Steely Dan

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It Gets Me Home, This Curving Track review – essays from a star rock writer
Prince, Steely Dan, Frank Sinatra and others are assessed with verve in a superb collection by the renowned critic Ian Penman

Anthony Quinn

14, Aug, 2019 @8:59 AM

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I can go for that: five essential yacht rock classics
Katie Puckrick’s new TV doc reappraises the smooth, sad and seedy side of the maligned genre. Here she reveals the best tracks

Katie Puckrik

11, Jun, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Steely Dan review – yacht rockers breezily reel in the years
While the band do occasionally go on a bit, the cliches about Steely Dan are proven wrong in this tremendously funky greatest-hits set

Malcolm Jack

21, Feb, 2019 @12:41 PM

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Steely Dan review – smooth tunes with sharp little bones
Donald Fagen, now sole founding member after the death of Walter Becker, is the vocal grit in the oyster of Steely Dan’s sophisticated, frictionless grooves

David Bennun

30, Oct, 2017 @12:58 PM

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I can go for that: how soft rock finally got cool
Once, the sound of 70s and 80s yacht rock was a musical punchline. Now Doobie Brother Michael McDonald is in demand from cutting-edge artists such as Thundercat, and hipster cratediggers are championing lost classics

Alexis Petridis

27, Oct, 2017 @5:10 AM

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Anthony Robustelli – The Steely Dan Songbook: Interpretations of Unrealized Classics review

John Lewis

05, Oct, 2017 @5:00 PM

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I knew that Whitechapel sewer was dodgy | Brief letters
Brief letters: The giant fatberg | Christians and cuts | Steely Dan | Welsh noir

Letters

14, Sep, 2017 @4:52 PM

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Why national heroes meant zero to Brecht | Brief letters
Letters: Valuing people | National heroes | First names | Nipple pasties | Steely Dan | Boris Johnson

Letters

13, Sep, 2017 @5:08 PM

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My handwriting horror, writ large | Brief letters
Letters: Bad handwriting | The best of Steely Dan | Vice-chancellor’s pay | Jacob Rees-Mogg

Letters

12, Sep, 2017 @5:47 PM

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Musical heroes and sporting legends | Letters
Letters: George Butterworth | Theresa May’s Boycott | Towpath terrors | Countdown to Ecstasy | Speedy Suguru

Letters

10, Sep, 2017 @5:12 PM

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Oxford graduates’ calamitous CVs | Brief letters
Brief letters: Margaret Thatcher | George Osborne | British Virgin Islands | The Fife | Racing tips | Walter Becker

Letters

08, Sep, 2017 @5:24 PM

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Walter Becker obituary
Superbly talented guitarist, singer and songwriter who co-founded Steely Dan

Joel McIver

04, Sep, 2017 @3:07 PM

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