Suing a record label for failing to promote her album “This Kind Of Love” and blaming poor sales on marketing lapses is beneath Carly Simon. Or at least I thought it was until she sued Starbucks for just that.
C’mon, Carly, an album of pseudo-Brazilian mellow torch music ain’t what your fans want to hear and that’s why it tanked.
Your brilliantly cutting songs of the 1970s and 80s were so personal, detailed, and filled with imagery and beautiful pop melodies that you spoiled us.
Here’s my favorite Simon song: