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Pete Townshend — Let My Love Open The Door
Album: Definitive Collection
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Released: 1994
Length: 2:40
Plays (last 30 days): 1
When people keep repeating
That you'll never fall in love
When everybody keeps retreating
But you can't seem to get enough

Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door to your heart

When everything feels all over
Everybody seems unkind
I'll give you a four-leaf clover
Take all worry out of your mind

Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door to your heart
(To your heart)

The only key to your heart
I can stop you from falling apart
Try today, you'll find this way
Come on and give me a chance to say
Let my love open the door
It's all I'm living for
Release yourself from misery
There's only one thing gonna set you free
That's my love
That's my love

Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door

When tragedy befalls you
Don't let it drag you down
Love can cure your problems
You're so lucky I'm around

Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door to your heart
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 junebaby65 wrote:
No great singer, Pete.  Roger he ain't.
 
I Roger that, for Pete's sake. Though this is a catchy tune, I call it a 6 with a sly grin when it plays. LLRP!!
I played the crap out of Empty Glass back in the day. I don't know why, but that album moved me more than just about any other album of that time. This song was probably my least favorite, and yet it got all the airplay. Which was fine with me. Not a bad song on the album.
No great singer, Pete.  Roger he ain't.
 Catalytic wrote:
Back in high school my friend's dad thought the song was "Let Milo Open The Door", which has stuck in my head ever since...
 
As if that inconsiderate prick Milo would ever have opened the door for anyone.
I really like the folky Joe Purdy/Pete Townshend live version of this song.  I made my band of college students, faculty, and parents learn this one.  Students thought it was written by the Rogue Waves!  
 coloradojohn wrote:
Maybe it's an anachronism nowadays, but when this and so many songs from this superb solo album (Empty Glass) were all over the airwaves and our stereos, it was a definite sing-along, and a well-appreciated anthem, a bright spot in the murky, quirky times myself and the world were going through... High School was over, gas went past a dollar a gallon with no end in sight, especially since Iraq and Iran were perpetrating Hell and killing millions of each other; Ronald Ray-guns was ~ unbelievably, go figure ~ Our New President, and things were anxious, man, things were tense... And this song, and a resurgence of Tommy and Quadrophenia, and The Wall, and Talking Heads, and weed, and beer; yes, these were things that seemed to help us keep our minds, perhaps by loosening them a little, and you know what? I enjoyed hearing this here today on RP, and don't recall hearing it here before.  RP makes me smile a lot.

 
Well said.
Maybe it's an anachronism nowadays, but when this and so many songs from this superb solo album (Empty Glass) were all over the airwaves and our stereos, it was a definite sing-along, and a well-appreciated anthem, a bright spot in the murky, quirky times myself and the world were going through... High School was over, gas went past a dollar a gallon with no end in sight, especially since Iraq and Iran were perpetrating Hell and killing millions of each other; Ronald Ray-guns was ~ unbelievably, go figure ~ Our New President, and things were anxious, man, things were tense... And this song, and a resurgence of Tommy and Quadrophenia, and The Wall, and Talking Heads, and weed, and beer; yes, these were things that seemed to help us keep our minds, perhaps by loosening them a little, and you know what? I enjoyed hearing this here today on RP, and don't recall hearing it here before.  RP makes me smile a lot.
 bobcanna1 wrote:
Big fan of the Who but in my opinion they went way too commercial with this one... not one of my favorites. 

 
Its not the Who.  Its a Townshend solo album.  A widely analyzed one at that.  The track Rough Boys was supposed to have been written for Bette Midler but she declined to do it.

Have the LP. 
I prefer the original Steve Carell version.
I would never think that this is Pete Townshend. First time I comment a lets say "not so good" piece of music. No need to play it frequently ....
 nostradamuszen wrote:

Wow  - that's compendious research - do you know of a music / film database that I don't? Or do you just have a PhD in toonz?!

 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let_My_Love_Open_the_Door

 

Given the right search string Google can find an answer to so many of life's questions...sometimes it might even find an answer that is reasonably correct.


