Arena Uk Magazine March 1998 (A STAR IS TORN: NATALIE IMBRUGLIA)
I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll (Except When I Hate It): Extremely Important Stuff About the Songs and Bands You Love, Hate, Love to Hate, and Hate to Love
Music breeds duality. We enjoy the music we love-listening to it, talking about it, reading about it. But it’s just as fun to passionately revel in mocking the music we hate. Fortunately, musicians make this two-lane path very easy to follow. Half the time they’re creating timeless works of art that speak to the soul; the other half, they’re recording ridiculous concept albums about robots.
I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll (Except When I Hate It) covers both sides: It celebrates the music world’s flashes of genius, the creation of masterpieces, and the little-known stories…as well as the entertainingly bad ideas. Armed with a healthy dose of Brian Boone’s humorous asides and lively commentary, you’ll learn extremely important stuff like: