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Night Moves (album)

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Released  October 22, 1976
Release date  22 October 1976
Genres  Rock music, Rock and roll
Length  36:50
Label  Capitol Records
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Recorded  Various 1976 Muscle Shoals Sound Studio (Sheffield, Alabama) Pampa Sound Studios (Detroit, Michigan) Nimbus Nine Studios (Toronto, Ontario)
Producer  Bob Seger Punch Andrews Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section Jack Richardson
Night Moves (1976)  Stranger in Town (1978)
Artist  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
Similar  Greatest Hits, Stranger in Town, Live Bullet, Nine Tonight, Mongrel

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Night Moves is the ninth studio album by American rock singer-songwriter Bob Seger, and his first with the Silver Bullet Band. The album was released on October 22, 1976 by Capitol Records. Although the front cover only credits backing by the Silver Bullet Band, four of the nine songs on the album feature backing by the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section.

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The album was well received by critics and gave Bob Seger nationwide success. Three singles were released from the album, with two of them making the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album became Seger's second to become certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America and was his first to be certified platinum by the same association. It later achieved a certification of sextuple platinum.

Reception

Popular music critic Robert Christgau wrote that the riffs on Night Moves are classic rock and roll riffs, like those performed by Chuck Berry or the Rolling Stones, and that the album is about rock and roll for those who are no longer in their teens, like the song "Rock and Roll Never Forgets". The Rolling Stone review of the album by Kit Rachlis stated that the album is one of the best to come out of 1976-77, that Seger sounds like Rod Stewart and writes lyrics like Bruce Springsteen, and that album is classic rock and roll. The only problem that Rachlis had with the album was the production not being strong enough. A later review of the album by Stephen Thomas Erlewine for Allmusic says that the album was very similar to Beautiful Loser, but Night Moves is harder than Beautiful Loser. Erlewine also feels that the album has a wide range of styles and has not lost any of its influence years later.

The song "Night Moves" was featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto V on the fictional radio station Los Santos Rock Radio.

The song was also featured in the film American Pop, as well as an episode of Supernatural in which Sam and Dean sing along to the radio.

Track listing

All tracks written by Bob Seger, except where noted.

Tracks 1, 3, 4 and 9 were recorded by the Silver Bullet Band in Detroit.

Track 2 was recorded in Toronto.

Tracks 5 – 8 were recorded by the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in Sheffield, Alabama.

Songs

1Rock and Roll Never Forgets3:52
2Night Moves5:26
3The Fire Down Below4:27

References

Night Moves (album) Wikipedia


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