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Songs for the Daily Planet

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Songs for the Daily Planet

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Todd Snider
Producers:
Margaritaville, MCA

We gave it an A-

After opening with a tongue-in-cheek tribute to ”My Generation,” Memphis’ Todd Snider shows plenty of lyrical savvy on boozy R&B and Springsteen-style whimsy with Songs for the Daily Planet. When he gears down for a ballad about abused children (”You Think You Know Somebody”), he actually becomes moving — the last thing you’d expect from a wiseass. A-

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