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Eye of a Hurricane

John Anderson

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Album Review

Eye of a Hurricane slowly made its way up the country album charts, despite the fact that it only spawned one Top Ten single, "She Sure Got Away with My Heart," a sassy tune that was as much soul as country. Anderson followed the template of All the People Are Talkin' with an album that included rock and soul as well as traditional country tunes. The bluesy rocker "One Shot Deal" features a playful vocal from Anderson, soulful female backing vocals, and some gritty sax work from an uncredited player. "Eye of a Hurricane" opens with hokey sound effects, but the R&B feel of the tune implies Motown and Memphis as much as Nashville with its greasy horns and pedal steel. "Take That Woman Away" is the rockin' tale of a womanizing cad who gets driven crazy when he pairs up with a chain saw totin' gal who makes him pay for his sins. On the country side, we have three strong Anderson originals: "I Wish I Could Write You a Song" is a painfully earnest love song, full of the longing one feels after the end of a relationship, with Anderson's vocal full of sorrow and yearning; "The Sun's Gonna Shine (On Our Back Door)," another country-soul hybrid, and "Lonely Is Another State" a typical babe-I-gotta-leave-you-'cause-I'm-a-travelin'-man ballad given a bit of pop appeal by its string chart. Anderson's downbeat vocal keeps it from sounding too clichéd. It's not a bad album, but most of the songs just aren't as strong as those on his previous albums. ~ j. poet, Rovi

Customer Reviews

His best ever

I think this is his best work. I was so upset when this one went out of print. I have it in vinyl and I don't like playing it too much as I don't want to ruin it. Now i can play it forever. NICE!

Anderson Eye of Hurricane

His best album ever.

Mercy Mercy Me this is Gooood Stuff

First time hearing some of these. I always loved John Anderson, but had never heard this album. I should have.

Biography

Born: December 12, 1955 in Apopka, FL

Genre: Country

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Neo-honky tonker John Anderson was born in Apopka, FL, in 1955 and grew up listening to rock & roll, until he discovered country music at age 15 through Merle Haggard. He moved to Nashville in the early '70s, showing up at his sister's house with no warning, and worked a variety of odd jobs (including one as a roofer for the Grand Ole Opry) while playing clubs at night. Eventually, all the hard work paid off with a contract for Warner Bros., and Anderson released his first single in 1978. His...
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