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  • Audio CD (1 May 2002)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Eagle
  • ASIN: B00005KK7F
  • Other Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 47,435 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. London Crawling
  2. Anything Could Happen
  3. Anyone Out There?
  4. Catherines's wheel
  5. Idot Twin
  6. Shatterproof
  7. Brilliant Fat
  8. Three Riding circus
  9. Drive
  10. Deep Space
  11. Underneath a Distant Moon

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RIALTO Night On Earth (2001 German 11-track CD including London Crawling & Anything Could Happen picture sleeve EAGCD190)

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"They tried to kill us off, but this show's not over" sings Rialto's lush night owl Louis Eliot on Night On Earth's highlight, the wonderful, Bowie-like torch-song smooch of "Anything Could Happen". Too true. Hapless chaps that they are, cinematic-pop combo Rialto have been dropped by the same unsympathetic record label on two separate occasions and therefore have never had to contend with such sumptuous inconveniences as worrying where to park the limo or being chased by the paparazzi. It's a good thing, presumably, that Simon Le Bon's flashbulb-illuminated world of catwalk arm candy and yachting off the coast at St Tropez isn't necessarily one of the band's aspirations. Even so, the up-market influence of vintage Duran Duran looms deliciously large on the band's second full-length album, with the likes of "Deep Space", "Anyone Out There" and "London Crawling" each evoking the pouting, puffed-up pop of that combos' glorious early 1980s period. But Rialto are very much Rialto--part Bond theme, part trashed-up glam-rock a la Suede or Jake Shillingford's My Life Story. Night On Earth is a fabulous record, one which ought to have been made by somebody called Walker or Gainsbourg--and one which suggests that, in letting them go, their previous employers must have taken leave of either their senses or their ears. But like they say, on "Anything Might Happen" (again), "It's nowhere near the final curtain". Third time lucky, perhaps. --Kevin Maidment

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Format: Audio CD
Since becoming aware of this album on this website, this has been near the top of my 'CD's to buy' list for some time. However, I had great difficulty finding this album in any record shop whatsoever, in the 2 or 3 towns/cities near where I live. Accordingly, I had to resort to buying it online (which I don't do too often, except for rarities - I like to handle the product before purchasing!). This indeed is a great crime, as it's simply superb and should be a lot more widely available.
I've been aware of Rialto since the original release of 'Monday Morning...' back in my student days, quickly becoming a fan and rate their debut album very highly indeed. I did perhaps listen to it a little too much at one time...but I still come back to it regularly. Hence the prospect of another album's worth of material was very eagerly-awaited!
Well, I was very pleasantly surprised, as it's a genuine progression from the debut and perhaps even a little better. I was fearing simply a re-hashing of that album, lacking in any new ideas, but how wrong I was. My favourite tracks are the opener 'London Crawling', 'Shatterproof' and the final two songs 'Deep Space' and 'Under A Distant Moon', which close the album very nicely.
The first two of these are up there with the afore-mentioned 'Monday Morning 5.19' and 'Summer's Over' as works of sheer genius, with the ability to make you feel yearningly sad yet strangely euphoric at the same time. The drum pattern on 'London Crawling' is particularly effective and the choruses on both are built up to wonderfully and don't disappoint.
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By A Customer on 26 Sept. 2001
Format: Audio CD
Rialto, without doubt one of the most underrated British bands in recent memory, return with a strong and solid second album. Fans of their debut album, 'Rialto', will undoubtedly like this one as well because the music is, generally, very similar. The only real evolving or increased maturity shown in 'Night on Earth' comes with the fact that the band have realised that a chorus doesn't always have to be repeated twice. There is however a major reason why I didn't rate this album five stars and also, similarly, why it is not as good as the first album. Basically, this offering at times seems a little forced, almost as though the band are crying out for attention rather than working to their strengths to attain it. Obvious examples of this come in the form of 'Brilliant Fake' and 'Deep Space' which both apppear to be overly commercial. There is no question that the band deserve much more recognition but these two songs, together with the lyrics in 'Anything Could Happen,' show a sense of desperation which is a little irritating. The first album was better because it was not like this and was much more natural. Still, this is a better album than most and any Pulp or Suede fan should definitely check this one out.
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By A Customer on 13 July 2001
Format: Audio CD
After the haunting melodies (Monday Morning 5:19, Untouchable...) of their magnificent debut album failing to capture the imagination of the wider public (except in Korea!), and the issues surrounding being dropped, signed, dropped and signed again, it would have been very easy for Rialto to throw in the towel.
But, they're back. With a new album which in many ways surpasses the first. Uplifting, depressing and gripping all at the same time, Louis and the boys have shown us that they still have what it takes to produce some of the best music of our time. Part of you wishes that more people would realise that they are out there and they would sell more records, but another part of you is pleased that you are party to one of the best kept secrets in British pop.
A superb album.
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I had the first Rialto album from the point they released it, having fallen for Dream Another Dream. The other tracks were great too.

This second album is more of the same, but almost a bit forced, as if they knew what to chase, went for it, but lost a little of the magic. But only a little...
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A great introduction to a great band. Previously available imported from Asia, this gem at last gets a UK release. Having dropped a drummer and developed a more New Order sound, with keyboards enhancing the dramatic soundscapes of their previous (debut)album, Rialto have found their feet, having lost a record label. "Shatterproof" picks up where Underdogs left off, backing the side of the dreamer with impassioned vocals. "Anyone Out There?" sees paranoia overwhelm the singer in a jaunty number. "Anything Can Happen" is from the heart - this band haven't given up spreading their little piece of musical optimism. If you like the last album, you'll need this! If you like great tunes, lyrics, or the upbeat melancholy of New Order, then try this for size.
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