Aztec Camera ‎– Stray

Vendor: Wea
Collection:
Released: 1990

RARE/2HAND VINYL ON WEA RECORDS 1990.

9031-71694-1 made in UK. With original innersleeve.

Vinyl NM. Cover NM.

A welcome comeback after the flaccid dance-pop of 1987's insipid Love, Stray is among Roddy Frame's most assured and diverse collections of songs. Unlike previous Aztec Camera albums, there's not one unifying style to the disc, and the variety makes Stray one of Frame's better collections. From the assured rocking pop of the singles "The Crying Scene" (the closest thing Aztec Camera ever got to an American hit single) and "Good Morning Britain" (a rousing collaboration with Mick Jones of the Clash and Big Audio Dynamite) to the cool, Chet Baker-ish cocktail jazz of "Over My Head," Frame covers the waterfront, but it's the quartet of songs that constitutes the second half of the album that impress the most. These four songs, "How It Is," "The Gentle Kind," "Notting Hill Blues," and the tender acoustic closer "Song For A Friend," are a loosely connected cycle mingling folk, soul, and pop in varying proportions.

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Tracklist.

A1 Stray 5:33
A2 The Crying Scene 3:34
A3 Get Outta London 3:40
A4 Over My Head 5:52
B1 Good Morning Britain 4:01
B2 How It Is 3:59
B3 The Gentle Kind 5:31
B4 Notting Hill Blues 6:40
B5 Song For A Friend 2:27



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