Learning to Flinch

Learning to Flinch

by Warren Zevon


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Learning to Flinch

Warren Zevon recorded the acoustic Learning to Flinch at various venues all over the world. All of his best-known songs are here, in riveting, rough acoustic forms. Longtime Zevon fans will find this essential, and it may win him a few new ones too.

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Release Date: 11/11/2008
Label: Rhino Flashback
UPC: 0081227988678
catalogNumber: 24493
Rank: 8277

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Learning to Flinch 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Anyone who cans this album for it's occasional sound engineering flaws, hasn't listened to the versions of The Indifference of Heaven and Poor Pitiful Me on this disc. They're spectacular. To the true Zevon fan, this is a very enjoyable listen, and while the acoustic steel guitar sometimes overwhelms the vocals, there's alot of good material and it takes you back to this tour.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Yes, this is a live recording. Yes, it may not be a good live recording....however, it still allows listeners to get the feel for Zevon's live performances and the extended guitar work that is a trademark. I liked it, even though the words on some songs were a bit muddy. But come on! I'm sure you already know all the words. Not for the first time Zevon listeners.
Professor_Crash More than 1 year ago
Outstanding live album. Maybe I'm biased because I attended two of the concerts from which material was taken, but I think this album provides a clear sense of Zevon's genius. His passion comes through brilliantly on this disc. It's not flawless -- some of the sound quality is a bit rough, and Zevon's occasionally intricate lyrics are mumbled rather than clear -- but it's a must-have for any serious Zevon fan.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago