See Wishlist
Made In England
 
See larger image
 

Made In England

30 April 2007 | Format: MP3

8.49 (VAT included if applicable)
Also available in CD Format
Song Title
Time
Popularity  
1
4:57
2
5:02
3
4:27
4
5:37
5
3:45
6
6:30
7
3:34
8
3:53
9
5:16
10
4:25
11
5:04

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product details

  • Label: Virgin EMI
  • Copyright: (C) 1995 Mercury Records Limited
  • Record Company Required Metadata: Music file metadata contains unique purchase identifier. Learn more.
  • Total Length: 52:30
  • Genres:
  • ASIN: B001KGINU2
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 70,982 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Kati K. on 14 Oct 2009
Format: Audio CD
... but, even if I didn't, I would love this CD.

A colleague gave me a copy recently; I was sceptical at first, because I knew the title track was a former top-40 hit that hadn't really thrilled me too much.

Contrary to that first impression, I found and find the CD very much to my liking.

It is quite easy listening for now over-40 year old ears, but the voice of Elton John sounds as crystal-clear to me as it ever did and the simple titles mask the magnificence of the song makers prowess and especially of the magic Elton John and Bernie Taupin not only can but do create. Add to this the fact that the duo have been composing for decades and the still powerful reality of their shared talent will bowl you over. It is amazing as it is unique. We are indeed "blessed" with the thrilling honor of living in their lifetime.

Ok, there are no real epic, sweeping sagas here - except for maybe - Belfast, which is the only tune I still can't really get cozy with (somewhat dull and lackluster) - but the rest is for my taste nevertheless attention-grabbing.

"Pain", for example, with its catchy, up-beat tune and ingenious lyrics.

I warmed up to "Cold" immediately - it's beginning belying a bitter-sweet development, all superbly sung with that great warmth of feeling that Elton John puts out time and time again.

"Man" is sort of tongue-in-cheek affair ("have a little faith - in man"), though thoroughly enjoyable with a bluesy feel and an erstwhile lisping Elton John ("you sthee through me").

"House" is as snuggly as a bed-time lullaby.

All that furious piano at the beginning, opening up into a song about "Lies" is unbelievably true to life. I love it!
Read more ›
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 6 Sep 2000
Format: Audio CD
Every song on "Made in England" has it's own breathe taking quality. From the title track with Bernie using a "blue cortina" to show how good England is.I agree the cortina was a great car.Shame they stopped building them. To "House" with it's magical waltz time quality. Eltons vocal - the best i've heard since "Madman.....".Bernie writes like painting. "Pain" a great drum and thumping bass classic. "Latitude." Here Bernie's lyric's paint a picture in your mind with such ease. You can imagine leaning out of the window feeling lonely.Such brilliance. All of the songs are a gathered together to give an eleven track start to finish master.With Elton singing like he's never before and playing the piano with new vigour and enthusiasm,to Bernie's always stunning lyrics- you'd be missing out on something special.The mans a genius.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
9 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Martin R. Taylor on 9 Mar 2004
Format: Audio CD
After the releases of the celeb-packed novelty "Duets" album and his move into Disney film scores, this was Elton and Bernie's apparent attempt to get back to basics and what they're essentially great at (Some of the promotional blurb for the release of this album had the slogan "Made in England...By true craftsmen"). Certainly, on a stylistic level this album is evocative of the "Elton John" album of 1970 (his first great album)...grand classical allusions, slight R'n'B, the odd rocker, and lush simple ballads. For the sweeping orchestral arrangements, Elton enlisted the help of the man who figures largely on his eponymous album and other notable songs of the period...Paul Buckmaster.
With producer Greg Penny at the helm (who's work, such as K D Lang's "Ingenue" album, Elton had admired) this album was a brave attempt to hark back to his very early years and, as such, the songs are deliberately littered with past references.
At the time of this album's release, Bernie Taupin had been vocal about his appreciation of John Lennon's songwriting style and the influence is all too apparent in the lyrics here....Taupin's sparse writing and construction is quite quite different from any other time of his songwriting career, and so makes an interesting pointer in his oeuvre. Apart from "Made In England", all the song are one-worded titles which is very Lennonesque. It would also seem that Bernie Taupin had been checking out the solo-Beatle's "Plastic Ono Band" album were the lyrics were at their most stark, simplistic yet direct. However, thats where the resemblence ends because Elton opts for the lush chamber-music ensemble, in the style with which the record-buying public have come to expect. It would take him another six years to break the mould and make a truly great album again.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 6 people found the following review helpful By "chrislicence" on 11 April 2003
Format: Audio CD
Made in England is just one of elton's great albums in his career which has lasted over 30 years. So made in England, well it's not one of his best albums but is still good. The albums starts will the powerful song believe (which is my fav song) Then the title track made in England whih is also great. Well most of the songs are great and I think my second fav song is (man) also a powerful ballad. but realy this album is full of great songs just one or two songs that are not great.
But a great buy and a must have for all elton john fans.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Stephen Fereira on 28 Aug 2010
Format: Audio CD
a Typical Elton John album. Some really nice songs and the rest mediocre. Worth a listen.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Product Images from Customers

Search

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Look for similar items by category