The album is the final album in a string of Stewart's acclaimed s albums, beginning with Atlantic Crossing and including the platinum-selling A Night on the Town. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the Rod Stewart album. For the album, see Earthworks band. For the travelogue, see Prema Srinivasan. Rod Stewart. ISBN X. Retrieved 13 March — via robertchristgau.
Australian Chart Book — illustrated ed. St Ives, N. ISBN Retrieved 3 May — via Google Books. Music Canada. Retrieved 17 October Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 16 November British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. But Stewart doesn't even try. According to Greil Marcus, Graham Parker who was pumping gas in England until two years ago is quite content traveling between current U.
The press notes for the current Stewart tour advertise that his entourage will also be making the rounds by bus. But you can bet Graham Parker isn't lugging around 64, pounds of equipment, a seamstress, a masseuse, a tour photographer and a makeup "girl. It's pretty vacant. Bonus Reviews! This is Stewart's best since parting musical ways with the Faces.
Choosing to record for the most part with his touring band of three guitars, keyboards, bass and drums has added to this cohesive and individual character. Though lacking some of the commercial hooks evident on "A Night On The Town," the albums polish avoids sterility.
Gosh, what a terrific idea -- a concept album about a cocksure rock and roller who Cannot Love. I mean, the first side works up a very nice groove, although it'll add nothing to Rod's reputation as a composer or a humanitarian. But side two opens with a Vanilla Fudge remake and doesn't recover till the confessional finale, itself festooned midway through with a "Whoo!
With the exception of the dumb, sleazy "Hot Legs," none of the rockers are discernible from each other, and this time he doesn't have a strong set of ballads to save him.
During a highly successful career with UK rock outfit The Faces, frontman Stewart also ploughed a solo furrow, and once the band folded in the early s he set about pursuing his ambitions in the US. Reader's Comments No comments so far, be the first to comment. Read more reviews, listen to song samples, and buy this album at Amazon.
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