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Greetings from L.A.


Download links and information about Greetings from L.A. by Tim Buckley. This album was released in 1972 and it belongs to Rock, Folk Rock, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic genres. It contains 7 tracks with total duration of 39:39 minutes.

Artist: Tim Buckley
Release date: 1972
Genre: Rock, Folk Rock, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic
Tracks: 7
Duration: 39:39
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No. Title Length
1. Move With Me 4:52
2. Get On Top 6:32
3. Sweet Surrender 6:47
4. Nighthawkin' 3:21
5. Devil Eyes 6:50
6. Hong Kong Bar 6:57
7. Make It Right 4:20



After the dangerous and daring folk/avant-jazz stylings of his previous works, Lorca and Starsailor, Tim Buckley turned to funk and hard rock for Greetings from L.A. taking it upon himself to interpret the rock hero posturing of Mick Jagger, Jim Morrison and Robert Plant and turn it into something else altogether. From the opening confrontation of “Move With Me,” it’s clear that Buckley is up to the task. His vocal gyrations are more fluid than his role models and only a definite backing band prevent this album from becoming a true hard rock tour de force. As it stands, it’s still plenty great. Buckley, in all likelihood, was incapable of turning in anything purely monolithic. He was a man of nuance and his performances always work on multiple levels. “Get On Top” might be the meanest groove he dared contemplate, but it’s hardly all sexual bravado. The tense gait of “Sweet Surrender” adds a sultry mystery. “Nighthawkin’” is the sound of Buckley and a troupe of backup singers turning the bar upside down. It’s a dominant performance throughout.