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Bruce Hornsby and The Range – Scenes From The Southside – Vinyl Record

 

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Bruce Hornsby & The Range – Scenes From The Southside – Vinyl Record

Scenes from the Southside is the second studio album by Bruce Hornsby and the Range, released in 1988. This album followed the success of their debut album, “The Way It Is,” and further solidified Hornsby and his band as significant figures in the rock and pop music scenes of the late 1980s.

Scenes from the Southside continues to showcase Bruce Hornsby’s distinctive blend of rock, pop, and folk influences, characterized by his virtuosic piano playing and reflective songwriting. The album features a mix of introspective ballads and upbeat tracks, often highlighting themes related to the American South, social issues, and personal introspection.

Key Tracks:

“Look Out Any Window” – A song that discusses environmental issues and the impact of human actions on the natural world. It’s known for its powerful lyrics and Hornsby’s emotive piano playing.
“The Valley Road” – One of the album’s most successful singles, it reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100. The song tells a story about life and challenges in the American South, featuring memorable melodies and rich storytelling.
“Jacob’s Ladder” – Originally written by Hornsby and his brother John for musician Huey Lewis, this version by Hornsby and the Range has a more rootsy, Americana feel.

Scenes from the Southside was well-received by both critics and fans. It continued to build on the success of the band’s debut, reaching number 5 on the Billboard 200 chart. The singles from the album, particularly “The Valley Road” and “Look Out Any Window,” received significant airplay and contributed to the album’s commercial success.

The album is considered a critical part of Bruce Hornsby and the Range’s discography. It demonstrated Hornsby’s ability to blend complex musical arrangements with accessible, heartfelt lyrics. The themes explored in the album, such as social issues and personal stories, resonated with a wide audience and showcased Hornsby’s growth as a songwriter and musician.

For fans of Bruce Hornsby and those interested in the fusion of rock, pop, and folk with socially conscious lyrics, Scenes from the Southside is an essential album. It highlights the band’s musical versatility and Hornsby’s skill as a pianist and storyteller, making it a significant work in the landscape of late 1980s American music.

Brand new, never played and still sealed in the factory plastic seal with punch in jacket

BMG Records 1988

Track Listing
Look Out Any Window
The Valley Road
I Will Walk With You
The Road Not Taken
The Show Goes On
The Old Playground
Defenders Of The Flag
Jacob’s Ladder
Till The Dreaming’s Done

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