The TimesAuthor Bob Stanley finds it "horribly bogus when young singers adopt an air of world-weary cynicism."
February 13, 2004
Much better to muse on traditional values when you've flung out a healthy number of three-minute classics already. When [Katie Melua] talks about her first television appearance singing "Mariah Carey's "Without You"," Harry Nilsson must somersault in his grave. He wrote the affectionate "Nobody Cares About The Railroads Anymore" when he was in his early twenties, two classic albums already in the bag.