Add Genre. Add Styles. Add Moods. Add Themes. One thing that Reign Oer Me - Various - Love Who's two most notable large-scale narratives had in common was the fact Pete Townshend may know how to tell an engrossing story, but he seems to be at a loss to finish it.
After three-plus sides of putting his deaf, dumb, and blind boy through all manner of tortures, Townshend couldn't come up with a better way to wrap up Tommy than a sudden mysterious burst of spiritual understanding, and in Quadrophenia, after Jimmy the Mod has been let down by every significant relationship in his life, and his every effort to find a place to belong has been ripped from him, about all he can do is tell us he Reign Oer Me and needs to be loved.
In short, Townshend is no whiz as a librettist, but there's no denying he knows how to write one hell of a finale; Love "We're Reign Oer Me - Various - Love Gonna Take It," "Love Reign O'er Me" doesn't do much to wrap up a complex story, but as a piece of music it's passionate, anthemic, and raises the roof.
Beginning with ominous piano chords which blend with the sound of rain pouring down on our protagonist, the song segues into a synthesizer pattern whose rising and lowering effect seems to mirror that of the crashing waves surrounding Jimmy. And Reign Oer Me Roger Daltrey would become increasingly problematic The Sighting - Cujo - Adventures In Foam a vocalist as the '70s wore on, Quadrophenia captured him at the very peak of his powers, and "Love Reign O'er Me" is one moment where his golden-haired rock-god persona truly works and gives this song all the force it truly deserves.
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