A couple of notes on Zevon's new record, The Wind. Here is Joel Selvin's review from the SF Chronicle. Suffice to say, he likes it. He describes it as "...that great album everybody knew was in him since his 1978 splash, "Excitable Boy."
And if that's not enough, read Anthony DeCurtis' piece from the NYT. DeCurtis concludes thusly, ""The Wind" would stand honorably beside his best work even if he were not dying when he made it."
Read the whole thing here.