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NEIL YOUNG PEACE TRAIL

NEIL YOUNG  PEACE TRAIL
  (Warner Music Canada) By Keith Sharp Think of a current Neil Young record as an aural CNN telecast. He sings about work ethic, (“Can’t Stop Workin”), native indigenous conflicts, (“Indian Givers” “Show Me’), the Islamic immigrantion threat (“Terrible Suicide Hang Gliders”), environmental concerns (John Oaks) and even future technologic challenges (“My New Robot”). All executed via a clean, simplistic... Read More

THE WEEKND STARBOY (XO REPUBLIC)

THE WEEKND  STARBOY  (XO REPUBLIC)
THE WEEKND STARBOY (XO REPUBLIC) By Keith Sharp Still riding a critical high following the mega success of his `Beauty Behind The Madness’ release’, The Weeknd’s follow up has produced a total makeover, cosmetically and musically with the introduction of his `Starboy’ persona. Gone is the `bird’s nest Afro hairstyle’, to be replaced by a more toned-down sophisticated look. And... Read More

GORD DOWNIE Secret Path

GORD DOWNIE  Secret Path
  (Universal Music Canada) How brave is Gord Downie. Battling terminal brain cancer, having completed an exhausing national tour to promote The Tragically Hip’s `Man Machine Poem’ and barely able to remember his own name. Yet Downie has summoned the courage and strength to release `Secret Path’ a solo conceptual record which recounts the sad death of Chanie Wenjack, a... Read More

Last night Keith performed a tribute to some of the great artists that we lost in 2016. Watch it below:

Posted by Keith Urban on Sunday, January 1, 2017