Originally Posted by The Soup Nazi
Lester Bangs always (privately, I believe
) reserved the right to be wrong, even when he was being ABSOLUTELY VICIOUS in his reviews. Just to give you two prominent examples, Exile On Main St.
and On The Corner
got the trademark L.B. shitstorm, but later he saw the light and placed them in his pantheon.
haha. fair enough!
the flip side of the coin, I remember hearing that when john peel didn't like some music he felt bad and assumed he didn't get what the band was going for and it was HIS issue which I thought was interesting as well