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Love Is Hell Part 1 Single, EP, Import
The Love Is Hell sessions were recorded with producer John Porter (The Smiths, Roxy Music) in New Or leans, February 2003. The sessions have been broke n down into 2 EP's Part 1 to be released November 4, along with his proper follow up to Gold, Rock N Roll. The Part 2 release will follow on December 9th. The Love Is Hell EP's are the perfect companion pieces to Rock N Roll. [Note: This product is an authorized, licensed CD and is manufactured on demand]
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Opting for a more alternative sound, "Love is Hell" is dramatic and moody with great melodies, vocals, instrumentation and lyrics (what more could you ask for?). Don't think twice about ordering this record.
Leading off with `Political Scientist' a tale of people living out on the edge of someplace and sinking in a life in which "There's no guarantees." `Afraid Not Dying' seems to be Ryan's take on the end of the movie Titanic, or someone drowning in their life. It's a way better song than my quick summation may suggest, with lines like "She started freezing/ Lungs all collapsing/ The momentum is passing/ But the moment is eating us whole." `Love Is Hell' has nice chiming guitars and sounds like it could be a Stranger's Almanac out take. Adams also covers Oasis' `Wonderwall,' a great acoustic take with one plaintive keyboard note droning underneath and a great subdued string arrangement towards the end. `World War 24' is another tale of people sinking in their own lives for something "tasting sugar sweet, she love it when it hits her teeth." The album/EP ends with `Avalanche' one more song about someone who's lost someone else: "I found your photograph/ In a box in a magazine/ I can't remember you/ Remember us or anything..." "I watch the window and listen for the cars/ I can't remember the last time it was yours..."
Overall, I'd say this is a deeper, much more artistic work than Rock and Roll, but knowing the state of the music business, it's not hard to see why it was rejected. It's deep enough to compare to Lou Reed's brilliant but depressing Berlin or Sprinsteen's spare look at America, Nebraska. I'm not sure of the emotional content or commitment, but this sure feels better than Rock and Roll.
My favorite tracks are "Afraid Not Scared", which is a beautiful - mainly acoustical - track which somehow reminds me of some "alternative" music from the early 90's.
"This House Is Not For Sale" is a powerful song with a catchy guitar lick and some great lyrics.
The title track, "Love Is Hell" is a jangly little rocker, and is the most up-beat of the entire album. Great hooks throughout the entire song!
Adams takes the afore-mentioned Oasis hit, "Wonderwall", and makes it his own.
I could be way off on this one, but in "World War 24", Adams almost sounds to me like Bono, and the song (which sports an acoustic guitar lick reminiscent of Pink Floyd's "Goodbye Blue Sky") also sounds like a U2 track from the late 80's. Heck, come to think of it, the entire Cd sounds as if it could have been produced by Daniel Lanois(!). It's got that vibe.
This is considered an "EP". But, as far as I'm concerned, it is fine as an "LP". Eight songs is perfect for a listening experience. I loved "Gold", but there were too many tracks on that CD. I found myself getting a little tired - regardless of the quality of the songs. "Love Is Hell" remians in my car's CD player from front to back without an Fast Forward!
Buy it if you haven't already!