Love

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Love's debut is both their hardest-rocking early album and their most Byrds-influenced. Arthur Lee's songwriting muse hadn't fully developed at this stage, and in comparison with their second and third efforts, this is the least striking of the LPs featuring their classic lineup, with some similar-sounding folk-rock compositions and stock riffs. A few of the tracks are great, though: their punky rendition of Bacharach/David's "My Little Red Book" was a minor hit, "Signed D.C." and "Mushroom Clouds" were superbly moody ballads, and Bryan Maclean's "Softly to Me" served notice that Lee wasn't the only songwriter of note in the band.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Love's debut is both their hardest-rocking early album and their most Byrds-influenced. Arthur Lee's songwriting muse hadn't fully developed at this stage, and in comparison with their second and third efforts, this is the least striking of the LPs featuring their classic lineup, with some similar-sounding folk-rock compositions and stock riffs. A few of the tracks are great, though: their punky rendition of Bacharach/David's "My Little Red Book" was a minor hit, "Signed D.C." and "Mushroom Clouds" were superbly moody ballads, and Bryan Maclean's "Softly to Me" served notice that Lee wasn't the only songwriter of note in the band.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/15/1999
  • Label: Warner Bros Uk
  • UPC: 075597400120
  • Catalog Number: 974001
  • Sales rank: 34,190

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 My Little Red Book (2:38)
  2. 2 Can't Explain (2:41)
  3. 3 A Message to Pretty (3:13)
  4. 4 My Flash on You (2:09)
  5. 5 Softly to Me (2:57)
  6. 6 No Matter What You Do (2:46)
  7. 7 Emotions (2:01)
  8. 8 You I'll Be Following (2:26)
  9. 9 Gazing (2:42)
  10. 10 Hey Joe (2:42)
  11. 11 Signed D.C. (2:47)
  12. 12 Coloured Balls Falling (1:55)
  13. 13 Mushroom Clouds (2:25)
  14. 14 And More (2:57)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Love Primary Artist
John Echols Guitar
Ken Forssi Bass
Arthur Lee Guitar, Vocals
Bryan MacLean Guitar, Vocals
Alban Pfisterer Drums
Technical Credits
Burt Bacharach Composer
Michael Coleman Executive Producer
Mark Abramson Producer
Bruce Botnick Engineer
Tom Brooks Producer
Hal David Composer
Jac Holzman Producer, Digital Editing
Arthur Lee Producer
Ed Lindquist Executive Producer
William S. Harvey Cover Design, Cover Photo
Billy Roberts Composer
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