Big Star Talks to God

Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015

"Oddly enough, the record contains the band's best and most expli+cit burst of Cristianity, the jangling yuletide anthem known simply as 'Jesus Christ.'"
Once upon a time, being a Big Star fan was like knowing a secret handshake. You knew something that others didn't, and to meet a fellow fan was to meet a new friend. This is no longer the case. Nearly forty years after they initially broke up, and despite the fact that three of the four original members are no longer with us, the short-lived Memphis rock band's profile is higher than it arguably ever has been. A well-publicized boxed set saw the light of day in 2009, Keep an Eye on the Sky, followed by ...

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