Last Night: Miguel Preaches the Gospel of Wildheart

Miguel blasted onstage at the Joy Theater Tuesday night with the energy of someone who loves his life right now. Dressed in ripped white jeans and an open white jacket with white feathers on the sleeves, his energy bordered on too much for the moment as he gave everybody the full Miguel. He smiled, posed, danced, and showed off his cut chest and abs with the adrenaline of someone feeling like this is his moment.

Repaving a Yellow Brick Road

The 40th anniversary box set of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road includes “Elton John and Bernie Taupin Say Goodbye Norma Jean and Other Things,” a short documentary from 1973, the year of the album’s release. It’s fascinating in its hushed, mannered Britishness, full of powerful overstatement and reverence, but its era contextualizes all that. It’s fun in the way that fan-oriented artist biographies of the day are, but it inadvertently provides some insight.

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