Earth Sun Moon

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Earth Sun Moon 53:35 $11.98
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1 Mirror People 4:19 $1.49 Buy
2 The Light 4:30 $1.49 Buy
3 Welcome Tomorrow 3:50 $1.49 Buy
4 No New Tale To Tell 3:40 $1.49 Buy
5 Here On Earth 3:23 $1.49 Buy
6 Lazy 3:26 $1.49 Buy
7 Waiting For The Flood 3:52 $1.49 Buy
8 Rain Bird 3:31 $1.49 Buy
9 The Telephone Is Empty 4:13 $1.49 Buy
10 Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven 5:27 $1.49 Buy
11 Earth, Sun, Moon 3:48 $1.49 Buy
12 Youth 4:56 $1.49 Buy
13 Mirror People (slow Version) 4:40 $1.49 Buy

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After the Sturm and Drang of EXPRESS, some might have expected the next Love and Rockets record-released barely a year later-to be the palate-cleansing equivalent of musical sherbet. More of a main course than a dessert, EARTH, SUN, MOON is every bit EXPRESS' true successor. The album is a melange of hooks galore, crunchy glam-guitar riffs, Byrds-like acoustic moments, and even the occasional flute solo. The delightfully loopy "No New Tale to Tell," a somewhat improbable cross between Nick Drake and Jethro Tull, proved a substantial Radio and MTV hit.

From the Bolan-esque "The Mirror People" to the whimsical, almost British-dancehall bounce of "Lazy," EARTH shifts gears like a Formula One racer on Jolt. This is the sound of a band coming to terms with its sound. On the whole, EARTH is not as raucous as EXPRESS. But the album manages to be more experimental without even hinting at the largely electronic direction Love and Rockets would pursue on later albums.

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Ranked #12 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1988"