Harry Chapin - Heads & Tales


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Friday Music

Genre:

Folk

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AFRM 75023
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180 Gram Vinyl Record



180 Gram LP

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Limited edition 180-gram gatefold LP

Mastered by Joe Reagoso at Capitol Records

Heads & Tales is the first studio album by the American singer/songwriter Harry Chapin, released in 1972. The album contains Chapin's early signature song "Taxi." Chapin's debut is smoothly put together — "Taxi" is so elaborately produced and arranged that it's like a feature film that clocks in at six minutes and 44 seconds.

"Any Old Kind of Day" is a beautiful and unsettling confessional about an artist's unease and depression, like an East Coast equivalent to Brian Wilson's brand of personal songwriting, with a touch of James Taylor's influence and unique phrasings and sensibilities by Chapin; the epic "Dogtown" (which nearly overstays its welcome at seven and a half minutes) is a startling piece of song painting with a topical edge, which anticipated some aspects of Chapin's subsequent public commitment to progressive political causes; and "Same Sad Singer" is a haunting, romantic confessional that explores some of the same emotional territory in first-person terms that "Taxi" dealt with through characters.



Heads
Could You Put Your Light On, Please
Greyhound
Everybody’s Lonely
Sometime, Somewhere Wife
Empty

Tales
Taxi
Any Old Kind Of Day
Dogtown
Same Sad Singer

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