Oh, my! I'm the first to comment!What does one say on such an occasion? Words fail.Oh, yes. I have it:Flawless relaxer, gurrl.
Her crescendo on "goodbye" (3:15) is magnificent. LOVE HER!
kabuki has been waiting soooooo patiently for some 5th dimension. the vocal stylings of Marilyn are delicious. kabuki love some 5th dimension big time. much thanks.
Of course it was just a matter of time. And rest assured there is more to come!
She's got one less egg to fry. One less egg to fry. And all she does is cry!
Too many eggs to fry. And all I DO is cry.....
In the 2nd grade, I had a huge crush on my teacher, Mrs. Stubblefield. When I invited her over to dinner (cause Mom wouldn't mind) bitch threw me over to go to see the 5th Dimension with her friggin husband.All I could do was cry. And start crushin on men instead...worked out better in the long run!
Obviously you've been traumatized for life.
i have far too many favorite '5th' songs to list hereso yes, do keep them coming.
Stupendous! There is such a controlled environment in recording studios (as well as the ability to do multiple takes and punch-ins) that, naturally the record version of a song always sounds better than the live version. Well until this! She's incredible. She sings is very close to the recorded version with just a few little interesting bits to let us know, "Honey this ain't no Memorex, I'm singin' for ya!"
As far as Marilyn goes, I agree, Felix - but is all the rest (including the other Four Dimensions, as it were) just a backing track? I think I'd be kind of pissed if I had to truck down to Burbank on a Tuesday morning just to spend the day in a costume that frighteningly foreshadows those in Battlefield Earth while she gets to emote all over the place, wouldn't you? It's a depressingly CindyBirdsongian prospect, after all..
Definitely a prerecorded backing track, but Miss McCoo is gloriously live, and really quite amazing.I think the rest of the crew saw the writing on the wall, realized it was an easy gig, and happily cashed their checks. What I wonder is when exactly it was decided that wacky costumes would be their "thing". As a kid, I always looked forward to seeing what they'd be wearing!Marilyn should have become a much bigger star, and definitely deserved more than Solid Gold, in my humble opinion.
But what about The Solid Waste Dancers? Marilyn was this close to them, and thats something.
That is something, indeed.