Love

Reissues

Phases & Stages

Love

Forever Changes: Collector's Edition (Elektra/Rhino)

Psychedelia '67's great singer-songwriter record gets Elektra/Rhino's Fun House treatment in two discs, the alternate LP mix stripping production most notably in the vocals (Bryan MacLean's tremulous "Old Man"). Thirty minutes of obsessionography restores wondrous outtake "Wonder People (I Do Wonder)," edits together the evolution of guitar lobotomy "Your Mind and We Belong Together," and bonuses a ferocious backing track to "A House Is Not a Motel." Nonessential, but as Loverman Arthur Lee notes, "Who can explain the mind of the world?"

***.5

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for over 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More Love
Phases & Stages
Love Story
Love Story (Record Review)

Raoul Hernandez, June 27, 2008

More Music Reviews
Texas Platters
... And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
X: The Godless Void and Other Stories (Record Review)

Alejandra Ramirez, Feb. 21, 2020

Texas Platters
Daniel Johnston
Chicago 2017 (Record Review)

Raoul Hernandez, Feb. 21, 2020

More by Raoul Hernandez
Review: Haunter’s <i>Discarnate Ails</i>
Review: Haunter’s Discarnate Ails
A three-song behemoth from Central Texas death metal unit debut on Profound Lore

May 20, 2022

William Basinski Proves a Rock Star of Experimental Sound
William Basinski Proves a Rock Star of Experimental Sound
Texan auditory stud beguiles Elysium prior to lunar eclipse

May 16, 2022

KEYWORDS FOR THIS STORY

Love

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news

Behind the scenes at The Austin Chronicle

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle