, released in 1982, and Passionworks
, issued in 1983, are Heart
’s last two albums for Epic before leaping over to EMI. These are generally the forgotten Heart
albums, the ones that arrived after the majestic Zeppelin-esque
hard rock of the ‘70s and before the arena rock makeover of the ‘80s, but that doesn’t mean they’re deserving of being overlooked, and hearing them on this BGO two-fer may be the best way to appreciate them, as the weak patches are overshadowed by the strong moments on both LPs.