They shopped the after-Christmas sales on Rodeo Drive and Reza picked up yet another pair of Gucci loafers at a good price.
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The Hollywood Hype Machine has put maximum force behind your career. Your positive reviews shrink; your aura of invincibility is forever punctured. The Hype Machine pushing you forward has now moved on to others. Unfortunately, some creators, after achieving great commercial and critical success, lose their momentum; their prestige falls far below their previous stature.
It seems like everything you touch turns to pure, brilliant art. The acclaim and hyper-success has dropped, and a once solid and large fanbase is now far less likely to be happy with you.
There were early, tentative efforts by future stars (Linda Ronstadt & the Stone Poneys, Jesse Colin Young); comebacks by old rock'n'roll and folk revival veterans changing with the times (Dion, John Stewart); and even avant-baroque-folk-rock from an ex-member of the Velvet Underground (Nico's ), and publishing demo LPs by Jackie De Shannon and Gene Clark that even rabid fans of those artists may have never heard.
What they all have in common, however, is that none of them ever achieved the respect they deserved.