The Bee Gees: Spirits Having Flown
Simon Frith, Melody Maker, 3 February 1979
MOST OF the tracks on Spirits Having Flown would fit snugly enough onto Saturday Night Fever. The Bee Gees have stuck to their disco formula: the tight falsettos and repeated phrases, the curiously mechanical rhythms. They make music for people who dance on tiptoe, and the album's only conceit is 'Until', the last track, a quavery ballad with tragic pretensions.
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