7 Reasons Why The Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead' Is a Flawed Classic

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the release of The Queen is Dead, the third studio album The Smiths released during its earth-shattering five-year existence. It arrived just a few months after 1985’s inward-looking Meat is Murder but felt eons ahead, capturing the cardigan clad Manchester quartet at…

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Grateful Dead Celebrated by Indie Rock Royals

You don’t have to love the [Grateful Dead](http://www.rhapsody.com/artist/grateful-dead) to dig [*Day of the Dead*](http://www.rhapsody.com/artist/various-artists/album/day-of-the-dead-album-preview), an epic 59-song tribute compilation meticulously produced and curated over the past five years by brothers Aaron and Bryce Dessner of…

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Radiohead Gets Personal on 'A Moon Shaped Pool'

For years, Radiohead left “True Love Waits” — one of its most beautiful, heartbreaking love songs — cast adrift. A live staple since the mid ’90s, an acoustic concert recording of the song appeared on the 2001 EP, I Might Be Wrong, but a finished version of the tune never made it…

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