Label: MCA Records - 088 112 055-2 • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Rock • Style: Smooth Jazz, Pop Rock, Classic Rock
Gaucho was Steely Dan's last and probably their most mature album, but not their greatest - that honor goes to either Aja or Countdown to Ecstasy. At this point in their career, and in the minds of more demanding rock music fans, Steely Dan was expected to release albums with great production values, mesmerizing and ambiguous lyrics, and above all else, great orchestration/5(K).
· Gaucho essentially replicates the smooth jazz-pop of Aja, but with none of that record's dark, seductive romance or elegant aura. Instead, it's meticulous and exacting; each performance has been rehearsed so many times that it no longer has any emotional resonance/10(K).
· Arranged By [Rhythm] – Don Grolnick, Paul Griffin, Rob Mounsey, Steely Dan. Design [Album], Art Direction – Susanne Walsh. Design [Assistant] – John Tom Cohoe. Engineer [Assistant] – Barbara Issak, Carla Bandini, Craig Goetsch, Georgie Offrell, Gerry Gabinelli, John Dougherty, John Potoker, Linda Randazzo, Marti Jane Robertson, Rosa 5/5(2).
· “Glamour Profession,” the third track on Steely Dan’s album “Gaucho,” represents the best of Donald Fagan and Walter Becker’s band: musical perfectionism, sarcastic humor and mockery, and deeply layered metaphors—musical and lyrical. It all combines to make interpreting the song’s messages fun and ted Reading Time: 7 mins.
“Gaucho” is the seventh studio album by the American rock band Steely Dan, released on Novem, by MCA Records. The album was recorded in lots of recording studios from New York City.
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