A small number of vinyl copies of the album contain no title on the front cover. This is because the cover was originally supposed to be just a picture of Lightfoot, but it was then thought that stating the title would increase the album's sales. The untitled copies did have a small sticker on the cellophane wrap bearing the album's title. In his retrospective Allmusic review, critic Jim Newsom praised the album, writing "While future albums would begin to drift away from the folky acoustic timbres of this one, the beauty and simplicity of Sit Down Young Stranger make it a timeless recording.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gordon Lightfoot. Retrieved 13 April Retrieved November 7, St Ives, N. Gord's Gold Gord's Gold, Vol. Sunday Concert All Live Nearly 2, products in stock. Popcorn Bags. Stand Up Zipper Pouches. Cello Candy Bags. Cello for Gourmet. Bakery Bags. Jones dismissed it as "downright awful, and its album cover, a two-dimensional drawing of a Tudor palace, is an apt illustration for its opaque sound.
He criticised the production's "digital sheen" which he thought was most audible in "poor Dave Mattacks' drums. Each cymbal crash and snare hit appears to be spilling over with ones and zeros. Partridge was pleased with Nonsuch , joking that "on a scale of 0 to 1, its nearly 1.
On 11 June , Virgin released a new version of Nonsuch , with remastering by Ian Cooper, as part of their XTC remasters series released without input from the band. The original back cover design, reproduced on the back cover of the new remastered edition, was accidentally printed an inch and a half too far to the right. Moulding said of the remasters: "The whole thing was a shambles. I think the artwork in particular. A lot of it's all wrong, and so badly printed.
I think Nonsuch , the whole thing is shifted about an inch-and-a-half one way I think. It's just a complete muck-up. I don't think they really thought too much about it. New 2. All tracks are written by Andy Partridge , except where noted. The following discounts the alternate 2. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Pop jangle rock.
Partridge based " Wrapped in Grey " on a "three-note pattern" that he "stumbled" on while playing piano, thinking, "Wow, that kind of sounds like Burt Bacharach!
The backing vocals were also Beach Boys-influenced. London: Helter Skelter Publishing. Les Inrockuptibles. Past Daily. Retrieved 25 September Panda Yates. Guitares et Claviers. May We had a lot of problems. He asked us to write some others, because he was convinced we could do better. Until the day he left the label, just when we had in mind to break the contract.
Hopefully, his substitute did like them. Then, we had a lot of problems to find a producer. Hugh Padgham and Steve Lillywhite, whom we had worked at the beginning with, had in mind to produce the album. But finally, Lillywhite had no time for it. We contacted John Paul Jones, but he was too expensive.
Then, Bill Bottrell, the engineer of Michael Jackson's "Dangerous" was ready to come in our homes with his studio. But the deal did not work. Then Gus Dudgeon produced it. Interviewed by Andy Partridge. Special Treats Productions Ltd. Get Ready to Rock. The Quietus. Retrieved 18 June Retrieved 24 December Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 22 June Dirty Linen. Musician Rolling Stone.
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