Jump Up! (Rm) Original recording remastered
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Digitally remastered edition of John's second album for Geffen Records, originally released in 1982. "Jump Up" features the singles "Blue Eyes", "Ball & Chain" and "Empty Garden", Elton's tribute to his pal, John Lennon. Guest muscians include Pete Townshed on "Ball & Chain" and former regular band member James Newton Howard on synthesizer. This edition includes enhanced packaging and sleevenotes by John Tobler.
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Jump Up contains some outstanding songs. Dear John, Spiteful Child, Legal Boys, Blue Eyes, Empty Garden, Where Have All The Goodtimes Gone and All Quiet On The Western Front. The production has never been stronger with thanks to Chris Thomas for giving these songs a real shine without over doing it. The tight production on songs like Spiteful Child and Legal Boys measure up to anything that came before this effort.
Elton sings convincingly and with a self-assurance that resembles his best known work. The ache in his voice during Empty Garden, the wonderful tribute to John Lennon is moving. Elton has said he had fun making this release and it shows. He and producer Chris Thomas started to gel and while the hits Blue Eyes and Empty Garden may overshadow this album, it was a perfectly well executed album that deserves to be heard.
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Elton embarked on a world tour in 1982 in support of this album as "Jump-UP" came on the heels of 1981's vastly underappreciated "Fox" LP that sold very poorly... Read morePublished on Feb. 26 2006 by Tracey Pridham