Jeff Molnar

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Pop/Rock, British Blues, Hard Rock, Blues-Rock, Album Rock, Regional Blues, Boogie Rock, Pop

Album Review

This high-water mark by the band finds them softening their rougher edges and stretching out into jazz territory, yet still retaining a blues foundation. There's not a bad cut here, with enough variety (bottleneck slide, acoustic guitar, horns, and strings) to warrant frequent late-night listenings. "A Hard Way to Go," "Needle and Spoon," and "Stay While the Night Is Young" are especially strong, as are two instrumental numbers. Unfortunately, leader Kim Simmonds lost his greatest asset when vocalist Chris Youlden quit for an ill-fated solo career after this recording. Youlden had one of the most distinctive voices in British blues, and Savoy would never fully recover from his exit.
Peter Kurtz, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. A Hard Way to Go
  2. That Same Feelin'
  3. Master Hare
  4. Needle and Spoon
  5. A Little More Wine
  6. I'm Crying
  7. Stay While the Night Is Young
  8. Is That So
  9. When I Was a Young Boy
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