Epic PE 33387
Released: March 1975
Chart Peak: #123
Weeks Charted: 10
- Ken Barnes, Rolling Stone, 5/22/75.
From the initial British invasion only four groups survive in a meaningful way today: the Rolling Stones, Who, Kinks and Hollies. Here, the Hollies come up with their most ambitious and well rounded effort in several years, serving up a set of songs dealing with characters and situations of the city without turning the set into a boring concept effort and utilizing the distinctive Allan Clarke lead vocals and trademarked three part harmonies of the group to best advantage. Top notch string arrangements, tasteful use of horns, and the acoustic quality the band has favored recently are all here. The best cuts are the ballads and easy rockers the group has recently been associated with, and the set is as skillfully commercial as the band has always been. Expect AM and FM exposure. Best cuts: "Sandy," "Second Hand Hangups," "I'm Down," "Give Me Time," "Lucy."
- Billboard, 1975.
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