Everyone Should "Be Here" With Keith
80sLady | NY USA | 10/05/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I consider this album by Keith Urban to be one of my all-time favorites. It is sweet, crisp and soulful. I love "Making Memories of Us" (a tender love ballad sure to be a hit at any wedding), featuring the lyrics "I'll Be A Man of My Word... Speak The Language in a Voice You Have Never Heard." For those in struggling relationships, there is "The Hard Way". Everybody's got their own way. Sometimes you'll have to do it the hard way.
Who hasn't wondered if working hard is worth it? In "You're My Better Half", there is a reassuring someone waiting at home with a "Come-Here-Baby smile, saying it's all gonna be alright".
I also love "These Are The Days". It makes reference to the fact that life is fleeting and that we should enjoy it because these days won't come again.
I fell so in love with this album that I bought two copies just in case something happened to the first copy.
"Be Here" also includes the words to the songs so that everyone can sing along with Keith."
What a roller coaster of an album. When is the next ride!
SimplyScotty | 01/11/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The third album by Keith Urban, "Be Here" puts me in a theme park on a giant roller coaster that makes me excited for further albums! Don't get me wrong, I'm ecstatic about the ride that this album provides, but still a little confused. The first few songs of the album make me want to live a better, more simplistic life with the most satisfying significant other I can possibly find in the world. As the ride continues to excel forward up the long, smooth sailing climb through the next few tunes with a grateful Urban, the coaster comes to a sudden halt and eases back towards the ground at around song 7 entitled "I could fly." It's all down hill from here. At first, the sudden decline is a little frightening, but somehow pleasing to the senses as the album goes through some incredible tracks such as "Tonight I Wanna Cry" and "Nobody drinks alone." Then, all of a sudden, Urban belts out "These are the Days" and the coaster goes right back up again and I'm ready for the next ride with the next album! Keith is an astonishing artist that grasps the ears of not just country listeners, but pop as well. He's created his own genre and continues to fulfill the needs of his listeners with "Be Here.""