 Peakmecca wrote:
Good song, but so over played. Yes, it's been in all of these:
Look Who's Talking (1989)Grosse Pointe Blank as "E. Cola Mix" (1997)Mr. Deeds (2002)Jersey Girl as "E. Cola Mix" (2004)Along Came Polly (2004)Click (in trailers) (2006)Dan in Real Life (2007)Doctors (soap opera), season 11, episode 106 (2009)Old Dogs (2009)How Do You Know (in trailers) (2010)Take Me Home Tonight as "E. Cola Mix" (2011)Red Dog (2011)Hit and Run (2012)The Newsroom (2012) - cover by Luminate used in the second season finale, "Election Night, Part II" (September 15, 2013)Californication (April 13, 2014)The Goldbergs, season 1 "Why're You Hitting Yourself?" (2013) the "E. Cola Mix" played at end before credits.A cover of the song by Stacey Markus is used at the end of episode nine ("The Invitation") of the 2015 Netflix original series Grace and Frankie

 
Okay, this will date me terribly, but this always reminds me of "Look Who's Talking" (saw this as a tween-ager). Then I started finding other Pete Townshend works after that...
 Peakmecca wrote:
Good song, but so over played. Yes, it's been in all of these:
Look Who's Talking (1989)Grosse Pointe Blank as "E. Cola Mix" (1997)Mr. Deeds (2002)Jersey Girl as "E. Cola Mix" (2004)Along Came Polly (2004)Click (in trailers) (2006)Dan in Real Life (2007)Doctors (soap opera), season 11, episode 106 (2009)Old Dogs (2009)How Do You Know (in trailers) (2010)Take Me Home Tonight as "E. Cola Mix" (2011)Red Dog (2011)Hit and Run (2012)The Newsroom (2012) - cover by Luminate used in the second season finale, "Election Night, Part II" (September 15, 2013)Californication (April 13, 2014)The Goldbergs, season 1 "Why're You Hitting Yourself?" (2013) the "E. Cola Mix" played at end before credits.A cover of the song by Stacey Markus is used at the end of episode nine ("The Invitation") of the 2015 Netflix original series Grace and Frankie

 
Wow  - that's compendious research - do you know of a music / film database that I don't? Or do you just have a PhD in toonz?!
Check out the folky, live, acoustic version with Joe Purdy. 
Well said...
 


EdmoJoe wrote:
I love the disagreements about the song. Maybe it matters the time and place we were when we first heard the song. This one I think is great and takes me to a good place.

 


Good song, but so over played. Yes, it's been in all of these:
Look Who's Talking (1989)Grosse Pointe Blank as "E. Cola Mix" (1997)Mr. Deeds (2002)Jersey Girl as "E. Cola Mix" (2004)Along Came Polly (2004)Click (in trailers) (2006)Dan in Real Life (2007)Doctors (soap opera), season 11, episode 106 (2009)Old Dogs (2009)How Do You Know (in trailers) (2010)Take Me Home Tonight as "E. Cola Mix" (2011)Red Dog (2011)Hit and Run (2012)The Newsroom (2012) - cover by Luminate used in the second season finale, "Election Night, Part II" (September 15, 2013)Californication (April 13, 2014)The Goldbergs, season 1 "Why're You Hitting Yourself?" (2013) the "E. Cola Mix" played at end before credits.A cover of the song by Stacey Markus is used at the end of episode nine ("The Invitation") of the 2015 Netflix original series Grace and Frankie
 bobcanna1 wrote:
Big fan of the Who but in my opinion they went way too commercial with this one... not one of my favorites. 

 

I guess that is why I like this one.  I didn't like the Whom (?)  {#Cheesygrin}.  But Pete rocks on this one. 
Big fan of the Who but in my opinion they went way too commercial with this one... not one of my favorites. 
Saw the Who in about '73 courtesy of my brother Hugh. Loved the show which, as I remember was a mix of Tommy and Quadraphenia.  Classic Daltry swinging the mike way out over the crowd. Classic Townsend windmilling like crazy. Keith Moon banging the drums and Entwistle great on bass. Four guys doing great r'n'r.  A memory forever.
So many good solo tracks...Haven't heard this in a decade...
 

fun..certainly not close to the best


I love the disagreements about the song. Maybe it matters the time and place we were when we first heard the song. This one I think is great and takes me to a good place.
 DaidyBoy wrote:
Rubbish to my ears, sorry.

