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The End Of The Innocence [CD]

Don Henley Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (20 Mar 1999)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Polydor Group
  • ASIN: B000026E3M
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,044 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Song Title Time Price
Listen  1. The End Of The Innocence 5:170.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. How Bad Do You Want It? 3:480.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. I Will Not Go Quietly 5:430.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. The Last Worthless Evening 6:030.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. New York Minute 6:360.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Shangri-La 4:570.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Little Tin God 4:410.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Gimme What You Got 6:070.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. If Dirt Were Dollars 4:340.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. The Heart Of The Matter 5:240.99  Buy MP3 


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37 of 40 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD
"Remember when the days were long and rolled beneath a deep blue sky" ... remember Paradise Lost and the Last Resort? At the end of the 1980s, his awareness of society and what's wrong with it more acute than ever, on his third solo album Don Henley took up the theme of the closing song of the Eagles' classic "Hotel California" even more forcefully than on his two prior releases. Now, however, it was no longer just "somebody" who "laid the mountains low while the town got high." Now the enemy had a face; he was "the tired old man that we elected king;" that cowboy whose name was Jingo, and who "heard that there was trouble, so in a blaze of glory he rode out of the west - nobody was ever certain what it was that he was sayin' but they loved it when he told them they were better than the rest." ("Little Tin God.")
By the time he published "The End of the Innocence," Don Henley's name was as firmly established as that of a successful solo artist as it had previously come to be known as one of the driving forces behind the Eagles' almost decade-long success. Commercially his most successful album and critically his most acclaimed, his third solo release garnered a Grammy for Best Male Rock Vocalist (for the title track) and produced several more hit singles besides "The End of the Innocence:" "The Heart of the Matter," "New York Minute," "How Bad Do You Want It?" and "Last Worthless Evening.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb - not surpassed until "Inside Job" 13 Sep 2006
By Friendlycard VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD
The progression which transformed the Eagles between their country-ish debut album and the final stunning "The Long Run" continued after the band split, so that, separately, the former band members have produced a body of work which far surpasses that of the Eagles as a band.

"The End of the Innocence" was yet another step forward for Don Henley, arguably the most talented former Eagle. Picking highlight tracks would be almost invidious, though "The Heart of the Matter" (and the title track) deserve special mentions even in this exalted company. Rocky, gritty, superbly produced, and with a lot to say, this is a "must-own". Yet Don Henley could - and, in 2000, DID - produce something even better.....
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4.0 out of 5 stars 'Just Shy Of A Classic' 28 Mar 2013
By Antony May TOP 1000 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
I think the reason 'The End Of The Innocence' has a tendency to seem a little disappointing to some is down to the fact that, while the quality of all the songs here is very high, songs like the title track, 'New York Minute', The Last Worthless Evening' and 'The Heart Of The Matter' are exceptional songs and thus stand out more than they would on an average album.

Henley's voice has always had the ability to move the soul and lyrically poignant and powerful songs like the sad and reflective 'New York Minute' and touching title track (which sounds as if it was written following the death of a parent) are not easy listening but are never the less essential. 'The Last Worthless Evening' meanwhile is not just a great radio 'driving song' but a great love song and one which provides hope for all lonely people everywhere as does the similarly personal sounding 'The Heart Of The Matter'.

There is quite a lot of variety musically wise here though. 'Shangri - La' has a kind of sassiness about it and an anthemic refrain chorus which may surprise/put off some and 'I Will Not Go Quietly' features a good bit of guitar work alongside some stark and powerful drumming that may not fit in with every fans idea of what a Don Henley record should sound like. For my part, I say hats of to the man for not simply regurgitating the brand he knows will be lapped up by fans.

This album may take a few spins to fully appreciate but I reckon its well worth taking the time and effort to get into it.

9 out of 10.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars henleys masterpeice 26 Jan 2013
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That lovely voice the eagles frontman never sounded better than this.
Best track for me is new york minute although made in 1989 this song could have an ode to all the people who sadly lost there lives after 9/11
Another standout track is the last worhless evening a song about trying to find love again after a breakup and you are a certain age.
the production and the musicianship on this album are flawless
this music will live forever.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Eagle Eye 13 April 2011
Format:Audio CD
I have been collecting DTS versions of music for a little while and purchased this item being a big fan of the Eagles. The regular CD has some great music on it anyway but the DTS version just takes the music to another level. Keeping in touch with his roots Don Henley is served up as a full blown 5 course meal. Great production that is very warm and considerate to the avid listener. I could try and pick the stand out tracks but quite frankly they are all good, so for that reason the songs listed "New York minute", "Shangri-La" "I will not go quietly" and of course "The End of Innocence" simply come alive. Don Henley, do not be a stranger and if you are a producer with DTS experience, dig deep into the music banks that have been graciously waiting for the next visit and make sure the latest repackage is not just adding bonus tracks, go the whole hog and DTS.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars great cd
been a fan of don henley for years and this by far is one of his best cd's by far .some really great tracks on this with bruce Hornsby doing keyboards as well makes it all the... Read more
Published 19 days ago by kevjards
5.0 out of 5 stars BEST OF THE BEST
Don Henley an EAGLES legend
A Great album with many classic tracks
a must buy for any fan of the eagles or mr henleys iconic vocal talents
Published 11 months ago by Rich
5.0 out of 5 stars i loved it
my husband says that this a brilliant cd. he is a fan of the group he is inand so he buys other cds related to them
Published 12 months ago by paula beckett
4.0 out of 5 stars Don Henley CD.
Good CD - replacing old albums with CD's so expected what I ordered. Good CD - would order CD's as and when
Published 14 months ago by diane joyce
4.0 out of 5 stars good driving music
My husband heard tracks on the radio and liked it. Bought it for him and he is very pleased. I Enjoy listening while driving which is the most peaceful place to appreciate it!
Published 15 months ago by Mrs. M. Cline
5.0 out of 5 stars love it
this album is good on every track,anyne who loves the eagles or don healey as a solo will not be dissapointed
Published 16 months ago by linda round
5.0 out of 5 stars Oldie but goodie
Had this album on cassette and was reminded about it by a track on the radio so went straight on to Amazon and ordered it on CD. Not disappointed great album.
Published 21 months ago by T. Walmsley
3.0 out of 5 stars A bit disappointing
I've always loved The Eagles music but only realised recently that Don Henley was the original lead singer. Read more
Published 24 months ago by Mrs. L. Y. Gunn
5.0 out of 5 stars ecxellent
Many years ago I owned this album, due to several house moves it went missing, whenever I heard a song from it I wished I still owned it, I just had a quick look on Amazon to see... Read more
Published on 1 Jun 2012 by broadlandsgi
5.0 out of 5 stars Great
End of Innocence CD. Great CD at an excellent price and arrived in immaculate condition. Has found it's place in my car CD player. Read more
Published on 18 Mar 2011 by lynne
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