Timing is everything and it's probably no coincidence that we scheduled our interview right before Halloween, which has its centuries-old roots in Gaelic and Celtic regions, like Scotland where we meet.
True confession: baseball was my first love. Soon, like the American male I am, I cheated and fell hard for music. But on this shiny opening day, here's a playlist that puts my first two passions together.
This week Big Time Rush makes a run for the boy-band crown, Darius Rucker completes his country conversion, Lil Wayne drops a hip-hop bomb from behind bars and Belle & Sebastian make the world safe for pretty pop songs.