Curved Air's SECOND ALBUM is a rather tepid and lifeless album overall. Although it reached #11 in the British charts, much of
that attention was likely garnered by the success of "Back Street Luv", which reached #4 as a single. That song deservedly
became Curved Air's most iconic track and serves as the most memorable highlight here.
The album was mostly written from scratch in a very short due to touring obligations. The songwriting also suffered due to a
tug of war between Darryl Way and Frances Monkman, which was settled by having giving each of them an album side for their
respective contributions. Monkman's compositions seem a bit more spirited and ambitious overall, especially the 13 minute epic
"Piece Of Mind".
Still, the album as a whole is somewhat dull and only possesses brief moments where the musicians seem really inspired by this