8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Turn the handle and enjoy. A Power-Pop Masterpiece.,
By A Customer
This review is from: Behind Closed Doors (Audio CD)
From the wonderful sweeping intro into "What Did You Expect" to the excellent two-tempo finale of "Streetlife Parade" this is a classy album. Forget the New-Mod smokescreen - this is power-pop at its purest. Released as singles the epic "My World" and bouncy "Sound of Confusion" sit nicely alongside the three minute rippers, "I'm A Bullet", "Only Madmen Laugh", the reflective "Life's A Movie Too" and the unconscious poignancy of "When the Show's Over". If you like good melodies, thoughtful lyrics, a smatter of strings and a welter of great sax, Page/Cairns deliver with aplomb...