Love (Aztec Camera album)

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Love
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1987
GenreSophisti-pop[1]
Length38:37
LabelSire
Producer
Aztec Camera chronology
Knife
(1984)
Love
(1987)
Stray
(1990)
Singles from Love
  1. "How Men Are"
  2. "Somewhere in My Heart"
  3. "Working in a Goldmine"
  4. "Deep & Wide & Tall"
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars link

Love is the third studio album by Scottish pop group Aztec Camera, released in November 1987 on Sire. [2]. While it was released under the Aztec Camera name, Roddy Frame was the only remaining permanent member of the group and he recorded the album alongside a group of session musicians. [3] Departing from the indie and folk-rock approach of earlier records, Love incorporated R&B influences, seemingly to break the American market. It failed to do so but did achieve commercial success in the UK, reaching No. 10 on the albums chart, following the success of its second single "Somewhere in My Heart", which reached No. 3 on the UK Singles Chart. As a result, it became the band's most commercially successful album.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Roddy Frame.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Deep & Wide & Tall"4:02
2."How Men Are"3:38
3."Everybody Is a Number One"3:25
4."More Than a Law"4:39
5."Somewhere in My Heart"4:00
Side two
No.TitleLength
1."Working in a Goldmine"5:36
2."One & One"4:10
3."Paradise"4:29
4."Killermont Street"3:16

Personnel[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "How Men Are" (UK No. 25)
  • "Somewhere in My Heart" (UK No. 3)
  • "Working in a Goldmine" (UK No. 31)
  • "Deep & Wide & Tall" (UK No. 55)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top 15 Sophisti-Pop Albums". 20 August 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/love-mw0000197570/releases
  3. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/artist/aztec-camera-mn0000759031/biography
  4. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/love-mw0000197570