Colour of Your Dreams

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
The success of "Now And Forever," which was used as the opening credits music for the summer 1992 film hit A League Of Their Own, seems to have earned Carole King another shot at record-making, albeit with an indie label. That song turns out to be one of the few highlights of a varied collection in which King sings some love songs and then turns to more serious fare, with dubious results. In "Tears Falling Down On Me," she flails helplessly against generalized injustice. "If I could," she notes, "I'd change the course of history." Wouldn't we all? "Friday's Tie-Dye Nightmare," meanwhile, is an attempt at the kind of funny, frightening song Bob Dylan made a specialty of...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
The success of "Now And Forever," which was used as the opening credits music for the summer 1992 film hit A League Of Their Own, seems to have earned Carole King another shot at record-making, albeit with an indie label. That song turns out to be one of the few highlights of a varied collection in which King sings some love songs and then turns to more serious fare, with dubious results. In "Tears Falling Down On Me," she flails helplessly against generalized injustice. "If I could," she notes, "I'd change the course of history." Wouldn't we all? "Friday's Tie-Dye Nightmare," meanwhile, is an attempt at the kind of funny, frightening song Bob Dylan made a specialty of in the mid-1960s, but it only succeeds in proving that Carole King is no Bob Dylan. The best new songs here are two that reunite King with old partner Gerry Goffin, who still has a way with a romantic lyric. Which leaves us with only one question: Why does a girl from Brooklyn use the British spelling of "colour"?
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/9/1999
  • Label: Valley
  • UPC: 618321507827
  • Catalog Number: 15078

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Carole King Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
Leata Galloway Vocals, Background Vocals
Ted Andreadis Organ, Keyboards
Jerry Angel Drums
Jim Avery French Horn
Danny Carey Drums
Chris Frazier Drums
Rudy Guess Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
J.J. Holiday Slide Guitar
Robbie Kondor Synthesizer
Danny Pelfrey Saxophone, Vocals, Background Vocals
Slash Guitar
Lynn Coulter Percussion, Drums
John Humphrey Bass
Linda Lawley Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Carole King Producer
John Bennett Engineer
Evren Göknar Engineer
Bernie Grundman Engineer, Mastering
Rudy Guess Producer, Engineer
Larry Mah Engineer
Kosh Art Direction
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