Strange Man, Changed Man

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Strange Man, Changed Man
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1979
RecordedNovember 1978-January 1979
StudioPebble Beach Studios, Worthing; Basing Street Studios, London
GenrePower pop
LabelRadar
ProducerBram Tchaikovsky, Nick Garvey, Peter Ker
Bram Tchaikovsky chronology
Strange Man, Changed Man
(1979)
The Russians Are Coming
(1980)

Strange Man, Changed Man is the debut studio album by English power pop musician Bram Tchaikovsky, released in 1979 by record label Radar.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideC+[2]
The Village VoiceC+[3]

In a retrospective review, Jim Green of Trouser Press described Strange Man, Changed Man as "an energetic mixture of the Byrds, Springsteen and, not surprisingly, the Motors", writing that in addition to "three fine singles... the rest of the material has also worn remarkably well."[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Robber"
  2. "Strange Man, Changed Man"
  3. "Lonely Dancer"
  4. "I'm the One That's Leaving"
  5. "Girl of My Dreams"
  6. "Bloodline"
  7. "Nobody Knows"
  8. "Lady from the USA"
  9. "I'm a Believer"
  10. "Sarah Smiles"
  11. "Turn On the Light"

Personnel[edit]

  • Bram Tchaikovsky – guitar, bass, vocals
  • Mick Broadbent – bass, guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Keith Boyce – drums, percussion
  • Nick Garvey – backing vocals; bass on "Lady From The USA"
  • Mike Oldfield – tubular bells on "Girl of My Dreams"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woodstra, Chris. "Strange Man, Changed Man – Bram Tchaikovsky". AllMusic. Retrieved May 18, 2016.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: T". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved March 15, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (October 29, 1979). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. Retrieved May 18, 2016.
  4. ^ Green, Jim. "Bram Tchaikovsky". TrouserPress.com. Retrieved May 18, 2016.

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