Label: Atlantic - K 40340 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, White Label • Country: UK • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk Rock, Blues Rock
River was a looser and rootsier affair than Terry Reid 's first records, taken from a sprawl of sessions in London and California that generated enough material for several albums. The very looseness that gives the effort some charm is the same quality, however, that keeps it from being a major work. The songs mostly sound unfinished, as River - Terry Reid - River they're friendly jams in which Reid and the musicians including, most notably, David Lindley on half the album and percussionist Willie Bobo on the title track are working out some song ideas or twisting around some riffs.
It River - Terry Reid - River brings to mind those parts of songs where the likes of Van MorrisonTim Buckleyor Robert Plant sing-scat improvised-sounding vocal passages. The difference is that, for the most part, those singers used such sections to embellish solid songs. On Riverthe quasi-stream-of-consciousness vocal ramblings are the songs. The first four of the seven songs are very much in a funky, laid-back blues-rock groove, prominently featuring Lindley on steel, slide, and electric guitars.
Reidand the album itself, really begin to find more of an individual voice on "River," where beguiling Latin-Brazilian elements are introduced in the guitar, melody, and rhythm. The final two cuts, "Dream" and "Milestones," back Reid 's vocals only with acoustic guitar, and No Marco / Fuck Your Television / Your Band Sucks (Deal With It) / Killing Time - Sordo - Collection a romantic melancholy that likewise makes them highlights of this highly personal but uneven record.
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Introduction: Allegro Vivace; Variation I: (Precedente) - Rachmaninoff* / Shostakovich* : William Ka, Step Inside Love (Original Demo) - Cilla Black - 1963-1973 The Abbey Road Decade, Con Suavidad - Los Prisioneros - Corazones, Beat The Bullet - Various - High Voltage