Label: MCA Records - MCAC-37217 • Format: Cassette Album Dolby • Country: Canada • Genre: Rock • Style: Rock & Roll, Art Rock, Hard Rock
Much of Who's Next derives from Lifehousean ambitious sci-fi rock opera Pete Townshend abandoned after suffering a nervous breakdown, caused in part from working on the sequel to Tommy. There's no discernable theme behind these songs, yet this album is stronger than Tommyfalling just behind Who Sell 2-5-1 - Jaki Byard And The Apollo Stompers - Phantasies II as the finest record the Who ever cut.
Townshend developed an infatuation with synthesizers during the recording of the album, and they're all over this album, adding texture where needed and amplifying the force, which is already at a fever pitch.
That's the key to The Who - Whos Next Next -- there's anger and sorrow, humor and regret, passion and tumult, all wrapped up in a blistering package where the rage is as affecting as the heartbreak. This is a retreat from the '60s, as Townshend declares the "Song Is Over," scorns the teenage wasteland, and bitterly declares that we "Won't Get Fooled Again. Come Up - Le$ - ACE is invigorating because it has all of that, plus Townshend laying his soul bare in ways that are funny, painful, and utterly life-affirming.
Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams The Who - Whos Next All Posts. Release Date August 14, Recording Date March, - May, Track Listing. Baba O'Riley. Pete Townshend. The Who. Love Ain't for Keeping. My Wife. John Entwistle. The Song Is Over. Getting in Tune.
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