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Not what you might expect..........
on 1 October 2012
After Scott Walker's 60's masterpieces, and, of course, the Walker Brothers own hits in that time, you might expect a bit more of the same. Well there is 'No Regrets' as the first track on the first album, but after that .....
The rest, well, are for completists: The first two albums are (relatively) second-rate. Trying to be a bit more modern; 'rocky' and 'country', but mostly without that extra quality that lifted the previous decades music.
The third album 'Nite Flights' is a bit more difficult, and certainly has no 'pop' music in it. It's deep and dark, and predicts a lot of Scott's later work. That's why I bought this set: because it's the only place to get hold of a copy of the album (at the moment), and I was curious to hear it.
So don't expect the big tunes and production values of the earlier work. These are evolutionary albums, for Scott at least.