’t Do) by JOE (1996)