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Title Idea
Performer Bee Gees, Bee Gees (The)
Genre Rock & Pop
Release Date 27/09/2004
Original Release Year 1968
Label / Distributor Polydor / Universal Music
Pieces in Set 1
Studio / Live Studio
Stereo STEREO
Format Performer
Producer Robert Stigwood; Bee Gees
EAN 42283366022
Engineer John Pantry
Catalogue Number 8336602
Recomended Retail Price 5.99 GBP
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Additional notes

Album Notes The Bee Gees: Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb.
Additional personnel: Vince Melouney, Colin.
Like most early Bee Gees albums, IDEA is remember chiefly for it's hit singles; in this case "I've Gotta Get a Message to You" and "I Started a Joke." As usual, the rest of the album is full of equally impressive popcraft. In 1968, the Bee Gees were still in their Beatles-influenced mode, and IDEA, like HORIZONTAL and 1ST, deserves a place on the historical shelf right alongside British pop legends like the Fab Four and the Zombies. Things start out expansively, with the orchestrated, celebratory "Let There Be Love." The group's trademark high three-part harmonies spice up the unassuming folk-pop of "Kitty Can" and the Dylan-meets-Simon & Garfunkel "Such A Shame." The aforementioned "I Started A Joke" is one of Robin Gibb's finest moments, as he delivers one of the most tortured, angst-ridden vocals (and lyrics) in all of pop history. IDEA is essential for fans of the early Bee Gees, and for aficionados of '60s British pop in general.

Titles on disc 1

1. Let There Be Love
2. Kitty Can, In The Summer Of His Years
3. In the Summer of His Years, Down To Earth
4. Indian Gin and Whiskey Dry, I've Gotta Get A Message To You
5. Down to Earth, When The Swallows Fly
6. Such a Shame, I Started A Joke
7. I've Gotta Get a Message to You, Swansong
8. Idea, Kitty Can
9. When the Swallows Fly, Indian Gin And Whisky Dry
10. I Have Decided to Join the Airforce, Such A Shame
11. I Started a Joke, Idea
12. Kilburn Towers, I Have Decided To Join The Airforce
13. Swan Song, Kilburn Towers

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