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Victim of Lovereleased inis the thirteenth studio album release for Elton John. It is a disco album, released shortly after the peak of disco's popularity. It was not critically or commercially well-received, and is Elton John's third lowest charting album to date in the USafter 's Leather Jackets and 's Ice on Fire.
The title track of the album, however, was moderately successful as a single. It reached No. It also peaked at No. At under 36 minutes, the album is the shortest of Elton John's career, and is atypical of his recording career in several respects. He neither wrote the songs nor played piano or keyboards, only providing the vocals. It was his first album without any of his original band members, which would not happen again until his collaboration with Leon RussellThe Union.
As of [update]it is also one of only two studio albums along with A Single Man without lyricist Bernie Taupin. Apart from an appearance on the Australian television series Countdown he was also a comedy regular on the show during the sJohn did little marketing for Victim of Love.
He did not tour to promote the album, and has never played any of its songs live. When the album was released as a CD in the s, the track breaks were incorrect.
The first 45 seconds of "Spotlight" was part of the previous track, and similar errors occurred in other Street Boogie - Elton John - Victim Of Love. Inthe album was reissued in a digitally remastered format, with those problems corrected. In ranking all of John's studio albums, Matt Springer of Ultimate Classic Rock placed the album at the bottom of the list. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Elton John. Goode " Released: December Retrieved 27 February — via robertchristgau.
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