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Arguably the best album by Blondie. Rolling Stone magazine ranked it #140 on their list of the 500 greatest albums. 1st U.S. press, Columbia House edition with printed inner sleeve!
Blondie turned to British pop producer Mike Chapman for their third album, on which they abandoned any pretensions to new wave legitimacy (just in time, given the decline of the new wave) and emerged as a pure pop band. But it wasn't just Chapman that made Parallel Lines Blondie's best album; it was the band's own songwriting, including Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, and James Destri's "Picture This," and Harry and Stein's "Heart of Glass," and Harry and new bass player Nigel Harrison's "One Way or Another," plus two contributions from nonbandmember Jack Lee, "Will Anything Happen?" and "Hanging on the Telephone." That was enough to give Blondie a number one on both sides of the Atlantic with "Heart of Glass" and three more U.K. hits, but what impresses is the album's depth and consistency -- album tracks like "Fade Away and Radiate" and "Just Go Away" are as impressive as the songs pulled for singles. The result is state-of-the-art pop/rock circa 1978, with Harry's tough-girl glamour setting the pattern that would be exploited over the next decade by a host of successors led by Madonna.
|A1||Hanging On The Telephone||2:17|
|A2||One Way Or Another||3:31|
|A4||Fade Away And Radiate||3:57|
|A6||I Know But I Don't Know||3:53|
|B2||Will Anything Happen||2:55|
|B4||Heart Of Glass (Disco Version)||5:50|
|B5||I'm Gonna Love You Too||2:03|
|B6||Just Go Away||3:21|
Original Release Year: 1978
Catalog #: CHE 1192
Format: 12" Vinyl LP
Vinyl Color: Black
Condition: Used - Cover in great condition, looks almost new except for a piece of paper with a number written on it was taped in the upper corner. Vinyl looks like new. Includes original printed insert. Image shown above is the actual item you will receive.