Label: Warner Bros. Records - WS 1911 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: Australia • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk Rock
After leaving the Limeliters Im Not Afraid - Glenn Yarbrough - Bend Down & Touch Me Glenn Yarbrough recorded several albums as a solo artist for RCA Records, all of which included at least one Rod McKuen song, and since Yarbrough 's high, clear, and purposely wavering tenor was perfectly suited for interpreting McKuen 's gently poetic love songs, a complete album of them was an obvious project.
His sixth album for Warner, 's Bend Down and Touch Mewas also comprised entirely of McKuen songs, and pairing the two releases, as Collectors' Choice does here, makes perfect sense. Run together on a single disc, the two projects fit seamlessly together, both featuring lush, warm, and orchestrated soundscapes stretching out behind Yarbrough 's trademark and unhurried tenor.
It's all pleasant and cozy, if a bit too much so at times. The accumulation of track after track of fireside love songs one after the other starts to lull one into a haze, but there's no denying that Yarbrough knows exactly what to do with these songs, and McKuen never had a singer who represented his work better than this man.
Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy.
Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date January 13, Genre Folk.
Introspection Reflection Spring. Track Listing. Each of Us Alone. Rod McKuen. Glenn Yarbrough. Im Not Afraid - Glenn Yarbrough - Bend Down & Touch Me Raining. Hotel Room. The Beautiful Strangers. The Single Man. I'll Catch the Sun. Above the Wave. Listen to the Warm. Where Are We Now? Each of Us Alone Reprise. Things Bright and Beautiful. Blessings in Shades of Green. Bend Down and Touch Me. To Watch the Trains. Simple Gifts. As I Love My Own. I'm Not Afraid. I Think of You.
A Boy Named Charlie Brown. The Ivy That Clings to the Wall. Lonesome Cities. Champion Charlie Brown. It's Raining Rod McKuen. Hotel Room Rod McKuen. Above the Wave Rod McKuen. Listen to the Warm Rod McKuen. Simple Gifts Rod McKuen.
Meantime Rod McKuen. Lonesome Cities Rod McKuen. Kaleidoscope Rod McKuen.
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