Ninth album “Boogie
Motel” (1979) was the first album to be produced by the band themselves, and
surprisingly starts with a cover of Holland-Dozier-Holland band 100 Proof Aged
In Soul’s “Somebody’s Been Sleeping In My Bed”, followed by the hit single
“Third Time Lucky”.
(1980), with its New Wave front cover, signalled a change of direction for the
band to a poppier style, and was the last album to feature slide guitarist Rod
Price (until the original line-up reformed in 1993).
The package contains
all the lyrics and brand new extensive notes by Bearsville Records expert Paul
Myers (author of “A Wizard, A True Star: Todd Rundgren In The Studio”), who has
interviewed Roger Earl and Nick Jameson specially for these