Record Review: Boulevards' Hurtown, USA Inches Toward Timeless Classics

As with past Boulevards releases, the record works because Jamil Rashad is a mini-superstar.

Smuggling heartbreak into feel-good pop is a delicate art. There are the classic examples: Morrissey’s doom and gloom over Johnny Marr’s sunny guitar lines, or Mark Morrison’s scorned confidence on “Return of the Mack.”… …read more