ROCK AND/OR ROLL
DAY BY DAY: APRIL WINE - ON RECORD
Sat Jun 10 2023
April Wine's second album, On Record
- Produced by Ralph Murphy and featured their new bass player Jim Klench.
- Dedicated to Harrison Tab, a black R&B singer from Montreal who died in a car accident and was a close friend of David Henman.
- The cover of the album features the band members' faces reflected in a record album.
- Certified gold in Canada.
- The first song on the album is an almost 2-minute instrumental followed by "You Could Have Been A Lady," which is a cover song.
- "Believe in Me" is a big ballad with piano and strings.
- "Work All Day" is a good rock song with heavy guitar and energetic chorus.
- Side two opens with a cover of Elton John's "Bad Side of the Moon."
- The single "You Could Have Been A Lady" went to number 2 on the Canadian charts and peaked at number 32 on the Billboard Hot 100.
- The podcast host thinks that this album is much better than their debut album.