Eno goes Green

Ambient guru's experimental pop

Another Green World


(Caroline )

Before Brian Eno pioneered ambience with Music for Airports, he crafted experimental pop classics like this masterstroke from 1975. Traditional instrumentation by the likes of Robert Fripp (guitar) and Phil Collins (drums) melds seamlessly with Eno's "prepared piano," "snake guitar," "Farfisa Organ," intriguingly detached vocals and whimsical lyrics. Pop songs aren't much finer than "I'll Come Running (to Tie Your Shoe)," one of Eno's most endearing creations.

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