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Old 01-20-2013, 03:00 PM
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I had never listened to this track until tonight, and right now it has me close to tears. It's just beautiful. Can't believe I overlooked this one, hidden away on my Chain box set!

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Old 01-20-2013, 04:11 PM
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Do you mean you don't have Heroes are Hard to Find? Even if you only follow Christine, it's worth getting (Prove Your Love), but I also love Bermuda Triangle.

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Old 01-20-2013, 05:07 PM
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Do you mean you don't have Heroes are Hard to Find? Even if you only follow Christine, it's worth getting (Prove Your Love), but I also love Bermuda Triangle.

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I don't have it. I ordered Bare Trees a while back, then realised I had nothing to play the cd on! So, my acquisition stopped for a while.
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:41 PM
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One of the best albums, imo...I rated it only second to MTM.

Love Chris' songs here...that's why I'm so baffeled by her low-key, downplaying of her writing abilities pre BN.
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:41 AM
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One of the best albums, imo...I rated it only second to MTM.

Love Chris' songs here...that's why I'm so baffeled by her low-key, downplaying of her writing abilities pre BN.
I completely agree. I think she deserved way more credit for those earlier pieces, particularly 'Why' which I have always thought is sublime.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:25 AM
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Come A Little Bit Closer is a wonderful song. Still, I have to say that Prove Your Love is probably my very fave Christine song!
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Yes, Come a Little Bit Closer is amazing! Def in my Christine top 5, along with Why, Think About Me, Prove Your Love, and Spare Me A Little.
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Come a Little Bit Closer is a fine, pretty song that is overproduced. I think it would have been far more effective if it were just done with her singing to a light accompaniment on acoustic guitar, bass, and brush drums. The arrangement in Heroes is overblown.

Prove Your Love is wonderful as it is. And Bad Loser is fantastic.
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Beautiful song..
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Yeah, I've always thought the HAHTF album is maybe Chris's finest moment as a songwriter.

Are there live recordings of any of her songs from this album? Especially "Prove Your Love" or "Come a Little Bit Closer"? Apologies if I'm showing my ignorance -- I'm not that well-versed in the pre-BN live catalog.
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Yeah, I've always thought the HAHTF album is maybe Chris's finest moment as a songwriter.

Are there live recordings of any of her songs from this album? Especially "Prove Your Love" or "Come a Little Bit Closer"? Apologies if I'm showing my ignorance -- I'm not that well-versed in the pre-BN live catalog.
You're doin just fine so far! I agree with you. Not a lot of live performances; however, there are some boots floating around of this tour.
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If you are a Christine fan, you really need to purchase the pre-Rumours era stuff. I'd argue 1/2 of her top notch work came before that formation.

Heros, Bare Trees, Mystery to Me, and Penquin all have some Christine gems.
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GREAT song! Can't believe someone hasn't covered it and had a hit with it!!
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Come a Little Bit Closer is a fine, pretty song that is overproduced. I think it would have been far more effective if it were just done with her singing to a light accompaniment on acoustic guitar, bass, and brush drums. The arrangement in Heroes is overblown.

Prove Your Love is wonderful as it is. And Bad Loser is fantastic.
I LOVE this song. Thank you for reintroducing it to me. I haven't listened to it in years. I like the lush layered arrangment, BUT, I would ALSO love to hear a stripped down arrangement of "Come A Little Bit Closer".....I think it would be great acoustically. Also, is that a steel guitar that I hear near the end? (LOVE IT)........

I am reminded here that Chris was a VITAL PART of Fleetwood Mac. I miss her dearly! I am a huge fan of Buckingham/Nicks, but Fleetwood Mac is just not the same without Christine. Sorry...... I would walk on glass to see her perform live with the band again. Also, if she ever did, I would like her to add to the set list one of her fine songs from "Heroes" or "Mystery to Me"..........

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