 
Agreed my friend
Rubbish to my ears, sorry.
Words from this song were in the classified I placed years ago and dedicated to my girlfriend at the time. 34 years later, still very much in love… {#Hug}
 LifeIsMusic wrote:
This song makes me smile b/c my Mom always thought he was saying - My love's walking the dog. Laughing

 
Now, did your mother ever get a refund for that hearing aid?   {#Dance}
........no, no, no,    It's like watching Anthony Hopkins doing Sesame Street.
Back in high school my friend's dad thought the song was "Let Milo Open The Door", which has stuck in my head ever since...
I never knew he meant the back door. {#Tongue}
 ce wrote:
Ah, so that's where I know it from!
This song immediately triggered "good film-vibes", but on the actual film my memory drew a complete ... Blank.
 
IMDB says this song is in each of these soundtracks:

   Hit and Run (2012) 
   Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
   Red Dog (2011)
   Old Dogs (2009)
   Dan in Real Life (2007)
   Jersey Girl (2004) 
   Along Came Polly (2004)
   Mr. Deeds (2002)  
   Grosse Point Blank (1997) -- really?  1997?
   Look Who's Talking (1989)

... most of which would qualify for "good film-vibes" in my judgment.
"let's murder"? {#Angel}
 deepwoodskev wrote:
When I was younger, I always thought he wanted Milo to open the door. And I always wondered, "Who the hell is Milo?"
 
{#Lol}  Reminds me of a friend who thought Elton John was singing "I like girls" instead of "Island Girl"
Wow, this is terrible, much worse than I remember.
Saw Pete on The Daily Show a few nights ago. Great interview!
Love this song, btw...
When I was younger, I always thought he wanted Milo to open the door. And I always wondered, "Who the hell is Milo?"
Wow.  Lots of haters. 

There's an episode of How I Met Your Mother in which the characters are blissfully aware of others' annoying habits until someone points it out (audibly symbolized by a glass shattering).  Reading all the critiques made me feel like that...all of the sudden I was hearing the song in a different light, which sucks, cause I love this song!   I refuse to let the glass shatter....  {#Hand}


This song makes me smile b/c my Mom always thought he was saying - My love's walking the dog. Laughing
 neuticle wrote:
Really Pete? You thought this song was a good idea, really?
 
I mean, Really?!!!!  You decided a solo career could be built on drivel like this?  Really?!!!
Somebody please close the door.
 ajlept wrote:

Yup....just watched "Grosse Pointe Blank" and heard it when Martin went to his 10 year class reunion (1986). A classic movie! {#Cool}
 
Ah, so that's where I know it from!
This song immediately triggered "good film-vibes", but on the actual film my memory drew a complete ... Blank.

{#Stop} please stop it i do everything you want!

Really Pete? You thought this song was a good idea, really?
Awful. Townshend's capable of so much better. This is worse than listening to my dog throw up.
Take care with the credit cards, Pete!
I like this song, not as much as the sister song; you better, you bet which is very similar though sung by Daltrey, but I still like it.
Horrible song from someone who has proven he can do much better. (pun intended)
I'm amazed at all the negative reactions to my posting.  I was complimenting Townsend by making it clear that this piece was beneath his outstanding talents...a bit of "tough love" criticism, if you will.  I don't mind that he recorded it.  What bothered me is that a wealthy, talented man such as he would bother to market this piece to the airwaves and not just relegate it to his music library, perhaps to revisit and revamp it into something much better.
Thanks to all of you good folks who stuck up for me!  {#Innocent}

And to the blue meanies  {#Razz}

(Now I'm just wondering...is GeoCat Pete Townsend's RP moniker?

Love this song in Dan In Real Life (performed by Steve Carell and Dane Cook) - brings tears to my eyes everytime.


 ncollingridge wrote:

I totally agree with kaybee. I, too, have awarded this song the ignominious rating of sucko-barfo and I share his views that this is a grand canyon away from the heights of his good stuff. How could the same person have written both "Won't Get Fooled Again" and this garbage? It's trite and simplistic, monotonous and repetitive. The best that could be said for it is that it was a hit, but given the typical taste of the wider populace that really isn't saying anything on an artistic level. Great rock it certainly ain't...
 
Here here!!  {#Cheers}
Did Meatloaf "feed" from this?

Pete Townshend by ~JSaurer
©2008-2010 ~JSaurer

the mastermind of The Who,
short before their "Rockpalast"-gig in 1981
airbrush, Plaka & colour pencils, 1997



kaybee wrote:
Sorry but Townsend can do much better than this. Disappointing! 
  
GeoCat wrote:
You're an idiot.

