#songoftheday = THE PRETTY RECKLESS: “TAKE ME DOWN”
The Pretty Reckless take a detour with this one and it leads them to a very different place. Although the sound is still hard rock, it’s not in the metal vein like most of their songs. It’s kind of soulful, a little bluesy and has a distinct classic rock vibe to it. If you just wanted more of the same from them then you might be slightly disappointed with this one, but if you’ve been hoping they’d branch out and experiment then you’re going to love it. I especially love the soulful chorus, on which a couple of powerful singers join forces with Taylor Momsen, adding yet another new dynamic to the band’s bag of tricks.
An entertainment journalist for 20 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the '90's most popular movie E-zines. The only time he's not listening to music is when he's watching television shows and movies or reading, usually music magazines.