Love - Forever Changes

Love - Forever Changes
Love - Forever Changes Love - Forever Changes
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Rhino (8122797115)
Special Attributes: 45th Anniversary Edition, 180g Vinyl, Cut from the original analog masters
Release Date: 11/2012
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"Arthur Lee was sure he was about to die. The 26-year-old black leader of Love, the coolest rock group on LA's white underground scene had a premonition that the summer of '67 was to be his last. So the maestro set about recording 'Forever Changes' determined it should be his final testament." (

"...The band released their critically acclaimed debut album in 1966, but took a bit of an artistic detour with the follow-up Da Capo in early 1967. Prior to recording Forever Changes, Love downsized to a five piece by dropping keyboardist Alban Pfisterer and saxophonist Tjay Cantrelli. Still, the group was undergoing some severe internal strife and the sessions began with only Lee and guitarist Bryan MacLean from the band along with several well-known Los Angeles session musicians. This was allegedly due to the rest of the line-up’s alleged inability to function at the time, and the song “Andmoreagain” was recorded with this session arrangement. According to Botnick, the use of session musicians “sparked” the band and they soon got their act together to record the rest of the album. Instrumentally, the album is made of an acoustic core of guitar textures with an overlay of horns, strings, and orchestral swell, with some of the brass punctuating the melodies. Lee worked with arranger David Angel, spending several weeks playing and singing the envisioned orchestral parts, which he had envisioned for these compositions from the beginning. The result is a diverse album with fluctuations in rhythm patterns, tonal color & lyrical substance..." (Read More:

Track List (Listen the album in Full)

A1 Alone Again Or
A2 A House Is Not A Motel        
A3 Andmoreagain    
A4 The Daily Planet   
A5 Old Man
A6 The Red Telephone        

B1 Maybe The People Would Be The Times Or Between Clark And Hilldale   
B2 Live And Let Live        
B3 The Good Humor Man He Sees Everything Like This        
B4 Bummer In The Summer        
B5 You Set The Scene 

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