January 24, 2002

Test Spins: Mick Jagger

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On Mick Jagger’s latest solo effort, Goddess in the Doorway, the legendary frontman defines his musical styling apart from the Rolling Stones’ archetypal identity, but only straddles the line between generic pop and inventive rock. However, the style of Goddess is not completely Mick’s. A number of collaborative tracks develop into well-crafted rock songs, while others seem to fizzle into unexciting, yet catchy, pop tunes.