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Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
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All Artists: Rembrandts
Title: Lp
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 46
Label: East/West Records
Original Release Date: 5/23/1995
Release Date: 5/23/1995
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
Styles: Adult Alternative, Power Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 075596175227

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Melanie W. (novelwriter) from SURFSIDE BCH, SC
Reviewed on 8/31/2007...
This CD actually suprised me. I love the theme to Friends. Also, I like the lighthearted pop music. I have to admit it is catchy.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.
Craig B. (Zonker) from RENTON, WA
Reviewed on 6/10/2007...
Alternate UPC - 77749924118302
0 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.
Reviewed on 12/1/2006...
complete in jewel case
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Frances Eleni P. from SANTA CRUZ, CA
Reviewed on 8/15/2006...
Classic CD for a Rembrandts Fan
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CD Reviews

An excellent guitar driven album
(5 out of 5 stars)

"'LP' is the third album from The Rembrandts' and is undoubtedly their best known work, thanks to it's release at the height of Friends Mania in 1995. The album seems unfairly shunned by the casual lister as a collection of lacklustre companions to the pop hit 'I'll Be There For You' (the theme song from Friends) or scorned by Rembrandts fans for its association with the television show. In reality, however, it's simply a well written and beautifully performed guitar album with the TV single tacked on the end. Make no mistake; the end of 'LP' is the gorgeous 'The Other Side of Night'. The addition of 'I'll Be There For You' is simply there to pull the Friends crowd.If you're looking for something a little subdued and introspective that swings between 'rockin good' and 'melancholic' effortlessly, then LP might be for you. The slower songs are the highlights, particularly 'End of the Beginning', 'Don't Hide Your Love', 'Drowning In Your Tears' and 'The Other Side of Night' but there's something for everyone with the faster, sometimes grungier tracks like 'This House is Not a Home', 'Lovin Me Insane' and the fantastic 'Easy to Forget'. Ultimately the strength of LP is The 'Brandts ability to craft magnificent lyrics and weave them with great guitar and smooth harmonies. Compared to their other albums, LP has its roots more in commercial rock than traditional acoustic which may explain why a lot of the band's fans disliked it. It's still my personal favourite from the boys, the flow of the tracks is brilliant and overall the album has aged very well. LP is definitely one of my favourite albums and very worthy of anyone's time."