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Cassandra Wilson: Silver Pony – review

The follow-up to Cassandra Wilson's 2008 standards album Loverly, Silver Pony has an autobiographical spin, mixes the singer's familiar fascination for the blues with Lennon/McCartney, Stevie Wonder and three originals, and includes a duet with John Legend as the finale.



Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, George Ezra: 2014, the year in music

You couldn’t have picked a worse time to become a pop star than 2014. Album sales were at an all-time low, record labels were left millions in the red with artists they thought would be superstars, and fewer new artists broke through than at any time in the past 40 years.