The Acoustic Motorbike

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Having made his mark in America and moved back home to Ireland, Luka Bloom attempted to incorporate some of the spirit of the country where he spent four years concentrating on Irish folk-rock, covering LL Cool J's "I Need Love," and the Elvis Presley hit "Can't Help Falling in Love." But in his own songs, he didn't go much beyond such surface aspects of the U.S. as Elvis and rap, preferring to devote himself to vague, cliched lyrics of love and longing some of them not so much rapped as recited, once again set for the most part against his aggressive guitar strumming, various acoustic instruments, and a bottom provided by an Irish bodhran, sometimes played by his ...
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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Having made his mark in America and moved back home to Ireland, Luka Bloom attempted to incorporate some of the spirit of the country where he spent four years concentrating on Irish folk-rock, covering LL Cool J's "I Need Love," and the Elvis Presley hit "Can't Help Falling in Love." But in his own songs, he didn't go much beyond such surface aspects of the U.S. as Elvis and rap, preferring to devote himself to vague, cliched lyrics of love and longing some of them not so much rapped as recited, once again set for the most part against his aggressive guitar strumming, various acoustic instruments, and a bottom provided by an Irish bodhran, sometimes played by his brother, Christy Moore. While Bloom's second album expanded somewhat on his first record's stylistic range and maintained its urgency, it lacked the debut's exuberance, as Bloom was getting more serious when what he needed to do was to get more substantive.
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  • Release Date: 1/28/1992
  • Label: Warner Bros / Wea
  • UPC: 075992667029
  • Catalog Number: 26670

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Performance Credits
Luka Bloom Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Christy Moore Background Vocals, Bodhran
Frankie Kennedy Flute
Gerry O'Connor Banjo
Paul Barrett Organ, Bass, Keyboards, Animal Sounds
Paul Byrne Drums
Garvan Gallagher Double Bass
Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh Fiddle
Gerry O'Beirne national steel guitar
Fiachna O'Braondin Electric Guitar
Liam Ó Maonlaí Harmonica, Didjeridu
Peter O'Toole Bass
Bob Riley Percussion, Drums, Tambourine, Bodhran, Shaker
Ed Tomney Bouzouki, Guitar, Electric Guitar
Gerry Fehily Drums
Technical Credits
Paul Barrett Producer, Engineer, Contributor
Greg Calbi Mastering
Sean Devitt Engineer
Louise McCormick Engineer
Bobby Erving Composer
Darryl Pierce Composer
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