Cloud Nine | Fab Forum

Introducing the inaugural Fab Forum February Fundraiser! Click here for more details.

Please consider registering

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —

— Match —

— Forum Options —

Minimum search word length is 4 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
Cloud Nine
No permission to create posts
19 November 2010
mr. Sun king coming together
Nowhere Land
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 6980
Member Since:
19 September 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
8 August 2014
Ron Nasty
"Where have you been?" "I'm not telling you..."
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 4950
Member Since:
17 December 2012
sp_UserOnlineSmall Online

Easily his second-best album (after All Things Must Pass), and considering The Traveling Wilburys Volume I came straight off of the back of it, easily George's most satisfying period of work since the early '70s. Love the album.

"I only said we were bigger than Rod... and now there's all this!" Ron Nasty

8 August 2014
The Rhythm Revue
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 1512
Member Since:
3 June 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Of the George albums I own (not nearly enough), this is my second favorite, behind of course ATMP.

If you're lonely (or not!), you can talk to me. .....Hey! Are you a new member on this fine forum and don't know where to go to introduce yourself? Well, you can do it here! Dig it?
8 August 2014
The Toppermost of the Poppermost

Forum Posts: 7562
Member Since:
14 April 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

The following people thank Zig for this post:

Bulldog, Silly Girl

To the fountain of perpetual mirth, Let it roll for all its worth.

Every Little Thing you buy from Amazon or iTunes will help the Beatles Bible if you use these links: Amazon | iTunes

8 August 2014
Inner Light
Friar Park
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 527
Member Since:
20 December 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Great album. I know some fans feel Jeff Lyne over produced it and made it sound a lot like ELO but a fantastic album all the same. My favorite is 'If That's What It Takes'. 

As I said in a different post recently, 'ATMP' and 'CN' always get the most favorable reviews but I also like 'George Harrison' and 'Thirty-Three 1/3' a lot also. His songs generally always have a spiritual message attached though sometimes he does have some fun with a few song's lyrics. That George Harrison sense of humor. Check out the lyrics to 'Cockamamie Business'. He definitely was not a big fan of the music business.   

The further one travels, the less one knows
8 August 2014

Forum Posts: 17165
Member Since:
1 May 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

This is probably the one Jeff Lyne project that doesn't bother me, like he was restrained in his production so it didn't become the same as everything else he's ever done. 'Poor Little Girl' tho reminded me first of 'Every Little Thing' then 'You Got It' then then later sounded like most of Lyne's work on 'Brainwashed'a-hard-days-night-paul-3.

Cheer Down is another from this period that is up amongst the best stuff George ever did. 

The line "didn't want to be a star - wanted just to play guitar" from 'Cockamamie Business' very neatly sums up George. Another song i love of his and deserved more than just being one of the new tracks on his 'Best of Dark Horse' collection.

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
10 August 2014
St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Ed Sullivan Show
Forum Posts: 180
Member Since:
24 August 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Add me to the list of those who consider this his second best album after ATMP... even in spite of "Got My Mind."  ahdn_george_05

No permission to create posts
Forum Timezone: America/Chicago

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: Necko, Ron Nasty, Ahhh Girl, Annadog40, Merch, ewe2, Silly Girl, natureaker
57 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

meanmistermustard: 17152

Ahhh Girl: 10758

Annadog40: 9762

Zig: 7561

parlance: 7092

mr. Sun king coming together: 6980

Mr. Kite: 6092

Silly Girl: 5829

trcanberra: 5549

Ron Nasty: 4950

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 87

Members: 3335

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 42

Topics: 3816

Posts: 202363

Newest Members:

beatlezoe, nicklav99, pbwriter, leenawilliams, ravenswolf

Moderators: Ahhh Girl: 10758, meanmistermustard: 17152, Zig: 7561, Joe: 4392

Administrators: Joe: 4392, Ellie: 3

Members Birthdays
Today: None
Upcoming: DrBeatle