To the tune of the Andy Williams chestnut:
It’s the most wonderful time of the year
All the critics are listing
And everyone’s wishing
Their favorite albums appear
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
Here is the third installment of my countdown to the best album of 2010.
Sure, he’s tabloid fodder and a teenybopper. He nevertheless delivers gripping and musically inventive raps about what he knows best: the intoxicating rush of fame, and the loneliness and alienation at the core of a life obsessed with it.