This summer celebrates the 30th anniversary of Huey Lewis and The News’ Sports album. Okay, “celebrates” is a bit of a stretch. Let’s say “marks” the 30th anniversary.
Yeah, Huey Lewis still sucks. He’s not a great singer, songwriter, or musician. But he’s still better than Kanye West or Justin Beiber. Yeah that’s right, I said it. Beiber sucks so bad he’s worse than Huey frickin’ Lewis.
I spent the 80’s making fun of those who bought this horrid stuff. But here and now, I would listen that mediocre mainstream rock and roll album now any day over any Hip-Hop / Pop nonsense by Jay-Z or Beyonce. And, as far as “The News” was concerned, there is a cool connection is the always-cool Elvis Costello. Also, I did kind of identify with the one guy in the band that always had the sunglasses and the dangling cig…
Check out the most tolerable of Huey videos below: