By Tom Sinclair
January 15, 1999 at 05:00 AM EST

By Your Side (Music - Sade)

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type
  • Music
Genre
  • Singles

On their fifth CD, the Black Crowes straighten up and fly right, replacing the tuneless twaddle of their last two albums with the sort of solid, down-and-dirty ditties they built their rep on. While originality has never been their strong suit — the title track of By Your Side is essentially a sideways rewrite of the Rolling Stones’ ”Tumbling Dice” — this collection still manages to radiate enough wild-eyed, amped-up brio to renew one’s faith in the restorative powers of good ole Southern-fried rock &amp roll. B+

By Your Side (Music - Sade)

type
  • Music
Genre
  • Singles
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