Archives for November 3, 2005

Whacked in the head by "Wildflower"

Sheryl Crow's Wildflower is mind-boggling.That is, it is full of simplistic, dismissive questions about religion; exhortations to "live it up" as if there's no tomorrow; plaintive questions about her general bewilderment about spirituality and the afterlife; and lines that shrug off any idea of "sin" with assertions that "we were apes before we spoke of sin." (And so we should revert back to apes, Sheryl? Is that what you want?)In "Letter to God," she seems open to the idea of God, … [Read more...]