Also: Eric Clapton, Devendra Banhart, Bon Jovi, and Dave Grohl’s “Sound City.” Plus: indispensable Nitty Gritty and instrumental Jellyfish.
David Bowie: The Next Day
New release (ISO/Columbia)
Photo by Jimmy King
This is the best David Bowie album since . . . I’m not gonna go there. Mostly because everyone seems to disagree on just which old album should be put there. But make no mistake: The Next Day, Bowie’s first release in 10 years, is an excellent comeback.