A Track-by-Track Review of Kate Pierson’s ‘Guitars and Microphones’

Monday, February 16, 2015 at 3:24 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music   Though she’s been a shining spectacle of punk, pop and disco for more than 30 years, Kate Pierson of the B52s hadn’t put out a solo release until now. To commemorate the feat, we’re doing a track-by-track exploration of the album that features collaborations with Sia, Nick Valensi of the Strokes and Dallas Austin.   1) “Throw Down the Roses”“I don’t want to be a Fender guitar played by a rock star/Don’t string me along,” sings Pierson on the... READ MORE