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Cold On the Shoulder


Download links and information about Cold On the Shoulder by Gordon Lightfoot. This album was released in 1975 and it belongs to Rock, Folk Rock, Country, Pop, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 43:21 minutes.

Artist: Gordon Lightfoot
Release date: 1975
Genre: Rock, Folk Rock, Country, Pop, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic
Tracks: 12
Duration: 43:21
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No. Title Length
1. Bend In the Water 2:59
2. Rainy Day People 2:48
3. Cold On the Shoulder 3:00
4. The Soul Is the Rock 5:51
5. Bells of the Evening 3:57
6. Rainbow Trout 2:52
7. A Tree to Weak to Stand 3:24
8. All the Lovely Ladies 3:36
9. Fine As Fine Can Be 2:59
10. Cherokee Bend 5:03
11. Now & Then 3:09
12. Slide On Over 3:43



After its predecessor, Sundown, reignited Gordon Lightfoot's commercial success, Cold on the Shoulder used a similarly expansive set of studio players to augment the singer/songwriter's core group and add extra aural texture to the tunes, all while steering clear of bloated overproduction. Lyrically, Lightfoot alternates among a few modes, managing each masterfully. On one hand, he's the ultimate romantic balladeer—the beautifully bittersweet "Rainy Day People" was the album's hit single, and the almost gospel-tinged tones of the graceful, piano-led "Fine As Fine Can Be" must have set Lightfoot's female fans swooning. At the same time, his pursuit of other moods results in some of his most finely turned verses; the poetic power of "A Tree Too Weak to Stand" is striking, and "Cherokee Bend" is a potent, personal look at the way Native Americans have been systematically and culturally disenfranchised. Cold on the Shoulder is the sound of an artist at the peak of his powers, refusing to rest on his laurels.