‘Delirious Love’ – NEIL DIAMOND
During his nearly 40-year career, Neil Diamond has become legendary, and beloved, for his big, booming baritone, melodramatic production and over-the-top stage presence.
But on his latest album, ’12 Songs,’ Diamond tones it down and his voice takes center stage. First single ‘Delirious Love’ is a delightfully feisty romp. On the album, it is simply Diamond and his guitar, but a revamped version, which appears on the special Digipak edition, features Brian Wilson. Diamond`s performance is stellar, and Wilson`s backing vocals add some much-needed melodic flair that turns the tune into a formidable toe-tapper.
While mainstream radio airplay seems doubtful, this is sure to become an instant classic among Diamond`s ever-fervent fan base.