Throwback Thread: Todd Rundgren

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

About the time that Todd Rundgren claimed he could write hits whenever he wanted, his records started to suuuck. Before that, though, this '70s superstar churned out some of the most memorable pop of the decade -- forceful at times, but never too far from the verse-chorus-verse glee that we all secretly adore.

"Couldn't I Just Tell You" is one of about 12 classics from Something/Anything?, a one-man effort that solidified Rundgren as a genius despite the so-so work that came after it.