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Download links and information about Portraits by Buckinghams. This album was released in 1968 and it belongs to Electronica, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 40:47 minutes.

Artist: Buckinghams
Release date: 1968
Genre: Electronica, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 14
Duration: 40:47
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No. Title Length
1. C'mon Home 4:08
2. I Love All of the Girls 3:08
3. We Just Know 2:52
4. We Just Know 1:19
5. Inside Looking Out 3:24
6. Hey Baby (They're Playing Our Song) 2:45
7. Susan 2:55
8. The Mail 2:58
9. Big Business Advisor 3:02
10. Have You Noticed You're Alive 4:41
11. Have You Noticed You're Alive 1:47
12. Just Because I've Fallen Down 4:13
13. Any Place In Here 2:03
14. Any Place In Here (R) 1:32



After producer James William Guercio steered the Buckinghams in a quasi-experimental direction with their previous album, the group continued to try out material too ambitious for the 45 rpm format on their third LP. The big difference this time around was that they wrote almost everything, instead of playing songs by Guercio and other outside writers. Some bands blossom given the room to stretch; others, when given the opportunity, prove that they're better off when constrained within the limitations of commercial singles. The Buckinghams, as laudable as their ambition was, fell into the latter category. The over-arching horn and string arrangements (still by Guercio), and occasional bouts of quasi-psychedelic weirdness — not to mention the arty reprises of three songs — couldn't disguise that these were, at heart, ordinary pop/rock songs trying to be something better and different. The two hit singles, "Hey Baby (They're Playing Our Song)" and "Susan," proved all of the above points by being the best (and most incongruous) cuts on the album, even as they were the least ambitious. Sundazed combined Portraits with the group's second LP, Time & Changes, on a single-disc CD reissue.