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|Pete Dello And Friends|
Into Your Ears
Genres: Folk, World Music, Rock, Classic Rock
Japanese remastered reissue of the Honeybus frontman's 1971 solo album includes two bonus tracks, 'Taking The Heart Out Of Love' (Single Version) & 'Uptight Basil' (Single Version), packaged in a miniature LP sleeve. Airm... more »
Japanese remastered reissue of the Honeybus frontman's 1971 solo album includes two bonus tracks, 'Taking The Heart Out Of Love' (Single Version) & 'Uptight Basil' (Single Version), packaged in a miniature LP sleeve. Airmail. 2003.
A Wonderful Album
Morten Vindberg | Denmark | 04/22/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Honeybus has 3 great songwriters in Roy Cane, Colin Hare and especially Pete Dello who wrote most a their best known songs like, "Do I Still Figure in Your Life", "The Gambler", "Delighted to see you" and of course "I Can`t Let Maggie Go".This is his solo album from 1971 when had had left Honeybus, as he suffered from bad health and too much touring. Dello had already had a long career in different outfits during the 1960?s and would rather just write and record instead of being part of a touring band. Honeybus recorded an excellent album "Story" without Pete, and they also supports him on this terrific album.Fortunately Dello rejoined Honeybus later to do more fine recordings; among these the great album "Recital" which still remains to be released in its entirety. Most of these tracks can be found on various Honeybus compilations.On this solo album there are no weak tracks at all, and the CD features two bonus-tracks which help make this CD a must buy for any fan of intelligent melodic pop music, that can be listened to more than just 2-3 times. This is great music.There are particularly outstanding tracks of course:"Do I Still Figure in Your Life" is incredibly beautiful; this is not the Honeybus version, but an equally strong recording."Uptight Basil" is an extremely catchy humouristic song; both versions here are great."Taking the Heart Out of Love" is another example of Dello`s unique skill for writing unforgettable ballads with heartfelt melodies and lyrics. Again two versions of a song where one cannot be preferred to the other."Arise Sir Henry" is another free and easy tune that could easily have been a hit had it been released as a single.This CD is to be highly recommended!"
Whatever happened to Pete Dello?
Morten Vindberg | 07/09/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The one and only solo album from Pete Dello, the singer/songwriter behind Honeybus is as good as anything by that group and is a wonderful summary of all his talents. Melody, harmony, great songs and his own particular brand of string arrangements add up to a delightful collection of melodic pop songs. It features a re-recording of Do I Figure In Your Life and has contributions from most of Honeybus. All that and a cover by Roger Dean........what more could you ask for? No 60s collection is complete without this and HONEYBUS AT THEIR BEST."