Finally the article I’ve wanted to read: the worst of George Harrison. Dark Horse, Extra Texture, Somewhere in England – these are disgraceful albums by a putative rock god. But Pete Prown, who offers several insights (despite overrating “You” and underrating “Blow Away”), lets Harrison off the hook:
Ultimately, the story of Harrison’s recorded work from 1974-82 tells the tale of a talented muse who lost his way and, in his rarified circumstances, we can understand why—certainly, who among us hasn’t strayed off the path for a while?
Who indeed. My review of Scorserse’s Living in the Material World.