After Horizontal was released, it seemed to get mixed reactions from fans, probably owing to it having a darker lyrical tone and a heavier musical sound than Bee Gees 1st. This was also the last Bee Gees album for some time that critics didn't accuse of being lightweight.
Horizontal was considered the heaviest album ever recorded by the Bee Gees, due for the most part to an increased influence asserted by guitarist Vince Melouney and drummer Colin Petersen. The album cover for the American release was changed slightly in that the photo of the group was reversed and was adorned with an oval picture frame.
According to lead guitarist Vince Melouney :. It was a band effort. We all felt that we were a part of one thing, we'd just try different things. It wasn't like it was the Gibb brothers, Colin Petersen-drummer and me.
We were all in the Bee Gees together! And this was only the beginning! Allmusic 's Bruce Eder describes some songs in the album: "World" as 'a poignant, even somber yet gorgeous ballad filled with clever lyrics, and highlighted by a quavering Mellotron accompaniment, a very close grand piano sound and twangy fuzz-tone guitar' and "And the Sun Will Shine" as 'an even more serious, regretful ballad that is bearable because it is also prettier than "World"', and "Harry Braff" as 'cheerful'.
All tracks are written by Barry , Robin and Maurice Gibb. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Bee Gees. Ultimate Classic Rock. Retrieved 22 May Retrieved 23 April Retrieved 7 April Due to the nature of the original contract and complex publishing rights issues, it became evident to Donovan that releasing the original Brother Sun Sister Moon recordings would be extremely difficult.
In the absence of this release, Donovan decided to record new versions of the original songs and release it exclusively through the iTunes Music Store. For the new recordings, Donovan opted not to recreate the lush orchestration and choir vocals of the original recordings.
Instead, he plays guitar and sings solo, in a style reminiscent of his Sutras album. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.
This movie features some of the best scene transitions committed to celluloid. To this is added some fun performances by Connery and especially Clancy Brown. Leonard Maltin gave the film one and a half stars: "Interesting premise made silly and boring Former rock video director Mulcahy's relentlessly showy camera moves may cause you to reach for the Dramamine.
The video was a hit in the United States. Highlander was again released in in two editions: a special "Immortal Edition" with several extra features including several Queen music videos and a bonus CD containing three Queen songs from the film and a standard edition, both of which contain the International uncut version with remastered video and DTS ES sound.
A novelization of the film was written by Garry Kilworth under the pen name "Garry Douglas. The novel depicts the Kurgan battling and defeating an immortal Mongol warrior soon before meeting MacLeod in Another scene reveals how he acquires his customized longsword. The novel depicts Connor and Kastagir as having a more somber relationship, the two comfortable talking and confiding in each other about their fears. An alternate scene has them meet in the subway before going to the Bridge.
The book expands the ending following Connor's last battle with the Kurgan. He returns to his antique shop to say a final goodbye to Rachel before leaving for Scotland.
Once there, he and Brenda tour the country for two months then open an antique shop in Camden Alley. On one occasion, Connor returns to the Scottish Uplands alone and stares at the remnants of his home with Heather. Finding two timbers and fashioning a crude cross, Connor tells Heather that she would like Brenda because "she is much like you. The film was followed by two direct sequels.
Highlander II: The Quickening was released in and met with an overall negative response, with some considering it among the worst films ever made. Both movies received negative reviews from fans of both the original film and the TV show. The anime movie Highlander: The Search for Vengeance , which existed in its own continuity with protagonist Colin MacLeod , received largely positive reviews.
In March , Summit Entertainment announced that it had bought the film rights to Highlander and was remaking the original film. As of May , the filming for the remake has not yet begun. Lambert turned down the role, so the series became a spin-off, introducing a new character Duncan MacLeod played by Adrian Paul. Highlander: The Series began airing on television in , with Lambert appearing as Connor in the first episode.
The series explains Duncan is a man born decades after Connor's banishment and adopted by the Clan MacLeod. After Duncan discovers he is immortal, Connor finds him and trains him before going his separate way. The season two premiere episode "The Watchers" confirms Connor's battle with the Kurgan still happened in in the canon of the show, but the Prize was not won because there were still several living immortals in this version of events, including Duncan.
Lambert did not appear in any other episode, but he and Duncan meet again in the movie Highlander: Endgame. Highlander: The Animated Series aired to A loose science fiction adaptation and sequel of the original film, the series imagines a meteorite causing an apocalypse on Earth.
In the wake of this, Connor MacLeod is one of several immortals who decides to help preserve knowledge for humanity rather than continue their war for the Prize, though he is then killed by Kortan, the one remaining evil immortal. Taking place in the 27th century, the series features the young immortal hero Quentin MacLeod , last descendant of the MacLeod Clan.
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