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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Like so many rock & rollers swept off the charts by the rising tide of psychedelia, Del Shannon turned on, tuned in and dropped out via 1967's lysergic pop suite Home & Away, a surprisingly effective and engaging LP cut during his brief affiliation with Rolling Stones Svengali Andrew Loog Oldham. While titles like "Runaway '67" certainly seem to lend credibility to Liberty Records' decision to shelve the sessions, on further investigation the record is a compelling interpretation of Shannon's signature heartbreak pop, viewed through the looking glass of Oldham's Baroque, candy-colored orchestrations -- Shannon's otherworldly vocals achieve a new maturity and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Like so many rock & rollers swept off the charts by the rising tide of psychedelia, Del Shannon turned on, tuned in and dropped out via 1967's lysergic pop suite Home & Away, a surprisingly effective and engaging LP cut during his brief affiliation with Rolling Stones Svengali Andrew Loog Oldham. While titles like "Runaway '67" certainly seem to lend credibility to Liberty Records' decision to shelve the sessions, on further investigation the record is a compelling interpretation of Shannon's signature heartbreak pop, viewed through the looking glass of Oldham's Baroque, candy-colored orchestrations -- Shannon's otherworldly vocals achieve a new maturity and poignancy here, substituting their traditional romantic longing with the desperation of an artist struggling to remain relevant and vibrant in a brave new world. The definitive presentation of this long-lost material assembles the proposed album in full and adds five unreleased mono mixes.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/28/2006
  • Label: Emi Import
  • UPC: 094637485323
  • Catalog Number: 374853

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 It's My Feeling (2:19)
  2. 2 Mind Over Matter (2:51)
  3. 3 Silently (2:54)
  4. 4 Cut and Come Again (2:51)
  5. 5 My Love Has Gone (2:40)
  6. 6 Led Along (2:29)
  7. 7 Life Is But Nothing (3:22)
  8. 8 Easy to Say (2:44)
  9. 9 Friendly with You (1:51)
  10. 10 He Cheated (2:07)
  11. 11 Runaway '67 (3:27)
  12. 12 Led Along (2:23)
  13. 13 Mind Over Matter (2:57)
  14. 14 Runaway '67 (3:37)
  15. 15 He Cheated (2:17)
  16. 16 Silently (2:53)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Del Shannon Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Del Shannon Composer
Max Crook Composer
Billy Nicholls Composer
Andrew Rose Composer
Dave Skinner Composer
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