9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
What we have here is the very definition of what, in sports parlance, would be a game of 2 halves.
I remember Rick playing excerpts from this album on the British tour of 1981. He had said that the album was still to be released but played a suite from the first few pieces on the album and it was so good I couldn't wait for the albums original release - the wait was definitely worth it.
The music on what was, in old money, side 1 is fantastic; great production, playing and presentation. Rick plays variations on the themes he wrote for the film. Fabulous analogue Korgs and Prophets fight it out with burning ( ho! ho! ) Hammond solos. Really excellent!. serioulsy! Lots… Read more
1 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Danger ! Wallet hazard warning!! approach with extreme caution!!!
, 12 May 2006
Absolute mince!! I cannot say enough bad things about this album. I know that RW was going thru a tough time when it was recorded but that's no excuse. All artists have difficult periods, dating back to Mozart and Debussy, but their output didn't suffer. In fact it could be argued that it galvanised their work into something even better.
Do not buy this album.
Try and get 'White Rock' or 'Criminal Record' instead; in either case, class from the first note to the last.