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Dream of Life

Dream of Life
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Dream of Life

4 years, 8 months ago at Aug 27 20:40
Dream of Life is not an ambitious comeback album in the way that Gone Again is. This is Patti Smith peaking out of her house, waving hello and saying that she’s still here. I think that this could have been a great record, if someone didn’t go into the studio and polish everything within an inch of its life. Smith always sounds at her best and most exciting when she’s got at least a little b... read more
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Limited Edition Japanese pressing of this album comes housed in a miniature LP sleeve. 2007.
Manufacturer: Arista
Release date: 18 June 1996
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0007822188282 UPC: 007822188282
1988 (1), Patti Smith (1)
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Dream of Life

“Dream of Life is not an ambitious comeback album in the way that Gone Again is. This is Patti Smith peaking out of her house, waving hello and saying that she’s still here. I think that this could have been a great record, if someone didn’t go into the studio and polish everything within an inch of its life. Smith always sounds at her best and most exciting when she’s got at least a little bit of dirt on the track. She started life as one of the many punks at CBGB’s, give her that edge.

That’s not to say that there are no great moments on the record. There are, they’re just few and far between. “People Have the Power” is a cliché, but a cliché can have a tremendous amount of power when given the right amount of fury and passion behind it. Patti Smith obviously ” read more