Label: PRT - PRT 8.26698 • Format: CD Compilation, Stereo • Country: UK • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Pop Rock, Classic Rock
The ten songs on side one are a pleasure for fans of the early Searchers sound, and also serve as a showcase for the Ive Never Really Been In Love Before - Neil Sedaka - A Song songwriting talents, as all but one are originals.
Rarely surfacing on album, let alone on A-sides, it was only on B-sides that the band deigned to or was allowed to pen their own material. It's not like these are brilliant works on the level of Lennon - Oddities & Flipsi or Ray Daviesbut they're very pleasant numbers highlighting the Searchers ' strengths: melodies, harmonies, and clean arrangements.
Side two is a different story, showing the group trying to keep apace of '60s trends toward more sophisticated lyrics and arrangements with far less success than, say, the Hollies. It's not so much that the group weren't up to the task as performers; it's simply that the material all dating fromexcept the closing track "The System" is weak.
Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental.
Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.
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