"Here Comes the Night" was either praised or trashed it seems depending on how much one personally liked David Johansen. To my ears, this is a tuneful record. I like the metallic crunch of "She Loves Strangers". Ace session man, Blondie Chaplin rocks out on lead guitar.
Johansen comes alive! Relieved of his CBS-affiliated record contract, Johansen concentrated on performing (appearing regularly in New York as his suave alter-ego, Buster Poindexter) for over a year before returning to the vinyl jungle with Sweet Revenge. Sharing the bulk of the songwriting and production with keyboard player Joe Delia and.
Johansen's vocals are powerful and full-bodied on Here Comes the Night and there are a few fine tunes here, especially the nightlife homage of the title cut, the atmospheric "She Loves Strangers," and "Heart of Gold," a heartfelt ballad Johansen revived on the first Buster Poindexter shaknuadaravusida.xyzinfos: 1.
The first half of that equation fell by the wayside while Johansen was recording his third solo set, 's Here Comes the Night, which plays more like a conventional hard rock album than David Johansen or In Style, especially when Blondie Chaplin cranks up his guitar .