The new album is called “Cradle Song.” I’ve heard about 10 tracks from it, and let’s put it this way: Atlantic Records is going to have a great summer. There are at least four hot singles awaiting radio play including “Her Diamonds” and “Someday.”
is probably the single strongest songwriter in pop and rock right now, the leader in his generation. He doesn’t get a lot of publicity because he’s married so long to beautiful , with whom he lives quietly in the New York suburbs. He never appears in tabloids, and is a stranger to the paparazzi. I guess to make him “hip” we’ll have to start rumors of an affair with (fill in the blank).
Indeed, if this were rock and roll in the heyday of the early 70s, Thomas would be up there with Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Don Henley and all those superstars. His music can range anywhere from rock to a Cat Stevens kind of folk-country.
Last year, by the way, went out on the road with on a sold out tour. They promoted their greatest hits album with six new tracks including “How Far We’ve Come,” an anthem that was one of the most played songs of the year. And ’s already won the Songwriters Hall of Fame award bestowed upon younger superstar composers. He’s in a rare league with Alicia Keys, John Mayer, NeYo, and John Legend — they’re the future of rock and pop.
Original Source: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,499865,00.html