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Jon Anderson ‎–In The City Of Angels lp

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2013 re-issue

In 1988, Anderson quit Yes for the second time and released his first regular solo album in six years, In The City Of Angels. Stewart Levine, best known for his work with Culture Club, was brought in to produce; Anderson worked with a team of L.A. session stars and wrote a couple of songs with ex-Motown ace Lamont Dozier. All of this seemed to portend a more commercial-sounding, straight ahead pop effort from the usually ethereal Anderson. The result is about half and half: when writing with Dozier, Anderson expresses conventional romantic sentiments, for which he doesn’t really have a feel. His tenor is so chaste and angelic, it’s hard for him to be believable on earthly love songs. And soon enough, especially on later tracks, Anderson is once again in spiritual outer space, where he seems most comfortable.

Track list:
1. Hold On To Love
2. If It Wasn´t For Love (Oneness Family)
3. Sundancing (For The Hopi/Navajo Energy)
4. Is It Me
5. In A Lifetime
6. For You
7. New Civilization
8. It’s On Fire
9. Betcha
10. Top Of The World (The Glass Bead Games)
11. Hurry Home (Song From The Pleiades)

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Label

Yellow Label / SPV/Steamhammer Records

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Catalogue Number

SPV 265021 LP