Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Various Artists: Two Rooms

Mark Cooper, Q, November 1991

HITHERTO, TRIBUTE ALBUMS have tended to be the preserve of the American college circuit with R.E.M. seemingly ubiquitous as today's aspiring eccentrics queue up to celebrate Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen, Neil Young and Roky Erickson. Named after the songwriting habits of Elton John and Bernie Taupin, who have yet to write a song in the same room, Two Rooms finds the tribute genre going solidly mainstream with the kind of guest list usually reserved for charity records inspired by global crises.

Total word count of piece: 361

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: