Label: ATCO Records - SD 33-329 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album PR / Presswell Pressing • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Blues Rock, Classic Rock
The album cover shows Clapton sitting in a room which is going to be decorated and in which a ladder, a chair and some carpets are placed.
Clapton holds a cigarette in his right hand and has his Fender Stratocaster Brownie electric guitar with him. Clapton recorded some tracks in November at London 's Olympic Studios and went on to record more songs in in two sessions; one in January at the Village Recorders Studio in West Los Angeles and a second session in March Eric Clapton - Eric Clapton same year at Island Studios in London.
The song "Let it Rain" had originally been recorded with different lyrics as "She Rides". Three mixes of the album were done, one by Delaney Bramlett, one by Tom Dowd and one by Clapton himself. The Dowd mix was the one used for the original release. Bramlett's mix is Eric Clapton - Eric Clapton in the Deluxe Edition released on CD in In an interview António Variações - Anjo Da Guardapromoting The Road to EscondidoClapton recalled that he was very happy making this album and was pleased with the results of the recording sessions, but also noted that "the only thing [he] didn't like about the album is [his] voice", because it sounds so "high" and "young", which Eric Clapton - Eric Clapton disliked, because he "always wanted to sound like an old guy".
Contemporary reviews were largely positive. Rolling Stone noted the "warm, friendly" aspect of the record, commending "Clapton's voice" and the "mean guitar". As a sideman, Clapton slipped into producer Delaney Bramlett's downhome bliss as easily as he did into Cream's blues dreamscape, but as a solo artist he can't simulate Delaney's optimism".
In a retrospective review for AllMusic Stephen Thomas Erlewine feels that Clapton "sounds more laid-back and straightforward than any of the guitarist's previous recordings. And the pop element of Eric Clapton - Eric Clapton record is the strongest of the album's many elements". Erlewine finishes his summary by stating "it's encouraging to hear him grow and become a more fully rounded musician, but too often the album needs Адяш - Лидия Кулешова - Вечерняя Песня spark that some long guitar solos would have given it.
In short, it needs a little more of Clapton's personality. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eric Clapton. JJ Cale Legacy. Retrieved 16 August Retrieved 1 June Dont Go Looking - Mongrel Dog - The Intimate Sessions (Remixed/ Remastered) Retrieved 23 February — via robertchristgau. Rovi Corporation. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 16, UK Albums Chart.
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