Tim Buckley - Goodbye And Hello (1967)

Tim Buckley was an American singer-songwriter.

Buckley's second album was a radical step forward for him. Recorded when he was only 20 years old, it was an ambitious record, which saw his folk-rock sound move into various exciting new directions. The arrangements were innovative and increasingly complex, and his voice was better than ever, as he made greater use of his splendid vocal range. Half the songs were solo composition, and the other half were written with his old schoolfriend lyricist Larry Beckett.
Goodbye And Hello is the sort of album that is hard to classify, as it defies any attempt to put it comfortably into one genre. At times dark and hallucinatory, at others calm and tranquil, it can rightfully be called one of Buckley's greatest works. Certainly it contains two of his best songs, the sublime "Once I Was" and "Morning Glory". Though the album wasn't exactly a massive chart success, it showed that he was maturing into one of the most interesting singer-songwriters of the 60s, with a style he could definately call his own - soulful, eloquent and unique.

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