Feel the Blues with all that Jazz
English (United Kingdom)Polish (Poland)
Home Rock, Metal Emerson Lake and Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Love Beach (1978)

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Love Beach (1978)

User Rating: / 1
PoorBest 

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Love Beach (1978)

Image could not be displayed. Check browser for compatibility.


01. All I Want Is You (Greg Lake/Peter Sinfield) – 2:33
02. Love Beach (Lake/Sinfield) – 2:43
03. Taste Of My Love (Lake/Sinfield) – 3:31
04. The Gambler (Keith Emerson/Lake/Sinfield) – 3:21
05. For You (Lake/Sinfield) – 4:28
06. Canario (From Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre) (J.Rodrigo) – 3:57
07. Memoirs Of An Officer And A Gentleman (Emerson/Sinfield) – 20:16 including:
a). Prologue / The Education Of A Gentleman – 5:34
b). Love At First Sight – 5:37
c). Letters From The Front - 5:18
d). Honourable Company (A March) - 3:46

Musicians:
- Keith Emerson - keyboards
- Greg Lake - vocals, guitar, bass
- Carl Palmer - drums, percussion

 

Love Beach isn't simply bad, it's downright pathetic. Stale and full of ennui, this album makes washing the dishes seem a more creative act by comparison. Greg Lake contributes a handful of tediously standardized song forms while taking his three-chord arias and bel canto blues as haughtily as though he were singing lyrics by Guiseppe Verdi, not Peter Sinfield. Keith Emerson delivers another rip-off from the classics and a side-long ballad. Reduced to being a session player in his own band, the latter's accompaniments now sound like advertising jingles.

Emerson's new meisterwork, "Memoirs of an Officer and a Gentleman," is more interesting than "Pirates" was, but only because its composer has elected to work out the timbre changes on his keyboards rather than employ an elephantine orchestra again. Melodically, the tune is as vague as it is pompous; harmonically, it's a heap of sterile romantic clichés. That you can hear echoes of the ELP of old simply means that Emerson hasn't learned—or borrowed—a new riff in five years. Once more, Sinfield's lyrics are a grotesque embarrassment, probably accounting for Lake's wooden demeanor. ---Michael Bloom, web.archive.org

download (mp3 @320 kbs):

yandex mediafire uloz.to gett

 

 

back

Last Updated (Sunday, 11 February 2018 21:37)

 

Before downloading any file you are required to read and accept the
Terms and Conditions.

If you are an artist or agent, and would like your music removed from this site,
please e-mail us on
abuse@theblues-thatjazz.com
and we will remove them as soon as possible.


Polls
What music genre would you like to find here the most?
 
Now onsite:
  • 241 guests
Content View Hits : 186175964