Huey Lewis & The News - Fore!
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Based on 40 ratings
1986 Ratings: #163
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August 20, 1986 / Release Date
LP / Format
Chrysalis / Label
Pop Rock, New Wave, AOR / Genres
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In '87, Huey released this; Fore!, their most accomplished album. I think their undisputed masterpiece is "Hip To Be Square". A song so catchy, most people probably don't listen to the lyrics. But they should, because it's not just about the pleasures of conformity and the importance of trends. It's also a personal statement about the band itself.

"Hey Paul!"


Masterpiece of new wave


Do you like Huey Lewis & The News? Their early work was a little too 'new-wave' for my taste, but when 'Sports' came out in '83, I think they really came into their own – both commercially and artistically. The whole album has a clear, crisp sound, and a new sheen of consummate professionalism that really gives the songs a big boost. He's been compared to Elvis Costello, but I think Huey has a far more bitter, cynical sense of humor. In '87, Huey released this, 'Fore', their most ... read more

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Track List

  1. Jacob's Ladder
  2. Stuck with You
  3. Whole Lotta Lovin'
  4. Doing It All for My Baby
  5. Hip to Be Square
  6. I Know What I Like
  7. I Never Walk Alone
  8. Forest for the Trees
  9. Naturally
  10. Simple as That
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Added on: October 24, 2016