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I'm Alive is the tenth album by American singer-songwriter Jackson Brownereleased in see in music. The title track, " I'm Alive ", reached No. After veering heavily towards songs of a political nature on his two previous albums, longtime fans of Browne welcomed the return on I'm Alive to his previous style of songwriting.
The song "Sky Blue and Black" was also featured in the pilot episode of American situation comedy Friends. Brooks movie of the same name. It was to be a comedic song sung by Albert Brooks where he is begging a test audience to favorably review his latest film. The album was certified as a gold record in by the RIAA. I'm Alive was considered somewhat of a comeback for Browne. Stephen Holden writing for The New York Times wrote " I'm Alive is a striking return to the kind of romantic subject matter that the Los Angeles singer and songwriter seemed to have abandoned after in favor of political songwriting.
His finest album in nearly two decades, it has much in common with his masterpiece, Late For The Skywhose songs also described the disintegration of a relationship. Critic William Ruhlman agreed though did not consider the album as strong. Browne eschewed the greater philosophical implications of romance and, falling back on stock imagery angels, rainfailed to achieve an Take This Man - Jackson Browne - Im Alive of expression.
While it was good news that he wasn't tilting at windmills With This Tear - Celine Dion* - Celine Dion, Browne did not make a full comeback with the album, despite a couple of well-constructed songs. In Take This Man - Jackson Browne - Im Alive original Rolling Stone review for the album fromKara Manning expressed the belief that "Browne has successfully managed to resurrect his persona of 20 years ago.
I'm Alive shudders with the pain of someone who's been soundly dumped. And Browne has even gained a sense of gallows humor. Between despondent cries for reconciliation, the singer indulges in refreshingly silly self-deprecation. Dre and Nirvana — make of all this? But '70s nostalgia is on a roll Album — Billboard North America. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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