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Artist: Ambrosia

Title: One Eighty

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Category: Westcoast AOR

Year: 1980

Label: Warner (Japan)

Catalog Number: WPCP-4803

Personnel

Joe Puerta bass, vocals
Burleigh Drummond drums, percussion, vocals
David Pack guitars, vocals
Christopher North organ, chamberlin, clavinet, mini-Moog
David Cutler Lewis rhodes, piano, prophet
Royce Jones vocals, percussion

Tracks

1.  Ready  4:26
2.  Shape I'm In  3:31
3.  Kamikaze  4:04
4.  You're the Only Woman  4:22
5.  Rock 'n a Hard Place  4:00
6.  Livin' on My Own  4:42
7.  Cryin' in the Rain  4:38
8.  No Big Deal  4:27
9.  Biggest Part of Me  5:25
  
Total Running Time:  39:35

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Existing comments about this CD

From: zz~Webmaster Date: February 10, 2001 at 18:44
Probably their most commercially accessible and successful album. Their other albums, while extremely melodic, had a slightly more progressive element to them.

From: ROB GARCIA Date: March 30, 2004 at 11:10
yes i agree! "one eighty" & "road island" are this bands best works;of both albums i would say that "one eighty" is a bit better as it is more balanced in terms of song quality but i would suggest to pick both up as they are really worthy of your collection.

From: Rockhead Date: March 31, 2004 at 4:35
Totally agree with above comments. I really like this CD it takes me back to simpler times with a great set commercial melodic rock/ aor

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From: Jez Date: October 7, 2005 at 11:43
A major release for the Weatcoast brigade out there, check out 'You're The Only Woman', 'Shape I'm In' & 'Biggest Part Of Me' for 100% perfect wimporama - great stuff. 'Ready' is a strong opener and follows a more AOR Direction along with 'Rock n' A Hard Place. Of all the Ambrosia albums, this, along with 'the rockier 'Road Island' are the ones to track down. When this is good, and the majority of this is, this equals the seminal 'Airplay' release of the same year. YES that good!!!

From: caritosmatanza Date: January 31, 2006 at 21:29
Puede que el westcoast no tenga muchos seguidores por aquí, pero si te has de hacer con un disco del género,y no te importa que haya envejecido, aquí tienes temas para soñar .Lo mejor del grupo y temazos suaves pero construidos con una elegancia increíble.9/10

From: ROBERT Date: February 6, 2006 at 12:18
WEST COAST FOREVER!!!

From: barker Date: May 9, 2008 at 16:28
"Biggest Part Of Me" is probably the smoochiest late night listen of all time- Top class!!

From: juan carlos Date: May 9, 2008 at 18:32
Ah!! Westcoast... What a Style! one of the most representative albums of this genre and "You're the Only Woman" is the Number One song in my Westcoast book. What to say about David Pack!! The best Singer of this genre(Joe Puerta does a good job too but nothing like David). "Biggest Part of Me"(oh God what a song!!! ) "Rock 'n a Hard Place" "Livin' on My Own" "Shape I'm In" "Cryin' in the Rain" and so on.. IMO Their best album by far.. A Must Have. 9.3/10

From: Kim HP Date: August 14, 2008 at 11:25
If you like a mix of AOR and pure westcoast, like ALLIANCE or DAVID ROBERTS, this is certainly worth tracking down. My favourite here is not surprisingly "You're The Only Woman", a track very reminiscent of the softer side of ALLIANCE's 82 album; pure westcoast magic! "Ready", "Biggest Part Of Me" and "Shape I'm In" also impresses. Recommended CD.

From: tomdwa Date: May 29, 2020 at 16:30
Their best album IMO, I actually think Livin' on my own is the best track here, with Biggest part of me and Shape I'm in following close by.

From: rick kerch vzla Date: July 8, 2020 at 3:47
An edgy Westcoast Lite AOR in here 👍 ...a pretty acceptable release... tracks # 4(nice smooth),5,7,8 & 9(nice smooth)are the ones for sure i take in my bag of music.78/100


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