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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Violins and their retro harmony resonate through your ears and deliver a shot of dopamine to your brain.

REVIEW: ‘Bebe’ teleports you to eerie ‘70s disco party

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter May 25, 2023

Score: 8/10 Brooklyn gal Bebe Rexha gained fame through her influential talent in songwriting. Rexha was a songwriter for Eminem, Rihanna and Selena Gomez, according to AllMusic. She has also collaborated...


Album Review: ‘Harry’s House’

JOEY FRANKLIN April 13, 2023

The day has finally come, dear readers, I am reviewing an album that does not fall under the John Mayer or classic rock umbrella, but I guess the great Bob Dylan said, “Times they are a-changin’.” My...

I will do him justice and review my favorite album of his, “Sob Rock.”

Album Review: ‘Sob Rock’ by John Mayer

JOEY FRANKLIN March 23, 2023

I have been debating whether or not to write a “Top 10 John Mayer songs” list, but I don’t think I would ever be satisfied with how it turned out. So instead I will do him justice and review my favorite...

The track then explodes into a section of what sounds like electronic lawnmowers struggling to ignite.

Album review: ‘Cross’ Justice, 2007

COLE QUINN, Evergreen Sports Photographer March 23, 2023

Score: 8.7/10 During the 2000s, a particular style of electronic music started garnering popularity. The electronic music called French house swept through radio waves and charts. The most famous artist...

The number 1 song to play while you drive off to the fighter jets

Joey’s Top 10s: ’80s Love Ballads

JOEY FRANKLIN March 6, 2023

While I definitely was not born in time to experience these songs as they came out, the 1980s delivered some tour-de-force love ballads, and boy do I love them. Some are corny, some are serious, but most...

The cover brings as much feeling as the album itself

Album review: ‘Soundtracks For The Blind’ Swans, 1996

COLE QUINN, Evergreen Sports Photographer February 23, 2023

Score: 9.1/10 Swans have always been one of those bands to dive into areas of rock that no band has explored before. The band’s debut “Filth” in 1983 marked a period of the band where Michael...

Huey Lewis And the News hit a home run with their album Sports

Album Review: ‘Sports’ by Huey Lewis and the News

JOEY FRANKLIN February 21, 2023

What better way to celebrate the “Sports” edition of the Daily Evergreen than reviewing an album called “Sports”? This legendary album comes from the renowned San Francisco-based new wave group...

Album review: ‘Meteora’ Linkin Park, 2003.

Album review: ‘Meteora’ Linkin Park, 2003.

COLE QUINN, Evergreen Sports Photographer February 16, 2023

Score: 7.5/10 Recently, Linkin Park dropped a new single titled “Lost.” The band released the track to announce the upcoming 20th-anniversary edition of their 2003 album “Meteora.” The album...

Hellfire brings home the title for 2022 with an album cover to match

Album review: ‘Hellfire’ black midi, 2022

COLE QUINN, Evergreen Sports Photographer February 2, 2023

Score: 9.8/10 Out of all albums I listened to in 2022, two albums took the top spot for me. Black Country New Road’s “Ants From Up There” and black midi’s “Hellfire.” Both bands come...

An album for the ages and a cover for the people

Album/Artist Review: The Cars

JOEY FRANKLIN January 30, 2023

The Cars burst onto the scene in 1978 with their self-titled debut album, “The Cars.” This album is truly amazing, the band could have broken up or retired after their release of this album and it...

Swift announced Midnights back in August, and the album dropped Friday to mixed reactions from fans.

Album Review: ‘Midnights’ kicks off new, electric pop era for Taylor Swift

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist October 27, 2022

It is safe to say that Taylor Swift is officially out of her “Folklore” era and is back with something a little more electrifying. The 11-time Grammy winner released her 10th album, “Midnights”...

Rock is the genre of the summer in this first edition of Joeys Top 10s.

Joey’s Top 10s: Top 10 Albums of All Time

JOEY FRANKLIN July 25, 2022

Classic rock never went out of style, at least in my mind. Sure, these are not on the radio much these days, but I guarantee you will recognize at least one song, album or band on this list as you read,...

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