Yes, freedom of speech, etc etc, each to their own, etc etc, however it is informative to see that GeoCat trashes someone who actually rates Townsend. And rather than disagree with kaybee's opinion, and explain why they have a different opinion, GeoCat responds in an antagonistic way, questioning kaybee's intellectual capability.

A shame that GeoCat resorts to schoolyard taunts. It is posts like this, GeoCat, that demean us all...
 bstjames wrote:
Bill,

Thanks for this pairing:  Sowing the Seeds of Love" —> "Let My Love Open the Door".  Very nice!
 
Sure, if you're in the mood for that sort of, oh, let's call it "fluff."

Not Pete's best, compared either to The Who or to other solo work.

 darrenwwwa wrote:
I always thought it was Marla who was opening the door. {#Lol}
 
{#Roflol}
hmm, not my favourite from PT, by far

Pete Townshend - "Interview":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neRSVzvIhT0


 rdo wrote:

Are you bothered by the fact that this was a hit?  I don't see this as being beneath his talent.  I love this song.  You seem to have a very negative reaction to it, but I don't think it is the quality of the music that you are reacting to, given the fact you like his music in general.
 
I totally agree with kaybee. I, too, have awarded this song the ignominious rating of sucko-barfo and I share his views that this is a grand canyon away from the heights of his good stuff. How could the same person have written both "Won't Get Fooled Again" and this garbage? It's trite and simplistic, monotonous and repetitive. The best that could be said for it is that it was a hit, but given the typical taste of the wider populace that really isn't saying anything on an artistic level. Great rock it certainly ain't...
I've said it before..this is lightweight Townshend....in a similar vein to the pretty awful "You better you bet" .
There's a genius to his music but when it's off the mark it's way off.

I know this song from Audio Adrenaline's cover on Underdog.
 GeoCat wrote:


You're an idiot.
 
I'm an idiot too then

 kaybee wrote:
As far as I know, this is the only sucko-barfo rating I have ever given a song and I lowered it from 3.  This trash is beneath Pete Townshend's legendary talent and it's not like he had to do it to pay the bills.

 
Are you bothered by the fact that this was a hit?  I don't see this as being beneath his talent.  I love this song.  You seem to have a very negative reaction to it, but I don't think it is the quality of the music that you are reacting to, given the fact you like his music in general.

 dolfan wrote:


Yeah, well, you know, video killed the radio star.  {#Wink}
 
And idiotic "reality" shows killed the accessibility of music videos.  Thank god for YouTube.

I didn't realize this was a song I shouldn't like. JK. Just found so many accounts of disliking this song kind of intriguing.


 kaybee wrote:
As far as I know, this is the only sucko-barfo rating I have ever given a song and I lowered it from 3.  This trash is beneath Pete Townshend's legendary talent and it's not like he had to do it to pay the bills.

 
Do you honestly think that Pete Townshend would record and release a song that he wasn't proud of? Yes he wrote Won't Get Fooled Again, and Tommy etc but he also wrote lighter fair like Happy Jack. This song is not beneath the man, it's a lighter pop song that's all, and it works on it's own terms.

He wrote the song about his idea of God, not about himself, you dopes.

What made me truly love this song was the slower version.  It's called the e. cola mix and is on his 1996 compilation album "\Coolwalkingsmoothtalkingstra ightsmokingfirestoking\"  

You can hear it here: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9f4Jtm4hTAU&feature=related

 
Ahhhhhhh - Sweet Jane
(Let my love open the door)
Ahhhhhhh- Sweet Jane
(Let my love open the door)
My first reaction to this song is EWWWWWWWWWWWwwwwwww, turn this off!!! {#Eyes} - ya gotta wonder though what's the draw? {#Rolleyes}
I always thought it was Marla who was opening the door. {#Lol}
Bill,

Thanks for this pairing:  Sowing the Seeds of Love" —> "Let My Love Open the Door".  Very nice!
 ajlept wrote:

Yup....just watched "Grosse Pointe Blank" and heard it when Martin went to his 10 year class reunion (1986). A classic movie! {#Cool}
 

Also, "Dan in Reel Life", "Jersey Girl", "Along Came Polly", "Mr. Deeds", & "Looks Who Talking".
As far as I know, this is the only sucko-barfo rating I have ever given a song and I lowered it from 3.  This trash is beneath Pete Townshend's legendary talent and it's not like he had to do it to pay the bills.

{#Puke}
 triviagal wrote:
How many movies has had this song in the soundtrack somewhere?
 
