Glen Washington Wanna Be Loved
- Words: Ross Hogg
- Label: VP
Wanna Be Loved is an apt title for Washington's latest effort. The lovers rock crooner (and former Stevie Wonder drummer) has one of the genre's most distinctive voices, but has toiled in relative obscurity for the last quarter century. For the most part, he sticks to the lovers material here, but adds touches of consciousness on "Mighty God" and "This Life" (over the "Waiting In Vain" version). His plaintive voice is impossibly sincere; at times, it sounds as if he's just finished crying (and may start again). But on "Roller Coaster Ride," he seems to be truly enjoying his career-ups and downs included.
- 20 Questions: Jackmaster Talks Fast Food, Rubadub, and Coping with the Endless Party Loop
- Get Familiar: Dark Entries
- 20 Questions: DJ Harvey Talks Surfing, Rock 'n' Roll, and the Meaning of Life
XLR8R Downloads Player