When Was The Last Time You Played This Album?

The Call “Reconciled”

Today’s Cool Album of the Day (#116 in the Series) is The Call, “Reconciled.”

I’m beginning to see a pattern here.  I’m starting to notice that a good number of my entries are acts that I feel never got their just due.  Today’s a perfect example as I feature, The Call, “Reconciled.”

Despite some great songs, a decent label push and some nice guest stars, “Reconciled” got some airplay but didn’t click like it should have.

Two tracks received most of the play. ‘They were the first two tracks on the disc, ‘Everywhere I Go’ and’ I Still Believe.’  Funny, I once heard an old saying around record stores.  “If you’re thinking of buying a album and don’t know much about it. Don’t buy it  if the only song you know is the first track.“ Well this disc, maybe people stayed clear since the first two tracks were the only ones they’ve heard.

But The Call was a pretty good band.  They have a number of good records. This just being one of them.

The guest stars that I referred too?  Peter Gabriel and Jim Kerr provide backing vocals on ‘Everywhere I Go.’ Robbie Robertson played guitar on ‘The Morning,’

Most of the music here was written by front man, bassist, Michael Been.

The Call, “Reconciled” was released in 1986 and peaked at #82 on the Billboard Top 200 Charts.  ‘I Still Believe’ reached # 17 on the Mainstream Rocks Chart while ‘Everywhere I Go’ hit to #38.


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