Joni Mitchell The Hissing Of Summer Lawns 180g LP
A singer, composer and lyricist of exceptional talent and unmatched
influence, Joni Mitchell has crafted an extraordinary body of work spanning more
than 40 years and is widely regarded as one of the brightest musical lights of
recent generations. Fans, fellow musicians and critics have delighted in an
ever-evolving creative journey, with songs both universal and profoundly
personal. Her music has become a standard to which others are compared and which
many aspire to copy, but its inventiveness and ineffable spirit make it
decidedly her own. Explore the musical magnificence of Joni Mitchell.
Joni Mitchell evolved from the smooth jazz-pop of Court and Spark to Hissing of
Summer Lawns, one of her most adventurous albums.
For many, the soft and crystal-clear voice of Joni Mitchell at the beginning of
her career will remain indelible in their memory. The innovative style of her
peaceful, folk guitar music caught the attention of David Crosby, member of the
highly popular band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and in 1968 he produced her
very first album. Only three years later she became inspired by the cool flow of
modern jazz and set off on new musical paths. The Hissing of Summer Lawns
represents a great leap away from the folk scene. Even the very first number,
"In France They Kiss On Main Street" stands out thanks to its surprisingly
unconventional melodic writing.
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1. In France They Kiss On Main Street
2. The Jungle Line
3. Edith and the Kingpin
4. Don't Interrupt the Sorrow
5. Shades of Scarlett Conquering
6. The Hissing of Summer Lawns
7. The Boho Dance
8. Harry's House / Centerpiece
9. Sweet Bird
10. Shadows and Light