Label: Virgin - VG 50090,Virgin - 062-VG 50090 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Greece • Genre: Electronic, Pop • Style: Synth-pop
The first single, " The War Song ", became a No. However, the album did not achieve the level of success expected. While Waking Up with the House on Fire reached Platinum status in both the UK and the US, it was considered to be a disappointment compared to the success of the group's previous album, Colour by Numbers It sold approximately five million copies worldwide, [ citation needed ] being certified gold or platinum in many countries, and earning Double Platinum status Mistake No.
3 - Culture Club - Waking Up With The House On Fire Canada. On the VH1 program Behind the Musicthe narrator states, "Today, the band admits the album was a hurried and halfhearted effort. Subsequently, Culture Club decided to change direction for the next album, From Luxury to Heartacheby choosing a new producer and moving in a dance-oriented direction. Inthe album was re-released in Japan, as a special collector "mini-LP" edition a CD in a cardboard sleeve featuring booklets as a miniature version of the original vinyl album.
The album's cover can be seen in the film Sex and the City as part of Carrie Bradshaw 's collection of LPs from the s. Reviews for Waking Up with the House on Taci Din Gură - * - asl pls have been fairly negative. In Smash Hits magazine, reviewer Tom Hibbert stated the album was "a disaster Mistake No. 3 - Culture Club - Waking Up With The House On Fire mediocrity" and that the majority of the tracks were "a characterless stodge of bland blue-eyed soul, slouching rhythms, pedestrian horns and nonchalant vocals He noted that "overexposure in the media, the ever-changing tides and trends of pop music, and, quite frankly, a less than laudable collection of songs resulted in [the album] receiving a less than enthusiastic response.
He also stated that "this calls for concerted protest — which might be easier to whip up if the latest album weren't part three of more-of-the-same. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Culture Club. Smash Hits. EMAP Metro. Retrieved 28 July The Village Voice. Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Australian Chart Book — MegaCharts in Dutch. Retrieved 3 March Archived from the original PHP on 11 July RoppongiTokyo: Oricon Entertainment.
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