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Tim Buckley: Starsailor - November 1970

By Mick MacVe

"I was as close to Coltrane as anyone has come." - Tim Buckley : Warner Brothers press release

The songs sound free form, but for the careful listener there is structure; the songs still sound improvised, but there is a much more urgent feel. Tim's voice is stunning in it's range, imagination and sensuality. You will either love this album desperately ("the second best album of all time" - me) or hate it with venom (everyone else I know!).

Side One

Come Here Woman (Buckley)

I Woke Up (Beckett/Buckley)

Monterey (Beckett/Buckley)

Also released on "Morning Glory The Tim Buckley Anthology"

Moulin Rouge (Beckett/Buckley)

Also released on "Morning Glory The Tim Buckley Anthology"

Song To The Siren (Buckley)
There are two earlier versions available - one is on "Works In progress" and the other is taken from The Monkees tv programme and can be found on "Morning Glory The Tim Buckley Anthology"

The original version is also on "Best Of Tim Buckley" and "Morning Glory The Tim Buckley Anthology"

Side 2:

Jungle Fire (Buckley)

Starsailor (Beckett/Buckley/Balkin)

The Healing Festival (Buckley)

Down By The Borderline (Buckley)

© Mick MacVe

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