Yup....just watched "Grosse Pointe Blank" and heard it when Martin went to his 10 year class reunion (1986). A classic movie! {#Cool}
Thanks
It was time to turn the radio off and this selection makes it easy.

 kaybee wrote:
Sorry but Townsend can do much better than this. Disappointing! 
 

You're an idiot.
 drews wrote:
This sounds like a Who song that has been covered by a bad 80s pop band
 
amen!
 drife wrote:
Couple of years older than you (born in 1967), but this was one of the
first videos I'd ever seen. Some long forgotten cable channel used to
play late night videos in the -early- 1980s, and this song's supporting
video appeared among Squeeze's "Another Nail in My Heart", Iggy
Pop's "I'm Bored", and Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker's "Refugee".
I remember being enchanted by these strange (pedestrian and perhaps
even quaint by today's standards) iconic "movies". But it helps to rem-
ember that at the time, listeners were rarely treated to pictures, much
less "live" video of singers they heard on the radio. To me, they were
hopelessly enigmatic, and I made my own mental paintings of what they
must have looked like and behaved. How stunned I was to see what
each artist really looked like.

These early images were forever cemented in my memory.

Then came MTV. It seemed brilliant (and it was), but I sometimes miss
those days of wonder and enigma before the age of MTV and VH1.

 

Yeah, well, you know, video killed the radio star.  {#Wink}
 ArbiterOfGoodTaste wrote:
Wow, I never knew this was Pete Townshend... I never would have guessed. I hear it now, but still...
 

I always thought it was The Who....{#Embarassed}
Wow, I never knew this was Pete Townshend... I never would have guessed. I hear it now, but still...
 anotherlistener wrote:
I agree with EssexTex, both in his rating of the Who albums #1 Quadrophenia #2 Who's Next #3 Live at Leeds, but also his evaluation of this song. It's not bad, it's just uninspired.
 

Were y'all aware that this song is not Pete speaking for himself? This is his sort of musical retelling of the philosophies of his then guru Meher Baba.

Yes, it is simplistic—but uninspired? I don't think so.

How many movies has had this song in the soundtrack somewhere?
 drews wrote:
This sounds like a Who song that has been covered by a bad 80s pop band
 

It is. Sorta.

Although, to a man, the band Pete used on this album were all seriously talented.
quatsch wrote:
This was the very first music video I'd ever seen. Pre-MTV. Damn. I'm old.
Couple of years older than you (born in 1967), but this was one of the
first videos I'd ever seen. Some long forgotten cable channel used to
play late night videos in the -early- 1980s, and this song's supporting
video appeared among Squeeze's "Another Nail in My Heart", Iggy
Pop's "I'm Bored", and Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker's "Refugee".
I remember being enchanted by these strange (pedestrian and perhaps
even quaint by today's standards) iconic "movies". But it helps to rem-
ember that at the time, listeners were rarely treated to pictures, much
less "live" video of singers they heard on the radio. To me, they were
hopelessly enigmatic, and I made my own mental paintings of what they
must have looked like and behaved. How stunned I was to see what
each artist really looked like.

These early images were forever cemented in my memory.

Then came MTV. It seemed brilliant (and it was), but I sometimes miss
those days of wonder and enigma before the age of MTV and VH1.

Sorry but Townsend can do much better than this. Disappointing! 


