True Confessions - Bee Gees - High Civilization
Label: Warner Bros. Records - 7599-26530-2 • Format: CD Album • Country: Europe • Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop • Style: Pop Rock, Synth-pop
High Civilization is the nineteenth studio album by British pop group the Bee Geesreleased on 25 March in the U. It was their last album recorded for Warner Bros. Recordsafter a four-year contract they would return to WB through subsidiary Reprise Records in after gaining the rights to their previously released material, they reissued each album through Reprise. Possibly in reaction to firm resistance from U. In the U. While it did not chart in the U. The songs as sequenced on the "High Civilization mixes" tell a story of "secret love" that might be all in the singer's head and secret from the girl too.
He hesitates one moment and speaks explicitly the next, but is he telling her what he feels. The contradictions give the True Confessions - Bee Gees - High Civilization a dreamlike effect of details shifting while the singer's feelings remain consistent. The only song that does not fit is the dystopian political title song, unless it expresses the singer's anger and confusion with the world as he feels things are all falling apart. He then casts it True Confessions - Bee Gees - High Civilization as a romantic tragedy, before finally proposing that maybe even the girl being in love with someone else does not mean the end of it.
High Civilization found a new change for the Bee Gees sound, with heavier use of drum programming and electronic New Orleans Ladies - The Charlie Daniels Band - Volunteer Jam VI, giving a more modern dance feel to the production. Highlights from the album included the first single, " Secret Love ", an up-tempo ballad, which was a top five hit in the U.
- Famous Monsters - In The Night!!! After " was released as a cassette-only single. The album's length was 60 minutes for only eleven songs. The band did play three dates in the U.
Despite the album's failure in the U. All tracks are written by BarryRobin and Maurice Gibb. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with High culture. Bee Gees. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 31 August Hung Medien in German. Retrieved 16 February Hung Medien in Dutch. Media Control. Swiss Music Charts. Archived from the original ASP on 14 January Official Charts Company. Hung Medien. Archived from the original ASP on 12 October Archived from the original on 24 December IFPI Austria.
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