Mona Bone Jakon only began Cat Stevens' comeback. Seven months later, he returned with Tea for the Tillerman, an album in the same chamber-group style, employing the same musicians and producer, but with a far more confident tone…
1980 and 1981 release by Thelma Houston on one CD. Breakwater Cat - Suspicious Mind, Down The Backstairs Of My Life, Understand Your Man, Lost And Found, Something We May Never Know, Breakwater Cat, Long Lasting Love, Before There Could Be Me, Gone, What Was That Song. Never Gonna Be Another One - Never Give You Up, Too Many Teardrops, Tears, There's No Runnin Away From Love, Never Gonna Be An Another One, If You Feel It, Don't Make Me Over, Hollywood.
This Australian-only box set covers the period of the band's peak in popularity (1980-1984). Beginning with True Colours and ending with their swan song, See Ya Round, it shows the band in perfect pop form. While this is too ambitious for the casual fan, the devoted will find this essential for considerably improved sound and the bonus disc of previously unreleased tracks.
"These early Latin songs from the repertoire of some unknown 10th or 11th century Rhineland harper are drawn mainly from the Carmina Cantabrigiensis, the so-called ‘Cambridge Songs’. Varied and lively, they are a welcome addition to the discography of early music, and Sequentia are to be thanked for planning and executing such a challenging project. …Reconstruction of music composed before the birth of notation is always a hazardous task, but however true or not it may be to authenticity, this recital is a true delight. " ~Grammophone