and become really quite humdrum.
Just listened to the new Neil Halstead album. Irredeemably boring. What is it with this idea that playing an acoustic guitar and singing in an earnest fashion is more 'pure' than other forms of music?
I think Mark Kozelek has succumbed to this extent as well (but I think it's very unfair to mention him in the same breath as there's some wonderful bits in his later career).
Examples where artists think they're Dylan reincarnated?