Monday, June 16, 2014

Roy Orbison - It's Over

Look Back In Anger: When we think of ol Roy we think of the Voice, that soaring warble that few can replicate. From the late 50s through the 60s and then in the 70s and 80s as well, Orbison was able to set himself apart by ushering forth overwhelming odes to love and sadness. Hearing him anywhere, one can detect a supernatural aura inhabiting his music. From the march of his guitar strings to the hypnotic moans of his intonement. It's Over is a world famous break up song. Cut in 1964, this tune has a distinct Spector-like production quality and an operatic sense of melodrama. Truly one for the ages that should never be forgotten:

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