Filled with a number of hit singles and definitive album tracks, this masterwork LP kicks off with the smash title track "Never Die Young." After the first few seconds of his signature guitar riffs and original lyric and vocal delivery, you know you are in for an unmistakable James Taylor musical journey.
More hit sounds abound as his soulful voice and stunning guitar belt out memorable Taylor favorites like "Baby Boom Baby," the country rock feel of "Runaway Boy," as well as the uplifting funk of "Sweet Potato Pie."The album continues its brilliance with one of his most interesting and clever compositions yet with his love ballad "Valentine's Day."
More introspective James Taylor is found on favorites "Home by Another Way" and "Letter in the Mail," which echo the brilliance of how James Taylor just reaches millions with his stellar voice and music. As a fine closer to this LP, the rhythm and emotion of "First of May" truly captivate the fans into yearning more and more listens of this powerful album.