In What Have You Done For Us Lately? we examine the recent output by legendary artists. Yeah, we’re happy when they return with a new album… but really, just how happy are we? We’ll gauge their recent output, take a hard look and see how it has held up… and maybe help you to find a few gems that you overlooked.
There’s a certain breed of artists who came to prominence in the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, who enjoyed a great amount of success with trailblazing pop records — artists who seemed to capture the zeitgeist for an unusually long amount of time. At a certain point, they began to coast, their new albums feeling more like calling cards to let you know they’re still there.
As for Elton John, even he has been harshly critical of some of his more recent albums. Give the man some credit, though:…
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