Love - Forever Changes (Expanded / Remastered) £3.97 delivered @ Tesco Ent
Love - Forever Changes (Expanded / Remastered) £3.97 delivered @ Tesco Ent

Love - Forever Changes (Expanded / Remastered) £3.97 delivered @ Tesco Ent

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Awesome album

One of the first pop albums to become a cult classic, Love's 1967 masterpiece, FOREVER CHANGES, is the pinnacle of the L.A. freak (the locals' preferred term over "hippie") scene. Singer/songwriter Arthur Lee's lyrics are increasingly fragmentary and paranoid, foreshadowing the band's eventual drug-fueled collapse. Yet these drop-dead hip tunes are set in arrangements featuring Herb Alpert-style mariachi horns, lush middle-of-the-road strings, and other tropes of the easy listening scene, creating a more unsettling sense of tension than if the songs were given the usual heavy rock instrumentation. Every single track is a stone classic, although second songwriter Bryan MacLean's contributions, the haunted "Old Man" and especially the simply gorgeous opener "Alone Again Or", deserve special consideration. FOREVER CHANGES belongs high on any halfway serious list of the greatest pop albums of the '60s.

1. Alone Again Or
2. A House Is Not A Motel
3. Andmoreagain
4. The Daily Planet
5. Old Man
6. The Red Telephone
7. Maybe The People Would Be The Times Or Between Clark And Hilldale
8. Live And Let Live
9. The Good Humor Man He Sees Everything Like This
10. Bummer In The Summer
11. You Set The Scene
12. Hummingbirds (demo)
13. Wonder People (I Do Wonder) (outtake)
14. Alone Again Or (alternate mix)
15. You Set The Scene (alternate mix)
16. Your Mind & We Belong Together
17. Your Mind & We Belong Together (alternate take)
18. Laughing Stock (alternate take)

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One of the best albums of all time however, if you can afford it, the 2 disc collector's edition is far better.
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