One Hit Wonders: The Wallflowers – Bringing Down the Horse

This is the last of our four podcast episodes reviewing what are considered to be one-hit wonders. Loosely meaning that the album had one or so big singles, then we likely never really heard from the band again. Jakob Dylan and The Wallflowers had a monster second album based off the strength of One Headlight, a single that led to two Grammy wins for them. Is that all they had in the tank? Are we set yet on the measures we used to judge? Tune in and find out.

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One Hit Wonder or Not? Blu Cantrell – So Blu

Album review: Blu Cantrell - So Blu

In the third installment of our One Hit Wonders round, we listened to Blu Cantrell’s debut album, So Blu.
The album was released in 2001 and featured the very famous and very awesome song “Hit em’ up Style (Oops!)”.
But what about the rest of the album? Equally awesome? Well, that’s what we endeavored to find out this month as we dissected So Blu. Does Blu Cantrell deserve to be better known for her body of work? Was she done dirty? We seemed to be aligned for the most part. Tune in to the episode to see what we thought of it.

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