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Monday, January 14, 2013

Album Review: Fleetwood Mac - Tango In The Night (1987)


Less of a musical mixed bag than Roxy Music, despite my affection for both groups, Fleetwood Mac is another fine band that never fails to put out an album with at least one reputable track on it.  Certainly, Rumours and Tango in the Night more than help reinforce this position - both are peppered with hits that garnered an ample amount of airplay – yet, despite the obvious ones, there are still a good number of less prominent numbers to counter the poorer ones.  I’m thinking about the likes of “Caroline”, “Isn’t It Midnight”, and “You and I, Part II”, all of which wondrously complement the best known “Little Lies”, “Everywhere” and “Seven Wonders” as the hidden charms that they are, and offsetting the dull and uninspiring “Mystified”, “Welcome to the Room…Sara”, and “When I See You Again.”  But despite the lackluster build of the latter three, it still is a good album all around.  A-