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|1. Say You'll Be Mine|
|2. I Really Don't Know Anymore|
|4. Never Be The Same|
|5. Poor Shirley|
|6. Ride Like The Wind|
|7. The Light Is On|
|9. Minstrel Gigolo|
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Other great moments include the upbeat, memorable "Say You'll Be Mine" and gentle, flowing gem "Never Be The Same". The smooth, consistent texture of this album continues with excellent pop savvy, relaxing ballads "I Really Don't Care Anymore", "Poor Shirley" , "Spinning" , "The Light Is On" and the enjoyable closer, "Minstrel Gigolo".
Cross definitely had the extraordinary pop smarts and songwriting abilities to put this album together produced wonderfully by Michael Omartian as an all-star group of guest musicians appeared throughout that included notables Michael McDonald, Larry Carlton, Don Henley, Nicolette Larson, J.D. Souther and Eric Johnson.
A must have for any collection.....................
"Say You'll be Mine"-A very beautiful upbeat 80's sounding ballad that will have you singing along. 5/5
"Never Be the Same"-Yet another wonderful song that I enjoy listening to over and over. For some reason it just never gets old...5/5
Moving on to the less popular hits on the album..."Poor Shirley" is a nice mid-tempo song that has a lot going for it. "Spinning" is primarily a generic ballad, not too particularly fond of this one. "The Light is On" is a pleasant uptempo song that really adds some flavor to the album. "I Really Don't Know Anymore"-Another wonderful ballad from Chris, another one of my favorites. Spinning gets a 3/5 while the rest get a 4.5/5.
"Ride Like the Wind"-One of the best songs on the album, very upbeat and Michael McDonald backing the vocals. "And, I've got a long way to go, to make it to the border of Mexico..." 5/5
"Sailing"-Words can't describe how much this song means to me. Far and Away the best song on the album. The enchanting lyrics and smooth music will help you drift away to Neverland. This is the song that defines Christopher Cross. 6/5
"Minstrel Gigolo"-A song about rock stars, is a nice mid-tempo song that runs a bit long, but has a lot of heart.Read more ›
One of the big hits is the playful, outlaw story in the uptempo 'Ride Like the Wind.' I'd call it classic rock lite. Also, the soothing, yet melodic ballad 'Sailing' was a surprise hit. It's a very relaxing, but musically interesting love song (in sound). Why can't todays's ballads sound like this? My favorite song is the still played, but underrated mid tempo pop/rocker 'Never Be the Same' which is the perfect love (or post-love) song. The lyrics are a little sad, but the song sounds happy. Also, the minor hit 'Say You'll Be Mine' is more of an 80s sounding generic pop tune, but by no means is it bad.
The pleasant, slightly uptempo 'The Light is On' is worth getting this for, it's just as good as the hits. The closer 'Minstrel Gigolo' about rock stars in general, is a nice slow pop song, even though it runs a little long. 'Poor Shirley' is a somewhat dramatic, yet really nice mid tempo song that also could've been released. However 'I Really Don't Know Anymore' is a bit too 70s soft rock sounding for my tastes, and a little whiny. It does have a good guitar solo, however. 'Spinning' is a generic, slow ballad that just never gets going and doesn't have much of a hook.
His next album "Another Page" has a couple great songs, and a few okay ones.Read more ›
Most recent customer reviews
Although this CD is a birthday present for my Mom, I have loved Christoper Cross' music for many years and so does my Mom! Read morePublished 16 months ago by Mary-Lou Bird
In Japan,this artist is compared to the famous singer ODA KAZUMASA.These two singers have one thing in common. Read morePublished on July 13 2004 by Sound Profiler
"Ride Like the Wind" got lots of radio play. I liked it but didn't like it enough to buy the album. Read morePublished on March 11 2003 by Jerry Fry
Christopher Cross had a relatively brief but spectacular career in the early 80's, and his debut stands as his most successful CD. Read morePublished on Oct. 27 2002 by Westley
If there is one song to buy this album for, it is SAILING. What a haunting, beautiful song. I bought this album on vinyl years ago and it still remains one of my favourites. Read morePublished on July 22 2002 by William
It would be easy enough to dismiss the work of Christopher Cross as easy listening pap, were it not that his songs are so haunting and artfully constructed. Read morePublished on June 18 2002 by kennedy19
AS FAR AS FIRST ALBUMS GO , BACK IN 1980, THIS ONE RULED AT THE TIME. GREAT MUSIC AND "RIDE LIKE THE WIND" WAS A CLASSIC TO ME. Read morePublished on Feb. 2 2002