Head First was the 15th studio album from British rock band Uriah Heep. It was released in 1983, on Gerry Bron's UK label Bronze Records. The album was recorded by the line-up responsible for the previous year's Abominog, but this time with a greater proportion of the songs written by the band members.
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However, Head First occasionally loses the plot when it strays from this balancing act: "Love Is Blind" works too hard to ape AOR conventions and comes off sounding faceless as a result, while "Roll-Overture" is an ornate prog instrumental that doesn't really fit in with the rest of the album due to its lack of hooks and guitar riffs. Despite these occasional shortcomings, Head First manages to work, thanks to its consistent high level of energy. Even at its poppiest, the album throbs with guitar-fuelled energy: for a good example look no further than the band's cover of Bryan Adams' "Lonely Nights," where the poppish quality of the melody is boosted into the hard rock stratosphere by a lengthy succession of guitar riffs and a relentless backbeat.
tour, Head First was a reaction to wanting "to get out the synths again, put your hands in the air" and "set about making an 'up' album. In the following years, after re-signing to Mute after its split from parent label EMI, Goldfrapp expressed dissatisfaction with the recording process and final composition of the album. Will Gregory described a "schedule" provided by EMI which they felt "blackmailed into sticking to" despite needing "another six months on Head First really.
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Head First, however, is filled with instant hits that sound like late period Fleetwood Mac, ELO and even ABBA. It was written and recorded in six months and features a string of startlingly well-executed ‘80s pastiches. The real trick, however, isn’t just recreating the past, it’s breathing new life into this vintage style. Prev Page 1 of 10 Next. It’s arguably more ambitious than the rest of the album and the wailing electric guitars and piano owe more to ELO than the electro purists who prop up most of Head First. That said, Alive is peppered with electro references and callbacks. There are occasional Gary Numan synth breaks, irresistible arpeggiated bleeps and even an electro-hop breakdown - thank you Richard X.
Head First was the 15th studio album from British rock band Uriah Heep. The album was recorded by the line-up responsible for the previous year's Abominog, but this time with a greater proportion of the songs written by the band. Head First was remastered and reissued in 1997 with three bonus tracks: "Playing for Time" (B-side of "Stay on Top").
Head First (Badfinger album), Head First is the final studio album to be released by British rock band Badfinger, released on November 14, 2000, but recorded 26 years earlier. and third album under its six-album contract with Warner Bros Records, the recordings were shelved when legal difficulties erupted between the band and WB that year, and the version that was finally released as Badfinger's tenth studio album was a rough mix of the album made in 1975 by Phil McDonald, one of the recording engineers at Apple Studios The cover. art for the album is a lion roaring. 21 CD 1. 22 CD 2. 3 Original track listing.