the Buzz for November 7th, 2010


If you missed any of last week’s tunes, below is a quick recap:

MONDAY: Everything But the Girl — “Apron Strings [live]”
(from Acoustic) — Apron Strings (Live) - Acoustic

TUESDAY: Taylor Swift — “Back to December” (from Speak Now) — Back to December - Speak Now

WEDNESDAY: Taylor Swift — “Long Live” (from Speak Now) — Long Live - Speak Now

THURSDAY: Roxette — “The Look” (from Look Sharp!) — The Look - Look Sharp!

FRIDAY: Ben Folds Five — “Brick”
(from Whatever and Ever Amen) — Brick - Whatever and Ever Amen

SATURDAY: Bruno Mars — “Talking to the Moon”
(from Doo-Wops & Hooligans) — Talking to the Moon - Doo-Wops & Hooligans (Deluxe Version)

SUNDAY: Richard Marx — “Hazard” (from Greatest Hits) — Hazard - Greatest Hits


Richard Marx — “Hazard” (from Greatest Hits) — Hazard - Greatest Hits

In a spellbinding, ominously seductive departure from the achingly tender ballads for which he had primarily come to be known, Marx wandered into Ode to Billie Joe territory in 1991 with this stunning story song about a troubled boy, an innocent girl, and a raging river, all three of whom are — in their own trembling, terrified ways — fleeing a suffocatingly small Nebraska burg, and one or more of whom may or may not have served as unbiased accomplices in her untimely death.