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lunes, febrero 25, 2008

Gerry Rafferty - Night Owl


1979
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Con este disco, se consuma la trilogia de grandes grabaciones de Rafferty, "City to City" (78), "Night Owl" (79) y "Snakes & Ladders" (80).En este Buho nocturno, Jerry esta especialmente delicado en las composiciones, eso se nota en "Days Gone down", impresionante cancion. Aunque en "Get It Right Next Time" se pone algo mas severo, el ambiente del disco es de una extremada lirica, y con la instrumentacion muy trabajada. Si os gusta Rafferty, este es uno de sus mejores trabajos.

On his second release for United Artists, Gerry Rafferty focuses an equal amount of attention on his lyrics and on the sincerity of the song's moods to create one his strongest and most heartfelt albums. Delicate, touching, and extremely poignant, Rafferty blankets all of Night Owl's tracks with a late-night/early-morning earnestness that is highly effective throughout. Although he managed to do just that with 1978's City to City, Night Owl generates a stronger intimacy and a genuine romantic feel through Rafferty's guitar playing and the way in which his lyrics are sung. The sentimental softness of "Days Gone Down," the controlled exuberance in "Get It Right Next Time," and the pathos which is instilled for the lonely wanderer in "Night Owl" all add to the album's solemn yet moving atmosphere. Rafferty continues this mood with tracks such as "Why Won't You Talk to Me," "Family Tree," and "It's Gonna Be a Long Night," giving the traditional singer/songwriter style some enchantment and allure through his vocal subtlety. In the U.K. the album broke into the Top Ten, and in the United States it sold 500,000 copies, earning Rafferty a gold disc. "Night Owl," "Days Gone Down," and "Get It Right Next Time" all cracked the Top 30, but unfortunately Rafferty failed to match the success of Night Owl with any of his albums that followed. AMG

01. Days Gone Down [0:06:32.60]
02. Night Owl [0:06:11.70]
03. The Way That You Do It [0:05:09.40]
04. Why Won't You Talk To Me [0:03:59.52]
05. Get It Right The Next Time [0:04:44.25]
06. Take The Money And Run [0:05:50.28]
07. Family Tree [0:05:58.00]
08. Already Gone [0:04:56.05]
09. The Tourist [0:04:14.10]
10. It's Gonna Be A Long Night [0:04:25.02]


Night comes down and finds you alone
In a space and time of your own
Lost in dreams in a world full of shadows.

Down the street the neon light shines
Offering refuge and hope to the blind
You stumble in with no thought of tomorrow.

Yes, I get a little lonely when the sun gets low
And I end looking for somewhere to go
Yes, I should know better but I can’t say no.

Oh no no no
No no no no

The lights are low and the Muzak is loud
You watch yourself as you play to the crowd
One more face in a palace of mirrors.

One more drink, you’re sailing away
One more dream but it’s looking ok
One more time to watch the flow of the river.

Yes, I get a little lonely when the sun gets low
And I end looking for somewhere to go
Yes, I should know better but I can’t say no.

Oh no no no
No no no no no no no oooooooh

Yes, I get a little lonely when the sun gets low
And I end looking for somewhere to go
Yes, I should know better but I can’t say no.

Oh no no no
No no no no

You’ve seen it all yeah you’ve seen it before
Like a fool you always come back for more
You live your life like there was no more tomorrow.

Night comes down and finds you alone
In a space and time of your own
Lost in dreams in a world full of shadows.

Yes, I get a little lonely when the sun gets low
And I end looking for somewhere to go
Yes, I should know better but I can’t say no.


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