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The Eagles: Hotel California (Asylum)

Stephen Demorest, Circus, 17 March 1977

LISTEN, I'M willing to believe these guys are trying. I'm just glad I'm not buying. Don't you become one of their statistics, either. Hotel California is weary, it's loaded with sermons about Hollywood's rat race, and its gloom is not particularly attractive.

Total word count of piece: 412


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