The Way It Is (1986)


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Mr. Eighties
Apr 29, 2023
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Title: The Way It Is
Artist: Bruce Hornsby & The Range
Genre: Classic Rock
Released: 1986

1 - On the Western Skyline - 4:42
2 - Every Little Kiss - 5:48
3 - Mandolin Rain - 5:19
4 - The Long Race - 4:25
5 - The Way It Is - 4:58
6 - Down the Road Tonight - 4:26
7 - The Wild Frontier - 4:03
8 - The River Runs Low - 4:27
9 - The Red Plains - 5:01

The Way It Is is Bruce Hornsby and the Range's debut album, released in 1986. Led by its hit title track, the album went on to achieve multi-platinum status and helped the group to win the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Other hits from the album include "Mandolin Rain" and "Every Little Kiss". Fellow musician Huey Lewis is also featured on the album, lending his harmonica and vocal talents to the track, "Down the Road Tonight". Lewis also helped produce the song, along with the track, "The Long Race" and "The River Runs Low".
The cover features a segment of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
In Japan, The Way It Is Tour, consisting of live performances of six songs from the album, was released for promotional purposes. The now out-of-print album was made available on vinyl and Compact Disc
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