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Meet Danny Wilson
Danny Wilson
Meet Danny Wilson
Genres: Pop, Rock
 
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Danny Wilson, the Scottish Musical Trio (Not the Actor Nor the Producer Nor the Frank Sinatra Flick), Scored a Few Hits During the Late Eighties. The Words Wistful, Melodic, Beautiful have Been Used to Describe D.w. And th...  more »

      
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All Artists: Danny Wilson
Title: Meet Danny Wilson
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: EMI Europe Generic
Release Date: 4/13/1987
Album Type: Import
Genres: Pop, Rock
Style: Adult Contemporary
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
Other Editions: Meet Danny Wilson
UPCs: 077778601128, 075679059642

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Danny Wilson, the Scottish Musical Trio (Not the Actor Nor the Producer Nor the Frank Sinatra Flick), Scored a Few Hits During the Late Eighties. The Words Wistful, Melodic, Beautiful have Been Used to Describe D.w. And this Release Includes the Smashes 'Davy', 'Mary's Prayer', 'Spencer Tracy', plus Ten More.

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CD Reviews

WHERE THE HELL IS DANNY WILSON?
R. Penola | NYC, NY United States | 03/23/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Seductive, pure pleasure -- excellent pop music! I loved my cassette version of this album back in the 80s and just located it here on CD -- thank God. Mary's Prayer remains one of the most beautiful and wistful pop songs of the entire 80s decade, but there are so many more treasures on this album -- my favorites are Davy and the wonderfully percussive Aberdeen. Expertly crafted and intelligent to boot -- one of the most iconoclastic bands of the 80s, and one of the most missed."
ALL TIME FAVORITE
11/24/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"When this debut album was released back in 1987, they were often compared to Steely Dan from many aspects, mostly because of Gary Clark's vocal. But, of many new groups that made their debut that year, Danny Wilson stood out artistically, and their music's quality is not even comparison to today's disposal music scene. Took their name and album title from a Frank Sinatra's movie, and the entire album flows smoothly just like a good movie. Mary's Prayer, perhaps the most known single by Danny Wilson, is a masterpiece, and pleasant to listen even after 13 years after the song is released. Broken China is poured with emotions. Spencer-Tracy is an incredible instrumental tune that sounds as if it's telling a tale without a word. Aberdeen and A Girl I Used To Know is a rare uptempo songs. Overall, the group sticks to simple, acoustic sound, yet create most profound sound with a great melodies backed up by Gary's vocals. Davy, Ruby's Golden Wedding and I Won't Be Here When You Get Home are such examples. Five Friendly Aliens is a fun song. Only after 3 albums, the group split, but Danny Wilson's sound is as fresh as always, and it's definately one of a kind, and my personal all time favorite album as other Danny Wilson's albums."
Greatest Pop Album of All Time!
R. Penola | 01/30/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"For 15 years since the release, this album have remained my most favorite pop album. This Scottish band may be mostly known for the smash hit "Mary's Prayer", but every song on this album is a classic. Please listen to the sample sound clips. I'm sure you know why. Sound is smooth like silk, music is so gentle, warm and melodic, arrangements are so stylish and sophisticated. My personal favorite is bosa nova-esque "Nothing Ever Goes To Plan". Also such songs as "Davy", "Lorraine Parade", "Steamtrains to The Milky Way", "You Remain An Angel" and "I Wont't Be Here When You Get Home" are truly beautiful, dreamy and sophisiticated. No band compares to Danny Wilson in the field of stylish pop, and this album is the best. They should have got more attention. They also released one more studio album, and lead singer Gary Clark went on to solo to release one album. I like these albums, too, but not as good as Meet Danny Wilson. If you are a fan of sophisticated pop music, you should never miss this one."