Project 52: 2/52
In the interest of writing something every week, I picked an easy subject: album reviews. But there's a twist; I recently spent time putting my CD collection back into their cases.
You see, several years ago when I moved to Sudbury, I had to move all of my CDs into a binder so that they were more portable. Until just a few nights ago, they stayed that way. Now they're back in their cases, and alphabetised. Now I can re-visit them in alphabetical order and write about them.
First up is 54-40's 1992 album, "Dear Dear". For the life of me I can't remember why I bought this album; was it for "She-La"? For "Nice To Luv You"? Probably the first one. Either way, "Dear Dear" is a fairly bland alternative rock album that hardly kept my attention the whole way through. Sorry, 54-40 fans.
There is one track that did work for me, though. Strangely enough, it's not one of the official singles - which is not surprising when I think about it. What were the singles? The two I listed above, I think. Prime examples of the bland, inoffensive nature of the album.
The track I enjoyed was "You Don't Get Away (That Easy)". It has a few more layers to it and is overall much more interesting than any of the other songs on the album.
In short, if I were to downsize my collection (and that is a distinct possibility), 54-40's "Dear Dear" would be the first in the Value Village box.
Up next: Aerosmith - Honkin' On Bobo (2004); The Acorn - Tin Fist (2006); Herb Alpert - Definitive Hits (2001)