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

Mink DeVille: Where Angels Fear to Tread

Gene Sculatti, Collector's Choice Music, 13 May 2008

PEOPLE TALK. When they talk about the music of Willy DeVille, they say things like "DeVille's talents transcend all trends. He fuses blues, rock and Latin elements onto an R&B base, creating a sound that's broadly evocative and distinctly his own" (Rolling Stone) or label him "a magnetic performer with an acute musical intelligence" (the New York Times).

Total word count of piece: 1346