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Thoughts of Moving On


Download links and information about Thoughts of Moving On by The Lighthouse. This album was released in 1972 and it belongs to Rock genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 37:47 minutes.

Artist: The Lighthouse
Release date: 1972
Genre: Rock
Tracks: 10
Duration: 37:47
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No. Title Length
1. Take It Slow 3:10
2. What Gives You the Right 3:22
3. You and Me 4:52
4. Fly My Airplane 3:48
5. I'd Be So Happy 4:06
6. I Just Wanna Be Your Friend 3:11
7. I'm Gonna Try to Make It 3:54
8. Rockin' Chair 3:39
9. Walk Me Down 3:49
10. Insane 3:56



The prolific Toronto rock ensemble Lighthouse released its fifth studio album in 1971—the same year that its fourth long-player, One Fine Morning, came out. Thoughts of Moving On better captured the band’s skill at making an 11-piece group sound both complicated and simple. The opening “Take It Slow” is a spry and soulful rocker that captures the Woodstock melting-pot sound; it’s curious why Lighthouse turned down the invitation to perform at that historic festival. Perhaps it was more interested in taking on innovative and creative projects—like being the first rock band to play live with a symphony orchestra or performing with actress Irene Worth for a CBC production of Prometheus Bound. “What Gives You the Right” gets groovy with a horn section accompanying locomotive percussion and the kind of wah-wah guitar that was indicative of the early '70s. Though this was only the second Lighthouse album with vocalist Bob McBride, he sings like a seasoned frontman here and in the closing “Insane,” which features lush, wall-to-wall string arrangements.