Jan 19, 2012

Lake - Lake (1977) / Paradise Island (1979)

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Lake is a German rock music band that formed in the early 1970s under the name Tornados, changing their name to Lake in 1973. They mostly covered material by other bands in their early years, but released three singles, Come Down/We're Gonna Rock, King Of The Rock'n Roll Party, and Sailor. In 1975 they were joined by lead singer James Hopkins-Harrison, who gave them their signature sound for the remainder of their recording career. Read more
Review by Gary Hill:
Lake's debut showed them in strong form doing what they do best: pop-oriented, rocking tunes. It would be a sound that would be their mainstay for their entire career. From the opening piece, "On the Run," the group established themselves in the same vein as bands like Supertramp. The mode of the disc was a bit lighter than some other groups of that ilk, though. They achieved some fame with this one based on the first single, "Time Bomb," still one of their best songs. This band really did the pop/rock-slightly-based-on-prog genre as well as any and better than most. It's a shame they never achieved the level of fame that should have been theirs.
 Lake (1977)
1. On The Run
2. Sorry To Say
3. Time Bomb
4. Chasing Colours
5. Do I Love You
6. Key To The Rhyme
7. Jesus Came Down
8. Between The Lines

 Jesus Came Down

Review by Gary Hill:
With Paradise Island, Lake gave listeners no real surprises. Indeed, their style of music could almost be looked on as a brand name. You pretty much knew from the get-go that any Lake album would be composed of well-written, arranged, and performed pop/rock pieces that showed slight (and sometimes not so slight) signs of progressive rock tendencies. The funny thing is, though, that the albums never really sound the same they only sound like Lake albums. It is a shame these discs are so hard to come by. They are worth the effort, though, especially if music by bands like Supertramp is your thing.
Paradise Island (1979)
9. Into The Night
10. Glad To Be Here
11. Crystal Eyes
12. Paradise Way
13. Hopeless Love
14. One Way Song
15. Hard Road
16. The Final Curtain

 Crystal Eyes



Lamz said...

I own this disc, good stuff. What happens here now that Mega is busted by US DOJ? They are shut down!

hanalex said...

Megaupload, a popular online download file-hosting site, was shut down on Thursday by the U.S. Government, The Associated Press reported.
My congratulations!

VaTAga said...

А вот, что пишет по этому поводу блоггер BB Cronicles:

VaTAga said...

Cпасибо за оперативность!!! Всё же хочется надеяться на то, что власти США пойдут на попятную. Слишком всё стало напоминать настоящую войну хакеров с американским государством... Идут протесты по всему миру.

hanalex said...

Наверняка, пострадало много людей по всему миру...
Правда, от осознания этого не намного легче. Больше всего жаль потерянного времени, которое можно было бы использовать с большей пользой.

juan manuel muñoz said...

many, many thanks bro