OVERRATED: The Eagles

With another reunion tour on the horizon, this band becomes more difficult to appreciate the longer it endures. The group's glossy take on country rock can indeed sound both peaceful and easy in moderation, but the relentless self-mythologizing that began with the absurd cowboy get-ups of "Desperado" and continues in a two-part documentary that premiered at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES0000051" title="Sundance Film Festival" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/film-festivals/sundance-film-festival-EVFES0000051.topic">Sundance</a> leaves one wishing hell would stop freezing over.

( Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP / December 14, 2013 )

With another reunion tour on the horizon, this band becomes more difficult to appreciate the longer it endures. The group's glossy take on country rock can indeed sound both peaceful and easy in moderation, but the relentless self-mythologizing that began with the absurd cowboy get-ups of "Desperado" and continues in a two-part documentary that premiered at Sundance leaves one wishing hell would stop freezing over.

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