This sounds like a Who song that has been covered by a bad 80s pop band
Feh. His voice does nothing for me, and this song does less.
This song is used to great effect in the movie "Dan In Real Life." As is often the case with songs in movies, I gained a new appreciation for it. It really is a great song.
I agree with EssexTex, both in his rating of the Who albums #1 Quadrophenia #2 Who's Next #3 Live at Leeds, but also his evaluation of this song. It's not bad, it's just uninspired.
Pete's a lucky man: not many consumers of child porn who have had their names put on a national sex offender registry are able to fly internationally and still have their jobs and their families.
Pete Townshend is going to set us free. And they all celebrated. Hooray. haha
This was the very first music video I'd ever seen. Pre-MTV. Damn. I'm old.
Holy crap, the opening chords TOTALLY sound like the Final Fantasy theme song! Does anyone know about this?
Paul_in_Australia wrote:
In fact, I rated it a 2, which is amongst the highest ratings I have given the pretentious nonsense so favoured by the RSO
Oh, I'm with ya, Paul. I had given it a 3, but I'm bumping it to a 2 for solidarity.
Muted this. Sorry.
I have the only key to your heart I can stop you falling apart Try today, you'll find this way Come on and give me a chance to say Let my love open the door It's all I'm living for Release yourself from misery There's only one thing gonna set you free That's my love
Wow. What a patronizing ass.
Ahhhh....memories!!! It was a good time in my life. Thanks for bringing it back, Bill! :good-vibes:
The first few chords of this remind me of the Final Fantasy theme.
Paul_in_Australia wrote:
In fact, I rated it a 2, which is amongst the highest ratings I have given the pretentious nonsense so favoured by the RSO
at least yer consistent if nothing else:yawn:
Suckey. To me, this is to good music as pablum is to good food.
To your heart...
chirpie wrote:
He looks kinda like Chuck Noris in that photo...
No. Chuck Norris looks a little like Pete!
ncollingridge wrote:
I'm entirely with EssexTex - this song demeans the memory of The Who. It is just so weak and wimpy in every way. I hate hearing it - this is one of those very few songs that will make me turn off RP. I can only guess that Pete was going through a particularly rocky period in his life because it sounds like the product of someone who has lost all his confidence.
C'mon! The whole album on which this appeared is great. Isn't it okay if Pete the solo artist has a different style than Pete the member of The Who?
I'm entirely with EssexTex - this song demeans the memory of The Who. It is just so weak and wimpy in every way. I hate hearing it - this is one of those very few songs that will make me turn off RP. I can only guess that Pete was going through a particularly rocky period in his life because it sounds like the product of someone who has lost all his confidence.
Daveinbawlmer wrote:
This has held up well, doesn't sound dated at all.
Heheh. I thought the same thing as soon as it began.
This is lightweight Pete, and not one of his best, after years of listening to the Who and his solo stuff, and being a big fan of both I've come to the conclusion that their songs are either brilliant or bad..there's no middle ground with them.
Best for me is the Quadrophenia album, followed by Who's next then Live at Leeds...the rest doesn't quite do it for me anymore.

Yep I still feel the same about this one.

orpheus wrote:
what? no post from Paul in Australia dissing Pete? I guess miracles do happen! :lol: :nyah:
In fact, I rated it a 2, which is amongst the highest ratings I have given the pretentious nonsense so favoured by the RSO
This will sound trite, perhaps, but I think love is the key to our problem and Pete knew it. What a great song. 10.
This has held up well, doesn't sound dated at all.
My boss used this song as the first dance with his new wife at their wedding this year. She said NO MORE WHO. I run into him at concerts. Cool boss.
He looks kinda like Chuck Noris in that photo...
what? no post from Paul in Australia dissing Pete? I guess miracles do happen! :lol: :nyah:
This song was a big radio hit when I was a kid, and I have an undying affection for some of the stuff that was big waaaay back in the day, including this. Love it.
sharkartist wrote:
Anything that Pete did was great stuff but Empty Glass was his shining moment. This song and everything else on this record was really inspiried.
Huh. Okay, Shark. Perhaps I'm being a bit harsh. I agree that Empty Glass as a whole is a masterful album. It and All the Best Cowboys have Chinese Eyes got really, really heavy rotation during a certain time of my life. Maybe that rotation and then the radio play was just too much for me for this cut. . . .
Anything that Pete did was great stuff but Empty Glass was his shining moment. This song and everything else on this record was really inspiried.
Olympus_mons wrote:
The album cover answered my question about whether this was The Who's Pete Townshend
Well, sure. But I can see how one might wonder. Doesn't sound much like The Who. Nor is it nearly as . . . uhm . . . oh, we'll say "thoughtful," to avoid something really pejorative, like, say, "poppish," as Pete's other solo work. I mean, yeah, there's some ironic joke in "you're so lucky I'm around," but I'm not sure it's worth quite as many miles as Pete tries to get out of it here.
I can totally picture my mom dancing around the room to this song holding my younger brother on her hip... great memory. :daisy:
Olympus_mons wrote:
The album cover answered my question about whether this was The Who's Pete Townshend
is there an alternate pete townshend?
...YAY!!...an absolute favorite!...
dixiedeb wrote:
Boy, is RP tripping down memory lane this morning! :good-vibes:
Yep! I agree wholeheartedly. I better write this stuff down before I forget it again.
Great song, but I like the slower version better..
Boy, is RP tripping down memory lane this morning! :good-vibes: