Picks and Pans Review: Slow Turning
updated 12/26/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 12/26/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST
Maybe it was just the fact that neither Bruce Springsteen nor John Cougar Mellencamp produced a full-fledged solo album this year that made Hiatt's rough-hewn, elemental rock sound so true to the mark. Or maybe the reason was that Hiatt is a major talent who has gone unrecognized for far too long.