jeff buckley

The 50 Best Alt-Rock Love Songs

Not all love songs are romantic. Not all love songs are even happy. It all depends on your definition of the term. For…
SPIN Staff / February 12, 2021

The 35 Best Albums of the Last 35 Years

Let’s face it: With most "Best Albums" lists, you know the broad strokes of the ranking before you even click. Part of that…
SPIN Staff / December 6, 2020

The 10 Best Punk and Alternative Bob Dylan Covers

Bob Dylan is one of the most widely covered artists in popular music – hit versions of his songs by the Byrds and Peter, Paul…
Al Shipley / June 19, 2020

Watch Jeff Buckley’s Previously Unreleased 1994 Performance of “Lover, You Should’ve Come Over” in Cambridge

Jeff Buckley's landmark album Grace turns 25 today. In honor of the anniversary, Columbia/Legacy Recordings released a set of the late singer-songwriter's live albums on streaming…
Tosten Burks / August 23, 2019

Jeff Buckley: SPIN’s 1994 Profile

This article originally appeared in SPIN's February 1994 issue. In honor of Grace's 25th anniversary, we've republished it below. Sprawled on the floor of…
David Shirley / August 23, 2019

Rare Jeff Buckley Recordings Coming to Streaming Services

August 23 is the 25th anniversary of Jeff Buckley's seminal album Grace. To mark the occasion, the Buckley estate is bringing four of Buckley's live albums to streaming services for…
Will Gottsegen / August 7, 2019

Hear Jeff Buckley’s Early Cover of ‘Everyday People’ From the Upcoming ‘You & I’ Compilation

An upcoming compilation of early, mostly cover material has been announced for singer/songwriter Jeff Buckley, whose legacy continues to linger over popular music nearly two…
Andrew Unterberger / November 12, 2015

6,557 Miles To Nowhere: SPIN’s 2003 Chuck Klosterman Essay

This is the piece that (eventually) became the skeletal structure for Killing Yourself to Live, a book some people love and many people hate. The principal…
Chuck Klosterman / August 6, 2015

Your Labor Day Weekend Playlist: The 100 Best Alt-Rock Songs of 1994

As Labor Day Weekend approaches, the summer's last barbecues and beach parties find themselves wanting for the perfect soundtrack. SPIN has you covered with our "100…
Brennan Carley / August 29, 2014

The 100 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1994

In 1994, the distinction between "mainstream" and "alternative" evaporated. Green Day and the Offspring brought hook-heavy punk to the Billboard charts, middle-of-the-road acts such as…
Kyle McGovern / August 18, 2014

Library of Congress Preserves Jeff Buckley’s ‘Hallelujah,’ and ‘Shaft’

Jeff Buckley's inspired, haunting cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" is one of the 25 new audio recordings chosen for preservation by the Library of Congress.
Dan Reilly / April 2, 2014

‘Greetings From Tim Buckley’ Trailer Twists Truth, Badgley’s ‘Once I Was’ Cover Is Great

Though the thing has racked up a few handsome-looking quotables, the jury's still out as to whether Greetings From Tim Buckley is going to "one…
Chris Martins / April 1, 2013

Romeo Must Die: Jeff Buckley Musical Based on Shakespeare in the Works

Hello, The Last Goodbye. A Jeff Buckley musical is in the works, the Guardian reports (via NME). Titled, yes, The Last Goodbye, after the name of…
Marc Hogan / November 19, 2012

Is the Jeff Buckley Movie Starring Penn Badgley a Rom-Com?

At long last, thanks to The Hollywood Reporter, there's a full trailer for the upcoming Greetings From Tim Buckley, a biopic and (as we can…
Chris Martins / September 18, 2012

Watch Penn Badgley Decently Cover Jeff Buckley’s ‘Lilac Wine’

You've had over a year now to come to terms with the fact that Penn Badgley, the dude from Gossip Girl, is portraying Jeff Buckley…
Daniel Kreps / August 6, 2012
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